Brighton YMCA - William Collier House

Referral address

c/o City Direct, Housing Advice Centre
Bartholomew House
Bartholomew Square

Referral phone

01273 293111

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs. Must have a local connection to Brighton.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Brighton and Hove City Council's Housing Advice Centre.

Referral procedure

Call in at Bartholomew House Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9am-4.30pm, Weds 1pm-4.30pm.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

15 full time staff on-site, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with weekly-fortnightly meetings. Staff provide support with independent living skills.

Rooms and charges

£16.68pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 96
  • Total spaces: 96


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 4 rooms accessible for wheelchair users plus 2 for people with disabilities.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend keywork meetings either weekly or fortnightly. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own room only. Licence agreement.


Between 9am-8pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Brighton train station - 5 mins walk.


Currently have 12 volunteers, help with coffee bar, project guides, laundry. Phone 01273 293111 for further information.


Food, clothes, household foods, money - phone 01273 293111 for details.

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