YMCA Brighton - Fred Emery Court

Referral address

c/o Brighton & Hove Council's HA Team
Bartholomew House
Bartholomew Square

Referral phone

01273 293111

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with low support needs. No local connection required.

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 Council.

Referral procedure

Referrals are only accepted via Brighton and Hove Council's Housing Advice team, open Mon-Tues and Thurs-Fri 9am-4.30pm, Weds 1pm-4.30pm.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: -
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full-time staff available Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.30pm, emergency on-call system. Night receptionist 10pm-6am. key workers provide 1-2 hours support per week. key workers support clients to identify and achieve personal goals across a range of areas, including physical and mental health improvement; budgeting and managing benefits; accessing work, voluntary work, education and training; building confidence and social relationships; attending appointments; move-on towards independent living.

Rooms and charges

£19.53 p/m required from residents for water and electric.

  • Flat: 32
  • Total spaces: 32


  • Furnishings: White goods, carpets and curtains provided.
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  • Disabled facilities: All flats are level access. 7 ground floor wheelchair accessible flats, 3 of which have wet room bathrooms.
  • Other facilities: Garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Clients have Assured Shorthold Tenancies. Smoking permitted in flats.


No time restrictions. Specific policy on child visitor under 18.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Fred Emery Court is a three minute walk from regular bus route in central Brighton. 15-20 minute walk from Brighton train station.


Currently have 2 volunteers - resident representative and project guide. Phone 01273 747537 for further information.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Brighton - Fred Emery Court 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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