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Getting help in East Sussex - Local groups and services to support you, your family and friends



Find help and support and much more to help you stay healthy, independent and connected in your community

Help at home you can trust – find out about the Support With Confidence scheme.

If you'd like someone to pop in for a chat or lend a hand, why not look at a Good Neighbour Scheme in your area?

See what day care, lunch clubs and other activities are available in your area.

East Sussex County Council have free online forms for adults and carers to see what support might be needed.


For help and advice over the cold period see:

East Sussex County Council: Help to keep warm and well - includes details about the free winter home check service which includes

  • an assessment of your home to identify how to keep warm
  • small works such as improving insulation or repairing boilers
  • emergency temporary heating
  • advice on getting help to pay for heating

Keep warm and well in East Sussex - information about energy efficiency and making your home more affordable to heat, and the range of local services and support that can help

Age UK advice on preparing for winter

NHS advice on staying well over winter

Help to find local health services

If you can't get out of your house due to the bad weather, befriending services offer practical support such as help with the shopping and popping in to say hello.