The Channel Islands YMCA is a charitable organization providing programs based upon Christian principles to men, women and children of all ages, races, religious beliefs and economic status to develop and enrich the spirit, mind, and body.
WHAT WE DO
As the nation’s leading nonprofit, the Y makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors.
HOW WE DO IT
There is no other nonprofit quite like the Y. That’s because in communities across Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, we have the presence and partnerships to both promise and deliver lasting personal and social change.
The Y is community centered.
The Y brings people together. We connect people of all ages and backgrounds to bridge the gaps in community needs.
The Y nurtures potential. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
The Y has local presence and national reach. We mobilize local communities to effect lasting, meaningful change.