Have your say on SWEP – Brighton & Hove

WINTER PROVISION FOR ROUGH SLEEPERS 2023 Brighton and Hove City Council work with a humanitarian obligation to provide accommodation for rough sleepers in severe weather under the Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP). Have your say on how SWEP should be run in the 2023-24 Winter season. Scan this QR code with your phone or go […]

LGBTQ+ Night Shelter pilot project in Brighton

      Street Support Brighton and Hove caught up with Jane Woodhull of Brighton and Hove Switchboard about their new LGBTQ+ night shelter pilot project in Brighton: What is the Brighton and Hove Switchboard LGBTQ+ Night Shelter Project, who is it for and what is the specific need which it is answering? “The shelter is […]

Street Support – Supporting SWEP in Brighton

Street Support – Brighton & Hove has been busy getting supplies for the SWEP shelter housing facility for the “protect and vaccinate” scheme that essentially houses rough sleepers until at least the end of March 2022.  Holland Road Baptist Church have also been offering support and the council’s manager, Steve Terry, can be seen here […]

Homeless Link Spring Conference: Accommodation Solutions

Homeless Link Spring Conference: Accommodation Solutions Homeless Link are the national membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England. In March Homeless Link are hosting their Spring Conference in Birmingham. This will be an in-person event and a great opportunity to network with other organisations and charities within the homeless […]

Help Those Experiencing Homelessness? Volunteers Needed

Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) Shelter This emergency accommodation provision will be on offer at different points through the winter, determined by the extremity of the weather. This is provided by the local authority and while desired by government it is not a statutory duty. Steve Terry from the Council is asking for volunteers for […]

New flyers in 6 languages

In Brighton & Hove, the launch of Street Support has been accompanied by A5 double sided flyers and business cards, both explaining Street Support – Brighton & Hove and both for network members and especially for their service users.  It’s been important to the steering group to ensure as many people as possible can access Street Support […]

Intro to Arch Healthcare: Weds 13th Oct, 11am-12pm

This free, virtual event is essential for anyone working with people facing homelessness – find out about our CQC outstanding-rated GP surgery in the heart of Brighton, exclusively for people facing homelessness and housing insecurity in Brighton and Hove. We provide NHS services but so much more besides: Accessible, Restorative, Community Healthcare for those who […]