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From care to where? Warning young care-leavers are slipping through the cracks and into homelessness

A homeless charity has warned that young people leaving care are some of the most vulnerable in society.

They face rising rents, and the challenge of adapting to independent life for the first time without the support of parents.

Centrepoint has warned that its forcing young people into homelessness.

25%
of young care leavers have sofa surfed
14%
of young care leavers have slept rough

The North West has the highest number of young people in the country trying to find permanent accommodation.

ITV News spoke to a man who went through 64 different placements in the care system, before going on to be homeless as an adult.

Liam is now working to try to stop it happening to other children:

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