STEPS to stay independent

Description

'STEPS to stay independent' provides a free and improved short term support service to help you to stay living independently.

'STEPS to stay independent' provides a service to:

  • People aged 65 or over who face housing difficulties and;
  • People aged 18 or over who have a long term physical health condition and need advice and guidance to help them live life to the full.

All STEPS advisors are trained to provide every aspect of the service and offer person-centred support, designed around the needs of the individual.

The service offers a range of support to eligible individuals including:

  • Looking into more suitable accommodation.
  • Dealing with tenancy and mortgage worries.
  • Keeping warm and reducing energy bills.
  • Ensuring your home is safe.
  • Accessing debt management.
  • Managing long term physical health conditions.
  • Obtaining daily living equipment.
  • Taking part in healthy living activities.

In addition we can also help you with:

  • Accessing benefit advice.
  • Finding community transport.
  • Accessing local social groups or activities in your area.
  • Approaching other organisations.
  • Getting online.

If you live in Eastbourne, Lewes or Wealden please contact STEPS West - Phone: 01323 436 414. Text: 07970 668 106. Email: referrals@stepswest.co.uk

If you live in Hastings or Rother please contact STEPS East - Phone: 0300 123 2422 (local rate). Text: 07944 140 016. Email: referrals@stepseast.co.uk

Service Details

Locations:
  • STEPS to stay independent (West) if you live in Eastbourne, Lewes or Wealden, c/o South East Independent Living Ltd, 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4TW (directions displayed on map)
  • STEPS to stay independent (East) if you live in Hastings or Rother, c/o Family Mosiac, 5th Floor Ocean House, 87 - 89 London Road, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, TN37 6BD (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
East Sussex County Council
Service Type:
Help at home and help to live independently
Website:
Registration Category:
Services at home with no physical contact
Referral Routes:
  • Care Trust
  • Health services
  • Housing
  • Other agency
  • Self referral
  • Social Care
  • Citizens Advice
  • Non-statutory agency
  • Probation services
Organisation Sector:
Community service

Documents

The following documents related to this service are available for download:

Cost & Availability

Support in the community

Cost:
Free short term

This page was last updated on 15 September 2017

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
STEPS to stay independent (West) if you live in Eastbourne, Lewes or Wealden
Address:
STEPS to stay independent, c/o South East Independent Living Ltd, 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4TW
Mobile:
07970668106
Telephone:
01323 436414
Fax:
01323 436437
Email:
referrals@stepswest.co.uk
Contact Name:
STEPS to stay independent (East) if you live in Hastings or Rother
Address:
STEPS to stay independent, c/o Family Mosaic, 5th Floor, Ocean House, 87 - 89 London Road, St Leonards, TN37 6BD
Mobile:
07944140016
Telephone:
0300 1232422
Email:
referrals@stepseast.co.uk