homelessness

Runaway

Why do some young people feel that running away is their only option? n2k talks to one young runaway and looks at the support available for young people. Why do young people run away? Around 86, 000 children and young

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Do You Know Your Rights?

Music’s rising star Lady Sovereign is supporting a campaign to make young people aware of their rights if their home is under threat. According to homeless charity Shelter, almost half of 16 to 25 year olds don’t know where to

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Life On The Street – Homelessness

Imagine what it’s like to live on the streets, with no safe place to sleep and no guarantee of a decent meal. Need2know talks to Benjamin, one young person who went through this experience and managed to turn his life around.

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Sofa Surfing

When you think about homelessness, you might picture somebody living on the streets, sleeping rough. That’s not the only form of homelessness, however. ‘Sofa surfing’ is a form of homelessness that affects many homeless young people. What is it? People

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Homelessness: The Facts

When people think of the homeless, they usually think of people who ‘sleep rough’ on the streets. You don’t have to be sleeping on the streets to be classed as homeless. Street homelessness is what most of us come into

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