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Emmaus Brighton and Hove

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with low support needs. No local connection required. Must be willing to volunteer for forty hours a week in our retail businesses, café, vans, and donation sorting areas. All residents must sign off any State Benefits, and they will receive a voluntary allowance, and savings each week. No drugs or alcohol allowed on site.

Who we cannot help

Chemically dependent individuals. Schedule 1 offenders. History of violence, arson or sex offence.



Minimum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Fill out our online referral from at www.emmausbrighton.co.uk. Application form completed by applicant and agency prior to interview. If they are suitable, they will be asked to come up for an interview with the Community Manager, and support staff.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay


Support and accommodation

Support offered

Low support needs, two full time support workers, regular support sessions. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Provide general advice and support around life skills, and budgeting. Can help to provide courses both vocational and non-vocational, support with move on when ready.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

1, or 1A and get off at St Nicholas Church in Portslade. Portslade is the nearest train station.