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Becoming an AdultAbility Housing AssociationPhone: 01784 490910
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ability-housing.co.uk
Housing, care and support for people with disabilities
Becoming an AdultActive For Life DirectoryPhone: 01273 292724
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Website: www.activeforlife.org.uk
A-Z of sport and physical activities provided across the city
Becoming an AdultAmazeCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 772289
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk
Information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with special needs
Becoming an AdultAsk SaraPhone:
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Website: www.asksara.org.uk
Occupational therapists give advice and ideas for the latest daily living equipment
Becoming an AdultAssertCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 234850
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.assertbh.org.uk
Advice and support for adults with Aspergers and their families including helpline and drop-in service
Becoming an Adultbeat - Beating Eating Disorders103 Prince of Wales Road
NORWICH
NR1 1DW
Phone: 0845 634 1414 (adult helpline)
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.b-eat.co.uk
Information and advice on eating disorders.
Becoming an AdultBetter FuturesPhone:
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Website: www.bh-impetus.org/projects/better-futures
Supported volunteering for people with learning disabilities
Becoming an AdultBetter FuturesPhone: 01273 229009
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Website: www.bh-impetus.org/projects/better-futures/
Supported volunteering for people with learning disabilties
Becoming an AdultBHASVICPhone: 01273 552200
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bhasvic.ac.uk
Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College
Becoming an AdultBrighton & Hove Speak OutWestwerks
41-43 Portland Road
HOVE
BN3 5DQ
Phone: 01273 421921
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bhspeakout.org.uk
Advocacy project for people 16+ with learning disabilities
Becoming an AdultBrighton & Hove Student Support TeamPhone: 01273 293603
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Information and advice about applications for financial support for post 16 students and home to college transport
Becoming an AdultBrighton and Hove Volunteer Centre1st Floor, Intergen House
65-67 Western Road
BRIGHTON
BN3 2JQ
Phone: 01273 737888
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bh-impetus.org
Promotes volunteering in Brighton and Hove
Becoming an AdultBrighton Housing Trust (BHT)Phone: 01273 645400
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bht.org.uk
Specialist legal advice and information on housing, immigration, welfare benefits, including DLA and debt.
Becoming an AdultBritish School of Motoring (BSM)Phone: 0330 100 7500
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Website: www.bsm.co.uk
Specialist driver training for people with disabilities via BSM Mobility
Becoming an AdultBrookPhone: 0808 802 1234 ( free helpline)
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Website: www.brook.org.uk
Free and confidential sexual health advice and services for young people under 25
Becoming an AdultBuckingham Road Day Centre79 Buckingham Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3RJ
Phone: 01273 749500
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Day centre and regular social activities for people with mental health issues and learning disabilities.
Becoming an AdultCare and Repair EnglandPhone: 0115 950 6500
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Website: www.careandrepair-england.org.uk
Provides advice and information re. housing and living conditions of disabled people
Becoming an AdultCare ChoicesPhone: 0800 389 2077
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.carechoices.co.uk
Information on specialist care of disabled adults (16-64)
Becoming an AdultCare Co-opsPhone: 01273 468200
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.careco-ops.org.uk
Offers a range of services including supported work placements
Becoming an AdultCarelink PlusPhone: 01273 680065 (emergency back-up)
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Run the Carers Emergency Back-up scheme through the council's Access Point. It offers alternative home-based care in an emergency
Becoming an AdultCherishPhone: 01273 295192 (Chris Kerridge)
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Holiday activities and term-time youth club.
Becoming an AdultCommunity Transport (Brighton, Hove & Area) LtdPreston Barracks
Lewes Road
BRIGHTON
BN2 4GL
Phone: 01273 677559
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bhct.co.uk
Run wheelchair accessible minibuses and Easylink service
Becoming an AdultContraception and Sexual Health (CASH) ClinicPhone: 01273 242091
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Website: www.swish.org.uk
Young people's sexual health advice and contraception at Morley Street clinic
Becoming an AdultContraception and Sexual Health (CASH) Clinic (Family Planning Service)Morley Street
BRIGHTON
BN2 9RE
Phone: 01273 242091
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Confidential young people's sexual health advice and contraception.
