At the Y, everything we do is guided by our commitment to strengthen our communities. Learn more about our efforts to meet critical community needs during this difficult time.

What the Y is Doing

Preschoolers in pre-k classes at the YMCA

Early Childhood

Providing Universal Pre-K and 3K services remotely to students, serving hundreds of little learners.
High school boy smiling in classroom

Teen Services

Providing remote support services for high school students across New York City.
YMCA instructor leading free citizenship preparation class

Resources for Immigrants

Providing critical resources, English classes, and education for new Americans.
Chinatown senior fitness class at the YMCA

Seniors

Supporting seniors by assisting with food, medication, health, and other physical/emotional needs.
Guest at YMCA single room in Manhattan

Temporary Housing

Three residential branches are expanding housing to serve New York's most vulnerable population.
YMCA instructor demonstrates push up

YMCA @ Home

Keeping communities active and engaged through free virtual workouts, kids activities, and wellness tips.
Counselor working with client at YMCA counseling services

Counseling Service

Providing telehealth services, including counseling and peer support, to ensure continuity of care for clients.
Dad and son lift weights at YMCA

Census 2020

Our team is working remotely to ensure that New Yorkers are counted in the census. 

How You Can Help

As a community service and nonprofit organization, we can’t do this work alone. Please consider making a gift to the Y's Community Fund. Our Board of Directors is matching all gifts up to $750,000 through May 15, 2020. Double your impact by giving today!

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