Contact Adult Social Care
Contact East Sussex County Council Adult Social Care to:
- report abuse or neglect (please phone us)
- apply for care and support
- get support for a carer
Phone: 0345 60 80 191 (open 8am to 8pm 7 days a week including bank holidays)
Or you can assess yourself online:
EBC information sheet on coronavirus and homelessness is here: https://www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/_resources/assets/inline/full/0/287827.pdf
Calling EBC when you feel you are at imminent risk of homelessness is the best first step, on 01323 410000.
Any verified rough sleepers in Eastbourne or Lewes districts who develop symptoms of coronavirus should be advised to make contact with us by telephone, or via their support worker if they already have one allocated.
If you are worried about a child or teenager phone 01323 464222 or visit www.eastsussex.gov.uk/childrenandfamilies/worried-about-a-child
Domestic abuse or violence is a crime and should be reported to the police. There are also other organisations who offer help and support, which you can be referred to.
- Report online here https://www.gov.uk/report-domestic-abuse
- Call 999 if it’s an emergency or you’re in immediate danger. If you are calling from a mobile and cannot speak, press 55 when prompted.
- Call the 24-hour National Domestic Abuse helpline on 0808 2000 247 for confidential, non-judgemental information and support.
- Women's Aid - for information and support, email email@example.com or use the instant messaging service.
- #AskforANI - If you are a victim of domestic abuse you can access much needed support from thousands of pharmacies across the UK.
- The Portal helps you to find advice and support in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex - https://theportal.org.uk/
Age Concern Eastbourne
Age Concern Eastbourne are providing support services in the community. You can call them if you want help with a doorstep delivery or other assistance for a local elderly resident on 01323 638474.
Other community responses
More information is available through 3VA’s compilation of support efforts across East Sussex here