General advice


General advice and support

The ability to keep warm and well at home can be affected by issues such as debt, benefit entitlement, caring responsibilities, housing condition, employment, and consumer problems. Contact the organisations below or search the East Sussex 1Space directory of care, support and wellbeing services for more information.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

East Sussex 1Space

1Space is East Sussex County Council’s directory of care, support and wellbeing services in East Sussex.

Care for the Carers

Care for the Carers is the Carers Centre for East Sussex and a network partner of Carers Trust. They provide free practical and emotional advice and signpost to services that offer a wide range of information and support


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

Home Works

Home Works is for you if you are aged 16 to 64 (a single person, a couple or a family), homeless or at risk of losing your home, and need support to live independently.

Find out our Top Tips to keep warm and well at home.

There are lots of small “Do it Yourself” tasks you can do at home to keep warm. Find out more here

Our free Warm Home Check Service can help you get ready for winter. Get in contact now.

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