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We offer affordable childcare in Derby and Derbyshire. Including nurseries, breakfast, after school and school holiday clubs.

YMCA Y-Kidz Childcare →
HAF Free Holiday Activity Club →
Derwent Stepping Stones Nursery →

Family & Youth Work

We support youth and communities with a range of health and wellbeing activities including therapeutic counselling, community green spaces and activities focused around mindfulness and social connection.

Youth & Communities at YMCAD →

Health & Wellbeing

We provide a home and personalised support services for a fresh start in life through our supported housing pathways.

Housing →

Housing

We provide opportunities to gain qualifications, skills and employment.

YMCA Key College →
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Thriving Futures →
Past:Present:Work →

Training & Education

We offer support and advice for people at risk of homelessness and poverty at the Padley@YMCA Derbyshire Day Centre.

Padley at YMCAD →

Support & Advice

YMCA Derbyshire

Family & Youth Work

Creating positive outcomes with children and young people in their communities, and support for families with nursery, day care, holiday and year-round programmes.

YMCA Y-Kidz Childcare →
YMCA Y-Kidz Free Holiday Activity Club →
Derwent Stepping Stones Nursery →

Health & Wellbeing

Community hubs for classes, social connection and collaborations.

Padley at YMCAD →
Youth & Communities at YMCAD →

YMCA Derbyshire

Housing

Providing a home and personalised support services for a fresh start in life.

Housing →

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Training & Education

Opportunities to gain qualifications, skills and employment.

YMCA Key College →

YMCA Derbyshire

Support & Advice

A safe place to talk and get help through guided groups, mentoring, counselling, and mental health services.

Free Maths Courses →
Employability Support →
Past:Present:Work →

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Make a Donation

By making a regular donation, you will enable us to continue providing the specialised support we believe every young person deserves.

Find out more about how you can support YMCA Derbyshire and Padley below:

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

At YMCA Derbyshire, we believe there are essential building blocks for a full and rewarding life, such as a safe home, physical and mental health, and access to real opportunities. Many young people have never known these things and others have lost one or more as they grew up, but we all need them. All of us.

We provide these critical foundations for a fresh, strong start for young people and a better quality of life in the community. We believe in fairness and opportunity and focus on the following key areas of work: Health & Wellbeing, Support & Advice, Family & Youth Work, Training & Education and Housing.

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YMCA Y-Kidz Winter HAF

We prepared 112 food and activity packs. The packs supported 72 children under Y-Kidz HAF and a further 40 children under Derby County Community Trust HAF.
Each box contained fresh ingredients accompanied by recipe cards. An additional 48 family sized ingredients bags were supplied so that children and parent/carers could cook a chilli together.

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Our Young Peoples Stories

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Meet Michael

Michael had a tough life due to difficult living arrangements with family members and foster carers. After an argument with his father, Michael found himself in the care of YMCA Derbyshire. Find out how we have helped him to have a better outlook on life.

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Meet Nathan

Having spent two years living a reclusive life, Nathan didn’t communicate with anyone – he’d given up and had no motivation. Find out how YMCA Derbyshire provided him with friends for life and dramatically increased his confidence.

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Meet Sophie

Due to polycystic kidney disorder, growing up was already difficult for Sophie. Then, when she was 13, she was diagnosed with a global learning disability, meaning life got even more complicated for her. Find out how we have helped Sophie with her education.

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