A Youth Drop-In takes place every Wednesday to Friday at YMCA Northumberland.

On a Wednesday activities commence at 3.30pm till 5.30pm for children aged 8-12 and then from 5.30pm till 8.00pm for young people aged 13-18. On Thursday and Friday activities take place from 4.00pm till 8.00pm for the 13-18 age range.

Activities at the drop-ins include Xbox, Wii, Playstation, Pool, Pizza nights, DVD nights, Game Nights and lots of friendly competitions. The YMCA also offer a wide range of advice and support to the young people including homework clubs, volunteering opportunities as well as specific sessions on healthy living and employment.

In addition to the Youth Drop-In the YMCA provides a Parent & Toddler group and a soft play session on a Friday from 10.00am till 2.00pm.

The YMCA have been active in Northumberland for over 130 years, empowering young people to help them reach their true potential.  The YMCA’s building is on North View, in Ashington, behind Station Road (NE63 9XQ).

For more information on their work visit www.ymcanorthumberland.org.uk