21 August 2019

Last year we were thrilled to win YMCA of the Year at the YMCA Youth Matters Awards in recognition of our wide range of life changing services for the local community.

This year we have been nominated in four categories and we need your votes to be in with a chance to win!

It takes about two minutes to enter your email address and make the selection. We would be very grateful if you could click on the links below and VOTE for us to help us to WIN!

Health & Wellbeing Project of the Year – Heads Together

Accommodation Project of the Year – Y Focus

Family Work Project of the Year – Yippee & Yip4Youth

Young Worker of the Year – Ella 


Voting closes at midnight on 26 August. Votes cast by the public will be combined with judges’ choices and the three finalists will be announced after voting closes.

All the finalists will attend the ceremony at the exclusive venue 8 Northumberland Avenue, in central London, where the winner will be announced.

Thank you for your support!


Update – 28 August 2019

We are thrilled to announce that the finalists have been announced for the Youth Matters Awards and we have reached the final three in each category we were shortlisted for.

Well done to all the projects that made it through and special congratulations to Ella who will be representing us as Young Worker of the Year in recognition of her amazing work with young people.

Thank you to everyone who voted. The winners will be announced at the Youth Matters Awards on Friday 8 November.

Ella – Young Worker of the Year

Y-Focus – Accommodation Project of the Year

Yippee/Yip4Youth – Family Work Project of the Year

Heads Together – Health & Wellbeing Project of the Year