YMCA Downslink Group - Worthing Foyer

Referral address

52 Shelly Road
BN11 4BX

Referral phone

01903 208269

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people with support needs. Applicants must be engaged in employment, education or training. Must have a local connection to Worthing Borough Council area.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Worthing Borough Council only.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write for application form. Interview. Need proof of ID and background information. Forms sent to Worthing BC Housing Services, Portland House, Richmond Road, Worthing, BN11 1HS.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time and 2 part time staff, available Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 12pm-8pm, and Sun 12pm-8pm when required. Compulsory keywork system (8 residents per key worker), weekly/monthly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide advice about benefits, employment and training options and support with life skills.

Rooms and charges

£12.09pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsits: 27
  • Total spaces: 27


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 wheelchair users can be accommodated. Visual alarm in 1 room.
  • Other facilities: Garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.


9.30am-11pm daily. 2 overnight guests per 7 day period.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Worthing train station - 10 minutes walk.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Downslink Group - Worthing 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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