Prevention

Centrepoint Family Mediation

Mediation is a free service provided by Centrepoint to support Young People and their families who are going through difficult times. It doesn’t matter if you live together or not – if you want to be able to rebuild or strengthen your relationship with each other, we will listen to you and offer fair and neutral advice to help you. For more information please contact mediation@centrepoint.org.

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Centrepoint Youth Educators

Between the ages of 16-25 and experienced homelessness? Want to raise awareness of the issue and help eliminate stereotypes? Why not train to become a Centrepoint Youth Educator? Centrepoint is offering you the chance to get a qualification and run sessions in schools, youth clubs and professional settings to challenge stereotypes and raise awareness of homelessness. Starting Monday so get in quick! Additional Information Youth

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DISC Services in the North East

  Below is an updated list of DISC services available in the north east:

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Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day : Centrepoint

Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day : Centrepoint This year’s Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day saw Centrepoint Sunderland being taken over by young people from Southwick Primary School. The Year 6 students spent the day at the Northern Head Office of Centrepoint in Foyle Street, Sunderland, alongside staff and a Centrepoint Youth Educator where they learned about youth homelessness and completed a challenge to suggest ideas for ending

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Gateshead CAB : Money awareness course and legal advice regarding housing issues.

    Specialist Housing Appointments   Need help with:   Rent possessions Homelessness Unlawful eviction/ Harassment by Landlords Anti-Social Behaviour matters in the county court Disrepair – where there is an impact on health supported by a GP letter and the disrepair is a serious risk to health and safety.   Please note you must be eligible for Legal Aid for help using this service.

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Your Homes Newcastle : Young Peoples Service – Homeless Prevention

  Youth Homelessness What works – Models and Practice YHN Young Peoples Service – Homeless Prevention Activity undertaken: Since 2008 YHN’s Young Peoples Service have delivered a Homeless Prevention Service for 16/17 year olds at Newcastle Housing Advice Centre. This service is delivered mostly by qualified Social Workers every afternoon from 1-4pm and Young People who are in need of accommodation are assessed using CAF

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The Youth Educators Project

Youth Educators project The Project trains young people, who have a history of homelessness or offending, in Peer Education. Once trained, the Youth Educators are supported to plan and then deliver sessions to staff, professionals and other young people about their personal experiences, with the aim of raising the links between homelessness and offending. The sessions offer Youth Educators the opportunity to explain their experiences

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LGBT The Fed

    LGBT the Fed have released reports and research findings on issues LGBT people face, these issues put to organisations back in 2011 to act upon and help promote positive change have now been reviewed and the organisations were asked to comment on changes they had  made. To view the original 2011 document click here. LGBT the Fed then released progress reports from some of the

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Mediation and family support

 What? Reconnect aims to prevent and minimize the impact of family breakdown and youth homelessness by promoting family cohesion, improving communication and repairing fragmented relationships. The project has been funded since its inception in 2007 by the Housing Strategy team and this year for the first time the grant has been shared between housing and Children’s Services. Where? Borough of Oldham, GreaterManchester. The leaflet can

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Centrepoint Rent Deposit Guarantee Scheme (North East)

Activity undertaken The Rent Deposit Guarantee Scheme aims to help people faced with homelessness and in housing need by improving access to the private rented sector in the North East and Northumberland. The RDGS aims to help people in 4 ways: by providing resources and contacts for young people to find landlords – particularly those who accept housing benefit. by assisting the young person with

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