If you are homeless (including sofa-surfing), worried about becoming homeless or rough-sleeping, there are organisations across the City that can provide you with advice and guidance. At Sussex Nightstop we accept referrals from YMCA Youth Advice Centre (YAC), Social Services (Children’s Services) and through the Council Housing Options team. We are not able to accept self referrals.

If you are aged 16-25 years contact YMCA Youth Advice Centre (YAC)

YAC are continuing to take referrals and offer support and advice remotely by phone and online. There are currently no face-to-face appointments. To get advice and support from YAC housing advice:

Phone 01273 624 432 or email [email protected]

If you are aged 26+ years old contact Brighton Council Housing Options Team on 01273 294400 or email [email protected] Please leave a message with your name and contact number on our answer phone and a Housing Needs Officer will return your call.

Brighton Council Housing Options Team are continuing to take referrals and offer support and advice both via telephone and online.

If you are at risk of homelessness, for example because accommodation with friends and family is ending, please contact housing early intervention team:

Phone 01273 294 400 or email [email protected]

If you are rough-sleeping

If you are rough sleeping and in need of accommodation, please contact Streetlink. They will connect you with St Mungo’s Street Outreach Service who can then get in touch with you to support you to access accommodation.

Phone 0300 500 0914 (website www.streetlink.org.uk) or email [email protected]

If you are rough-sleeping and experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 and are in need of immediate accommodation please call: 01273 294 400 or 01273 295 555 (out of hours) with a request to speak to the duty Homelessness Prevention Officer.