Life saving support for the homeless. Outreach teams are on the streets in the evenings seeking to meet the basic needs of those who are homeless and sleeping rough. Drop in centre 4 days a week providing specific care, including help with housing, benefits and addiction issues.
Brighthelm is a well established, values-driven organisation based in a purpose-built location just two minutes from Brighton Station in the heart of the North Laine and is a hub for many community activities.
A welcoming, supportive and vibrant environment, providing wholesome food and beverages. Making recovery from substance misuse visible in the wider community, bringing it out of services and offering a focal point for whole city recovery.
A team that exists to help individuals and families in times of crisis with food, home start up packs, and fuel payments. The team also signpost clients to other agencies that can help keep them out of times of crisis. A referreal is required. Contact http://bucfp.org/
The only drop-in service providing all-round information, advice and support (including crisis support) to homeless young people (aged 16-25) in Brighton & Hove. Our centre in Wedlock House is open 6 days a week.
Local passionate people providing food, practical and spiritual support, where feasible, to the homeless and needy in Brighton and the surrounding area. Crossover Brighton run a charity shop / community centre on London Road.
Love Activists Brighton is an offshoot of the original Love Activists direct action group in London which was born in November 2014. The Love Kitchen takes direct action to redistribute hot drinks, food donations and food surplus to people who are without housing or hungry. The Love Kitchen is set up at the Clock Tower near Churchill Sq every Sunday 1-4pm. Held by volunteers who make up the Love Kitchen Crews which are organised week by week.
The Real Junk Food Project is a national and international movement of cafés, projects and pop-ups with one core objective: to intercept food waste destined for land fill and use it to feed people who need it, on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis. Café pop-up in various locations see website for details.
Every Saturday during term time we have Safehaven: a meal and short service for members of the street community, and our aim is to provide dignity, safety, and community for our guests, with a delicious home cooked meal, and a chance to engage with God in a relaxed setting.
Every Wednesday, during term time 1.00pm - 3.00pm, we open our doors to vulnerable men from across the city and the street community. We serve up delicious cakes, biscuits, tea & coffee at our Safehaven Men Cafe, as well as provide a chance for our guests to come and relax and feel at home. We also put on a short service for anyone interested in exploring faith.
Every Thursday, during term time, 1.30pm-3.30pm, we open our doors to vulnerable women. Safehaven Women offers a cosy, comfortable space to relax in, with homemade meals, tea and coffee, hairdressing, manicures and pedicures, facials, craft sessions and a clothing bank. This safe place is a chance for women to come together and hang out, to chat and to be listened to over a cup of tea and a piece of cake.
St Anne’s Day Centre offers a warm, safe and friendly environment where our clients are made to feel welcome and have a chance to eat, relax and socialise. Breakfast and a hot nourishing mid-day meal sustains the body, while talking, playing pool, games and other activities help to break through isolation. We firmly believe, however, that relief by itself is never enough.
On the second Sunday of each month, from 3-5pm, we have a drop-in and hot meal at All Saints Church Hall. The meal is aimed at those who are homeless, vulnerably housed or those who feel excluded or on the periphery of society.
On the first Sunday of each month, between 1.30-3.30pm. Drop In is a very low cost café, which is overseen by City Gate Church and held at Brighthelm Community Centre. Hot meals are prepared in advance whilst sandwiches and drinks are made on Sundays as required, ranging from 15p – 50p.
On the fourth Sunday of each month from 3-5pm. A monthly drop-in for homeless, vulnerably housed and lonely folk. A chance to sit in a nice warm church with hot drinks, entertainment, the day's papers, a talk and some good company. A hot meal is served around 3.30pm and it’s all absolutely free!
On the third Sunday of the month, One Church Brighton (on Florence Road) opens their hall for a hot meal for those who are homeless, vulnerably housed or socially isolated. Its free to all from 2-3:30pm. You can see the church from the north exit of the London Road Train Station.
We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to people in Whitehawk and the wider East Brighton area who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. A referral is required.