Everyone should have a fair chance to discover
who they are and what they can become.

YMCA has been serving the Black Country since 1888.  A local charity, that’s part of the largest youth organisation in the world. We support people to grow and develop in Mind Body & Spirit. Our places are found in the heart of communities, working with children, young people and their families. We provide childcare, housing for young workers, supported accommodation, employability, health and social enterprises projects.

How you can get involved

Become a volunteer

Become a Volunteer

There are lots of ways for you to be a part of YMCA Black Country Group as a volunteer.

Make a Donation

All donations, large or small are gratefully received and make a real difference to the lives of the  young people we support.

Become a Host

Become a Host

If you have a spare room, could you offer a homeless young person a safe place to stay?

Latest News & Blogs

We recently started recruiting for a young person to join our Board. As a youth organisation, we believe it’s crucial that young people are given a voice and an opportunity to have a say on the direction of our work moving forward.

Stock photo used to protect identity. Hayley was referred to the YMCA in Rugeley when she was 17 years old. A relationship breakdown with family due to domestic violence left her homeless. Hayley was desperate for accommodation and was able to access one of our emergency bed spaces.  She arrived with her social worker in…

Stock photo used to protect identity. Amanda and her son were referred by their Jobcentre for support with completing a UC50 form (Limited Capability to Work). A recent horrific incident had left Amanda’s adult son with life-changing injuries. A few weeks later they returned to YMCA Small Street Centre for support with completing a PIP…

Find YMCA Black Country Group

Contact us and find us at our Administrative Office, City Gateway, 1 Tramway Drive, Wolverhampton, WV2 1BJ