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?
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 wouldn't be successful without positive relationships between homeless young people and our staff. But how do they empower young people to overcome the challenges they face? Guest author Philip Mullen, PhD candidate at Newcastle University, presents the findings from his research.
Our research estimates 86,000 young people asked for help from their local council in 2016-17 because they're homeless or at risk.
The new legislation marks a real turning point in the fight to tackle and ultimately prevent homelessness. Abigail Gill, Centrepoint’s Policy and Research Manager, describes why it’s the most significant change in homelessness policy for decades.
Many people leave prison without a clear plan for where they are going to live. Abigail Gill, Centrepoint's Policy and Research Manager, outlines new research examining how to prevent homelessness for vulnerable young people leaving custody.
With 103,000 homeless young people approaching their local council because they were homeless or at risk in 2017/18, there’s still a lot more to do in the fight to end youth homelessness.
After years of campaigning, the regulations which reinstate housing benefit for young people aged 18 to 21 came into force at the end of 2018. Abigail Gill, Policy and Research Manager, explains Centrepoint’s role in securing this crucial change in the Government’s policy.
Billy Harding, Centrepoint’s Policy and Research Officer, explains the most recent changes to the Government’s new welfare system – and spells out what we think still needs to be done.
Nina Calder, Connect Legal Advice Clinic Coordinator, explains how our partnerships help homeless young people to access free legal services.