YMCA Dialogue win at YMCA Youth Matters Awards!

It was a night of celebration for YMCA Dialogue Wellbeing Service as they scooped up the award for best Health & Wellbeing Project at YMCA’s annual Youth Matters Awards. The award was given for its innovative response to the mental health and wellbeing needs of children and young people aged four to 25 in Brighton…



Love in a Box 2018!

Some call it the most wonderful time of the year, but Christmas can be really difficult for young people living in supported housing. Every year, we ask the local community to get involved and help give our residents a very special Christmas. The aim of Love in a Box is to ensure that every young…



Blended counselling services in West Sussex

Following a recent tender, we are delighted to announce that blended counselling services for young people in West Sussex will continue to be provided by YMCA DownsLink Group (YMCA DLG) from 1 November 2018. The service will offer face to face counselling at various locations across the county to young people aged 11-18 years who...



e-wellbeing: our new online counselling service

YMCA DownsLink Group is very excited to announce the launch of its new online counselling and mental health support platform, e-wellbeing, as part of the Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service for Children and Young People. What is it? e-wellbeing is a service available to young people aged 13-25 living in Brighton and Hove, who are experiencing...



#IAMWHOLE get involved in advance of World Mental Health Day

On Tuesday 10 October, World Mental Health Day 2017, the NHS, YMCA and young people from around the world will come together to challenge the stigma that is stopping individuals affected by mental health difficulties speaking out and seeking help. Johan Vilhelm Eltvik, World YMCA Secretary General, encouraged young people to get involved with the...



YMCA Artists Open House

We are pleased to announce that our Artists Open House is back for a third year running at our Head Office – Reed House in Hove.



YMCA Be Real Campaign’s Body Image Pledge has launched!

YMCA and Dove created the Be Real Campaign in 2014 in response to the Reflections on Body Image report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image. It aims to change attitudes to body image, promote body confidence and help us put health above appearance.