How to help people living on the street

Help us support people living on the street by contacting us, making a donation or volunteering with local charities

Tell us about a rough sleeper

You can let us know you're concerned about someone living on the street by using StreetLink.

You can contact StreetLink:

If you think the person needs urgent medical care or they're under 18 years of age, you should call 999.

How to make a donation

Homeless charities have joined together under the Make Change Count campaign to help people living on the streets.

The local charities involved are:

  • St Mungo’s
  • BHT
  • Sussex Nightstop
  • Equinox
  • Antifreeze
  • The Clock Tower Sanctuary
  • YMCA Downslink Group
  • YMCA Brighton
  • Umbrella Brighton & Hove

Make Change Count makes sure all money given goes to helping rough sleepers get off the streets.

You can make a donation:

  • online on the Just Giving website
  • by sending a text message saying 19UMCC 3, 5, 10 or 20 to 70085 for a £3, £5, £10 or £20 donation

How to volunteer

You can volunteer for many homeless charities by visiting their website, such as: