May


23

Beacon Nursery Joins Facebook!

Beacon Nursery have created a Facebook Page and a closed group for parents and staff of the nursery to share updates and important information. We are always looking at ways to improve communication and how we keep in touch with the people who need us and we will be monitoring Facebook impact and usage to…

May


14

Mental Health Awareness Week

World Mental Health awareness week is held each year from 13th 19th MAY. It’s an annual awareness raising event organized by the World Health Organisation (WHO). This year for Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re focusing on Body Image. Concerns about body image and appearance, while often associated with younger people, are not exclusive to being…

Jan


18

UPDATE Saints Community Sleep Out – Can You Stick It At The Wicked?

We are really excited to announce that YMCA St Helens in partnership with Saints Community Development Foundation and Teardrops will be hosting a sponsored sleep out to raise awareness about homelessness in St Helens while while also raising some much needed funds. The event will take place on Friday 15th March 7pm-7am and registration is…

Dec


3

In The Spotlight – Stephen, Coach – Y Sports

Stephen has been working at YMCA St Helens for over a year and is a Sports Coach for the Y Sports project.   Stephen has always loved sports and is a massive Rugby League fan and being a local lad obviously supports Saints! As part of his role, Stephen works in partnership with Saints Community…

Dec


3

Kindness Calendar – Do Good December, A Blog From Kieran, YMCA Chaplain

Together we can change the world, just one act of kindness at a time’ – Ron Hall   Let’s spread more kindness this festive season! This Do Good December kindness calendar from Action For Happiness has daily suggested actions to do throughout December 2018 to help you spread a bit more kindness in the world. The festive season should be…

Nov


21

St Helens Community Carol Service

This Advent, please join us for the Community Carol Service at St Helens Parish Church on Thursday 20th December at 11am -12noon with refreshments available afterwards. Salisbury House (Salvation Army), YMCA St Helens and The Hope Centre are coming together to host a very special Carol Service. You are all most welcome and we hope…

Nov


21

YMCA Regional Carol Service

YMCA St Helens are really pleased to be working with our partners at YMCA Liverpool and Sefton and YMCA Wirral once again to bring the YMCA Regional Carol Service together. The Carol Service will take place at the Parish Church of Liverpool, Our Lady and St Nicholas, Old Churchyard, Liverpool, L2 8TZ – opposite the…

Aug


13

St Helens Colour Run

Y Sports, a part of YMCA St Helens has organised the first St Helens Colour Run in collaboration with delivery partners St Helens Sports Development and the Saints Community Foundation. The St Helens Colour Run is a Non-competitive family fun event taking place over a 4KM route. Participants are encouraged to run, jog, walk or…

Aug


13

Y Sports at the Saints Meet and Greet Day

Our friends up at Saints invited Y Sports along to their Meet and Greet Day last week and we had a fantastic time. Y Sports Coach, Stephen met up with the young season ticket holders and told them all about the Y Sports programme and the different sessions they could come along to. Throughout the…

Aug


10

Youth Matters Awards – Vote for Y Sports

It is great to be able to share with you all that Y Sports has successfully made it to the semi finals of national youth awards, Youth Matters. Y Sports has had a fantastic first year working with young people aged 10-18 across St Helens but now we need YOU to vote! To get us…