Homelessness is more than just sleeping on the streets.
What is homelessness?
Homelessness can affect your:
Being homeless can make it more difficult than usual for a person to:
What if my family become homeless?
Some families do not have a steady and secure home in which to live. Perhaps you might feel concerned that your family might not find a home or might lose your home.
If you do not have a home, you might live somewhere else for a short time – for example, with a friend or a family member, in a hotel or a Bed & Breakfast or at a shelter.
This might mean a change to your usual routine and you may experience many different emotions. You have a right to be safe and you have a right to support.
Childline is always here to listen to you and support you. If you are at risk, Childline can help you by contacting the Gardaí or a social worker for you.
Other supports available include:
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