We know that poor mental health can be linked to homelessness as both a symptom and a cause.
Our free counselling service offers a safe space for young people aged 16-25 to address concerns like:
We can offer young people:
Counsellor Laura says: “Adolescence and young adulthood are challenging life stages. We experience numerous psychological and physical changes and we are introduced into the “adult world”. Having a private space where young people can focus on themselves can be incredibly valuable when facing difficulties.
“At Depaul UK, we often work with young people who lack a solid support structure that they can rely on when going through transitions and difficulties. Many of them come from families who are going through a lot of hardship. Many of them are homeless. Having one hour a week of dedicated time in a safe space, where they feel valued and seen can be an empowering and changing experience.”