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Our day centre

We are here for you if you are 16-25 and rough sleeping, 'sofa surfing' or living in temporary or emergency housing. A hot lunch is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays between 12:30-1:30pm. If you are experiencing street homelessness or rough sleeping, you can access the centre from 10.30am. 

You can use our shower & laundry facilities or take part in daily classes and activities. Food parcels are also available.

Day Centre Opening Hours

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We are the only drop-in day centre in Brighton & Hove for 16-to-25 year olds who are experiencing homelessness. 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. 

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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!



A hot meal and hot shower



Can provide clean and warm clothes as well as support to access the services they need urgently



Could help fund our drop-in centre this month. We’ll provide hot meals, showers, laundry facilities and support for young people experiencing homelessness at a difficult and lonely time in their life

Or donate whatever you can afford here...

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“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.”

- Ivan, aged 23

The latest news

Young People Invited to Houses of Parliament


Monday 13th May, eight young people currently accessing our service were invited to visit both the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Housing and Homelessness) and the MP for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven. As part of our co-production Youth Voice work, we accompanied these eight young people to the Houses of Parliament. This invitation followed the first parliamentary committee debate of ...

Sasha’s Story


Sasha, 20 (she/her) was sofa surfing for two years whilst studying art at college, hoping to receive a diploma next year. She has been actively engaging with her CTS caseworker, supporting and empowering Sasha to be more assertive. As a result of these caseworking sessions, Sasha has now moved into supported accommodation and is no longer sofa surfing, allowing her ...

Christmas Appeal raises £75,926 for CTS!


We’re delighted to share that our recent Christmas Appeal exceeded its target, and then some.  The appeal’s target was set at £20,413, which is what it currently costs to run our drop-in centre for 4 weeks. Thanks to the extraordinary support and generosity of our supporters, an extraordinary £75,926 was raised this Christmas, enough to fund the day-to-day running of our drop-in centre ...

Where we are

Opening hours - revised

10.30am - 1.30pm (for people rough sleeping, sofa surfing or in emergency accommodation)

12pm - 1.30pm (for people in supported accommodation)


Day centre entrance for young people


You can find us just off Ship Street. We're in a little alley way called Lewis Buildings which is between a clothes shop and The Trading Post cafe. 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 down the alley to the left of The Body Shop. 

Please see our 'Contact' page for more information.

Email: info@thects.org.uk
Telephone: 01273 722 353

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