Rough sleeping Homelessness in the UK

762 people aged under 26 sleeping on the streets between 2013-2014, compared with 316 in 2010-2011. Almost half of all London’s homeless are from the UK, while almost a third come from Central and Eastern European countries. VoR’s Brendan Cole spoke to Paul Noblet, Head of Public Affairs at Centrepoint.


The thing about homelessness is that it is growing. The key thing to do is try and stop it. The problem is people are leaving their homes where they are settled. The transition can be a bit of a gamble. Sometimes things do not always work out as planned. This is what people say who are living on the streets. Research is trying to tackle the problems. Listen in a find out how you can help.