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Make this Christmas the turning point for a young person

This could be the worst homelessness crisis in our 50-year history, with 23,000 young lives at risk. You can make sure a young person isn’t just a statistic this Christmas, by becoming a Room Sponsor today. Your monthly gifts will give a young homeless person a safe warm room to live in, so they can start to turn their lives around.

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£12 could sponsor a room

A room sponsorship could provide a young person arriving at Centrepoint with a safe and warm place to stay, so they can begin to turn their life around.

Give £12 a month

£25 could help teach life skills

Your monthly gift could provide a safe room, and help teach the essential life skills, like budgeting, that help a young person to live independently. 

 

Give £25 a month

£100 could provide vital counselling

Your monthly gift could provide a young person with their own room, as well as provide the counselling and support they need to turn their life around.

Give £100 a month

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MARK, CENTREPOINT RESIDENT

A family breakdown threw Mark’s world into chaos. A successful student, Mark became depressed and dropped out of university. With no where to go and no one to turn to he ended up sleeping rough under a local viaduct.

"On rare occasions I would sleep but usually I would try and stay awake.”

Mark was referred to Centrepoint where he was given a safe, warm room and support for his mental health issues.

“Centrepoint are helping you to get back on your feet and make a new story for yourself”

For so many young people like Mark, coming to Centrepoint is the turning point they need to leave the trauma of homelessness behind. But as we face what could be the worst homelessness crisis in our 50-year history, thousands more young lives are at risk. They urgently need your help so please sponsor a room today.

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What we do

Centrepoint is the UK's leading youth homelessness charity. Together with our partners, we support more than 14,000 homeless young people each year. We provide accommodation, mental health support and life skills to get vulnerable young people back into education, training and employment. We want to end youth homelessness in the UK.

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Centrepoint estimates that last Christmas over 23,000 young people approached their council as they were homeless or at risk of homelessness and due to COVID-19 we expect it will be even higher this year. For more information on how the data is collected or to find out the data in your area visit our databank.

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