ARE YOU HOMELESS, SOFA SURFING OR AT RISK?

Centrepoint Young Person Tamara and her son

TOGETHER WE CAN END YOUTH HOMELESSNESS

Can you help give young people like Tamara and their children a safe place to stay this Mother's Day?

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Make a difference For 40p a day

Tamara became homeless when she was 35 weeks pregnant. After giving birth to her son, Tamara sofa surfed for three months and experienced post-natal depression. But thanks to Centrepoint, Tamara received support for her mental health and a home of her own. But there are other young mum's like Tamara who need your help.

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69 per cent of young people receiving support at Centrepoint have reduced the severity of their symptoms

Centrepoint provides housing for homeless young people: a graphic representing that young people move on positively after leaving Centrepoint.

Centrepoint operates 1,271 supported housing bed spaces and 27 move-on units for homeless young people

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We estimate 103,000 young people asked for help in 2017/18 because they were homeless or at risk of homelessness

Tamara's story

With support and a lot of dedication, Tamara turned her life around. Today, aged 20, Tamara has her own two bedroom flat and a community of friends and support staff to lean on. She’s been reunited with her son, who is thriving in his new routine.

A safe place to stay And more

Your room will be much more than a roof over a young mum's head. We also provide health support and life skills to get them back into education, training and employment. This means they can move on to lead independent lives and have a future they can look forward to.

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By leaving a gift in your Will to Centrepoint, you can support homeless young people like Tamara.

Change a young mum's life

As a Centrepoint room sponsor, you will...

  • Provide housing for homeless young people
  • Support young people with counselling and practical advice
  • Give young people the skills they need to find a job
  • Teach young people essential life skills
Centrepoint Award winner Tamara

The best mum she could be

Over a year after moving into Centrepoint, Tamara moved into her own home with her son where she's created a loving safe place for them both. Because of her incredible achievements, Tamara won the Personal Development Award at the Centrepoint Awards 2018.

Read Tamara's story

Extra info for room sponsors

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.

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