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Thousands of young people could face homelessness this winter

Centrepoint predicts that almost 30,000 young people aged 16 – 24 will face homelessness in England this Christmas.

According to the charity’s research, almost half (49%) of UK adults aged 18-34 have experienced financial difficulty in the last 12 months and over half (55%) claim rises in the cost-of-living have had a negative impact on their mental health.

Centrepoint research also reveals the sacrifices UK adults aged 18-34 have made in the last 12 months due to their financial worries.

Ryan spoke to Paul Brocklehurst, helpline manager at Centrepoint.

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