Impact Initiatives - Stopover

Referral address

East Sussex

Referral phone

01273 603775

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless women aged 16-30. Applicants must have a local connection to Brighton and Hove. Impact Initiatives is the only provider of young person's gender-specific accommodation in Brighton and Hove.

Who we cannot help

Does not accept men. Does not accept anybody who has a proven record of harm against the client group.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 30

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

SO1/SO2 Supported Accommodation Panel only.

Referral procedure

Stopover 1/2 referral via the local authority Supported Accommodation Panel only. Stopover 3/4/5/6/7/8 direct referral to Impact Initiatives by self or supporting agency. Assessment and informal interview. Require proof of ID. May require additional background information.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Range of support including 24 hour support. Key worker system, weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed regularly. Staff provide support in developing basic living skills, including budgeting, cooking and accessing housing and education. Eight week life skills course is run periodically. Volunteer social programme nightly, includes baking, sports, arts & crafts.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 17
  • Bed-sit: 9
  • En-suite bed-sit: 14
  • Total spaces: 40


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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Brighton train and bus stations - 10 minutes walk.


Volunteering suspended due to Covid-19.


Material donations suspended due to Covid-19, Financial donations via website.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Impact Initiatives - Stopover 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.