Emmaus Brighton and Hove

Referral address

Drove Road
East Sussex
BN41 2PA

Referral phone

01273 426470

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with low support needs. No local connection required. Must be willing to volunteer for forty hours a week in our retail businesses, café, vans, and donation sorting areas. All residents must sign off any State Benefits, and they will receive a voluntary allowance, and savings each week. No drugs or alcohol allowed on site.

Who we cannot help

Chemically dependent individuals. Schedule 1 offenders. History of violence, arson or sex offence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 55

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Fill out our online referral from at www.emmausbrighton.co.uk. Application form completed by applicant and agency prior to interview. If they are suitable, they will be asked to come up for an interview with the Community Manager, and support staff.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Low support needs, two full time support workers, regular support sessions. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Provide general advice and support around life skills, and budgeting. Can help to provide courses both vocational and non-vocational, support with move on when ready.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 53
  • Total spaces: 53


  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

1, or 1A and get off at St Nicholas Church in Portslade. Portslade is the nearest train station.


Volunteering roles in our shops, café, admin, fundraising, garden project, sorting donations. Please email volunteer@emmausbrighton.co.uk or phone 01273 426479 for further information.


All donations have to be ready to be resold in our shops, all furniture must have a fire label unless antique , no electrical goods. Phone 01273 426480 for details email contact@emmausbrighton.co.uk

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Emmaus Brighton and Hove 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. 

Other services nearby