Becoming an AdultDialogue Centre24 Windlesham Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3AG
Phone: 01273 320500
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.dialoguecentre.org.uk
Counselling and mediation service for children, young people and their families run by Sussex Central YMCA
Becoming an AdultDisabilities Care Register (DCR)Phone: 0800 389 2077
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Website: www.carechoices.co.uk
Free information on independent living and care provision
Becoming an AdultDisability Advice CentreMontague House
Somerset Street
BRIGHTON
BN2 1JE
Phone: 01273 296747
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.thefedonline.org.uk
Free independent and confidential advice on disability related matters. Run by The Fed Centre for Independent Living
Becoming an AdultDisabled Persons RailcardPhone: 0845 605 0525
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk
Concessionary railcard for disabled people
Becoming an AdultDuke of Edinburgh's AwardPhone: 01273 293642
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Website: www.brightonandhovedea.org.uk
Programme of voluntary activities for all 14-25 year olds
Becoming an AdultEasylinkPhone: 01273 677559
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Website: www.bhct.co.uk
City-wide door-to-door transport service for people with mobility problems. Run by Community Transport
Becoming an AdultFamilies Leading PlanningPhone: 07780 675197
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Email: [email protected]
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Info and advice on person centred planning
Becoming an AdultFederation of Disabled People Counselling ServicePhone: 01273 296747
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bhfederation.org.uk
Counselling service for disabled people and their family or friends
Becoming an AdultFoundation for People with Learning DisabilitiesPhone: 0207 803 1100
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Website: www.learningdisabilities.org.uk
Promotes rights and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families
Becoming an AdultFoundationsPhone: 08458 645210
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.foundations.uk.com
National org. provide advice and info re. home repairs, adaptations and maintenance
Becoming an AdultFPAWebsite: www.fpa.org.ukUK wide charity provide info, advice and support on sexual health, sex and relationships.
Becoming an AdultGirlguiding Sussex EastPhone:
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.girlguidingsussexeast.org.uk
Girl Guide groups in Brighton and Hove and Sussex
Becoming an AdultGully's Day OutPhone: 01273 668590
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Email: [email protected]
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Albion in the Community scheme that provides free days out to people with disabilities and their friends and families
Becoming an AdultHands On ScotlandPhone:
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.handsonscotland.co.uk
Online help and advice for anybody working with children and young people incl. behaviour and self esteem help.
Becoming an AdultHomemovePhone: 01273 294400
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.homemove.org.uk
Choice-based lettings scheme for council and housing association homes in Brighton and Hove.
Becoming an AdultHousing Adaptations ServicePhone: 01273 295555
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Email: [email protected]
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Council team that oversees alterations to your home
Becoming an AdultHousing and Support AlliancePhone: 0845 456 1497
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.housingandsupport.org.uk
National organsiation providing free housing advice for people with learning disabilities
Becoming an AdultHousing Options TeamPhone: 01273 294400
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Council service giving and advice and assistance with housing problems
Becoming an AdultIn Touch Handyperson SchemePhone: 0800 313 4457
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/handypersonservice
Undertakes minor home repairs and small jobs for disabled people.
Becoming an AdultIndependent Living FundPhone: 0845 601 8815
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ilf.org.uk
Financial support for disabled people, enabling them to live independently. Not available to new applicants
Becoming an AdultMencap Supported Living ServicePhone: 01273 234759
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Enables adults with learning disabiliteis to remain in or move into their own home in the community
Becoming an AdultMIND - Brighton & Hove51 New England Street
BRIGHTON
BN1 4GQ
Phone: 01273 666950
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mindcharity.co.uk
Mental health advice, information and advocacy for young people aged 11-19 with mental health problems.
Becoming an AdultMOATPhone: 0845 600 1006
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.moat.co.uk
Regional housing association offering shared ownership and support services
Becoming an AdultMount Camphill CommunityPhone: 01892 782 025
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Website: www.mountcamphill.org
Residential specialist college for 16 to 25s with learning difficulties.
Becoming an AdultNational Bus PassGround Floor
Priory House
Bartholomew Square
BRIGHTON
Phone: 01273 291924
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Free bus travel for disabled people
Becoming an AdultNational Careers Service DirectPhone: 0800 100 900
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Website: www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
National helpline and website for careers advice
Becoming an AdultNational Citizenship ServicePhone: 0800 027 9111
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Website: www.ncsyes.co.uk
Citizenship programme that builds life and work skills for 15-17 year olds.
