Children speak out on homelessness
Our new report reveals the shocking conditions children are experiencing while living in Bed & Breakfasts and Temporary Accommodation. Children in England are being housed illegally in B&Bs for months on end leaving them at risk of sexual exploitation, developing mental and physical health problems and disrupting their education.
The findings of groundbreaking research with homeless children paints a disturbing picture of the impact that being housed illegally in unsuitable and unsafe B&Bs is having on their lives. The children talk about being housed in cramped, dirty and unsafe conditions, miles away from school, friends and family where they are often being left to languish for long periods of time.
You can read the full report here.
You can read the press release about this report here.