Community News

Brighton’s very first LGBTQ+ Emergency Night Shelter opens its doors

Graham Robson February 3, 2023

The shelter is a 10-week pilot funded by the Brighton Rainbow Fund and is a partnership between LGBTQ+ charities Outside Project, Stonewall Housing and Brighton & Hove LGBTQ+ Switchboard.

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First homeless shelter for the trans community to open in New Orleans

Rachel Badham July 23, 2020

The House of Tulip trust in the US is currently in the process of fundraising to buy a property in New Orleans, Louisiana, which will become a safe house for transgender and gender non-conforming people

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Business News

Brighton and Hove council have invited local LGBT community partners and businesses to be part of their Tackling Homeless Strategy

Gscene Editorial Team November 17, 2019

Brighton and Hove council have invited local LGBT community partners and businesses to be part of their Tackling Homeless Strategy for 2020 to 2025. 

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Community News

Students raise £500 for homeless in Brighton & Hove

Besi Besemar June 5, 2018

Students raise £500 for a charity for the homeless by taking part in two surveys. The students, from the University of Brighton’s School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, completed the Brighton Student Survey for first and second years and the National Student Survey for final year undergraduates.

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General News

Greens call for permanent solution to Brighton’s homeless crisis

Besi Besemar March 12, 2018

Green councillors call for the homeless not to be forgotten as council-run night shelter closes. Green Party Councillors in Brighton and Hove are calling for year round support to end rough sleeping as the temporary Brighton Centre Night Shelter closes its doors.

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Community News

MCC support homeless at Clock Tower on Xmas Eve

Besi Besemar January 1, 2017

With hot drinks, music and Christmas gifts, the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) Brighton shared its Christmas message with the homeless of Brighton & Hove on Christmas Eve at the Clock Tower. For over three hours approximately 40 homeless people joined in the fun. MCC gave out survival bags, clothing and other useful items. It was a time to chat, make friends and have fun during Christmas.

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In The South

Pinky helps the homeless

Gary Hart June 29, 2015

Pinky Callwood decided to do something completely different for his birthday this year. Rather than have a party he told his friends not to buy him any presents but to donate what ever they could to help the homeless living on the streets of Brighton. Pinky contacted local hotels and approached business’s asking them to help too. After lots of telephone calls the donations came flooding in.

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