Video: Where do you turn if you’re homeless?

It’s cold on the streets of Burnley tonight.

Reporter John Deehan and Kieran Macdonald are facing a long, dark night on the streets of our town to help raise awareness of homelessness and to raise cash for the charity Shelter.

Photo: David Hurst'20 year old, Kieran MacDonald who will be sleeping rough on the streets of Burnley in aid of charity

Photo: David Hurst'20 year old, Kieran MacDonald who will be sleeping rough on the streets of Burnley in aid of charity

They’re only spending 24 hours without a home to return to, but where would you turn if you really did find yourself in the nightmare situation of having nowhere to go?

John spoke to th team who run the Emmaus charity in Burnley which helps those without a home get back on their feet and develop a sense of purpose.

He chats to community manager Jane Cheeseman about the charity’s work and how benefit changes have seen more young people need a roof over their heads.

Anybody wishing to donate, even if it is just a few pence, can do so by logging onto www.justgiving.com/kieransnightout.

If you want to follow us, you can view the live feed here to see how things are going.

Any tweets or photos with the hasgtag #gimmeshelter will appear there.