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From Monday 9th to Friday 13th March, Yorkshire Coast Radio will Focus on Homelessness.

You’ll find out about the scale of the problem in our area and how you can help.


SASH, the youth homelessness charity, is holding Sleepouts.

You can join the Sleepout on Friday 13th March at The Priory Church in Bridlington

Register here


On Monday, Paddy and his fellow “sleepers” reflect on their Friday night outside in Scarborough:


On Tuesday, Richard meets Sarah Ware from SASH and Sue Atkinson, who opens her home to young people in need in Scarborough, as part of the “Nightstop” scheme.

Find out more about becoming a “Nightstop” volunteer here


On Wednesday, Lisa North meets the team at The Kingfisher Café in West Street, Bridlington. It’s staffed by and provides free meals for, the town’s homeless:


On Thursday, Tom Hooper finds out about the homelessness prevention scheme run by Foundation Scarborough


Find out more about the work of Foundation Scarborough here


On Friday, Jon Burke finds out about a variety of schemes and projects at Christ Church Bridlington, designed to help and support the town’s homeless.