Our research estimates that 129,000 young people approached their council because they were homeless or at risk in the financial year 2021/2022.
Our research shows that in the year 2020/21, 122,000 young people in the UK approached their council for help as they were currently homeless or at risk of homelessness – a 40% rise in the last four years.
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.
Vicky Nevin, Centrepoint’s Public Affairs Officer, and Ffion from our Helpline Team discuss the roll out of legislation aimed at reducing homelessness and what more can be done.
If you met a young person who was homeless or at risk, would you know how to help them? Most people wouldn’t, and there’s a reason for that - homelessness is a complex issue, and every young person’s situation is different. But there are a few simple things you can do that could change someone’s life.
Our annual Sleep Out is fast approaching, and we’re looking forward to seeing both new and familiar faces peeking out of sleeping bags this year. But where are we setting up base in 2019? And what do you need to bring with you? Whether you’re an SO aficionado or new to the tradition, here’s everything you need to know about this year’s event…
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.
Six charities have come together to put pressure on the government to help end homelessness.
Vicky Pattison, presenter, author and influencer, stayed awake all night to raise money for homeless young people across the country.