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Start something special by giving more than a gift to someone you care about this Christmas. From a Christmas meal to a new start - you’ll both know that your generosity is helping a young homeless person at a time when it matters most.


More than a Set Of Toiletries


When you’ve been living on the streets or in run down buildings, the chance to wash and brush your teeth seems like a luxury. And when young people arrive at Centrepoint, that first shower represents a clean break from their homeless past and a chanc…

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More than a Christmas Dinner


Most of us look forward to our Christmas dinner as a time to share good food with our families. But for homeless young people it can mean even more. At a time when they may be used to feeling particularly lonely, they’ll get a hot, healthy meal that …

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More than a Christmas Gift


Every year, Christmas seems to start earlier, with decorations and trees appearing weeks before December even begins. For homeless young people, this can make the festive season seem incredibly lonely, as when Christmas eventually comes around, they’…

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More than a Christmas Jumper


A Christmas jumper is often something we wear once a year and throw away. Clothing for homeless young people is warmth, comfort and protection. New clothes can also allow young people to be confident at job interviews and make the most of the opportu…

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More than a Health Check


Homeless young people face a huge number of different challenges and mental difficulties. When they arrive at Centrepoint, we talk to them one-to-one about their issues and ascertain what special health needs or psychological support they might requi…

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More than a Counselling Session


Counselling and psychological support play a huge part in our approach to tackling the root causes of homelessness. We have professional therapists and qualified key workers who can ensure young people are able to come to terms with their pasts and l…

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More than a Bed


It may seem obvious to some, but a safe, warm bed represents so much to a homeless young person. It’s safety, comfort, warmth, clean smells and soft fabric, instead of cold, hard concrete. You’re helping them to understand that there’s a real alterna…

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Christmas Box


This gift box will give a young person a safe, warm environment to stay, as well as a hot, healthy meal over the Christmas period.

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Starter Box


Provides a homeless young person with a set of toiletries and a safe, warm environment. This gives a young person the chance to make a fresh start.

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More than a Christmas Hamper


The Christmas shop always ends up being more expensive than you planned. But for homeless young people in serious financial difficulty, even affording the basics can be difficult. Your Christmas hamper gift will allow a homeless young person to buy e…

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New Baby Box


Becoming a new mum can be extremely daunting and expensive. Make sure the new mothers feel prepared. This gift will provide the essential equipment including clothes, nappies and toiletries.

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Support Box


The safety of a Centrepoint room is a far cry from the dangers of the streets. As well as the safety of a Centrepoint room, this gift box provides young people with practical support to help them come to terms with their past or think about the futur…

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More than a study kit


Pens, paper, books and tablets are the kind of things that most students take for granted. But for a homeless young person, they are simply unaffordable. Yet without them, they have little chance of being able to go into education or employment.

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More than Kitchen Utensils


When homeless young people find somewhere to live through Centrepoint, they still need the same things as the rest of us. Our new home kits provide them with essential items such as a kettle, a toaster and cutlery for the kitchen.

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Gym And Health Box


Physical health is important and we provide gyms at some of our hostels. This gift will allow access to a gym, their gym kit and the chance for a young person to improve their physical and mental health.

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Sponsor A Room


A room at Centrepoint can get a homeless young person off the streets for good. Your gift will not only pay for a warm, safe room for up to a year but also for vital support they may have never been given before.

Our Sponsor a Room programme has been…

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Success Box


This gift gives young people a real chance of escaping homelessness forever. Included is a Centrepoint Room Sponsorship for a year, essential items for study and practical support, as well as a hot, healthy Christmas dinner.

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Higher Education Box


Many don’t have support from parents as they embark on this journey.

Can you provide a University Starter Kit to ensure they have the money they need for books, food and essentials to excel in their chosen field?

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Starting Out Box


This includes Room Sponsorship, counselling and support, financial help through university, essential tools for studying, help finding education or employment and even a deposit and first month’s rent on their eventual new home.

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These gifts are real examples of items and services we provide. However, they are used here to represent the way your gift could be spent, and donations will be distributed across Centrepoint's work and used where needed to support young homeless people.