Barnardo’s Supported Lodgings

Londoners with a spare room asked to host a vulnerable young person leaving care.

When 18-year-old Sarah found herself without a permanent place to call home, Barnardo’s Supported Lodgings helped her by introducing her to Laura, who welcomed Sarah into her home to stay.

Sarah said, “I found myself sofa surfing with nowhere permanent to stay after things got really difficult at home. Barnardo’s supported me and introduced me to Laura and her family, who I ended up staying with for a year. She was very open and easy to talk to and really helped me emotionally.

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