Becoming an AdultNational Express Disabled Persons Travel HelplinePhone: 08717 818179
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Website: www.nationalexpress.com
Becoming an AdultPeople FirstPhone: 0208 874 1377
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Website: www.peoplefirstltd.com
Organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties.
Becoming an AdultPersonal Independence Payment (PIP)Phone: 0845 850 3322 (helpline)
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Advice and information about claims
Becoming an AdultQueen Elizabeth Foundation Mobility ServicesPhone: 020 8770 1151 [mobility service]
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.qef.org.uk
Mobility assessments, equipment testing and adaptations
Becoming an AdultRight HereReed House
47 Church Road
Hove
BRIGHTON
BN3 3BE
Phone: 222565
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.right-here-brightonandhove.org.uk
Project led by 16-25s to promote the emotional and mental wellbeing of young people
Becoming an AdultShopmobility HelplinePhone: 0844 41 41 850
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.shopmobilityuk.org
Electrical scooter and wheelchair hire for people with mobility issues
Becoming an AdultSouthdown Housing Association2 Bell Lane
LEWES
BN7 1JU
Phone: 01273 405800
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.southdownhousing.org
Supported housing and care for people with learning difficulties or mental health problems. Also provide a sensory studio in Lewes available for hire.
Becoming an AdultSpeak Your Mind AdvocacyPhone: 01273 666954
Mobile: 07818 860672
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Website: www.mindcharity.co.uk
Independent mental health advocacy for 11-19 year olds
Becoming an AdultSussex Central YMCA Housing ServicePhone: 01273 828828
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sussexcentralymca.org.uk
Supported accommodation, tenancy support and housing advice
Becoming an AdultSWISHMorley Street
Phone: 01273 242091
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.swish.org.uk
Online sexual health services and contraception advice
Becoming an AdultThe Papworth TrustPhone: 0800 952 5000 (Freephone)
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.papworth.org.uk
Accessible properties to aid independent living
Becoming an AdultTransition Team - Community Learning Disability ServicePhone: 01273 295550
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Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Support with transition to adult services
Becoming an AdultTravel Buddy SchemeGrace Eyre Foundation
36 Montefiore Road
BRIGHTON
BN3 6EP
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Email: [email protected]
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Becoming an AdultWorkabilityPhone: 01903 730044
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.impact-initiatives.org.uk
Support disabled people and those with mental health issues to look for work, train or learn.
Becoming an AdultYoung People’s Centre69 Ship Street
BRIGHTON
BN1 1AE
Phone: 01273 711633 (Confidential Counsellling Line)
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Drop in for advice, support and counselling for 13 to 25 year olds
Becoming an AdultYoung People's Centre69 Ship Street
BRIGHTON
BN1 1AE
Phone: 01273 887886
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Email: [email protected]
Website: youngpeoplescentre.co.uk/
Services and support for young people aged 13-25 years including sexual health clinic and counselling
Becoming an AdultYouth Action SussexCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
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Mobile: 07591828758
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.youthactionsussex.org.uk
Supported volunteering for young people aged 16-25
Becoming an AdultYouth Advice Centre (YAC)2nd Floor, Ovest House
58 West Street
BN1 2RA
Phone: 01273 828828
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sussexcentralymca.org.uk
Impartial drop in advice service for 13-25 year olds inc. sexual health and housing advice.
Becoming an AdultYouth Employability Service (LDD Advisers)Phone: 01273 293552
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Advice and support on further education, employment and training through LDD (Learning Difficulties/Disabilities) Advisers.
Becoming an AdultFamily Planning ServiceMorley Street
BRIGHTON
BN2 9RE
Phone: 242091
Mobile: 07799034899
Email: [email protected]
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Family planning services including a youth clinic for under 18s
Becoming an AdultSpiralBuckingham Road Day Centre
80 Buckingham Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3RJ
Phone: 01273 295180 (Project Leader - Chris Page)
Mobile: 07922 098062
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07922 098062
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.spiralsussex.co.uk
Clubs and sports activities for people aged with learning disabilities. Run weekly club for 14-24 year olds.
