Staying Well Brighton & Hove

Staying Well is an out-of-hours walk-in service for people aged 18 or over experiencing mental distress or requiring crisis support.

YMCA DownsLink Group

The YMCA Youth Advice Centre (part of the YMCA Downslink Group) offers advice, support and guidance to young people in Brighton and Hove. Youth Advice Centre (YAC) workers are able to offer expertise in a wide range of areas. Their aim is to provide young people in the local area with a safe and friendly environment where they can access helpful advice and support.

Mental Health Support Coordinator Service

Mental Health Support Coordinators (MHSCs) work with people with complex mental health challenges to help them achieve healthy social networks and the right support in the community.


MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people. They work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern.

Money Advice Plus

Money Advice Plus provide free, confidential and accessible advice and support for people who want help dealing with their benefits and debts. The team are qualified money advisers and hold the Advice Quality Standard for the work they do. Advisors can work with clients for a few weeks, or many months depending on the circumstances.

Rethink Mental Illness – Survivors of Suicide

Rethink Mental Illness is a national charity who work to improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness. The Survivors of Suicide (SOS) service provides intensive support to adults affected by suicide.

The Wellbeing Hub at Preston Park

The Wellbeing Hub at Preston Park (formally known as Preston Park Recovery Centre) is provided by Southdown and provides a welcoming and supportive environment in which people with mental health support needs can learn new skills and get involved in social groups and activities.

Work and Wellbeing Employment Support

The Work and Wellbeing service provides specialist employment support for people living with mental health challenges. The service is provided by Southdown in partnership with the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse is a Tier 3 specialist service run in partnership by Southdown, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust (SPFT), and Mind in Brighton & Hove that provides intensive therapy to people who fall within a broad definition of personality disorder/complex emotional and relational needs.

The Trust for Developing Communities

The Trust for Developing Communities (TDC) works with people and groups from culturally and ethnically diverse communities​. ​They provide support for community groups to flourish, which in turn supports the wellbeing of their members. They also support individual people by connecting them with other services.