YMCA Northumberland offer a wide variety of activities and services to young people in Ashington.
Activities include; Youth Drop-In sessions where young people can engage in a wide range of activities and can access support and guidance, a project which aims to engage young people and adults from the community in meaningful volunteer opportunities, a music project which offers young people access to the latest industry standard equipment, recording studio, instruments & support and The Little Angels Parent & Toddler Group.
Over 600 young people benefit from activities and the organisation also provides a community cafe, commercial music rehearsal & recording facilities, children’s party packages and soft-play area.
The longstanding YMCA building, on North View, has been significantly improved in recent years with a refurbished large hall and performance stage as well as rooms for training, events and celebrations.
Ashington Town Council has supported the work of the YMCA over a number of years and has recently committed to supporting the costs of a youth worker to provide activities for young people in the town.
For more information on the work of YMCA Northumberland call 01670 857 167 or visit www.ymcanorthumberland.org.uk / facebook.com/YMCANorthumberlandNE