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Ypeople, formerly known as YMCA Glasgow, is a registered Scottish charity offering support to vulnerable groups and individuals within 17 services across Scotland.

What we do

Ypeople delivers support services to vulnerable people including people whose lives have been affected by homelessness and youth services for young people in need of care.


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Prestigious European Business Award Won By Ypeople


Staff and volunteers at Ypeople are celebrating their success, having picked up one of Scotland’s most prestigious business awards at Quality Scotland’s 25th Anniversary Awards ceremony held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre last week.

Ypeople gained a coveted ‘Recognised for Excellence’ award at Quality Scotland’s ‘Scottish Awards for Business Excellence’ – demonstrating its continuing focus on business improvement and ensuring that all areas of the organisation builds on its strengths to attain even higher levels of excellence throughout its entire operation.

Offering her congratulations to Ypeople, Claire Ford, Chief Executive Officer, Quality Scotland said,

“The achievement of Recognised for Excellence is a clear demonstration of the embedding of the principles of excellence across an organisation.  This recognition is gained from an evidence based assessment process and enables an organisation to compare themselves against the best in Europe enabling a continual drive for further improvement.  Congratulations on this European level of recognition and all the hard work and effort that has gone in to achieving it.”

Ypeople achieved the plaudits at the 25th Anniversary of the Scottish Awards for Business Excellence, where they were joined by over three hundred guests across the private, public and third sectors, to celebrate Scotland’s outstanding achievements in the field of business excellence.




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