A Pioneering Commitment to Safeguarding In the world of community services, the responsibility of ensuring safety, especially for children and young people, is paramount. The Y takes this responsibility to heart, ensuring that at every level of the organisation, Safeguarding is woven into their core identity. From its Board of Directors down
For Y Central Social Housing, Connection is Key One of the primary contributors to the escalating cost of living in New Zealand is the exorbitant increase in rent prices. The demand for rental properties has outpaced supply, leading to astronomical rent hikes, making it increasingly challenging for individuals and families to secure
Supporting troubled young people to build the skills for success Young New Zealanders have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons recently: absenteeism, crime and struggles with mental health. How do we support them at critical points in life so they can grow the life skills they need to succeed?
Y Central ensures no kids miss out on physical activity thanks to Tu Manawa Funding Thanks to the Tū Manawa fund, kids at the Y Central Out of School Care (OSCAR) programmes have been trying out new sport, active recreation and play opportunities – at no extra cost to their families. Across
Putting ‘The Y’ in Community Wellington City Council announces a funding partnership with The Y to manage Te Pokapū Hapori – the new inner-city community centre opening at 107 Manners St in May. Along with the community centre, The Y will also manage the Youth Hub which is due to open
Wāhine Mana Mauri: empowering young Kiwi women to be more active Imagine eight days of mountain biking, high ropes, canyoning, tramping, and making new friends – and almost no time looking at your phone. It might not immediately sound like something teenagers would apply for, but the first-ever Wāhine Mana Mauri outdoor experience
Open Letter to Parents/ Caregivers in Aotearoa NZ We get it. We are parents too. It takes the wisdom of Solomon sometimes, to know what is ‘more’ safe, and what is ‘less’ safe. And wisdom is not easy to come by in a world where the information overload about what should
Meet Kevin Mara: Over 10 years living at the Y hostel in Lower Hutt In this article you will meet one of our tenants from the Y hostel in Lower Hutt. Kevin Mara has been living in our hostel for over a decade and he has absolutely loved every minute of it. Our