Putting clients and local community
at the heart of our mission to end homelessness

About Us

Started in 1991 by a group of Christians in Worthing, Turning Tides is now the biggest provider of services for single homeless people in West Sussex. We continue to grow and develop our services to meet the needs of the local area – with over 5,000 supporters, 300 volunteers and 140 staff.

We know anyone’s life can unravel into homelessness. So we bring together compassionate individuals and organisations who work tirelessly to transform the lives of people in our local community and to change perceptions of homelessness.

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. We provide real pathways out of homelessness and are committed to supporting people at every stage of their journey. The breadth of our services empower people experiencing homelessness to become confident and find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

  • Outreach teams reach out to rough sleepers and run drop in community hubs.
  • Residential projects help people off the streets and support them as they rebuild their lives.
  • Specialist staff work with mental health issues, trauma and addiction.
  • ‘Move-on’ housing provides that much needed step towards independent living.

Our clients shape our services as coproduction is at the heart of everything we do. We work in close partnership, across all sectors, drawing from the strengths and generosity of our local community.

Together, we can make a difference. Together, we can end local homelessness.

Click on the years below to view our charitable accounts.

896 men and women

Support with housing

accessed & supported by Turning Tides throughout 2019-20

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Everyone should have a home.

With your support we can achieve our mission - to end local homelessness.

Our People

Turning Tides Homeless Mission

Kind, generous and warm hearted

Turning Tides Homeless Mission

A voice for homeless men & women

Turning Tides Homeless Mission

A place of safety, respect & trust

Turning Tides Homeless Mission

Ambitious homelessness is not an inevitability

Turning Tides Homeless Mission

Engaging, motivating and inspiring

Turning Tides Homeless Mission

Inclusive & welcoming

Turning Tides Homeless Misison

Valuing faith, spirituality & our Christian roots

Led by clients’ & communities’ expertise & experience

Clients + Community
Are At The Heart
Of Our Mission

 

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. The breadth of our services support and empower local people experiencing homelessness to become confident and find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

Turning Tides’ Timeline

Prayer Pointers

We would be very grateful if you and/or your Church would like to include Turning Tides in your prayers.

We pray through your Word :

    • Thanks for the opportunities and benefits available to clients via group work and digital inclusion
    • Support of our new launched Homelessness Crisis Appeal
    • For all members of our community involved with mental health related issues
    • For open hearts to embrace living our values, respect and tolerance
    • For a move on opportunities to help ease a steady flow of clients throughout our services
    • We pray for everyone who is tackling things outside their comfort zone or dealing with awkward situations

UPDATED: May 2021

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