Resident AMale, aged 18 YMCA Harbour House
"Whilst staying at the YMCA, I was offered the opportunity to go on a college course through the Supported Housing Scheme. I met new friends and whilst on the course I gained more life skills such as job searching, writing CVs, health and safety and basic hygiene. I feel this will help me find employment and more importantly has given me the confidence to find employment. I couldn't have done it without the support of the staff at the YMCA”
Resident BMale, aged 20 YMCA Foyer
“The YMCA Supported Housing staff supported me and offered me the chance to go on a money management course so I could manage my finances better. As a result, I can now make my money go further. I even received vouchers for attending. I am planning to take more educational courses in the future as a result of my experience and support."
Resident CFemale, aged 20 YMCA Harbour House
“I am 20 years old and moved into the YMCA in January because of a breakdown in my family life at home where I ended up 'sofa surfing' for a while. I applied to the YMCA Supported Housing Scheme and felt that they were very supportive and speedy in helping me with my application. Moving into the YMCA has benefited my mental health because I am now in a more stable environment."