Category: News

Help and Support

If you need to speak to somebody during the Pandemic then there are many services out there who can offer help and advice. We have compiled a list of organisations and how to contact them if you need help. Young Minds 0808 802 5544 (parents helpline) 85258 (crisis messenger service, text YM) Committed to… Read more »

Community Cafe Update

Manchester Youth Zone is working on a reopening date over the summer this will be informed by guidance from the relevant authorities as we seek to protect young people, staff, volunteers, and the North Manchester Community from further COVID 19 transmission .  We understand that our offer for young people and the community will be… Read more »

Need to Talk?

Even though the Youth Zone has closed it’s doors it doesn’t mean that you can’t talk to us. If you need to talk to somebody about anything then we will be online via Facebook at the times above. Alternatively, you can contact us via the website Need to Talk button and someone will get back… Read more »


Have you seen our new weekly blogs? Click the image to visit the pages Each week our Youth Workers, Jermane, Beth, Corrina, and Hannah will be writing a little something to help you through your time at home during the Pandemic. They will be offering hints and tips on staying fit and healthy, ways to… Read more »

MYZ Overwhelmed by #MYZHomeHero‘s

An amazing £10,953 (and counting!) has been raised via the 2.6 Challenge to enable support for young people to continue. To the table tennis gamers, 26 tshirt wearers, stair climbers, cyclists, skippers, quizzers, hair shavers, Zumba dancers, bakers, plankers, runners and everyone else who took part in and donated to the #TwoPointSixChallenge – thank you!… Read more »

A Message of Condolence from our CEO

Our friend and colleague, Mike Doran. It is with great sadness that we learnt on Saturday morning that Mike had passed away in hospital following a three week battle with COVID-19. From all at Manchester Youth Zone, we send our deepest condolences and prayers to his family, friends and all those at Mahdlo Youth Zone… Read more »

Become an #MYZHomeHero

Dream big and become an #MYZHomeHero by taking part in the 2.6 Challenge to help raise money for Manchester Youth Zone. With new government measures, invitations are rare these days but Manchester Youth Zone want to invite you, your friends, and your family to get involved in something huge! On Sunday 26th April, we are… Read more »

Covid-19 Statement


An Update from our CEO: Richard Marsh. These are unforeseen and untravelled times and we at MYZ are doing all that we can to help delay the spread of Covid-19, closely following Government advice for the UK.   As we all try to navigate the impact, we wanted to assure you that we are dedicated… Read more »

MeANS Christmas

Our wonderful Founder Patrons, ANS, once again launched their annual MeANS Christmas campaign to treat some of our members who deserve it most this year. ANS are given a list of 30 young people from the Youth Zone who have really stood out over the year and deserve something extra special at Christmas – along… Read more »

MoneyPlus Group and CarFinance 247 become Christmas Elves for Young People in need this Christmas

donated presents under the christmas tree

This Christmas, employees from two city centre based businesses, MoneyPlus Group and CarFinance 247, have played the part of Christmas Elves and have been buying gifts, food and more to help make Christmas extra special for families who may otherwise have been struggling this year. These generous donations will be made in to Christmas hampers… Read more »