Local advice and support (including for over 70s)
Age UK Brighton, Hove, West Sussex
If you are self-isolating and need support, or if you’re worried about a friend or family member during this time, please contact Age UK on 01903 731 800 or email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Age UK are doing what they can to provide shopping delivery service to clients who are self isolating or cannot use their usual shopping service. Individuals seeking to gain more information or use this service can use Age UK's free information and advice line on 0800 0191310.
Help at home
If you are concerned about an older person or vulnerable adult, Guild Care's support service in Worthing and the surrounding areas is operating. Please see the link below for how you can support these individuals:
Their customer service team remains available 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday; please do get in touch with them if you have any questions or concerns: email email@example.com, call 01903 327 327 or check out their website Guild Care.
The Silver Line is a free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Moreover, it can help protect and support older people who are suffering abuse and neglect. Below, please see their contact details:
Phone: 0800 470 80 90
Carers support West Sussex
Carers Support West Sussex are available to speak on the phone or via email to those who care for individuals who wouldn't be able to manage without their support. If in this time you need support or advice, please contact them on:
Phone: 0300 028 8888
Website: Carers Support
Citizens Advice in West Sussex
Citizens Advice is able to provide support and advice on a number of issues. They can offer advice over the phone, by webcam or via email.
Advice line number: 0344 477 1171
Advice line (mobile phones only): 0300 3300 650
To access email and web chat follow the icons on this webpage: Advice West Sussex
This link provides general information about coronavirus: Citizens Advice - coronavirus
Local information related to coronavirus may be obtained via the following link: West Sussex advice - coronavirus