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Welcome to YMCA Bedfordshire


At YMCA Bedfordshire, we are committed to helping young people achieve their potential. 

The 12 week Prince's Trust Team Programme is a fun, informal yet structured course for unemployed young people aged 16-25. Through the achievements and activities on Team, participants develop skills, confidence and motivation. Part of the course involes a two week work placement tailored tto match individual aspirations.

Learners work towards a level 1 or 2 Princes Trust Certificate in Employment, Teamwork and Community Skills through building an evidenced based portfolio.

Team is beneficial to those with no qualifications and graduates alike - it is this mix that makes the programme unique..

About us

YMCA Bedfordshire is a Christian charity seeking to serve the community through our extensive supported accomodation and training opportunities. 

  • Provision of 54 units of supported accomodation for 16-30's  in Bedford accross 2 hostels 
  • Supported lodgings and crash pad scheme
  • Delivery partner with the Prince's Trust in Bedford for over 6 years.
  • Expanded our Prince's Trust Team delivery to include Biggleswade and Houghton Regis in 2010 and took on the Luton Team in July 2012.
  • We deliver family learning programmes throughout Bedfordshire focusing on pre-school literacy and numeracy 
  • 1-1 adult literacy courses 

Learner success

75% of those completing the Team Programme move into employment, education or training.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact YMCA Bedfordshire directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016
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