Turning Tides previously known as Worthing Churches Homeless Projects

Turning Tides previously known as Worthing Churches Homeless Projects

Charity information

Turning Tides previously known as Worthing Churches Homeless Projects

We are a community led homelessness organisation that puts clients and local people at the heart of our mission to end homelessness. To do this we will be:
 Ambitious - homelessness is not an inevitability
 A voice for homeless men and women
 A place of safety, respect and trust
 Kind, generous and warm hearted
 Engaging, motivating and inspiring
 Inclusive and welcoming
 Valuing faith, spirituality and our Christian roots
 Led by our clients’ and communities’ expertise and experience

Founded 1991

  • Mission statement

    Turning Tides started as a group of Christians known as Worthing Churches Homeless Projects in 1992 to help local people out of sleeping rough. The churches gifted buildings and volunteers. We soon began to make a difference! We learned, however, that it was not enough just to find a roof. Often there are complex needs such as mental ill health and the challenges of addiction.
    Others joined us from the community (of all faiths or no faith) and we became more professional as a strong local homelessness charity. However, local people continue to sleep rough and there is little help for homeless men and women in the surrounding areas of Worthing.

    Turning Tides remains determined to end homelessness wherever we work - a reality that can only be achieved through finding shared purpose with our clients, other services and the wider community.

  • Aims

    Turning Tides previously known as Worthing Churches Homeless Projects aims to:

    • To reduce rough sleeper numbers and develop pathways out of homelessness
    • To grow a thriving, resilient organisation that attracts talent
    • To be innovative, good value and win new resources
    • To be led by our clients’ and communities’ expertise and experience
  • Overview

    Established: April 1991

    Registered Charity Number: 1027832

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 61

    Part time staff: 61

    Volunteers: 300

    Phone number: 01903 680742

    Address: Worthing Town Hall, Chapel Road BN11 1HA

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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