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Impact Initiatives - Stopover

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless women aged 16-30. Applicants must have a local connection to Brighton and Hove. Impact Initiatives is the only provider of young person's gender-specific accommodation in Brighton and Hove.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

SO1/SO2 Supported Accommodation Panel only.

Referral procedure

Stopover 1/2 referral via the local authority Supported Accommodation Panel only. Stopover 3/4/5/6/7/8/9 direct referral to Impact Initiatives by self or supporting agency. Stopover 10 referral via the local authority Leaving Care Team only. Assessment and informal interview. Require proof of ID. May require additional background information.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay


Support and accommodation

Support offered

Range of support including 24 hour support. Key worker system, weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed regularly. Staff provide support in developing basic living skills, including budgeting, cooking and accessing housing and education. Eight week life skills course is run periodically. Volunteer social programme nightly, includes baking, sports, arts & crafts.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Brighton train and bus stations - 10 minutes walk.