We’re working with Kingston Samaritans to support YMCA Surbiton hostel residents. Two volunteers from Kingston Samaritans will be at the hostel reception every Tuesday from 7.30pm and 9.30pm to offer a listening ear.
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YMCA London South West is taking over the management of two youth clubs in Kingston on Wednesday 1 November: YMCA Dickerage Lane and Kingsnympton Youth Club, which will be sub-contracted to Kingston-based Christian youth charity Oxygen. We’ll be working closely with Achieving for Children to ensure that the facilities can continue to meet local need…
Our six-day Life Journeys help our residents explore life and spirituality and contribute to their personal development – they are very popular!
Angelika Szmit, 23, a part-time waitress, lives in Walthamstow and moved to the UK from Poland in 2015. “I fell in love with London and learning English!” she explains. A combination of a party lifestyle and junk food saw her weight creep up to 95 kilos (approximately 15st) and it was only when she took…
“I’ve been under CAMHS [Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services] since I was six years old. I’m not quite sure why, all I know is that I was diagnosed with Epilepsy at six and at around the same time I was also diagnosed with ADHD [Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder] symptoms, but the doctors didn’t actually…
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.
Everyone has questions. Exploring is good. We’re built for it. Explore more about life, faith and meaning with Alpha.
Did you know that everyone can sing? You use the same muscles that you use for speaking, so you have the equipment!
Residents at YMCA Surbiton are now teaching each other to cook with a cooking club in their new communal kitchens.
If you were in the Ham area of Kingston before 1992 you’ll remember the Hawker Aircraft/British Aerospace factory on the Richmond Road, just south of Ham Parade.