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‘Sleep Easy’ on a full tummy thanks to Higgidy

We’re delighted to announce that award-winning, food company, Higgidy is supporting this year’s Sleep Easy fundraising event. Our Sleep Easy events running in Brighton […]

YMCA YAC worker completes Brighton half-marathon despite crazy weather

Alice Kendall, Young Person’s Housing Advice Worker based at YMCA YAC completed the Brighton Half-Marathon on Sunday 23 February. Here she tells us all […]

Resident Wins National Poetry Competition

To mark National Poetry Day in October last year, the homeless charity, Centrepoint launched their third national competition for young people to showcase their […]
Illustration of Flats for Vulnerable Young People in Brighton

Brighton & Hove Council Back Plans for Transitional Housing

On Wednesday 5th February, Brighton & Hove Councillors voted unanimously to grant planning permission for 30 units of transitional housing on derelict ground in […]

YMCA Eastbourne Opens First ‘Move On Fund’ Accommodation

We have become the first provider in England to open a government-funded accommodation scheme, helping to empower young people to make the transition from […]

Sleep out and help tackle the root causes of homelessness

Sleep Easy is a fundraising event that challenges you to sleep out for one night, raising money to tackle the root causes of youth […]

Santa Bus is coming to town!

The nights have drawn in, Michael Buble is taking over the airwaves and mince pies are multiplying. It can only mean one thing… the […]
St Patrick's Church to open new night shelter and accommodation

New night shelter and accommodation set to open before Christmas

In the last 10 years, homelessness has increased significantly across the UK; last year, 320,000 people were recorded as homeless in Britain, a rise […]

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