We are GMYN and our mission is to enable young people to have a positive impact on their lives and the wider community

What we do

Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) supports young people aged 10-25 across Greater Manchester by offering innovative and exciting opportunities to build key skills and confidence.

We deliver a range of development programmes and drop-in activities to help young people transition to adulthood feeling supported, positive, and valued.

“GMYN has turned my life around. If it weren’t for them, I don’t know where I’d be right now – they are like my family”

Young person – Participating in our Manchester care leavers programme

Every young person deserves a chance!

Our key focus is supporting young people who face particular challenges, including young people with experience of the care system, young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, young people with special educational needs and disabilities, unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, and young people who are not ready for work.

Transforming young people's lives

We deliver a range of exciting development programmes and drop-in activities to help young people transition to adulthood feeling skilled, supported and positive.

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Giving young people a voice

We want to ensure young people have a space to share their voices and lived experiences. We want to enable our young people to influence and make change happen!

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We need your support!

GMYN can’t deliver its vital support without the help of supporters and donations. If you like what we do and want to help, why not go to our supporter’s page to find out how you can get involved?

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Stay up to date

Our involvement with Piper Hill Post-16’s safer road campaign

Piper Hill Post-16 in Wythenshawe have started a petition to Manchester City Council, campaigning for a safe crossing outside their school so that they are able to cross the road.

Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2024

This Neurodiversity Celebration Week we’ve been speaking to our young people about what is means to be autistic and why this week is so important.

Celebrating International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day many young people joined us at Citypress to celebrate the day and come together to have some fun!

Thank you to our funders

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