Centrepoint in bid to become national youth organisation

Homelessness charity Centrepoint is to reposition itself as a national youth and community-service organisation that will forge cross-sector partnerships to increase its influence outside London.

The charity will broaden its range of youth-focused services, such as education and employment skills, which up until now have taken second place to its provision of accommodation for people facing homelessness.

By increasing its influence beyond London, the repositioning will enable Centrepoint to help more local authorities implement the new Homelessness Act.

"Our primary area of activity will remain direct services but we're looking to step up our influence in local and national groups and become the organisation of choice for various tiers and parts of Government when they seek expertise and opinion in relation to socially excluded young people," said Anthony Lawton, chief executive of Centrepoint.

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