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YMCA - Eastbourne Foyer

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with a local connection to Eastbourne.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offence, sex offence, or recent history of arson.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Children & Adult Services, Youth Support, Youth Offending teams and Eastbourne Borough Council.

Referral procedure

Named agency referrals only. All referrals to come through Local Housing Authority or leaving Care, no self-referrals. Interviews during the pandemic are carried out over the phone and may take longer. Must have proof of ID, eg NI number.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time, 3 part time night staff, 1 manager, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork sessions with weekly meetings. Staff help with training and personal development needs, social and life skills, signposting to other agencies.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Eastbourne train station - 2 minutes walk.