Creating positive outcomes with children and young people in their communities, and support for families with nursery, day care, holiday and year-round programmes.

YMCA Cardiff has family based or youth services designed to help children and young people learn and grow into healthy, independent individuals.

Young carers

The ‘Time 4 Me’ project provides support and a break for Young Carers across Cardiff and the Vale. Young Carers are children & young people 7 to 18 years old who help care for a family member who lives with them.

For more information please see our Young Carer page.

Alternatively get in touch via cardiffyoungcarers@ymcacardiff.wales or valeyoungcarers@ymcacardiff.wales to speak to a member of the team.

Youth Projects

Our youth projects offer a variety of fun and enjoyable activities for young people in the local community. This includes our;

●  Open access youth clubs- providing young people a safe space and opportunities to socialise and engage in a range of activities to encourage them to be ambitious, healthy and safe.

●  Fit and Fed holiday club- providing children and young people a healthy nutritious snack and the opportunity to take part in physical activities to improve health and wellbeing.

●  Community fun days – these events are open to community members, offering a range of activities for children and young people.