‘Have you got anybody you can stay with?’ - Housing options for young adults leaving custody

Joint study between Centrepoint and Nacro charities

A study which aims to provide a snapshot of the barriers that young people face when they are seeking safe and stable housing on release from custody. Considering these barriers alongside the wider policy context, we wanted to provide a renewed focus on this critical challenge and explore how we could collectively work together to provide practical solutions.

What does a good professional relationship look like for homeless young people?

Phillip Mullen, PhD candidate in the Department of Geography at Newcastle University

This reports brings together the voices of members of staff and young people to evaluate what a positive professional looks like for young people. The report offers some ideas for others to take forward in order to build and maintain positive professional relationships with young people, in order to ensure young people engage with and get the best support possible

Unaccounted: the scale of youth homelessness in the UK

Alessandro Nicoletti

To end youth homelessness, we need to know how many people experience homelessness and what happens to them when they seek help. Our Youth Homelessness Databank brings together all the information available to build the clearest picture possible, and estimates that 129,000 young people in the United Kingdom approached their council for help during the financial year 2021/22.