Helping the Homeless

Centrepoint is the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people and supports young people aged 16-25 living in London move closer to employment.

Over 60% of homeless young people living in London are not in education, employment or training, most statutory provision tackles homeless young people’s needs in isolation.  Centrepoint integrates housing, health and learning provision to tackle young people’s needs in the round.  This holistic approach ensures that the project is tailored to specific needs.

Through the project, homeless young people will build their confidence and raise their aspirations and will learn a range of skills from general employability (interview techniques etc.) through to those specific to various industries (e.g. hospitality and catering).  Training and work experience also help to re-engage the youngsters.

Please visit Centrepoint’s website to find out more about how they support young homeless people.

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Take a look at how Centrepoint helped Zinnia.

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If you would like more information on how to apply for a grant from the Ellis Campbell Foundation, click on the link below.

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An image of a group of photos in a line representing various grants by the Ellis Campbell Foundation helping disadvantaged young people in Hampshire, London and Perthshire