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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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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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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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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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 Homelessness Reduction Act: will it work for young people?

16 May, 2018

The new legislation marks a real turning point in the fight to tackle and ultimately prevent homeles…

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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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Universal Credit U-turn is a step in the right direction but flaws remain

22 November, 2017

Paul Noblet, Centrepoint’s Head of Public Affairs, welcomes the government’s decision in the Budget …

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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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What's it like to be young and homeless at Christmas?

02 November, 2018

Abigail Gill, Centrepoint's Policy and Research Manager, presents the research behind our Everyone S…

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