Housing

50th Anniversary: Maureen's Story

27 June, 2019

Maureen started working for Centrepoint in November 2003 as a Resettlement Officer and is now the Service Manager at one of our services in Camden. To mark our 50th anniversary, she reflects on working for Centrepoint and the changes over the years.

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Kai's Story

18 September, 2019

When he was just 17, Kai's father passed away. Little did he know, life was about to get much harder.

 

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Keith's Story

18 August, 2020

Keith started working for Centrepoint in 2017 following a 20-year career supporting families for other organisations. Currently he supports young parents in Greenwich. Here he tells us why he loves working with young people and children.

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Ebby's Story

18 August, 2020

When Ebby became pregnant at 17, she was unable to continue living with her mum. She sofa-surfed with extended family members until eventually she was referred to a hostel for young parents. She describes her relationship with her keyworker as instrumental in her turning things around.

Ebby has recently moved into her own flat with her son and has enrolled on a social work course at college.

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Carol and Pat's Story

25 September, 2020

Carol Cordingley is the deputy service manager at one of Centrepoint’s therapeutic services near Bradford and has been with the organisation for four and a half years. Here, she works with Patrick Hollinger, a supported housing officer who has been at the service since its fruition over five years ago.

In this interview, they share their combined 32-year experience of working with young people.

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Stephen's Story

13 August, 2019

Stephen understands what it’s like to be young and homeless: he lived in a hostel for three years from the age of 17. He now works as a supported housing officer in one of our Barnsley services. He’s been working at Centrepoint since October 2018.

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