ARE YOU HOMELESS, SOFA SURFING OR AT RISK?

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Sponsor A Room This Christmas

As temperatures fall, thousands of young people will have no place to stay this Christmas.

By sponsoring a room at Centrepoint for just £12 a month, you can help a young person find their place – and leave homelessness behind for good.

Donate this Christmas

Why your help is needed

Living in London is getting harder. With changes to benefits, rising rents and lack of affordable housing, it is tough for many young people. In fact in the UK, rough sleeping has increased 165% since 2010. With nowhere else to go this Christmas, many young people could be sleeping on a stranger’s sofa, staying in a filthy squat or sleeping rough on the street. By sponsoring a room for just 40p a day, you can help give a young person a place; somewhere safe to sleep. A place where they can start their future.

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Could you help a young person find their place, for just 40p a day?

As a Centrepoint Room Sponsor, you will help us...

  • Provide housing for homeless young people, moving them out of homelessness into a warm, safe room
  • Support young people with counselling, health support and practical advice
  • Give young people the skills they need to find a job, or support them into education
  • Teach young people essential life skills such as cooking or budgeting
  • Help young people move on independently, rebuilding their lives and relationships

Sponsor a room

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Abi's Story

Abi found herself sleeping on the streets after the relationship with her family broke down. But today, after finding Centrepoint, Abi is rebuilding her life. She has a room of her own – somewhere to feel safe. 

Abi's story

Help save lives and change lives today

Homeless young people often resort to desperate measures to survive – and your room will be much more than just a roof over a young person’s head. It's a safe haven, where they can gain access to education, counselling and apprenticeships until they're ready to move on.

Set up your room sponsorship

Room Sponsor: Extra Info

Where does your donation go? What's a room like? How many people sponsor a room? All this and more can be found in our Sponsor a Room FAQs.

Read our FAQs