West Sussex Homeless Football Club

West Sussex Homeless Football Club

At a glance


  • Sports
  • Housing and homelessness

Other details

Geographical remit: 


•To provide access to free physical activity to those affected by all forms of homelessness in West Sussex through delivery of a football based engagement program
•To create a strong network of organization’s in West Sussex, working in unison to provide relief and to support to all those affected by homelessness in West Sussex
•To raise awareness of homelessness as an issue through the creation of a positive narrative by those involved that will serve as a challenge to the negative stereotypes, misrepresentation and lack of understanding often afforded to homelessness and homeless households.
•To use football based engagement as the focal point of a new community, wherein individuals affected by homelessness can be party to the implementation of positive attitudes and experiences that will facilitate personal development.


The work undertaken by WSHFc will be centred on weekly football sessions, led by qualified coaches. Sessions will also incorporate personal development in the form of skills building and training such as workshops on tenancy management, money management, health and mental health awareness and employability. Participants will also have the opportunity to compete in a weekly football league as West Sussex Homeless Football Club.

No current opportunities

Search for volunteer opportunities with other organisations.