The causes of homelessness are many and complex and each person's story is different. Here are some of the most common.
While one in four of us will experience a mental health problem this year, homeless people are particularly vulnerable.Read more
Two thirds of homeless people cite drug or alcohol use as a reason for first becoming homeless.Read more
Divorce, domestic abuse, bereavement or conflict between children and parents can all contribute to someone finding themselves on the streets.Read more
Without the right support when they come out of prison, offenders can find themselves bouncing between the streets and a prison cell.Read more