Horsham Eco Church
Horsham Eco Church is part of Horsham Churches Together. The aim is to encourage and inspire Churches on their Eco-Church journey, to share ideas and encourage Churches and congregations to explore ways of making a positive impact on the environment. Led by Karen Park, Horsham Eco Chuch is linked to A Rocha UKand promotes their Eco Church Award Scheme amongst Churches in the town and villages of Horsham District. Read more about Horsham Eco Churches here. You can also meet Karen or one of the team at the Sussex Green Hub which meets at the United Reformed Church in Springfield Road on the last Saturday of each month from 10am.
Local Charities and Community Groups
All of the charities and organisations on this page are independent of Horsham Churches Together. However, we work alongside them, supporting their vision and encouraging the active and prayerful engagement of the Christian community of Horsham. Each entry includes a link to the charity website and contact details. Each charity welcomes offers of support and volunteers.
Horsham Matters is an independent charity originally established with the support of HCT, providing a range of major projects which support the local community across Horsham District. Horsham Matters provides the Horsham District Foodbank, alongside a broad range of critical services from counselling and budgeting advice, to providing furniture. Horsham Matters also operates the ‘Love it Again‘ store in West Street Horsham.
Horsham Debt Advisory Service seeks to come alongside people who are facing finanvial difficulties. They provide practical support and advice using trained advisors who will listen with understanding, compassion and in complete confidence. This service is provided free of charge to clients.
The Oasis Crisis Pregnancy Centre offers trained advisors who will provide compassionate and independent advice and support to those facing decisions associated with unplanned pregnancy and pregnancy loss as a result of miscarriage, stillbirth and abortion.
Anchor Counselling offers confidential, compassionate and professional counselling for adults in Horsham and in Reigate. Offering qualified and experienced counsellors, Anchor offers adults face to face or on-line counselling. Please visit our website for more information www.anchor-counselling.org.uk or e mail us on email@example.com or call us on 07971582718 if you would like to arrange an initial appointment.
Horsham Child Contact Centre is a safe, friendly and neutral place where the children of separated families are able to spend time with one or both parents, and even other family members. The centre is run by a team of trained staff and volunteers, providing a child focussed environment, where the needs of children are always put first.
Streetlight is a Christian outreach and front line support project working with women at risk of or involved in prostitution. Offering a choice for change through practical and emotional support, befriending and mentoring, it aims to empower women involved in prostitution or at risk of sexual exploitation, including those trafficked into the sex trade. Streetlight aims to encourage women to find sustainable routes away from prostitution and to new life.
Keys Community Detox is part of a national organisation which works with churches to provide a holistic, community-based programme of medical, spiritual and community support, helping people escape drug and alcohol addiction. Contact details are here.
The Horsham Y Centre is part of the YMCA Downslink Group, and provides housing for 50 young people in the heart of Horsham town. They provide advice and support to residents, encouraging them to develop the skills and confidence to enable them to move on from supported accommodation to independent living.
Southwater Youth Project helps children and young people, in Southwater, to be the best that they can and to believe in themselves, by supporting mental wellbeing and promoting positive self-esteem. Operating in Southwater since 2006, the project provides indoor and outdoor activities for children and young people between the ages of 8 to 19 in the Southwater area.
Turning Tides – Turning Tides is the biggest provider of services for single homeless people in West Sussex. Offering residential and outreach projects, Turning Tides 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. They provide a warm, safe space and offer real pathways out of homelessness, with the commitment to support people at every stage of their journey.
Horsham Refugee Support Group: Working with refugees or asylum seekers in Horsham District, linking in with West Sussex County Council and Horsham District Council. HRSG have a team of volunteers who offer befriending services and support with learning English.