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Supported Accommodation

Through our supported accommodation we house over 100 young people and families across nine properties. Each young person is allocated a support worker who will help them to identify targets and to work towards achieving goals that lead to independence.

143 young people

in Brighton & Hove are given a safe home every night

For information about our supported accommodation in Brighton & Hove contact us:
T 01273 624432
[email protected]

YMCA Youth Advice Centre (YMCA YAC)

Support & Advice
A safe and friendly service for 13–25-year-olds in Brighton & Hove offering drop-in support for:

  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Debt, benefits and money
  • Education, employment and training
  • Sexual health (C cards and relationship advice)
  • Referrals to other services including free counselling and mental health services for young people

Housing Advice
First place to go for housing advice for 16-25 years olds living in Brighton & Hove. Offering support with:

  • Making planned moves from the family home
  • Looking for accommodation in the private rented sector
  • Negotiating with landlords
  • Advice on alternative accommodation
  • Housing costs and how to pay for it
Photo by Liz Finlayson/Vervate
YMCA Downslink Group YAC Project Staff Brighton October 2022 - 

For more info contact: Ruth Cobb
Head of Marketing & Communications

T 01273 222583
M 07957 254 582

YMCA YAC Food Market

A Youth-Led sustainable social grocery store. The aim of this project is to support young people in accessing healthy, low-cost foods and shopping products at a simple one-stop shop – an easy way for young people to access locally produced fresh foods and supermarket surplus, providing a modern and sustainable approach to food waste and food poverty. Find out more.

Mental Health Support

Helping young people stay safe

Our YMCA WiSE supports young people around staying safe in relationships, online and in the community.

Young People’s Stories

See the impact we make on young lives and read real life stories.

What we do

Find out more about our work across Sussex and Surrey at YMCA DownsLink Group.

Get Involved

There are lots of ways you can support our work and make a difference to the lives of the young people we work with.


YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit. Inspired by and faithful to our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

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