6 ways to help homeless young people in cold weather

18 January, 2019

Spotted a young person out on the streets that you’re worried about?

Laura from Centrepoint’s Helpli…

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Achieving goals

13 March, 2019

Craig McManus, Our Senior Development Officer, introduces our engagement programme, and reflects on …

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Breaking the cycle of abuse

03 December, 2018

This year, 25 November-10 December marks the international campaign of 16 Days Against Domestic Viol…

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Centrepoint at the Chelsea Flower Show

22 May, 2019

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is an incredible annual show held every year and admired by people acros…

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Five ways homeless young people are affected by violence and exploitation

06 August, 2019

New research by Centrepoint highlights just how youth violence and criminal exploitation impacts on …

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Six reasons why leaving care sometimes isn’t the step forward it should be

18 July, 2017

Nobody should become homeless as a result of leaving care, but our new research shows that more than…

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Housing benefit now protected for all young people

03 January, 2019

After years of campaigning, the regulations which reinstate housing benefit for young people aged 18…

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How Centrepoint supports homeless young mums and their children

29 March, 2019

This Mother’s Day, Hayley from our Health team describes how she worked with local businesses to cre…

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It's time to talk about mental health

06 February, 2019

This Time to Talk Day, Elena Derbyshire, Mental Health Advisor at Centrepoint, explains how we can c…

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Life saving advice

08 May, 2019

If you met a young person who was homeless or at risk, would you know how to help them?

Most people …

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Making homeless young people count

12 November, 2018

Centrepoint's new research reveals over 103,000 young people in the UK are homeless or at risk.

Hann…

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More than a number: scale of youth homelessness revealed

03 May, 2018

Our research estimates 86,000 young people asked for help from their local council in 2016-17 becaus…

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Our New Year's policy resolutions

02 January, 2019

With 103,000 homeless young people approaching their local council because they were homeless or at …

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PIE: An Introduction To 'Psychologically Informed Environments'

23 August, 2019

Over the past few months, Centrepoint has started an important journey to implement a ‘Psychological…

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Preventing homelessness for young prison leavers

13 June, 2018

Many people leave prison without a clear plan for where they are going to live.

Abigail Gill, Centre…

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Providing access to legal advice for homeless young people

15 March, 2019

Nina Calder, Connect Legal Advice Clinic Coordinator, explains how our partnerships help homeless yo…

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Quality youth work is key to preventing crisis for young people

04 March, 2019

Billy Harding, Policy and Research Officer, talks about the importance of youth work in tackling iss…

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Ready to Move On

31 October, 2018

Vicky Nevin, Centrepoint's Public Affairs Officer, introduces our new report exploring the barriers …

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Supporting homeless young people's mental health at Christmas

21 December, 2018

Christmas is often a difficult time for the young people we support at Centrepoint.

Elena Derbyshire…

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The book to pick up this National Read a Book Day: Four Feet Under

06 September, 2019

Four Feet Under by Tamsen Courtenay takes an in-depth look at the lives of London’s homeless.

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The Food Point: One year on

16 September, 2019

With more than 60 members currently signed up to use the service, it’s hard to believe it’s only bee…

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The Homelessness Reduction Act: one year on

07 March, 2019

Vicky Nevin, Centrepoint’s Public Affairs Officer, and Ffion from our Helpline Team discuss the roll…

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The Youth Obligation isn't working

10 July, 2019

Last week, we met with Employment Minister Alok Sharma to discuss Universal Credit and how the gover…

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The Youth Obligation: does it work

30 January, 2019

The government’s flagship youth unemployment programme aims to provide unemployed 18 to 21 year olds…

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Traineeships: an important stepping stone

26 March, 2019

Vicky Nevin, Centrepoint’s Public Affairs Officer, makes the case for increased investment in traineeships and better access for young people who may otherwise have limited opportunities.

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UGLY Tribe: understanding girls like you

08 March, 2019

This International Women’s Day, Letricia Black, life coach and founder of U.G.L.Y Tribe, introduces …

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Welcome reforms to Universal Credit

18 January, 2019

Billy Harding, Centrepoint’s Policy and Research Officer, explains the most recent changes to the Go…

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