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Support Services

If you need help to live independently or to maintain your tenancy there are a number of services available locally to help you.


Homeworks is a free service provided across East Sussex by Southdown Housing through Supporting People funding. It is for people aged between 16 and 64 (singles couples or families) who are at risk of losing their home or homeless and need support to live independently.

The Sanctuary Scheme is primarily designed for victims of domestic violence. It seeks to prevent homelessness with the installation of enhanced security measures in a victims property.

Wealden & Eastbourne Lifeline (external link)

Wealden &  Eastbourne Lifeline (WEL) is not for profit organisation established by Wealden District Council & Eastbourne Borough Council. It is dedicated to ensuring safety, security and independence through a locally based 24 hour telephone response service. They can provide a range of services and products to meet your needs.

Information on current services available locally can be found at East Sussex Community Information Service.

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