In the year to 31st March 2020

7,721 clients and tenants used the services offered by BHT Sussex or were accommodated in the homes we provide.

We prevented 927 people from becoming homeless

Our Impact

In our housing and supported accommodation services, we accommodated:


households and individuals in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings in our community housing


people in our specialist mental health services


people in our addiction services

people under 25 in our Hastings Young People’s Service
people under 25 in our homeless hostels and other residential services
people in our high support hostel for single homeless people with complex support needs

Rough Sleepers

13, 296

visits were made to First Base Day Centre's early morning rough sleepers sessions.


clients across our services were rough sleeping, sofa surfing, staying with friends or in other short-term temporary accommodation

Advice Services and Whitehawk Inn


people used the range of services provided by or from the Whitehawk Inn


men and women received advice and legal representation from our advice centres in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings.

First Base Day Centre

1, 275

people made use of the services provided at First Base Day Centre


people received one-to-one case work support


people were supported to achieve positive accommodation outcomes

Mental Health and Wellbeing Services


people benefited from our Mental Health and Wellbeing Services


people received mental health support via community groups as part of our work with the Pathfinder West Sussex alliance

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