Homeless young people

Centrepoint has published a report looking at young people’s homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. Figures show that: the total number of calls to the Centrepoint helpline in 2020/21 was 33% higher than the year before – up from 9,770 in 2019/20 to 13,019 in 2020/21; and 27% of those who provided information about their care status in 2020/21 were care leavers, compared to 19% in 2019/20.

Read the blog: A year like no other: an introduction to our new research
Read the report: A year like no other: youth homelessness during the COVID pandemic (PDF)

Source: Centrepoint

Date: 20 April 2021