Young people

In with the wrong crowd

Ziggy had a difficult journey before he came to Centrepoint - homelessness, drugs and crime. He’d be…

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self harming to escape

Chloe left home in Bradford at 15 to search for her biological father in London. Things didn’t work …

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sleeping rough at 15 years old

John is the eldest of three children. He had a troubled and unstable childhood, with his schizophren…

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hospitalised by her mother

Tori was forced to leave home in difficult circumstances twice - first from her mother’s house, then…

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constant rows at home

Kyle moved into Centrepoint in Bradford after constant rows at home became too much. With help to fi…

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family breakdown

Hannah’s problems began when her family home burnt down.

‘We got temporary accommodation, but my pa…

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the right support

Samia left Centrepoint in 2009. After a difficult start to adulthood, she has two degrees, her own f…

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abused by his parents

Daniel is the eldest of four children. His mother and father married when they were young and made i…

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Turning to the streets

Kyle had a good childhood, growing up in a loving home with his parents and sister until the age of …

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homelessness gave her nightmares

When Lianne was little, her stepdad was a drinker. He'd always tell her she was in the way. Then, he…

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a traumatic childhood

Catherine had a normal family life until the age of eight, when her relationship with her dad became…

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Out of recovery, into football coaching

After starting his relationship with The Street Football Association as a player, Aaron has been Tea…

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'Football saved my life'

Things became very difficult for Wendy after she lost her home through splitting up with her partner…

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