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Brighton & Hove City Council - New Steine Mews Hostel

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with complex needs, including those with alcohol or drug problems and people with mental health problems. Must have a local connection to Brighton or Hove (living in the area for 6 of the previous 12 months, or 3 of the last 5 years).

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Rough Sleepers Street Services Team, tel 01273 293324.

Referral procedure

Only accept referrals from BHCC supported housing panel – see contact details above.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time staff, 2 part time staff, 6 relief workers, 24 hour waking cover. key worker system, with weekly or fortnightly meetings. Staff provide support, informal counselling, benefits advice, life skills and referrals to other agencies.

Total spaces



Including 4 rooms for women.

Further information

Public transport

Buses 7, 7A.