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OUR MISSION To strengthen our community by improving the quality of life and inspiring individuals and families to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body. WHO WE ARE The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We’re a spirit, a movement and a cause. Members join us because they believe in us and the values we stand for--caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. WHAT WE DO 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.
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen
We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve.
Improving the nation’s health and well-being
In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests.
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors
YMCA of Silicon Valley has been listening and responding to our communities’ most critical social needs for more than 140 years. Whether developing skills or emotional well-being through education and training, welcoming and connecting diverse demographic populations through community services, or building healthier communities through collaborations with community leaders, the Y fosters the care and respect all people need and deserve.