The day centre

The Clock Tower Sanctuary is a place in central Brighton which is specially for young people who are homeless or insecurely housed. 

What it's like here

The Clock Tower Sanctuary is a friendly place where you can relax and do day-to-day things that can be tough when you don't have a place to call home like cooking, showering and laundry.

We can also support you with things like getting sorted with a doctor, benefits and finding a job. The day centre is somewhere you can relax and be yourself. It's warm, friendly and we have a great team of supportive staff and volunteers who can help you get the help you need. 

Due to COVID-19, our service is a bit more limited at the moment. We are open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday offering food to take away, hot drinks, limited access to the showers and laundry as well as storage and use of the computers. We are hoping to get our classes up and running again soon. Case working continues for clients as usual.

Please call 01273 722 353 and select option 1 to book a slot to visit us between 10.30am and 2.30pm. 

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Bathrooms

We have showers, clean towels and toiletries available for use between 10am-2pm.

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Washing machines 

You can do your laundry during and get some warm, clean clothing.

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A fully-stocked kitchen

A hot lunch is made here every day and you can make your own meals too. We can also help with a food parcel if you need one. 

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Computers and wifi

You can check your email, look for jobs, work on your CV, stay in touch with people, register for benefits or anything else you need to do.

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Daily activities

We run a different activity every day like music, massage, yoga, fitness and more. Scroll down the page to see what's on.  

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And one to one support...

Our Support Co-ordinators can put you in touch with other services like mental health, substance misuse and the doctor and help you look for housing, training and jobs. 

"The Clock Tower Sanctuary is a like a family, there's nowhere else like it.  I’ve done fantastic activities and have really picked myself up emotionally. The food is also life-saving. There were days when I didn’t have much of it while running out of money, but I knew I could come here to eat, take care of myself and others and feel better."

- Ivan, aged 23

Things to do (usually!)

We usually have lots of activities and classes at the day centre and we are hoping to get them back up and running soon!

  • Monday 2pm - 3.30pm - Music workshop
  • Tuesday 2pm - 4pm - Room to Rant (spoken word)
  • Wednesday 12pm - 2pm - Massage
  • Wednesday 2pm – 3pm - Yoga
  • Thursday 2pm -3pm - Table tennis
  • Friday 2pm - 3pm - Men’s group
  • Friday 3pm – 4pm - Women’s group
  • Saturday 11am - 1pm - Film club 
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Come and see us -  just give us a call on 01273 722 353 - we're happy to help you.

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. 


Opening hours - revised

Due to COVID-19, we are running a more limited service at the day centre. We are open Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 11.00am - 12.15pm and between 1.30pm - 2.45pm. Please phone us on 01273 722 353 and press option 1 to book a slot to come along and use the facilities . 


Email and phone

You can call us - 01273 722 353

Or email us - info@thects.org.uk