Brighton Housing Trust - Phase One

Referral address

29-32 Oriental Place

Referral phone

01273 328285

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with complex needs, including those with substance misuse issues, mental health problems and an offending history. Must have a local connection to Brighton and Hove. Target 30% women.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Brighton and Hove Council, Rough Sleepers Street Services Team and Mental Health Team.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Application form and risk assessment completed by referral agency. Interview. Must be receiving or eligible for benefits.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 4 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 9 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

18 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (6 residents per worker), weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly or on request. Plans cover health and wellbeing, addiction, education and employment, life skills, legal issues and resettlement. Work and learning opportunities on site via partnership working with local agencies and Brighton City College.

Rooms and charges

£22.68pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 52
  • Total spaces: 52


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, dining room, training room.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory programme of support. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.


Only residents in pre-tenancy flats are allowed visitors, between 9am-10pm. Can stay overnight.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Brighton train station - 10 mins walk.


Currently 1-2 volunteers. Phone 01273 645400 for further information.


Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 01273 645400 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Brighton Housing Trust - Phase One and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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