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New housing project in Glastonbury for 16 – 17 year olds

YMCA Brunel are delighted to be opening a new project for 16- and 17-year-old looked after children in Glastonbury in early Spring 2022.

Park Terrace is a spacious Victorian end of terrace town house occupying a prime position within walking distance of the historic town centre and only a couple of miles away from Strode College and Clarke’s village.  It will accommodate 5... Read more

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glastonbury housing

Donations Box in Wells Cathedral

A significant focus of YMCA work in the UK is with young people who need support, guidance and a place to meet people or just hang out.

We support those who are at risk of homelessness and maybe have not had stability or opportunities others are fortunate enough to take for granted. At YMCA Brunel Group we extend this support and help around housing beyond young people,... Read more

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Making a Difference – Holly’s Story

23 year old Holly came to the YMCA having been sleeping in her car for over two months.

She had no safe place to call home and so we offered her a place to stay at the YMCA hostel. Sarah and Harriet who are part of our housing team in Bath were able to help Holly apply for... Read more

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Huge thank you to The Elizabeth and Prince Zaiger Trust

We are extremely grateful to The Elizabeth and Prince Zaiger Trust for their very kind donation of £7,000 which has been used to benefit our South Somerset residents in our supported housing projects in many different ways.

The funding has enabled a great deal of happiness, learning and life skills. Here is an example of some of the ways we have spent the money in supporting our young people:   Kitchen equipment and learning to cook nutritiously... Read more

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young person planting seeds

Fly with us at Bath City Hostel

As part of our project to update the outdoor area, we have commissioned local artist Alice Mary to paint us some interactive wings.

We love the outcome and hope you do to! Alice Mary did a great job of using YMCA colours and incorporating our values into the mural. Come have a look  for yourself, take a photo and tag us on instagram... Read more

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artist at work on wings mural at bath hostel

Staff induction day!

Today we hosted our first in person staff induction day since Covid.

Seventeen staff came together to learn about the YMCA past and present and the size and scale of the work our own YMCA does over 56 sites. We explored the values of the organisation and spent time thinking about how... Read more

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What’s cooking in Frome?

Residents at our Frome Foyer have delighted us with these images of some of their recent culinary skills.

Needless to say this left us feeling very hungry!  

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Complaints, Comments and Feedback

Leave a comment If you would like to make a compliment, complaint or simply comment on our service then please either complete our complaint form and we will get in touch with you; or for compliments and comments please email... Read more

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