YMCA Black Country Group welcomes Lord-Lieutenant Mr John Crabtree OBE to explore YMCA Open Door

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Lord-Lieutenant Mr John Crabtree OBE, of the West Midlands, visited YMCA Black Country Group along with Ian Austin MP, to find out more about the Supported Lodgings and Emergency Accommodation Service, YMCA Open Door. Since 2009, YMCA Open door provides housing to young people aged 16-25 in the homes of trained and approved volunteer Hosts,…

Have you got room at your inn?

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Could you extend hospitality to someone in need this winter? YMCA Black Country Group is currently calling out for caring ‘hosts’ across the Black Country who can let a young person stay in their spare room.

Running Rachael’s Coniston Challenge

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Rachael Taylor works for YMCA Black Country Group as the Host Co-ordinator for the Open Door Project. Rachael decided to run the Coniston Marathon to raise money for the Open Door Project, to enable the young people and Hosts involved in the project to go for a break on a residential weekend away, to get…