Helpful contacts

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)

Email: Health and Social Care Connect

Or you can assess yourself online:



EBC information sheet on coronavirus and homelessness is here:

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. 

Children’s Care:

If you are worried about a child or teenager phone 01323 464222 or visit

Domestic abuse:

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

Call 999 if it’s an emergency or you’re in immediate danger.



Waste services:

Eastbourne Borough Council have suspended their bulky waste collections to help their staff focus on providing household waste and recycling collections.

All other waste and recycling services are currently operating as normal.