Daily LivingBack Care Support ServicePhone: 01273 296133
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Email: [email protected]
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Free back care training and advice service for carers
Daily LivingAccess Point - Brighton & Hove Social Care & HealthAccess Point
3rd Floor, Barts House
Bartholomew's Square
BRIGHTON
BN1 1JE
Phone: 01273 295555
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/health-and-social-care/adult-social-care
First point of contact for enquiries about social care and health for adults
Daily LivingAccessible Property RegisterPhone: 0774 9119385
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.accessible-property.org.uk
Property website showing accessible and adapted property for sale and rent
Daily LivingAmazeCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 772289
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk
Information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with special needs
Daily LivingArtslinec/o 21 Pine Court
Wood Lodge Gardens
BROMLEY
BR1 2WA
Phone: 0207 388 2227
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.artsline.org.uk
Information on access to arts venues in London
Daily LivingAsk SaraPhone:
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Website: www.asksara.org.uk
Occupational therapists give advice and ideas for the latest daily living equipment
Daily LivingAssociation for Real ChangeMarsden Street
CHESTERFIELD
S40 1JY
Phone: 01246 555043
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.arcuk.org.uk
Info on residential care
Daily LivingAt Home Childcare ServicePhone: 01273 293545
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Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Service that provides support in organising childcare in your own home. Run by the Family Information Service
Daily LivingBathing made easyDisabled Living Foundation
380-384 Harrow Road
LONDON
W9 2HU
Phone: 0845 130 9177
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Website: www.bathingmadeeasy.com
Free, impartial search and comparison website for walk-in baths, bath seats, showers, grab rails and other personal care products for older and disabled people from the Disabled Living Foundation
Daily LivingBevendean Gateway Children's CentreBevendean Primary School
Heath Hill Avenue
BRIGHTON
BN2 4JP
Phone: 01273 696347
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Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
Daily LivingBlue Badge TeamParking Information Centre
Hove Town Hall
HOVE
BN3 4AH
Phone: 01273 296270 (Blue Badge team)
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Email: [email protected]
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Parking concession scheme for disabled people in Brighton & Hove
Daily LivingBrighton & Hove Link Plus55 Drove Road
PORTSLADE
BN41 2PA
Phone: 01273 295179
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Website: www.barnardos.org.uk/brightonandhovelink.htm
Provide short breaks for families of severely disabled children up to 18. Also home-based support for the child and their siblings.
Daily LivingBrighton & Hove Public Transport TeamPhone: 01273 292480
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Daily LivingBrighton & Hove SEN TeamKings House
Grand Avenue
HOVE
BN3 2LS
Phone: 01273 293552
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Provide info and advice about support for your child and are involved in Statementing process.
Daily LivingBrighton and Hove Bus and Coach CompanyPhone: 01273 886200
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.buses.co.uk
Daily LivingBritish Association / College of Occupational TherapistsPhone: 020 7357 6480
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Website: www.cot.org.uk
Information on how to access occupational therapy services
Daily LivingBritish Red Cross - Medical Equipment LoanUnit 7
St Josephs Business Park
St Josephs Close
HOVE
BN3 7ES
Phone: 0800 0280 831
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Website: www.redcross.org.uk/
Short term loans of medical equipment like wheelchairs and crutches
Daily LivingCAPR StylePhone: 07804 512 186
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Website: www.capr-style.com/
Adaptive clothing for children with disabilities
Daily LivingCare and Repair EnglandPhone: 0115 950 6500
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Website: www.careandrepair-england.org.uk
Provides advice and information re. housing and living conditions of disabled people
Daily LivingCare for the Carers (East Sussex)1st floor
Greencoat House
32 St Leonards Road
EASTBOURNE
BN21 3UT
Phone: 01323 738390
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cftc.org.uk
Provides support and information for carers across county incl. back care
Daily LivingCarelink PlusPhone: 01273 680065 (emergency back-up)
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Run the Carers Emergency Back-up scheme through the council's Access Point. It offers alternative home-based care in an emergency
Daily LivingCaring for SomeonePhone:
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Website: www.direct.gov.uk/en/CaringForSomeone/index.htm
Government website for carers with info about benefits and resources
Daily LivingCaudwell ChildrenPhone: 0845 300 1348
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.caudwellchildren.co.uk
Provides specialist equipment, treatments and therapies to children and families in need
Daily LivingCentre for Accessible Environments70 South Lambeth Road
Vauxhall
LONDON
SW8 1RL
Phone: 020 7840 0125
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cae.org.uk
Experts on inclusive design. Resources inc. library and catalogues
Daily LivingCity CabsPhone: 01273 205205
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Daily LivingCommunity Service Volunteers (CSV)237 Pentonville Road
LONDON
N1 9NJ
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.csv.org.uk
Provides volunteers for respite care
Daily LivingCommunity Transport (Brighton, Hove & Area) LtdPreston Barracks
