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For information about other organisations in West Sussex that provide non-residential support services please contact the following organisations.

West Sussex Wellbeing

Find local wellbeing information and services. A free, friendly and impartial service from your local authority, the NHS and other services.

Independent Lives

Ground Floor, Southfield House
11 Liverpool Gardens, Worthing BN11 1RY
Phone: 01903 219482
Email: info@independentlives.org
Website: independentlives.org

Your local library

For advice about any local government or health service in West Sussex.

Citizens Advice

For advice about any local government or health service in West Sussex.
Website: citizensadvice.org.uk

Information for carers

If you are caring for someone at home, you can get help from the following organisation.

Carers Support West Sussex
The Orchard, 1-2 Gleneagles Court Brighton Road, Crawley RH10 6AD
Phone: 0300 028 8888
Email: info@carerssupport.org.uk
Website: carerssupport.org.uk

Carewise - West Sussex care funding advice

Independent specialist financial advice on paying for long-term care.
Phone: 0330 222 7000
Calls using Relay UK: 18001 0330 222 7000 (for deaf callers from a textphone or the NGT Lite app downloaded onto a computer, tablet or smartphone)
Email: carewise@westsussex.gov.uk
Website: carewiseadvice.com

Benefit information

For information on benefits, please contact the Department for Work and Pensions. There is a confidential Freephone number on 0800 1690154 or you can visit their website at gov.uk.

You can also get advice from Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove on Freephone 0800 019 1310 between 10am and 2pm, Monday to Friday. Or you can visit Age UK's website.

Your local branch of Citizens Advice can also give you advice on benefits.

Mental-health social work service

For a referral to the appropriate mental-health team, please contact our Adults’ CarePoint

The information on this webpage is only a guide. It does not replace the law. To find out more you can read our Charging for care and support policy.

Please visit westsussexconnecttosupport.org/professional-zone and search under ‘Policy – Strategies- Frameworks’. Or contact our Adults’ CarePoint for a copy. See the 'Contact us' page for details.

We are committed to equality, celebrating diversity and preventing   unlawful discrimination.  We value the people we support, our staff and partners for who they are, and we actively promote fairness and respect for all.

Last updated: 05 December 2023