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Homeless in the 90s

When Jess’s mum kicked her out when she was just 16, she ended up at Centrepoint. She then moved thr…

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Steve's Story

Steve had a comfortable middle class background, but his home life was turbulent. At the age of 18 h…

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Terence's Story

Terence started as a volunteer at Centrepoint in November 1993. He spent a number of years working i…

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Gary's Story

Gary became homeless in the early 90s at just 18 years old after being ostracised and disowned by hi…

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Mari's Story

 

Mari was a Centrepoint resident in 1997 after being thrown out of home aged just 15 when the rela…

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Chris's Story

Chris is the service manager of two of our services in Barnsley and has been working with vulnerable…

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Changes over time

Maureen started working for Centrepoint in November 2003 as a Resettlement Officer. She now holds th…

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Tash's Story

Aged 16, Tash was forced to leave home and then spent six years sofa surfing.

But after staying wit…

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Sarah's Story

Sarah came to Centrepoint after her mental health spiralled out of control and she was not able to s…

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Finding Centrepoint

Cara ended up at Centrepoint in the early noughties after leaving her family home due to her dad’s d…

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Jamie's Story

At just 16, Jamie was referred to Centrepoint by social services. Since then, she  sought help from …

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Kasim's Story

Suffering with acute anxiety for years, school eventually became unbearable for Kasim and he started…

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