Tamara, a Centrepoint young people

What we do

Centrepoint provides homeless young people with accommodation, health support and life skills to get them back into education, training and employment.

A home A job

Centrepoint is the UK's leading youth homelessness charity – but what does that actually mean? It means that, together with our partners, we support over 15,000 young people every year.

Our programmes


Centrepoint gives homeless young people a place to stay while they get the help they need to move on to independence.


Good health is the foundation on which young people can build their confidence and skills.


We give young people the opportunity to complete their education, gain skills and prepare for a career.

Policy and research

Centrepoint campaigns to influence national and local government policy that affects homeless young people.


Using our unique approach, our Sport programmes combine physical fitness with education, life skills and employment training. 

Moving On

At all times, our overall goal is to prepare homeless young people to live independently

Finally feeling safe

Josh had a difficult childhood and was put in to care in his early teens. But after coming to Centrepoint he devoted himself to his studies. He’s now studying at university and dreaming of working with top athletes.

A girl looks out of the window

The Youth Homelessness Databank

To end youth homelessness, we need to know how many people experience homelessness and what happens to them when they seek help.

Our Youth Homeless Databank brings together all the information available to build the clearest picture possible.

Enter the Databank

Centrepoint's Partnerships team


Centrepoint runs a partnering scheme that pulls together a national network of organisations supporting homeless young people. 

Learn more

Centrepoint's homeless support services. Call our Helpline if you are ever in need of support.

Are you homeless, sofa surfing or at risk?

If you're rough sleeping, sofa surfing or don't feel safe in your home, The Centrepoint Helpline is here to support you. We can support you and give you help with housing if you're at risk of being homeless. 

You can also get in touch if you're worried about a young person. 

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