Lewes Road
BRIGHTON
BN2 4GL
Phone: 01273 677559
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bhct.co.uk
Run wheelchair accessible minibuses and Easylink service
Daily LivingConcessionary Travel TeamGround Floor
Priory House
Bartholomew Square
BRIGHTON
BN1 1PS
Phone: 01273 291924
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Free bus travel for disabled people
Daily LivingConway Court Children's CentreConway Court Clinic
Clarendon Road
HOVE
BN3 3WR
Phone: 01273 266011/266000
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Email: [email protected]
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Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
Daily LivingCrossroads Care East Sussex, Brighton & HoveCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 234021
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Email: b&[email protected]
Website: www.crossroadscare-esbh.org.uk
Provides home based short breaks or respite care
Daily LivingDirect Payments Support ServiceBrighton & Hove Federation of Disabled People
Montague House
Somerset Sreet
BRIGHTON
BN2 1JE
Phone: 01273 296747
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.thefedonline.org.uk/
Advice and support with managing Direct Payments.
Daily LivingDisabilities Care Register (DCR)Phone: 0800 389 2077
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Website: www.carechoices.co.uk
Free information on independent living and care provision
Daily LivingDisability Equipment RegisterPhone: 01454 318818
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.disabilityequipment.org.uk
Good source of secondhand equipment
Daily LivingDisabled Children's Social Care and Occupational Therapy ServicePhone: 01273 265825
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Email: [email protected]
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First point of contact for enquiries about disabled children's social care and health, based at Seaside View Child Development Centre
Daily LivingDisabled Living FoundationPhone: 0300 999 0004 [helpline]
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.dlf.org.uk
Impartial information and advice on daily living equipment
Daily LivingDisabled Persons RailcardPhone: 0845 605 0525
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk
Concessionary railcard for disabled people
Daily LivingDisabledgoPhone: 0845 270 4627
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.disabledgo.info
Organisation and website providing detailed local information about access to public places
Daily LivingDrove Road Short Term Care Service55 Drove Road
PORTSLADE
BN41 2PA
Phone: 01273 295530
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Residential short stays for young people aged 10 -18 with severe learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.
Daily LivingEarly Help HubPhone: 01273 292632
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Email: [email protected]
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Provides early social care assessments and interventions that aim to reduce the need for intensive and specialist services.
Daily LivingEasylinkPhone: 01273 677559
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Website: www.bhct.co.uk
City-wide door-to-door transport service for people with mobility problems. Run by Community Transport
Daily LivingFostering and Adoption TeamMoulsecoomb Hub South
Hodshrove Lane
BRIGHTON
BN2 4SE
Phone: 01273 295444
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.adoptioninbrightonandhove.org.uk/index.cfm?request=a1200
Supports foster carers and adopters. Finds families for children that need a foster home or an adoptive family.
Daily LivingFoundationsPhone: 08458 645210
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.foundations.uk.com
National org. provide advice and info re. home repairs, adaptations and maintenance
Daily LivingFun in Action221 Preston Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 6SA
Phone: 01273 559794
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.funinaction.org.uk
Adult befrienders matched with children of lone parents
Daily LivingHands On ScotlandBRIGHTON
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.handsonscotland.co.uk
Online help and advice for anybody working with children and young people incl. behaviour and self esteem help.
Daily LivingHollingdean Children's CentreBrentwood Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 7DY
Phone: 01273 295623
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Email: [email protected]
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Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
Daily LivingHousing Adaptations ServicePhone: 01273 295555
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Email: [email protected]
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Council team that oversees alterations to your home
Daily LivingIntegrated Team for FamiliesPhone: 01273 290477
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Email: [email protected]
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Council team provding outreach, coaching and intensive family intervention across a range of difficulties including anti-social behaviour, youth offending and school attendance
Daily LivingJourney OnPhone:
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Website: www.journeyon.co.uk
Travel info for Brighton and Hove and journey planner
Daily LivingKidsOut14 Church Square
LEIGHTON BUZZARD
LU7 1AE
Phone: 01525 385252
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Email: [email protected]
Website: www.kidsout.org.uk
Give grants for specially designed toys and buggies, and holidays for disabled children and their parents
Daily LivingMASH - Multi Agency Safeguarding Hubc/o Whitehawk Community Hub
179a Whitehawk Road
BN2 5FL
Phone: 01273 295920
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Email: [email protected]
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The 'front door' for all social care and safeguarding enquiries about children and families in Brighton and Hove.
