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Home Group - Worthing Phoenix

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people. Must have a local connection to the Worthing Borough Council area.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals via Worthing Borough Council Housing Services.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in at Worthing Borough Council Housing Services Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4pm. Referrals for all local hostels and housing projects considered by joint referrals panel. Interview at project.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full-time and 4 part-time staff, 24 hour sleep-in cover. Linkworker system (3-4 residents per worker), with meetings at least weekly. Support plan with defined goals. Staff offer support on all relevant issues and signpost to outside services as required. The project consists of 10 spaces with shared communal areas and a second property with 5 self-contained flats to which clients progress.

Total spaces



Additionally 5 move on properties.

Further information

Public transport

Located in Worthing town centre, train and bus stations within easy walking distance.