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Brighton Homeless Service


Services available in Brighton

Drop-in sessions:

  • Mondays, 9am - 11:30am at the First Base Day Centre, St Stephens Hall/Montpelier Place, Brighton BN1 3BF 
  • Thursdays, 6:30pm - 7:30pm at the Mobile Treatment Centre on Brighton seafront

Podiatry Clinic:

  • Thursdays, 9am - 11:30am at the First Base Day Centre, St Stephens Hall/Montpelier Place, Brighton BN1 3BF

A podiatrist is also available some Thursday evenings.

Nurse consultations

Most of our nurse consultations are for first aid, wound and foot care, drug- and alcohol-related matters, and skin disorders. Our nurse consultations take place during our drop-in sessions.

What we can do

  • • Administer first aid
  • • Treat wounds and change dressings
  • • Discuss current health concerns
  • • Specialised foot care with a podiatrist
  • • Referrals to appropriate services
  • • Give support and listen
  • • Health assessments
  • • Health promotion
  • • Provide socks, shoes, space blankets, sun cream, and other items
  • • Offer support attending health care appointments.

What we cannot do

  • • Prescribe medication
  • • Needle exchange
  • • Provide transport or accommodation

We work closely with local voluntary and statutory support agencies and in particular with Arch Healthcare Homeless Service, which offers GP and nurse-led primary health care to homeless people.


Read our full 2017 Service User Survey Report.


For more information and to enquire further please contact sharon.agnew@sja.org.uk.