YMCA is the oldest and largest youth charity in the world, set up in England in 1844. Since its inception, the organisation has evolved into a global movement helping more than 58 million people across 119 different countries.

YMCA England & Wales is the national council for the 116 independent YMCAs in England and Wales. The YMCA federation shares a common goal to create supportive, inclusive and energising communities where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

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