YMCA Bedfordshire

Who We Are

From its beginnings in 1844, YMCA has grown into a global movement, helping 58 million people across 119 countries.

YMCA Bedfordshire, is proud to be part of the YMCA Federation having established itself in the county since 1986.

You can find out more about YMCA England and Wales on their website.


Paul became CEO in 2008. He is passionate about establishing strong holistic services and has seen the charity move from two single accommodation schemes and one Prince‘s Trust Team to the mighty oak it is today.


YMCA Bedfordshire is governed by a board of trustees who volunteer their time to help direct our work:

Chair - Deborah Maggs 
Deborah has been involved with YMCA Bedfordshire since 2013 and brings a vast amount of experience to our board from her career in the civil service. 

Our other Trustees are:

Sue Bean — Trustee
David Fletcher — Trustee
Lisa Hunt — Trustee
Andrew McKean — Treasurer 


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