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.
Homeless young people are ready to move on and live independently but they’re being held back by the housing crisis.
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.
Centrepoint are calling on the Government to use the Spring Budget to level up the social security system for homeless young people.
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.
Stockpiling, meal hacks and exercise: Centrepoint young panellists discuss mental health in a cost of living crisis and how prioritising one's mental health is more important that ever.
This week marks a year since the Universal Credit uplift was cut - a decision that has proved detrimental to many vulnerable young people. We speak to a former Centrepoint resident about just how important the uplift was to him and other young people experiencing homelessness.
Former and current residents discuss access to higher education, the barriers they experienced and how to navigate university life.
As the cost of living crisis continues to escalate, we are seeing more young people than ever struggling to have enough food after paying rent and bills.
Centrepoint has updated and published our Universal Credit guides for young people and those supporting them. They include information on the up-to-date benefit rates, rules, and regulations within Universal Credit. Our Policy and Research Assistant, Franki Taylor, talks you through it.