We are YMCA Leicestershire

We are a leading youth homelessness charity, working alongside some of the most vulnerable people in our Leicestershire  community and help them grow. We believe every young person deserves a safe place to call home and the support they need to create lasting change in their lives.

What we do


Providing a home and support for 16 – 25 year olds

Our Work


Practical support and advice for homeless adults

Our Work

Children’s Home

A safe a nurturing home for children to rebuild and grow

Our Work

Move On Houses

A stepping stone to independence for 16 – 25 year olds

Our Work

We create supportive and inspiring places where young people and communities can belong, contribute and thrive. We do this through housing, care, support, advice, skills for life, theatre and cultural activities.

See all our work areas

The Y Theatre is a bustling live performance venue based in leicester city centre.

Get Involved

There are many ways to make a big difference for local young people, from participating in events and fundraising, involving your business or joining our team.

Real Lives

Every person we work with had things happen in their lives that left them vulnerable and in need of help from YMCA Leicestershire. Their words paint a unique picture of why we are here

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We believe everyone should have a fair chance to discover who they are and what they can become.

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