Leave a gift in your Will

And transform the lives of homeless young people

Consider leaving a gift in your Will to Centrepoint. Together, we can continue to transform the lives of homeless young people – a legacy that has been shaping futures since 1969.

Discover the life changing impact of your Will with our free guide

We understand that writing a Will can seem daunting and complicated. To help you through the process we have created a free and easy to follow Will-writing guide to help you navigate the legal complexities.

Including a charity in your Will is a big decision, and we understand that it is one that requires careful consideration. That’s why we have also included information on what a donation to Centrepoint will have on the lives of young people, including everything that we have already achieved.

Request a free guide today and find out more about:

  • The step-by-step of writing your Will, helping you to prepare for your appointment with a professional Will writer or solicitor
  • How Centrepoint can help with writing your Will, including our free Will writing offer
  • First-hand stories demonstrating the life-changing impact of leaving a gift in your Will
  • Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions for your convenience

By requesting our complimentary Will-writing guide, you will gain a deeper understanding of the process and the incredible difference a gift in your Will can have make. This will help make it as straightforward as possible for you to leave a lasting legacy.

Don't miss out on this valuable resource. Request your free Will guide today and take the first step toward leaving a meaningful impact on the lives of vulnerable young people.

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Why leave a gift in your Will?

Life is often unpredictable, and in challenging times when finances are tight, it can be difficult to support the causes close to our hearts. However, by leaving a gift in your Will to Centrepoint, you can make a lasting impact and provide young people with hope for the future.

When you leave a small percentage of your estate to Centrepoint, after taking care of your loved ones, you will not just be leaving a financial contribution. You’re offering vulnerable young people the chance for a better life. Your gift will enable Centrepoint to provide essential support, including accommodation, healthcare and life skills. These resources will help young people get back on their feet, access education and training and secure meaningful employment.

Leaving a gift in your Will to Centrepoint is a powerful way to leave a lasting legacy of positive change. It's an opportunity to support young people who need it the most and make a real difference in their lives. Your generosity will transform lives and create opportunities for a brighter future.

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Get in touch today

If you have any questions about your Will or leaving a gift to Centrepoint, please get in touch with the team at legacies@centrepoint.org or call our Support Care team on 0800 23 23 20.

In the meantime, you can find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions below.

Frequently asked questions

Making a Will is a crucial decision that ensures a secure future for your family and friends. It allows you to have a say in who inherits your property, possessions and money, providing you with peace of mind and avoiding any potential complications.

If you die without a Will, you relinquish control over the distribution of your assets. It's possible that the law may distribute your property, possessions, and money in a way that aligns with your wishes, but it's best not to leave it to chance. Creating a Will eliminates uncertainty and ensures your assets are handled according to your intentions.

It's simple! We've created a comprehensive guide on making a Will and leaving a gift, which we hope will make this clear. Order your guide above today.

Legacy gifts are incredibly generous gestures. They enable us to think big and be even more ambitious in helping homeless young people. No matter how big or small, a gift in your Will to Centrepoint will help us to provide vital support to those who need us most. By leaving a legacy to Centrepoint, you can make a significant positive impact on the lives of homeless young people now and in the future.

You might be surprised about the value of your estate, especially if you own your home, have life insurance, or savings. Making a Will is the only way to ensure that the people you love and the causes closest to your heart benefit from your estate as you want them to. Order a guide to making a Will above to learn more about the process.

While there is no legal requirement to use a solicitor when making a Will, it is advisable to seek professional assistance. Poorly drafted or unclear Wills can lead to disputes that are both complicated and costly for your loved ones. Using a solicitor who is qualified in estate law provides peace of mind and reduces the risk of future disputes. It is also advisable to discuss your plans and wishes with your family and loved ones whenever possible.

The best way to support a charity is often with a residuary legacy. This type of gift ensures that your donation maintains its value over time, accounting for inflation and maximises the impact of your gift. Your solicitor or Will writer can advise you on the best option for your circumstances and can recommended wording.

We understand that leaving a gift in your Will is deeply personal matter, and that the content of your Will remains private. However, if you could let us know your decision, we’d be very grateful. By letting us know your decision, it will allow us to share our sincere gratitude if you choose to remember us and communicate with you accordingly in respect to your gift. Any information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence, will not be shared with third parties and is not legally binding. You can email us using legacies@centrepoint.org or call the legacy team on 020 7423 6290.