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AUDIO: Homeless at Christmas

AUDIO: Homeless at Christmas

Published at 7:02am 15th December 2015. (Updated at 12:51pm 15th December 2015)

What's it like being homeless at Christmas?

Between April and September, 98 people turned up at the Harrogate Homeless Project needing emergency shelter.

As well as its 'No Second Night Out' scheme, the charity also provides more long-term accommodation in its 16-bed hostel. 

Of those 98 people, 45% found themselves homeless because of a family or relationship breakdown and 31 had been evicted. 

As temperatures drop, demand increases, and the charity is gearing up for a busy Christmas.

Stray FM has spent a night at the Harrogate Homeless Project: