Mental Health Awareness Week: Anxiety – The Value of Youth Work

The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness week is Anxiety.   According to the Mental Health Foundation, levels of anxiety in the UK have not yet dropped to pre-pandemic levels. In their UK 2023 survey of UK adults aged 18+, 73% of the population felt some level of anxiety in the previous two weeks andContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness Week: Anxiety – The Value of Youth Work”

Combining the Easter Holidays with our Hackathon workshop for 3 days of fun, digital youth work! 💐🖥️

We began the Easter Holidays this month by hosting a three-day Hackathon workshop in our space for young people in Paisley!

Youth Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 at Paisley YMCA

Last week, we had been taking part in Children’s Mental Health Week 2023 to highlight and help young people with their mental health across the UK from 6th – 12th February.

Anti – Bullying Week 2022 – The Role of Youth Work

For this Anti-Bullying Week 2022, we reflect on the important role youth work plays in reaching out and supporting young people who may feel trapped and isolated from the effects of bullying.  

Community Places Community Spaces – Young Women Lead East Renfrewshire & Renfrewshire

Community Places Community Spaces is a campaign developed by Young Women Lead that was officially launched last week on the 20th September.  Check out their amazing work!

Our New Youth Club Schedule 2022 💥

We are thrilled to reveal our brand new youth club schedule following the end of our Summer of Fun 2022 Programme! This club schedule begins on the 22nd August with plans to continue until the end of 2022. There will be four clubs running in our space every week, as well as our online CoderContinue reading “Our New Youth Club Schedule 2022 💥”

Celebrating Sma’ Shot Day with ReMode Youth! All About Our Latest Animation Project 🎥

This year in preparation for Sma’ Shot day 2022, our young people have been working on a short animation project to tell the story of how this historic day came to be. Taking place 2nd July, Sma’ Shot day celebrates the weavers of Paisley, who fought for their workers’ rights to be paid fairly forContinue reading “Celebrating Sma’ Shot Day with ReMode Youth! All About Our Latest Animation Project 🎥”

A Space for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics; Reflecting on Science Week 2022 at Paisley YMCA

As we come to the end of UK Science week, we reflect on the importance role science and technology plays in our weekly clubs available for our young people. 

The Early Action System Change Renfrewshire Project: A Study in Positive Change and Investigation                                                                              

Paisley YMCA were thrilled to have been included in Darlington Service Design Lab online showcase event Change up! on the 26th October.

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