Brighton Pavilion

Rough Sleeping in Brighton

Homelessness in Britain. Image: Benjamin Brock - CC BY-SA 3.0,

Homelessness in Britain. Image: Benjamin Brock – CC BY-SA 3.0,

It’s tough to believe that in 2016, there are people in this country without a home – living on the streets.

The largest population of homeless people outside London is Brighton, many of whom are sleeping rough, most of whom have no other choice.

Usually as a result of a relationship breakdown or loss of employment, or both, homelessness is not just someone else’s problem; it can happen to anyone.

It could happen to you.

The latest head count of rough sleepers in Brighton was 162.

Ray is one of those people…

 

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