Accommodation and homelessness

Brighton Housing Trust

Specialist housing advice. 

Open: Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm; Friday 9am - 4.30pm

Tel: 01323 642615



BHT Eastbourne Advice, Highlight House, 8 St Leonard’s Road, Eastbourne, BN21 3UH


Children's Services Youth Support Team

If you are 16 or 17 years old and at risk of becoming homeless, phone or visit a social worker from Children's Services Youth Support Team.

Open: Monday to Friday, 9am - 4.30pm

Tel: 01323 747094


East Sussex County Council, St Mark’s House, 14 Upperton Road, Eastbourne, BN21 1EP

In an emergency you can contact the East Sussex Emergency Duty Service on 01273 335905. A social worker will phone you back and advise you what to do.

Citizen's Advice Bureau (CAB)

Free, confidential and impartial advice about various different issues, including housing.

Open: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10am - 4pm, Tuesday 10 am - 3pm, Friday 10am - 1pm

Tel: 03444 111 444


Unit 6, Highlight House, 8 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3UH

Eastbourne Borough Council

If you are over 18 years of age and worried about your housing situation, visit Eastbourne Borough Council's Contact Centre and speak to an adviser.

Open: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Tel: 01323 410000


1 Grove Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4TW

Eastbourne Foyer

Accommodation for young people aged 16 to 24 years who are at risk of homelessness or isolation. Referrals have to be made by Children’s and Adult Social Services, Youth Offending, Youth Support or Eastbourne Borough Council. People not already involved with those services should speak to either St Marks’ House (under-18s) or Eastbourne Borough Council (over-18s).

Tel: 01323 734760



40 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3LZ



Help for people aged 16 to 64  years (single people, couples and families), homeless people or people at risk of losing their homes, and needing support to live independently. 

Open: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Tel: 01273 898700

Text: 07773 377 754


Matthew 25 Mission

Provision of information and advice, food, clothing and basic necessities for people affected by life-threatening addiction, loneliness, bereavement, unemployment, homelessness, offending and more.

Tel: 01323 726960


Brodie Hall, Seaside, Eastbourne, BN22 7NN


National housing advice helpline.

Open: Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm; Saturday and Sunday 9am - 5pm

Tel: 0808 250 7065


Connecting rough sleepers to local services.

Sussex Rough Sleeping Project

If you are insecurely housed and you do not have a place that you can call your own, you may be eligible for specialist support through Eastbourne Borough Council's Sussex Rough Sleeping Prevention Project.

Tel: 01323 410000