Winter Appeal

Help a Vulnerable Young Person this Winter

Your generosity makes a huge difference to young people facing homelessness this winter.

Many young people like Jason and Abi face homelessness because of a family breakdown, to flee violence or are simply leaving the care system with nowhere else to go. Many of whom have little or no belongings and need a safe and warm place to stay, at a time of crisis.

Now, more than ever young people need your help. The pandemic has created uncertain times, especially for young people who need a safe haven to call home whilst they rebuild their lives. Your generosity could provide that safe haven and the support needed for a young person to work towards living – and thriving – independently.

From paying for a bus fare to help a young person get to safe accommodation, to funding one-to-one mental health support for a young person for a year – your donation can change a life and give a bright future.

A travel fare to a safe place

£10 could pay for bus or train fare to get a young person to safe accommodation for the night.

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A winter coat

£30 could pay for a winter coat for a young person with no belongings.

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Vital employability workshops

£300 could pay for vital mental health support or employability workshops to get a young person into work.

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One-to-one mental health support for a year

£1,700 could pay for one-to-one mental health and emotional support for a vulnerable young person for a year.

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Homeless in a pandemic

“Sofa surfing with friends became much harder with COVID-19 - even friends would turn me away…”

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"The police warned me not to go home"

With no room of her own, no privacy, no space to study and a violent parent at home, Nightstop was a lifeline for Abi.

Read Abi's story

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