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ACCESS POINT

First Point of contact for people with social care needs and their carers for advice, information and assessment
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Category

General and emotional support Old People Some 24 hour helplines

Phone number

(01273) 295555 / minicom (01273) 296205

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY

Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road
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Category

Some 24 hour helplines

Address

Level 5, Thomas Kemp Tower
Royal Sussex County Hospital
Eastern Rd
Brighton
BN2 5BE

Phone number

01273 696955 extn. 64261

ACTION ON HEARING LOSS

Providing advice, support and information for people who are D/deaf, have hearing loss and/or tinnitus.
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Category

Disabled people Old People

Helpline

0808 808 0123

Address

113 Queens Road

Phone number

01273 840960

ACTIVE FOR LIFE

Offers advice and support on how and why to get more active and a directory of local sport and activity groups
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Category

Health and Social Care

Phone number

(01273) 292724

ALLSORTS

Offers support to young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure of their sexual orientation

Drop in details

Tuesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

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Category

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender

Address

Young People's Centre, 69 Ship Street (10 on map)

Phone number

(01273) 721211

Amaze

A local charity offering advice, information and support to families with disabled children and young people in Sussex.

Amaze is the Special Educational Needs Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) for Brighton & Hove.

We work with parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) aged 0 to 25. We also support young people with SEND aged 14 to 25 directly.

Amaze offers one point of access to information, advice and support on issues related to education, social care, leisure, money matters and health care.

How Amaze can help:

-SENDIASS helpline for parent carers and young people with SEND
-Amazing Futures groups and workshops for young people with additional needs.
-Looking Forward career support programme for young people with additional needs
-Compass Card (free leisure discount card for children and young people 0 to 25 with significant SEND), and free Carers' Card with wellbeing discounts and deals
-help with claiming DLA and PIP for children and young people with SEND up to 25 years old
-Face 2 Face Befriending support for families around the time of diagnosis or other challenges
-workshops and support groups for parent carers
-advice and information on our website for parent carers and young people
-Parent Carers’ Council (PaCC) for parent carers interested in having a say and influencing local policy
-volunteer opportunities for young people 18-25 with or without SEND, and for parent carers and other adults

Many of our services are available in East Sussex as well as in Brighton & Hove, see our website for more details. The Compass Card and Face 2 Face befriending are available in West Sussex as well.

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Category

Carers Children Disabled people Money and benefits Volunteering Young People

Helpline

01273 772289

Address

Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton
BN1 3XG

Phone number

01273 234020