Daily LivingMears Home Improvement2nd Floor, Intergen House
65-67 Western Road
BRIGHTON
BN3 2JQ
Phone: 01273 820895
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Website: www.escis.org.uk
Not-for-profit agency, offers home improvement service to help disabled people living in their own home
Daily LivingMERUUnit 2
Eclipse Estate
30 West Hill
EPSOM
KT19 8JD
Phone: 01372 725203
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.meru.org.uk
Custom-make equipment for disabled children.
Daily LivingMotabilityCity Gate House
22 Southwark Bridge Road
LONDON
SE1 9HB
Phone: 0300 456 4566
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.motability.co.uk
Advice and information about leasing or purchasing a car and mobility equipment.
Daily LivingMoulsecoomb Children's CentreHodshrove Lane
Moulsecoomb
BRIGHTON
BN2 4SE
Phone: 01273 294040
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
Daily LivingNational Bus PassGround Floor
Priory House
Bartholomew Square
BRIGHTON
Phone: 01273 291924
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Free bus travel for disabled people
Daily LivingNational Express Disabled Persons Travel HelplinePhone: 08717 818179
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.nationalexpress.com
Daily LivingParent Carers' Council (PaCC)c/o Amaze
Freepost SEA 14216
BRIGHTON
BN1 3ZZ
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.paccbrighton.org.uk
Represent parent carers in Brighton and Hove. Based at Amaze
Daily LivingQueen Elizabeth Foundation Mobility ServicesPhone: 020 8770 1151 [mobility service]
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.qef.org.uk
Mobility assessments, equipment testing and adaptations
Daily LivingRainbow Trust6 Cleeve Court
Cleeve Road
LEATHERHEAD
KT22 7UD
Phone: 01372 363438
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.rainbowtrust.org.uk
Respite care for children with terminal illnesses.
Daily LivingREACTSt Luke's House
270 Sandycombe Road
KEW
TW9 3NP
Phone: 020 8940 2575
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.reactcharity.org
Support for families of children with life-limiting illness
Daily LivingREMAPPhone: 01273 842342
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.brightonremap.org
Provides specialist equipment and adaptations to equipment
Daily LivingRoundabout Children's Centre and NurseryWhitehawk Road
Whitehawk
BRIGHTON
BN2 5FL
Phone: 01273 290300
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.facebook.com/roundaboutchildrenscentre
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
Daily LivingSafety Net Families TeamPhone: 01273 419725
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.safety-net.org.uk/services_familylink
Family support for East Brighton families with children age 4-11.
Daily LivingScope Brighton and HovePhone: 01273 695675
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Support for disabled adults and families in Brighton and Hove. Also run Face to Face befriending service.
Daily LivingShopmobility HelplinePhone: 0844 41 41 850
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.shopmobilityuk.org
Electrical scooter and wheelchair hire for people with mobility issues
Daily LivingSIBSMeadowfield
OXENHOPE
BD22 9JD
Phone: 01535 645453
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sibs.org.uk
Supports for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults. Also run YoungSibs website for siblings of disabled children
Daily LivingSouthern Assisted Travel ServicePhone: 0800 138 1016
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.southernrailway.com
Mobility assistance for train travel on Southern Railways
Daily LivingStandard and Complaints Team - Brighton & Hove City CouncilFREEPOST SEA2560
BRIGHTON
BN1 1ZW
Phone: 0500 291229
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Main contact for complaints about the local council's services.
Daily LivingStreamline TaxisPhone: 01273 747474 / 202020
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Daily LivingSussex Central YMCA LINX Family SupportPhone: 01273 422124
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.dialoguecentre.org.uk/counselling-in-schools-and-colleges/
Family support service via schools in Hove, Patcham, Hangleton & Knoll and Portslade.
