Turning Tides - Assessment Hostel & Stepping Stones

Referral address

St Clare's Day Centre
6-8 Marine Place
BN11 3DN

Referral phone

01903 832925

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless or insecurely housed people, including those with multiple and complex needs (e.g. ex-offenders, people with drug, alcohol and mental health problems) Priority given to those with a local connection to Worthing area.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals via St Clare's Day Centre only.

Referral procedure

All referrals via St Clare's Day Centre. Referral form downloadable from website. Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-11am or call in Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am - 12pm Tuesday & Friday – 9am - 10:30am to St Clare's Day Centre for assessment.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 1 year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24-hour double cover. A holistic approach is used- residents work in partnership with their key worker, the whole staff team and local agencies on a personalised route out of homelessness. The service adopts the harm minimisation approach in regards to alcohol and substances. Counselling and specialist roles within the organisation can offer specific interventions.

Rooms and charges

£30.17pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 9
  • Studio flat 6
  • Total spaces: 15


  • Furnishings: Rooms- fully furnished, with washbasins. Studio-flats- fully furnished, with own shower room and kitchenette.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 disabled-friendly studio-flat.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol on premises. Smoking in designated area only. Must hand in prescribed medication to staff. Licence agreement, abstinence/ behavioural agreement.


Not allowed.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Worthing Central train station - 15 minutes walk.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Turning Tides - Assessment Hostel & Stepping Stones 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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