We support over 7,800 young people a year in London and the North East


Being homeless takes its toll on a young person's physical and mental health

Moving on

The support doesn't stop when young people are ready to live independently


We support homeless young people back into education, training and employment

Centrepoint Parliament

The Centrepoint Parliament gives young people the chance to have an influence


Working with other organisations to do research and support direct delivery

Influencing policy

We campaign to influence national and local government policy affecting homeless young people across the UK

Get help now

If you're homeless or at risk of homelessness, find some advice here

Social Enterprise

Centrepoint runs a social enterprise café in Soho, London

  • Why I needed Centrepoint

    By Daniel

    Things came to head when Daniel was 18. One morning while getting ready for work, his father flew into a rage and started to hit Daniel, punching him hard in the face and even hitting him with an iron. Injured and scared, he knew he could not stay at home.

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  • Why I needed Centrepoint

    By John

    By the age of 15, John was regularly sleeping on benches or in a derelict flat. He was surrounded by danger, but it was still better than suffering violence at home. After four years of living rough, John's physical and mental health was in a terrible state. He turned to drink, self-harming and even

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Centrepoint in numbers:

76% of the young people we support are under 21

54% of our young people are male, 46% are female

20% have been in care

6% are disabled

89% have moved on positively