Moving into your own place can be a scary prospect, particularly if you have had experience with homelessness. But what if there is no place to move into, and you are stuck for months or years in a homelessness hostel, when you just want to move on? This is the increasing reality for many young homeless people, resulting from a lack of social and private housing supply, soaring rents and benefit cuts.
We sent some of our snowmen to protest outside the Houses of Parliament to highlight the shocking number of young people at risk of homelessness this winter.
In this episode we discuss the realities of being LGBTQ+, female and homeless and how these identities intersect with different cultural backgrounds and upbringing.
Earlier this month our patron, The Prince of Wales, officially opened our new housing development in Peckham, South London, providing 33 new flats for young people between 18-25.
The Homewards initiative will test ideas and models to end homelessness in six locations across the UK, supported by our Patron, Prince William.
Specialist lender, Together, are working with Centrepoint to fund our innovative Independent Living Programme.
In this episode, current and former service users Ikra, Louise and Toni-Ann share their experiences of housing and talk about the changes they’d like to see.
Our research estimates that 129,000 young people approached their council because they were homeless or at risk in the financial year 2021/2022.
Neil Jones, professional dancer from Strictly Come Dancing; Vicky Pattison, influencer, podcast host and TV star; Rhys Connah, Ryan from Happy Valley; and Gurlaine Kaur Garcha, who plays Ash from Eastenders, joined forces to highlight the truth about youth homelessness.
This episode asks what does homelessness mean for women? How do we empower survivors of domestic abuse? And what needs to be done to support and secure young women’s futures?
More than 46,000 young women presented to their local authority as they were homeless or at risk of homelessness last year. We know the main drivers for homelessness can be different for women, as are their experiences of support. Our Policy and Research Assistant talks us through her findings of our latest report.
As Prince William celebrates his 40th birthday, we wanted to reflect on his time as our Patron and the amazing things he’s done to support homeless young people.