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We are at your side when you need it the most – Youth Clubs

A great story of support sent by our South Somerset Youth Work Team Leader, Hannah Janulewicz:

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A new life for Chris – Spencer House housing project

Chris 53, moved into Spencer House after the death of both his parents. He had learning difficulties, had never lived independently in his life and knew nothing about sustaining a tenancy, being responsible for paying bills, eating healthily and all the things we learn from parents, teachers, peers etc.

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It makes the house more of a home – Grace Harris House housing project

Young vulnerable people who are homeless, or sofa-surfing, go through steps aimed at supporting them to thrive again.

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A message from our friend and new CEO, Mike Fairbeard

Karen Deverell served the YMCA in Mendip and South Somerset for over 19 years as CEO and left us at the end of March for a career change into fostering.

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A farewell letter from our CEO Karen Deverell

25 years ago I stepped into a hut at the bottom of the Wells Blue School playing fields as the new part-time Advice Worker for YMCA Mendip.

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New job opportunity for a new thriving life

Your work with us, YMCA Mendip & South Somerset, is mainly focused around supporting young people, but we also provide support to people over the age of 25.

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Visit from MP James Heappey in response to the Somerset Council Youth Service cuts

A local Councillor, Sue Thurgood, invited MP James Heappey to visit the YMCA Mendip & South Somerset Youth Clubs in Glastonbury.

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Open day at Shepton Mallet Youth Club

We had a great time speaking out our Youth Club activities at Tesco in Shepton Mallet and then welcoming new friends at the Open Day.

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