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.

Allsorts Youth Project

Allsorts Youth Project listens to supports and connects children and young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or exploring their sexual orientation and/or gender identity (LGBT+) and their families.

Brighton Women’s Centre (BWC)

The Brighton Women’s Centre (BWC) supports self-identifying women from all backgrounds, facing all kinds of issues, to live happier lives. The charity provides a variety of services and a safe, women-only space for women dealing with bereavement or trauma, women who have been through homelessness or the criminal justice system, survivors of abuse or discrimination.

Fabrica – Men in Sheds

‘Men in Sheds’ is a free community workshop space for adult men in Brighton and Hove, which includes space for woodwork, arts and crafts.


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.

Brighton & Hove Recovery College

Brighton & Hove Recovery College is provided by Southdown a Sussex-based housing, care and support provider committed to preventing homelessness and supporting people’s health, wellbeing and independence. Provided in partnership with the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Southdown’s Recovery College in Brighton and Hove offer educational courses as a route to recovery from mental health challenges.

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.

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.