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YMCA Downslink Group - Youth Advice Centre (YAC)

Services offered

Housing support and advice drop in for young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Can also help young people look for accommodation in the private rented sector and negotiate with landlords. Support & Advice drop in for emotional wellbeing, relationships and sexual health, benefits and finances, job hunting, and more. YAC Food Market – Affordable, sustainable grocery shopping for young people aged 16-25yrs. £4 for 15 items or £6 for 20 items.

Area served

Brighton, Hove and Portslade and surrounding areas.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people aged 13-25.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Phone, email or attend drop-in.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: Support & Advice Drop-in 3pm - 6pm
  • Tuesday: Support & Advice Drop-in 3pm - 6pm
  • Wednesday: Support & Advice Drop-in 3pm - 6pm
  • Thursday: Support & Advice Drop-in 3pm - 6pm
  • Friday: Support & Advice Drop-in 2pm - 4:30pm
  • Weekends: Closed


Wheelchair access

Yes - limited

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

Hove train station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 2A, 5, 5A, 5B, 7, 7A.