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Are you 16 to 25 and homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless? If so London Youth Gateway can help you find a safe place to stay, resolve money issues, get counselling, sort out problems with your family, get LGBT+ specific support or find a job, apprenticeship or course, and much more.

Take a look below to see a list of the organisations that are part of LYG – to get help just contact them using the information provided.

NEW HORIZON YOUTH CENTRE

Who can they help?
Anyone aged 16-21 who is homeless or at risk of homelessness.

What can they help with?
Finding a place to stay, sorting out benefits or debts, getting into employment/training, and much more. They also offer counselling, a nurse, breakfast and lunch, laundry and showers. They’re based in Kings Cross and open 7 days per week.

How do I get support?
Just turn up at the centre any weekday morning before 10:15am.

Contact information:
Address: 68 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JR
Tel.: 020 7388 5560
Email: info@nhyouthcentre.org.uk
Website: nhyouthcentre.org.uk

SHELTER

Who can they help?
Any young person aged 16-25 at risk of homelessness.

What can they help with?
Shelter can give you advice, support and guidance in relation to any housing, welfare benefit or debt issue through their dedicated telephone advice line, and in person.

How do I get support?
Just call Shelter on the number below.

Contact information:
Tel.: 0330 0536091, Monday to Friday, 9:30am-6pm

DEPAUL: NIGHTSTOP LONDON

Who can they help?
16-25 year olds who are homeless.

What can they help with?
Nightstop offers safe emergency places in the spare rooms of people who volunteer their homes to help those with nowhere to stay. It’s an alternative to sleeping rough while a more permanent solution is being searched for.

How do I get support?
You must be referred to Nightstop by another organisation who will do this together with you.

Contact information:
Tel.: 07767 882881
Email: nightstop.london@depauluk.org.uk
Website: depaulcharity.org/depaul-nightstop-london

DEPAUL: ALONE IN LONDON

Who can they help?
16-25 year olds who are at risk of homelessness.

What can they help with?
Advice about getting accommodation and benefits, family mediation, counselling, and schools work. Access to showers and laundry. Based in the Depaul Endeavour Centre in Southwark.

How do I get support?
You can be referred to Depaul: Alone in London or call to make an appointment.

Contact information:
Address: Sherborne House, 34 Decima Street, London SE1 4QQ
Tel.: 020 7278 4224, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
Website: depaulcharity.org/alone-london

LGBT JIGSAW

Who can they help?
Young people aged 16-25 facing homelessness who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans, or are questioning their sexuality or gender identity.

What can they help with?
LGBT Jigsaw offers information, support, advice and advocacy around housing, mental health, violence and abuse. Call the number below or use the online referral form. It’s a partnership between Stonewall Housing, Albert Kennedy Trust and Galop who are experts at supporting LGBT+ people.

How do I get support?
You can contact LGBT Jigsaw using the details below.

Contact information:
Tel.: 020 7359 5767
Email: info@lgbtjigsaw.net
Website: lgbtjigsaw.net

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