St Anne’s Centre

For homeless or isolated people in Brighton & Hove

Every day, up to 70 homeless, isolated and vulnerable people in our community are welcomed to St Anne’s Centre in Kemptown, Brighton


Saint Anne's Caentre

As often as you did it for one of my least brothers, you did it for me


Staffed largely by volunteers and funded only by donation, St Anne’s has been working with our city’s rough sleepers and marginalised residents for more than thirty years.

St Anne’s offers a safe, warm and welcoming space for all, a place where clients can drop in to eat, relax and find help and solidarity. Each weekday, we provide breakfast and a hot, home-made lunch, and a place where talking and being around other people can help to break through isolation. We firmly believe, however, that relief by itself is never enough.

By listening to our clients and gaining their trust, we try to help them to turn their lives around, sometimes by signposting them to outside agencies for help.

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9.30am-12.30pm

Life on the streets can be lonely and frightening

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St Anne’s is funded mainly by donations and we need your help!

A donation of £12.50 is enough to provide food for one person for five days

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St Anne's News

Thanks to Brighton & Hove Faith in Action, who popped along to film us in July 2020.
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Hello Brighton!

St Anne’s staff and volunteers were out in force for the Community Charity Day at Royal Pavilion Gardens at the weekend. We shared a stall with our friends from the Somerset Centre, with a really successful tombola and a brilliant cake sale to raise funds for both organisations. Will wore our Team T-shirt (if anyone…

Vaccines at St Anne’s

At the end of May, we were delighted to host the NHS Mobile Vaccination Unit. The ambulance vaccination service spent four hours stationed in the car park of the Somerset Centre (thank you Rob and Jude!), and offered Covid jabs to homeless and vulnerable people, and to Kemp Town locals who would otherwise have struggled…

Everybody needs an Angel…

St Anne’s gets regular support and donations from Pocket Angels, a local not-for-profit organisation that raises money for homeless, rough-sleeping and disadvantaged clients by allowing people to donate digitally via their app. It’s a brilliant idea in a world which has become increasingly cashless society – find out more about Pocket Angels here. Alicia and…


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Homeless support in Brighton & Hove

Our Location

St. Mary’s Church Hall
61 St James’s Street
Brighton, BN2 1PR

Contact Us
Opening Hours

MON-FRI 9:30am – 12:30pm

(closed Bank Holidays and occasional Wednesdays for deep cleaning)