Nov


29

Give free gifts of kindness this December.

‘Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible’ – Dalai Lama   So, you’ve survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday – and maybe had a little left over for Giving Tuesday?   Let’s not forget that December is a marathon, not a sprint. It may be the ‘most wonderful time of year’ for some, it…

Nov


27

YMCA Carol Service

Join us and our partners from YMCA Wirral and YMCA St Helens as we come together for a festive evening or carols and refreshments. Held in the beautiful Parish Church of Liverpool, Our Lady and St Nicholas on Thursday 14th December at 6.30pm we will be joined by the fantastic Liverpool BID Choir performing a…

Apr


7

The Soul in The Machine

YMCA Liverpool are working in partnership with YMCA Wirral and YMCA St Helens to  host a special performance  of  The Soul in The Machine,  a play about the life of YMCA founder George Williams.  Commissioned by YMCA and created by Saltmine Trust the play will transport you back in time to Victorian London and tell…

Apr


7

Senior Leadership Team Update

We were sorry to say bye to Leanne but really pleased to welcome Les Ball back in an Interim Finance Director role. Ellie is currently on maternity leave with her baby boy but is keeping in touch with us. While Ellie is away, we are being supported by Justin Hill, CEO of YMCA St Helens.

Apr


7

Visit to Back in Focus

Tracy Emin is a controversial artist. Her turner prize nominated work, My Bed often evokes strong reactions from art lovers and loathers. The artwork itself cannot be categorised as unsuccessful, each way you assess My Bed it is has over achieved.

Jan


21

CAT Tweeting at Liverpool YMCA

At Liverpool YMCA we take the psychological well being of our residents extremely seriously. As a result we have worked hard to develop our staff with Cognitive Analytical Behaviour skills. To find out more information about CAT at Liverpool YMCA you can follow us on Twitter @CAT_LYMCA and read the article here

Jan


12

Cognitive Analytical Therapy at Liverpool YMCA

Liverpool YMCA staff members Judith McLaine, Sean Butler, Claire Ellis and Julian Riley are proud to have worked with Dr Karen Shannon in writing an article which has been published in Reformulation, the official news letter for the Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy.  The article focuses on the psychologically informed case management work that has been on-going over the last…

Dec


23

Poem Workshop 2015

Matty has been stationed on the front desk at The City of Liverpool YMCA for many years; he is the stable, trusted and reliable face of the service Liverpool YMCA provides for the City. A few years back he was part of a drama workshop, staff and residents used improvisation and poetry to express their thoughts,…