ARE YOU HOMELESS, SOFA SURFING OR AT RISK?

Pooja Singh

Sacrificing Their Food and Their Future: Keeping The Universal Credit Uplift for Young People

21 September, 2021

As recipients of the lowest amount of Universal Credit, young people have been left struggling to make ends meet for decades. When the weekly £20 uplift is removed at the end of this month, many vulnerable young people who live independently from their family will be forced to compromise between food, bills or rent – an impossible choice that will make it even harder for homeless young people to move forward with their lives. 

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Whatever it takes: Ending Youth Homelessness Together

24 March, 2022

Centrepoint’s Policy and Research Manager Billy Harding and Campaigns and Mobilisation Officer Pooja Singh talk about how we can work together to End Youth Homelessness once and for all – and how you can get involved.

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Young Women Breaking The Bias: A Day In The Life Of Zinnia and Nadi

08 March, 2022

Around 41% of young people in our services are women – and we know each and every one has an incredibly inspiring story. This year the theme for International Women’s Day is #BreakTheBias, so our Digital Campaigns and Mobilisation Officer Pooja Singh had a chat with former and current Centrepoint residents Zinnia and Nadi.

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Young, Black and Homeless: Observations from Centrepoint’s front line

10 October, 2021

More than 50% of the young people Centrepoint supports come from a Black, Asian and ethnic minority background. As such, our hope this Black History Month is to initiate conversations that will help foster a fully inclusive culture at Centrepoint. Here, Digital Campaigns and Mobilisation Officer, Pooja Singh, sheds light on the challenges of being young, Black and homeless, from the perspectives of Centrepoint’s frontline staff.

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