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YMCA Downslink Group - Worthing Foyer

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Clients aged 16-25 whom are at risk of experiencing homelessness and have support needs. Clients must also have a local connection to Worthing and Adur District.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

West Sussex Homeless Prevention Team. Worthing -Adur Council

Referral procedure

All referrals for clients aged 16-25 must be sent via homelesspreventionteam@westsussex.gov.uk Referral forms can be obtained from the above team or via Worthing & Adur Council - Portland House, 44 Richmond Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HS

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Worthing Foyer provides 24hr support service comprising of 1 Project Manager, 1 Senior Project Worker, 2 full and 2 part time project workers. 2 alternating waking night project workers, 1 weekly visiting skills advisor and 1 programme co-ordinator. Staff provide support with benefits, employment and training options life skills, independence, budgeting, engagement, managing behaviours, Mental health and moving on through our (More than a room) group session programme and 1-1 sessions with their named project worker.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Worthing train station - 10 minutes walk.