Daily LivingTarner Children's CentreIvory Place
BRIGHTON
BN2 9QE
Phone: 01273 296700
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
Daily LivingThe Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove18 Bedford Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 2PT
Phone: 01273 746222
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.thecarerscentre.org
Support and information for all carers.
Daily LivingThe Fed Centre for Independent LivingMontague House
Montague Place
BRIGHTON
BN2 1JE
Phone: 01273 296747
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.thefedonline.org.uk/
Information, advice and counselling for disabled people and their families. Direct payments advice and support and accessible city guide.
Daily LivingTransport For London (TfL)Phone: 0343 222 1234
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.tfl.gov.uk
Travel information in the capital
Daily LivingWhizzKidzElliot House
10-12 Allington Street
LONDON
SW1E 5EH
Phone: 0207 233 6600
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.whizz-kidz.org.uk
Grants towards wheelchairs, tricycles and other mobility equipment
Daily LivingWhoopsadaisyWhoopsadaisy Pavilion
Preston Park
BRIGHTON
Phone: 01273 554178
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.whoopsadaisy.org
Support and education for families with children with cerebral palsy and other motor disorders inc. parent and child groups for under 5s and holiday clubs for 5-12s.
EducationAbilitynetPhone: 0800 269545
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.abilitynet.org.uk
Provides help for disabled adults and children to use computers and the internet
EducationAidis Trust10 Iron Monger Lane
EC2V 8EY
Phone: 0808 800 0009 (Helpline)
Mobile:
Email: support@aidis.org
Website: www.aidis.org
Information and advice on computing equipment and software for people with special needs. Helpline, web resources and low-cost online shop.
EducationAlliance for Inclusive Education336 Brixton Road
LONDON
SW9 7AA
Phone: 0207 737 6030
Mobile:
Email: info@allfie.org.uk
Website: www.allfie.org.uk
Campaign and provide information on inclusive education
EducationAmazeCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: info@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk
Information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with special needs
EducationAutistic Spectrum Condition Support Service (ASCSS)Downs Park School
Foredown Road
Portslade
BRIGHTON
BN41 4FU
Phone: 07578 768441 (parent line)
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Education support service for schools supporting children with Autistic Spectrum Condition
EducationBelltree Music Therapy CentreAsh Cottage
Woodingdean
BRIGHTON
BN2 6DA
Phone: 01273 681691
Mobile:
Email: tinaw@belltree.org.uk
Website: www.belltree.org.uk
Professional music therapy services for children and adults in Brighton & Hove. Clients will pay for the service unless they are referred by professionals such as social workers or education case workers.
EducationBevendean Gateway Children's CentreBevendean Primary School
Heath Hill Avenue
BRIGHTON
BN2 4JP
Phone: 01273 696347
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
EducationBrighton & Hove SEN TeamKings House
Grand Avenue
HOVE
BN3 2LS
Phone: 01273 293552
Mobile:
Email: sen.team@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Provide info and advice about support for your child and are involved in Statementing process.
EducationCamelia Botnar Children's CentreWellesly Avenue
Goring-by-Sea
WORHTING
BN12 4PN
Phone: 01903 504077
Mobile:
Email: camelia.botnar@btconnect.com
Website: camelia-botnar-childrens-centre.org/index.html
Under five's centre for pre-school children with special needs
EducationCAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)The Aldrington Centre
35 New Church Road
HOVE
BN3 4AG
Phone: 01273 718680 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm)
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
EducationCentre for Studies on Inclusive Education (CSIE)New Redland Building
Coldharbour Lane
Frenchay
BRISTOL
BS16 1QU
Phone: 0117 328 4007
Mobile:
Email: admin@csie.org.uk
Website: www.inclusion.org.uk
Research and information on inclusive education
EducationChailey Heritage SchoolHaywards Heath Road
North Chailey
LEWES
BN8 4EF
Phone: 01825 724444
Mobile:
Email: schooloffice@chs.org.uk
Website: www.chs.org.uk
School and pre-school assessment unit and day nursery for children with multiple and complex disabilities.
EducationClearVision61 Princes Way
LONDON
SW19 6JB
Phone: 020 8789 9575
Mobile:
Email: info@clearvisionproject.org
Website: www.clearvisionproject.org
A UK postal lending library of mainstream children's books with added braille.
