Day Centre Opening Hours
Responding to the Covid-19 crisis
If you are 16-25 years old and need help - following Government guidance, we are running our service remotely, with our team of Support Coordinators available to provide practical and emotional support, over the phone, email and on our client Facebook pages.
You can reach us between 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm on Saturdays. We can organise food parcels and other essentials like clothing and toiletries and help you feel less isolated during this time. Anyone in Brighton & Hove who is aged 16 to 25 years old and homeless/insecurely housed can call us on 07930 050820 or 01273 722 353.
If you are a supporter and would like to help us - we are a small charity and rely entirely on donations to keep our services running. Many of our fundraising events have been cancelled and more look uncertain to go ahead. We would be very grateful for any support that you can offer us by donating here. We appreciate every penny! Thank you.
What we do
We work with young homeless people to give them space, support & stability
We provide a space for 16-to-25-year olds who are homeless, where they can feel safe and 'just be', as well as getting access to services and support. We provide the everyday things that young homeless people need, like somewhere to shower, do laundry, eat a healthy meal, use computers and get post. By helping to meet these practical needs, young homeless people can focus on their futures.
We are the only drop-in day centre in Brighton & Hove for 16-to-25 year olds who are homeless or insecurely housed. We provide practical and emotional support to help young people to move from crisis to stability.
Discover Dandi's story
Dandi first came to the day centre with her brother, as she was too nervous to come on her own. Like many young people we support, she had become homeless as relations with her mum had deteriorated to the point where she could no longer live at home.
Could you help us by making a one-off or regular gift? You can offer a lifeline to a young person who has nowhere else to turn. Thank you!
Could pay to top up a client's phone, so that we can stay in touch with them during the Covid-19 crisis.
Could pay for cooking equipment and some food supplies for a young person living in temporary accommodation.
Could pay for a Support Coordinator to spend a few hours with a young person who is having a really difficult time.
“The Clock Tower Sanctuary meets your basic needs and that allows you to get organised and to try and get a job. Otherwise, you are in a fight or flight survival mode and you can very easily spiral down, becoming depressed and lonely. It’s exhausting.”
The latest news
What have young people been telling us about lockdown?
June 2020 – as the lockdown began, our clients who were rough sleeping were quickly triaged into accommodation with little time to prepare themselves. Some were placed in unfamiliar parts of Brighton and some further away in Newhaven or Eastbourne. Many told us they were pleased to be accommodated but found this new, unplanned change of circumstances difficult. They didn’t ...
Make Change Count 2020: the city’s campaign to tackle street homelessness
The city’s Make Change Count campaign, supporting people who are rough sleeping, is back for 2020. More than £100,000 has been raised and gone directly to help some of our most vulnerable residents since the campaign began four years ago. This year’s fundraising page is now live. The campaign is more needed than ever. The global pandemic has had a ...
A day in the life of a CTS Support Coordinator
Our three Support Coordinators are key to the work we do at CTS – find out more from Angelika about what her job involves: “In reality, no two days are exactly the same! When I get into work, I’ll check emails and my to-do list. There’s usually some paperwork to complete before our team of volunteers arrive. We then sit ...
Where we are
Day centre entrance for young people
You can find us just off Ship Street. We're in a little alley way between a clothes shop and a cafe called The Trading Post. Look for the sign on the street.
Office entrance for visitors and deliveries
We are at Wenlock House, 41-43 North Street, Brighton, BN1 1RH. You can find us to the left of The Body Shop.
The day centre runs a drop-in service between 10am and 2pm, Monday to Friday and 11am-3pm on Saturday.
The office is open 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Email and phone
You can call us - 01273 722 353
Or email us - firstname.lastname@example.org