Salvation Army HA - Newhaven Foyer

Referral address

St Andrews Court
Valley Road

Referral phone

01273 471600

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25. Applicants must have a local connection to East Sussex.

Who we cannot help

Will not usually be able to offer places to arsonists, Schedule 1 offenders or people with a recent history of violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from children's and adult social service departments, YOT, prison, probation, housing advice and other services within East Sussex.

Referral procedure

Agency referrals. Contact 24/7 for referral pack. Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours of receipt of application and interviewed within a week.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

7 full time staff, 2 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (12 residents per key worker) with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed weekly. Salvation Army Housing Association staff offer advice and help with living skills, and provide support around employment and training. The Foyer has strong links with Sussex Downs College.

Rooms and charges

£7.80pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 25
  • Flat: 12
  • Total spaces: 37


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins, flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: Access ramp.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden, gym, training suite with life skills kitchen.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory keywork system. House rules. No alcohol or smoking on the premises. Assured shorthold tenancy in flats. Licence agreement in rooms.


Maximum of 2 per resident between 8.30am-11pm. Overnight guests with staff permission.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Newhaven train station - 15 minutes walk.


SAHA has a volunteering programme. Email or phone 01273 615 0300 for further information.


Food, clothes, small household goods, money. Email or phone 01273 615 0300 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Salvation Army HA - Newhaven Foyer 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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