Brighton and Hove Foyer

Brighton and Hove Foyer, Brighton, BN1 01273 242 700

Located in Brighton city centre, at Brighton and Hove Foyer, we provide support for 50 young people aged 16 to 25, encouraging them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible

At a glance

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day, including overnight concierge service
  • Short-term supported housing for up to two years
  • Communal training kitchen, activity room, computer room and garden

Location

Location

In central Brighton, within walking distance of shops, leisure facilities and Brighton railway station, as well as Greater Brighton Metropolitan College and Brighton seafront.

Accommodation type

Accommodation Type

17 two-bedroom shared flats, four three-bedroom shared flats and one four-bedroom shared flat, all spread over four floors. All flats are fully-furnished and include a shared kitchen and shower room.

Communal areas

Communal areas

A training kitchen, therapeutic space, computer room, laundry room, bathroom and garden. There is WiFi in all communal areas.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, including overnight concierge service, CCTV and a secure door access system to ensure residents’ safety and security.

Assistive technology

Assistive technology

Integrated emergency pull cord alarm system in two of the flats.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

All flats are let on a licence agreement.

Support planning

Staff and residents work together to create individual personalised support plans using the Young Person’s Star model. We also offer group activities around lifeskills, accessing employment, education and training, physical and emotional wellbeing.

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff are on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week, giving residents peace of mind that support is always on-hand. There is an overnight concierge service seven days a week to ensure residents' safety and security.

Tailored care, support and assistance includes

  • Daily living skills
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Building positive relationships
  • Managing rent and rent arrears
  • Building confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • Socialising and community involvement
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services
  • Planning a successful move-on

The Foyer Federation

Brighton and Hove Foyer is a member of The Foyer Federation, a registered charity that works with young people to enable them to not just survive, but to thrive. Their work ranges from supported housing, training and employment projects, to homelessness prevention initiatives and health and wellbeing programmes.

Heather Blackett and staff worker Jody Masouri

Further Information

For more details, or if you have any questions about the support services we provide, please contact us at Brighton and Hove Foyer directly.

We would be delighted to offer you advice or arrange an informal visit so you can see first-hand the excellent services and facilities we have to offer.

Sue Pynn listening to residents

Eligibility

To be eligible for a place at Brighton and Hove Foyer, applicants must:

  • Be aged 16 to 25
  • Pay the accommodation charges, either through eligibility for housing benefit or by other means (proof of income will be required at the referral stage)
  • Engage with the support planning process and meet the terms of the licence agreement, including being supported to access education, training or employment

Please note that Brighton and Hove Foyer is not suitable accommodation for children under 16, and so we cannot accept referrals for people who have childcare responsibilities where the child would live with them. We are also unable to accept applications for young people who require a high level of supervision due to drug or alcohol misuse.

How to apply

We accept referrals from Brighton and Hove City Council Housing Options team.

All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

Heather Blackett standing in the kitchen

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Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities. Images used on our website and literature may be representative and are for illustration purposes only.

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