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NGOYMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) England
AddressYMCA England, 640 Forest Rd, London, E17 3DZ
Telephone020 85205599
Emailenquiries@ymca.org.uk
Websitewww.ymca.org.uk
Background InformationYMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) England is the umbrella body for 140 local YMCAs. The YMCA was established by George Williams in London, and quickly became a global movement. An original focus on Christian evangelising among young men was broadened to embrace physical fitness, general youth work and training, with a particular focus on those in need. YMCA England is a member of the World Alliance of YMCAs. Source: www.ymca.org.uk
Year Created1844
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies
Related OrganisationsWorld Alliance of YMCAs; YMCA Scotland; YWCA; YMCA Wales; European Alliance of YMCAs
KeywordsAddiction and recreational drugs; Children and young people; Christianity; Family life; Gender; Housing and homelessness; Legal affairs, the justice system and crime; Poverty and social exclusion (UK); Recreation & sport.
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