Southdown was established in 1972 and is one of the largest not-for-profit specialist providers of care, support and housing services for vulnerable people in Sussex.

The New Steine Mews

New Steine Mews Hostel helps people to prepare for independence by offering accommodation, training and a safe space for those who want to address their substance use. New Steine Mews Hostel is a hostel for twenty four single homeless men and women. We work with residents in a structured way to improve their quality of… Continue Reading The New Steine Mews

The Foyer

Offers supported housing, training and employment projects, homeless prevention initiatives, transitional learning and health and well-being programmes to young people (16-25) experiencing homelessness.

The Clock Tower Sanctaury

The Clock Tower Sanctuary is a day centre providing information and guidance for 16-25 year old homeless and insecurely housed people. We are open 6 days and provide a friendly, bright, centrally-located, safe space for young people to engage with their peers and other visiting agencies. We provide Crisis Support to help young people with… Continue Reading The Clock Tower Sanctaury

The Big Issue

Offering homeless people the opportunity to earn a legitimate income through selling a magazine to the public.


Stopover is a service for young women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and need a safe place to live, where they will be supported to develop so that they are prepared to move on to independent living.

Elderly Accomodation Council

Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) is a national charity that aims to help older people make informed choices about meeting their housing and care needs. Maintains a nationwide database of housing for older people and provides guidance to help enquirers choose suitable accomodation.

Brighton Housing Trust

Housing advice and information service, provides services across Brighton & Hove, Eastbourne and Hastings, as well as elsewhere in Sussex. Our services aim to tackle both the causes and effects of homelessness and poverty. BHT provide practical and preventative services, advice and legal representation, information and guidance in order to improve the quality of people¬ís… Continue Reading Brighton Housing Trust