The listening service

“We are excited to launch our new Young Peoples Listening Service for young people aged 12 to 18, which is now taking referrals, offering one to one support for young people aged 12-18 who would benefit from mental health focussed support and/or someone to talk to. Our aim is to listen and to empower young…



Investors In People Gold accreditation

YMCA St Helens has been awarded the We invest in people Gold accreditation by Investors in People. Only 17% of organisations achieve gold and this is an attainment of which we can be proud.



YMCA St Helens certified Disability Confident

As a Disability Confident Employer we:have undertaken and successfully completed the Disability Confident self-assessmentare taking all of the core actions to be a Disability Confident employerare offering at least one activity to get the right people for our businessand at least one activity to keep and develop our people.



Beacon Nursery awarded the In Safe Hands by FAIB

Please see here for our certificate: In safe Hands The “In Safe Hands Award” is about Quality Assurance and Numbers of Paediatric Trained First Aiders in Childcare Setting. Information on the FAIB can be found here: http://www.faib.co.uk



Inspiration, Words from our Chaplain Tim

  Living through change – a few thoughts One thing I have learned throughout my life is that I am, and I believe we all are, creatures of habit who consciously and unconsciously seek to establish and maintain relationships and routines in our lives that give us a sense of meaning and well-being, of connection….



Youth Services in England & Wales

YMCA England & Wales have published Out of Service, a report examining the expenditure by Local Authorities on Youth Services in England & Wales. Figures uncovered by YMCA reveal the true extent of cuts to youth services funding by local authorities in England and Wales since 2010, with an allocation of just under £429m in…