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This is not a gift that once opened and used will be discarded. This gift is something special.

This gift will give a young person the chance of a brighter future. Your donations will help us give life-changing support to vulnerable young people. To find out more click here


" We’d like to congratulate Southend YMCA. Gold accreditation is a fantastic effort for any organisation. "

Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

Southend YMCA is an outstanding registered charity and housing provider based in Southend On Sea and working throughout Essex.


We work with children, young people, families and the wider community providing high-quality education, outstanding accommodation and positive activities and projects.


These aid personal, social, cultural and moral development as well as improved health and wellbeing to the people of Southend and surrounding areas.

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What we do

At Southend YMCA we're proud to focus on the following key areas of work

Volunteer, Participate or Donate

You can support Southend YMCA in several ways and be the reason why a young person has access to help, accommodation and hope for the future.

Individuals, groups or businesses of any size can create a small fundraiser or take part in a sponsored event to raise funds for our work and hundreds of young people's lives.


Or if you would like to make a one-off donation, however small or large, please click the DONATE button at the top of the page.

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