'Nightstop' launches in Cumbria

The council has asked people in Cumbria to support a new service to provide emergency accommodation for homeless 16 to 25 year olds. 'Nightstop' has already been successful in other parts of the country.

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The council has urged Cumbrians to support a new emergency service for homeless 16-25 year olds.

The scheme, which has been successful in other parts of the country, asks approved volunteers to open up their spare rooms to homeless young people.

Watch Tim Backshall's report below:

For more information, you can visit the Cumbrian Nightstop website here, or the national Depaul UK website here.

Council asks Cumbrians to support new 'Nightstop' service

The council has asked people in Cumbria to support a new service to provide emergency accommodation for homeless 16 to 25 year olds.

The service, called Nightstop, will see host volunteers in Cumbria offer free spare rooms in their homes to those in need for one night.

The vicar of Alston Moor, Reverend Mark Nash-Williams, has already signed up to help after previously supporting the scheme in the North East.

For more information, you can visit the Cumbrian Nightstop website here, or the national Depaul UK website here

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