As a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y was created in response to social challenges and remains to this day a lifeline in communities around the world.
The Y understands the challenges that keep individuals from reaching their full potential and responds with services and support that help people to be self-reliant, productive and connected to the community.
Learn more about these Social Services offered through the YMCA of Central Texas:
Safety around water program
FIND YOUR PLACE
It can be hard to figure out your place in the world. As a young person with your whole life ahead of you, having the right guidance and support can make a real difference in figuring out who you are and what you can achieve.
IN THIS WORLD
Whether kids come to the Y looking to explore their interests or for support in navigating challenges, the Y is committed to nurturing children and teens.
We are a powerful ally and advocate for our communities. Our experience and strong relationships in 10,000 neighborhoods across the nation mean that we are able to organize grassroots efforts and influence public policy around a range of social issues including child welfare, education, and public health.
Through advocacy at the local, state and federal levels, the Y is bringing families safe and affordable child care and afterschool options; making healthy choices available in communities to help prevent chronic disease; and ensuring that Ys have the ability to be a resource for healthy living, youth development and social responsibility in the communities they serve.
Find out more about advocacy opportunities, including the Y's Healthier Communities Initiatives.