Support for young people

If you’re a young person and you’re finding things hard because of coronavirus, these are the places you can get help in Brighton & Hove. You can also ask them for help if you’re worried about a friend, family member or neighbour.

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Brighton & Hove City Council

The council website has a page with information about its own services for young people, as well as links to lots of other organisations.

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Youth Advice Centre

If you need support or advice, are having arguments at home, or you need advice about housing, get in touch with the Youth Advice Centre.

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Young People’s Centre

The Young People’s Centre is offering online support if you need it.

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e-wellbeing

e-wellbeing is an online tool for young people that can help you find support and information if you’re feeling down, anxious or stressed.

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Young Oasis

Young Oasis offers therapy to children/young people 5-18 years who have been affected by a parent or family member’s drug or alcohol use. Young Oasis is currently offering telephone support and/or video therapy. There’s a waiting list, but please get in touch and they will get back to you.

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Across the city

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

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The Clock Tower Sanctuary

If you’re 16-25 and homeless, staying with friends, or don’t have a safe place to stay, call The Clock Tower Sanctuary for advice and support.

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Across the city

Opening hours:

Every day, 10am–4pm

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Audio Active

Audio Active has online sessions and tutorials and more for young people who are into making music.

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Albion in the Community

Albion in the Community is sharing ways for people to get active, stay well, and keep learning – with lots of free resources available on its website, including football-themed worksheets for young people, easy-to-prepare healthy recipes, home work-out videos, and football challenges for people to try in their gardens.

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Brighton Youth Centre

Brighton Youth Centre is running online sessions and posting things to do on their Facebook and Instagram.

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Hangleton and Knoll Project

If you live in Hangleton and Knoll and need some support or things to do, get in touch with an email, a text or on Facebook.

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Hangleton and Knoll

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Tarner Community Project

If you live in Tarner, Tarner Community Project is providing online support and sharing things to do on Facebook and Instagram.

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Tarner

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TDC Youth

TDC Youth have people you can talk to on Facebook if you need help. They’re also sharing things to do on Facebook and Instagram.

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YMCA Right Here

YMCA Right Here is a health and wellbeing project for 11-25 year olds. They’re posting ideas for things to do on Facebook and Instagram.

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If you're LGBTQIA

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Allsorts Youth Project

If you’re under 26 and are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure and you need help, email Allsorts. They can give you one-to-one support over a video call.

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If you're black or from a minority ethnic group

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BMEYPP

If you’re a young person from a minority ethnic group, you can get support on the phone or online from the Black and Minority Ethnic Young People’s Project (BMEYPP). Get in touch with a text or email, or follow them on Facebook or Instagram.

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If you have a disability

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Extratime

If you have a disability, Extratime have lots of ideas for things to do on their website. They’re also available on the phone for advice and support.

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Across the city

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 2pm to 4pm