YMCA East Surrey

  • TEXT SIZE
    • A  A  A  
Menu
Real Stories
 

Theo’s mum Laura talks about how Yippee has helped family life and how much Theo enjoys his time at the disability playscheme.

“When he is at Yippee, I know Theo is happy, safe and having fun.”…

Seventeen-year-old Deesha’s one-to-one support at Yip4Youth has developed her communication skills and helped her make strong relationships.

“The best part of the care that Deesha receives is how it is tailored totally to her needs.”…

FIND OUT MORE

 

Daniel gained confidence and skills through our Lifeworks Inclusive Activities.

“YMCA helped Daniel to believe he could do this. We now hope he will get a paid apprenticeship in the future.”…

Our one-to-one youth offer helped Nicole get back into education following extreme anxiety.

“I can’t put into words how much the YMCA’s one-to-one mentoring has meant to me and my family.”…

FIND OUT MORE

 

Dean found support and a home at YMCA Hillbrook House.

“Without the YMCA, I would definitely have been on the streets again. Instead, I have a job I enjoy.”…

 

John was referred to our Exercise Referral programme following a heart transplant.

“Without the YMCA, I would have been restricted to walking my way to fitness, yet I felt so unsteady.”…

FIND OUT MORE

Fay talks about how Boccia Club has given her a feeling of control.

“I was never really a lover of sport before. Now Boccia has made me an athlete.”…

Shaun’s mum Susan talks about how Yippee, our short breaks playscheme, has helped him gain confidence.

“He likes the environment and he feels safe and secure.”…

FIND OUT MORE

Shakeerah was unable to attend centre-based under 5’s activities, so our outreach team ensured she enjoyed these at home.

“Before we had the support of the YMCA Outreach team, Shakeerah was missing out through no fault of her own.”…

Joe’s mum explains what skills Joe has learnt from our LifeWorks Inclusive Activities.

“I look at all the things that his brother and sister have been able to do and I know Joe isn’t missing out at all.”…

Heads Together is one of Surrey’s leading providers of counselling support for young people.

“Heads Together helped me to understand the root of my problems.”…

Raife talks about how WAVES gave her a place to turn to when she felt down.

“It starts to get better when you know you’re not alone.”…

FIND OUT MORE

Jake turned his life around with help from YMCA Hillbrook House staff.

“I realised that if I worked with the YMCA staff, they would be able to help me.”…

Angela made a huge change since coming to our Exercise Referral classes.

“She certainly isn’t the same frail, fragile lady who approached me on her first visit.”…

FIND OUT MORE

Peter took on a huge challenge in 2017 when he signed up to cycle from Redhill to Paris on a handcycle.

“I thought it was time to challenge myself and I wanted to fundraise for the new Inclusive Sports Facility.”…

FIND OUT MORE