Record Details

NGOYMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) England
AddressYMCA England, 640 Forest Rd, London, E17 3DZ
Telephone020 85205599
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:
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.
Last Edited ByJFM at 21/08/2007 15:32:54