We focus on areas of policy including housing, family and health. We also campaign to ensure homeless young people are getting the right support when it comes to their benefits and personal finance, education, skills and employment opportunities.
42% have issues with their mental health
14% are refugees
28% have been living in care
We've written an open letter to the Home Secretary Suella Braverman, alongside 14 other organisations, calling on the government to urgently reconsider proposals to criminalise the use of tents by people by people sleeping rough.
Homeless young people are ready to move on and live independently but they’re being held back by the housing crisis.
Centrepoint are calling on the Government to use the Spring Budget to level up the social security system for homeless young people.
Latest research report: The real cost of youth homelessness
Through this research we wanted to provide an economic justification for the money spent on supporting homeless young people and show the enormous benefits that can be generated.
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Youth homelessness is continuing to climb. We are calling on the Government to commit to a proper strategy to tackle youth homelessness, by supporting the recommendations from our Databank report.
Research reports and policy briefings
Explore our reports and briefings on the key issues affecting homeless young people and that ways in which Centrepoint is working to bring about change.