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From care to where?

Young people leaving care are some of the most vulnerable in society.

Our report shows that without support from parents, many of them are struggling to adapt to independent life. Some are even becoming homeless as a result of the challenges they’re facing.

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Frontline: Their views

Following the launch of our research – From care to where? – we consulted a range of professionals supporting care leavers to find solutions to the housing barriers they face. 'Views from the frontline' outlines the recommendations for both local and national government alongside examples of good practice

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Real stories: watch now

More than 11,000 young people aged 16 and over left care last year, each of them in need of a safe and secure place to call home.

Our report: from care to where?

We need to do more. Young people need more support to ensure things don't fall apart when they leave care. Our research highlights a number of ways to improve the situation.

Read our full report to see the solutions Centrepoint is putting forward.

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