Services available in Brighton 

Drop-in sessions:

  • Mondays, 9am-11:30am at the First Base Day Centre, St Stephens Hall/Montpelier Place, Brighton BN1 3BF (view on Google maps)
  • Thursdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Mobile Treatment Centre on Brighton seafront 

Podiatry Clinic:

  • Thursdays, 9am-11:30am at the First Base Day Centre, St Stephens Hall/Montpelier Place, Brighton BN1 3BF (view on Google maps)

A podiatrist is also available some Thursday evenings.

Nurse consultations

Most of our nurse consultations are for first aid, wound and foot care, drug- and alcohol-related matters, and skin disorders. Our nurse consultations take place during our drop-in sessions.

What we can do

  • Administer first aid 
  • Treat wounds and change dressings 
  • Discuss current health concerns
  • Specialised foot care with a podiatrist
  • Referrals to appropriate services
  • Give support and listen
  • Health assessments
  • Health promotion
  • Provide socks, shoes, space blankets, sun cream, and other items
  • Offer support attending health care appointments.

What we cannot do

  • Prescribe medication
  • Needle exchange
  • Provide transport or accommodation

We work closely with local voluntary and statutory support agencies and in particular with Arch Healthcare Homeless Service, which offers GP and nurse-led primary health care to homeless people.

Get in touch

For more information about our Brighton Homeless Service, please email sharon.agnew@sja.org.uk

Support the Brighton Homeless Service through our Amazon Wish List

You can support our service by purchasing items online via our Amazon Wish List. These are items such as hats, socks, and sleeping bags, that are donated to homeless and vulnerably housed people that use the service.

View our Amazon Wish List

Find out more

Hastings Homeless Services

The Hastings Homeless Service runs five sessions a week staffed by volunteers and healthcare professionals, including nurses.

Homeless Service training

Our Homeless Service training team delivers tailored first aid courses for homeless and vulnerably housed people and those who work with them.

Make a donation

Donate online. Your support helps to ensure that wherever a first aid emergency occurs, someone is on hand to help.

Interested in volunteering with our Homeless Services?

Find out more about what's involved and how to apply.