Samaritans (116 123)
Free confidential emotional support to people in distress or feeling suicidal
Childline (0800 1111)
Free counselling services for children and young people
National Domestic Violence Helpline (200 247)
Helpline for those experiencing domestic violence and their supporters
Silverline (0800 470 8090)
Free helpline providing information friendship and advice to older people
Rapid Response (0300 304 0078)
Urgent response services for people who feel they are in a mental health crisis
Health and Sexual Health:
Practice Plus Brighton Station Health Centre (0333 321 0946)
Walk-in Health Centre
Sexual Health and Contraception Brighton and Hove Service (01273 523 388)
Free confidential service
Terrence Higgins Trust (01273 764 200)
Confidential support and counselling on HIV and other sexual health issues, free HIV/STI testing and condoms
Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Services (0300 002 0060)
NHS service supporting people from age 4 upwards
MIND Brighton and Hove (01273 666 950)
Providing mental health support services across Sussex
Family Information Service (01273 293 545)
Information and advice about local services for parents, children and young people
Brighton Unemployment Centre Families Project (01273 601 211)
Support & advice, free IT access, playroom, classes and laundry
Parents and Children Together (0300 456 4800)
Helps families through adoption services, therapeutic support and community projects
YMCA Downslink Group Youth Advice Centre (01273 624 432)
Offering telephone & online support. Face-to-face support by appointment only.
Little Green Pig (01273 234 776)
Free creative writing workshops& projects for children and young people across Sussex
Age UK (01903 731 800)
Practical services for those over 50 to enable them to maintain independent living
Ageing Well (01273 322 947)
Social activities, befriending, information & advice for people 50+.
Alzheimer’s Society (01273 726 266)
Support, information and services for people with dementia and their families and carers
Brighton Women’s Centre (01273 698 036)
Advice, food bank, pre-school, support and women-only accommodation support
Survivors Network (01273 203 380)
Helpline, counselling, Advocacy and peer support services for survivors of sexual abuse and violence.
Oasis Project (01273 696 970)
support for women and families with current or former drug or alcohol problems
Sex workers outreach project (01273 675 526)
Confidential service for women who work in the sex industry: Call/Text/WhatsApp for advice, information or support.
Calm – Campaign Against Living Miserably (0800 58 58 58)
Movement against suicide. Emotional support for men and those bereaved by suicide.
Mankind (01273 911 680)
Therapeutic services for men in Sussex who have been affected by sexual abuse.
The Saturn Centre (0800 033 7797)
Self-referrals are welcome from any individual over 14 years old following an unwanted sexual experience.
Men’s Advice Line (0800 801 0327)
Support for men in abusive relationships.
Amaze ( 01273 772289)
For disabled children and young people in Sussex, and their parent carers.
Possibility People (01273 894040)
Services and advice for disabled people and people living with impairments or long-term health conditions.
Grace Eyre (01273 201900)
Committed to supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health issues.
Mencap (01273 234759)
Working with people with learning disabilities to support them to lead full lives.
Drug and Alcohol Services
Change Grow Live Brighton and Hove Recovery Service
Advice, information and treatment for people experiencing substance misuse and support for family members and carers.
Cascade Creative Recovery (07477 072956)
Support, coaching, groups & activities for anyone in or seeking recovery from drugs and alcohol.
RU-OK? (01273 293966)
Under18s substance use service. Free advice, guidance, support and information on drugs, alcohol and sexual health.
Switchboard (01273 234009)
Providing services, information and supporting the LGBTQ+ community.
Allsorts Youth Project (01273 721211)
Supports children and young people under 26 who identify as LGBTQ+.
Mindout (01273 234839)
Mental health and wellbeing services for LGBTQ+ people.
The Claire Project
Self-supporting transgender support and social groups.