The CEO and founder of Norwich-based social enterprise Your Own Place has announced she will step down.

Having spent more than a decade at the helm, Rebecca White will leave the role on August 31.

The work of the enterprise has impacted thousands of lives in it's endeavour to prevent homelessness.

Working as a trading social enterprise, Your Own Place counts all sectors among its friends, customers and partners in delivering services that support people.

Your Own Place supports people near to losing their home or actually rough sleeping, working to offer solutions.

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Ms White said: "I’m proud of the last decade, working against many odds, sticking to my guns, and alongside many wonderful people inside and outside the team to create culture of compassion and a sustainable social business.

"I will enjoy looking from afar at what the next decade brings to an organisation that sadly is more needed than ever."

The enterprise will be seeking a new leader.

Your Own Place has announced it will start recruiting for a new CEO from April 2.