Journey to Freedom

Join a small group to explore areas of your life that need change. You’ll build authentic relationships while gaining hope for what’s next.

What to expect

In Journey to Freedom, you’ll work to make positive changes for your spirit, mind and body. This program can help with challenges related to:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Personal and professional relationships
  • Self-worth and self-image
  • Substance abuse and addiction

Getting involved

The next Journey to Freedom groups start the week of September 23 at select Ys throughout the Twin Cities metro. Anyone age 18 and older can register for $40—including YMCA members and non-members.

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How it can help

Rooted in the Christian principles of the YMCA, Journey to Freedom is for those interested in living a life full of joy and peace. Hear from past participants who have gained self-awareness, found hope, gotten motivated and enjoyed personal growth.


About the program

Over eight weeks, you’ll participate in honest small-group discussions, read, reflect, find support and heal.

Program Details

Need more info?

If you have questions about the program, or would like more details before registering—let us know.

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Preview the program

Get a flavor for Journey to Freedom by downloading a sample chapter from the book.

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