Young professional versed in working with vulnerable women joins TEAM EVOLVE

Here at Brighton YMCA we are extremely proud of our fantastic staff. This is why we have started a series of postings to celebrate our staff – follow us at #BehindTheScenes on Twitter. Today we would like to introduce Isabelle Carpenter. She is, together with Rose, our  newly recruited EVOLVE Coach. Here is a little […]

YMCA Evolve is joined by successful choreographer

Meet Rose Ryan, a new Coach at our new service; EVOLVE: Education, Volunteering, Vocational training, Employment support. Rose comes from a dance and education background. As well as working at Brighton YMCA, Rose is also a freelance movement direction practitioner with ARTSED, has an MA in Movement from the Royal Central School of Speech and […]

YMCA residents enjoy weekly yoga sessions

William Collier House residents have recently started to benefit from yet another healthy minds in healthy bodies project. Yoga teacher Kate volunteered her time to teach yoga in the newly refurbished downstairs studio, on the YMCA premises. The first session was relaxed but intensive in learning. Those involved learnt the snake pose, child’s pose and […]

MAKE CHANGE COUNT – Help us help others

We are proud to announce that we have joined MAKE CHANGE COUNT, a Brighton and Hove initiative raising awareness of charity and rough sleeping. We are aligning ourselves with Brighton and Hove City Council, ClockTower Sanctuary, Sussex NightStop, Antifreeze, BHT, StMungos and Equinox in asking people to help rough sleepers by donating to recognised organisations […]

Thank you Andy, Tracey and James!

We were delighted to hear from Paul at George Williams Centre who told us all about the great work that Andy, Tracey and James do volunteering at the Breakfast Club every week. Paul said: ‘I would like to nominate our Breakfast Club team of volunteers, James Matthews, Tracey Jewel and Andy Pullen for recognition in this […]

Waitrose customers choose Brighton YMCA in #Community Matters award

We were grateful to receive the highest number of votes this month in Waitrose Brighton’s #Community Matters award. We were pleasantly surprised to receive a generous cheque of  £458 from our local Waitrose branch. Having been one of the charities featured by Waitrose as part of their #Community Matters initiative during November, we received the […]