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Accommodation Available

We have a number of spaces at the accommodation projects around the Black Country.

There are some age restrictions on some of the projects but the staff would be happy to chat with you and give you all the details about the project.

If you are in need of supported accommodation then please call the number for the areas that would suit you.


Suited for Success

A homeless group supported by YMCA Black Country Group spent the day at Suited for Success on Wednesday 11th October.

The group have been on a programme called ‘This is Me’ based at the Glebe centre in Walsall.

The aim of the five week programme is to support homeless men and women into accommodation, address personal challenges and gain employment. 


Eleanor Smith MP visits YMCA Talent Match

YMCA Black Country Group, Talent Match, Wolverhampton Hub received a wonderful visit from the MP Eleanor Smith, MP (Labour) Wolverhampton South West.

The Hub was well attended with mentees who were excited to talk to Eleanor about the support they receive from the Mentors through the Talent Match project.  FIND OUT MORE

UNIFY Highlights Europe Youth Leadership

This Summer I had the opportunity to attend the Youth Unify leadership camp in Romania. It was at the camp I had the opportunity to meet with other young leaders and delegates from across YMCA in Europe.


Greets Green Day Nursery Raise Funds for Glebe Centre

After raising money for The Glebe Centre at their family fun day the team at YMCA Greets Green Day Nursery had an opportunity to donate all the items they managed to buy for the people who benefit from the Glebe’s support.

Staff and Volunteers at the Glebe Centre ensure that everyone they come into contact with has the opportunity and support to start a good quality life.


Badger Court Receive Chief Constable Community Awards

Kate Hinsley, Support Worker at YMCA’s Badger Court project in Wolverhampton have along with the project itself, have been awarded for their hard work by West Midlands Police in protecting YMCA residents from Child Sexual Exploitation.


New YMCA Housing Project in Dudley

Highland Road YMCA Black Country Group provides supported accommodation in Dudley to assist young people in their journey from homelessness to independent living.

Our accommodation is located on Highland Road and works with 16-17 year olds with Children’s Services input, Care Leavers and Young vulnerable people aged up to 24 years.


YMCA Glebe Centre Receives Royal Honours

The outstanding efforts and tireless dedication of volunteers working at a homeless centre run by YMCA Black Country, has been honoured with the UK’s highest award for volunteering.

The Glebe Centre in Walsall, which provides vital lifeline services to rough sleepers in the area, as well as support for people with drug and alcohol addictions and the long-term unemployed, has been handed the distinguished Queen’s Award for its volunteering programme.


Greets Green 10th Anniversary Open Day

InvitationGreets Green Day Care is celebrating 10 years of service this year, and to mark the occasion, they are holding an Anniversary Open Day, which will be chock full of fun things to see and do.


Work for us!

We have a range of fantastic opportunities to join our team here at YMCA Black Country. We work with hundreds of children and young people across the Black Country region. We help young people to achieve their potential in every area of their lives, helping them to become thriving, flourishing adults who contribute to their communities.


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