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homeless girl asleep on bench

DONATE & help us prevent youth homelessness

We’ve seen a staggering 61% increase in vulnerable young people needing our help since the start of Covid-19.
Every year we support over 10,000 young people and families throughout Sussex and Surrey through our housing projects, mental health counselling, advice services, training, and educational opportunities.  Young people need your help more than ever before. Please donate below.
Thank you for your kind support.


Helps provide a warm welcome, to a safe new home


Helps pay for an overnight support worker


Helps provide long-term, one-to-one support

YMCA Stories

Find out how we have supported young people.

Tina’s story

Tina found the support she received from YMCA WiSE invaluable following a difficult period in her life when she had been groomed by two older men.

Sherylee’s story

Sherylee moved into YMCA Worthing Foyer struggling with instability. Through hard work and perseverance, she is now thriving and has just released her first EP!

Thea’s story

Thea was ready to move on from living in a YMCA hostel to take up a university place, but lack of funds was stopping her. Read how YMCA’s Life Change Fund opened the way.

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YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit. Inspired by and faithful to our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

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