EducationContact a Family SEN Advice ServicePhone: 0808 808 3555
Mobile:
Email: helpline@cafamily.org.uk
Website: www.cafamily.org.uk
National advice service for families of children with special educational needs
EducationConway Court Children's CentreConway Court Clinic
Clarendon Road
HOVE
BN3 3WR
Phone: 01273 266011/266000
Mobile:
Email: conwaycourtcc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
EducationCoram Children's Legal CentreRiverside Office Centre
Century House North
North Station Road
COLCHESTER
CO1 1RE
Phone: 08088 020008 (Family, Child and Education)
Mobile:
Email: info@coramclc.org.uk
Website: www.childrenslegalcentre.com
Family, child and education law advice
EducationDame Vera Lynn Trust for Children with Cerebral PalsyIngfield Manor School
Five Oaks
BILLINGHURST
RH14 9AX
Phone: 01403 780444
Mobile:
Email: trustoffice@dvltrust.org.uk
Website: www.dvltrust.org.uk
Practical support and conductive education for families of children with cerebral palsy
EducationDepartment for Education (DfE)Castle View House
East Lane
RUNCORN
WA7 2GJ
Phone: 0370 000 2288
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.gov.uk/dfe
Government department responsible for education and children's services
EducationEducation OtherwisePO Box 325
KINGS LYNN
PE34 3XW
Phone: 0845 478 6345
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@education-otherwise.net
Website: www.education-otherwise.net
Advice and information to parents educating at home
EducationEMAS (Ethnic Minority Achievement Service)Fairlight Primary School
St.Leonards Road
BRIGHTON
BN2 3AG
Phone: 01273 292521
Mobile:
Email: emasadmin@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Support and provision for children with English as a second language.
EducationEOTAS (Home Tuition Service)Phone: 01273 293431
Mobile:
Email: eotas@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Home tuition for children too ill to attend school
EducationFamily Information ServiceTarner Children's Centre
Ivory Place
BRIGHTON
BN2 9QE
Phone: 01273 293545
Mobile:
Email: familyinfo@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/fis
Council service that gives information and advice about childcare and other services for children and young people aged 0-19 and their families. Run the At Home Childcare Service
EducationFostering and Adoption TeamMoulsecoomb Hub South
Hodshrove Lane
BRIGHTON
BN2 4SE
Phone: 01273 295444
Mobile:
Email: fostering.adoption@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.adoptioninbrightonandhove.org.uk/index.cfm?request=a1200
Supports foster carers and adopters. Finds families for children that need a foster home or an adoptive family.
EducationGlobal MediationPhone: 0800 064 4488
Mobile:
Email: info@globalmediation.co.uk
Website: www.globalmediation.co.uk
Disagreement resolution for special education issues
EducationHands On ScotlandPhone:
Mobile:
Email: handson@nhs.net
Website: www.handsonscotland.co.uk
Online help and advice for anybody working with children and young people incl. behaviour and self esteem help.
EducationHollingdean Children's CentreBrentwood Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 7DY
Phone: 01273 295623
Mobile:
Email: hollingdeancc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
EducationHome to School TransportPhone: 01273 293501
Mobile:
Email: hometoschooltransport@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
EducationHoneycroftSt Barnabas Hall
Sackville Road
HOVE
BN3 3WF
Phone: 01273 220323
Mobile:
Email: marion.silsby@googlemail.com
Website: www.honeycroft.co.uk/
Inclusive play schemes and Honeycroft 3 pre-school group for children with special needs
EducationICAN - Helping children communicate8 Wakley Street
LONDON
EC1V 7QE
Phone: 0845 225 4071
Mobile:
Email: info@ican.org.uk
Website: www.ican.org.uk
Information and advice on communication for children with learning difficulties
EducationIPSEA (Independent Panel for Special Education Advice)Phone: 0845 602 9579 (Tribunal helpline)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.ipsea.org.uk
Advice on education issues and appeals for parents of children with special needs.
EducationLanguage Support ServiceCarden Primary School
County Oak Avenue
BRIGHTON
BN1 8LU
Phone: 01273 293672
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
EducationLetterbox Library71 - 73 Allen Road
Stoke Newington
LONDON
Phone: 0207 503 4801
Mobile:
Email: info@letterboxlibrary.com
Website: www.letterboxlibrary.com
Dirverse catalogue of books with disability section.
EducationListening Books12 Lant Street
LONDON
SE1 1QH
Phone: 0207 407 9417
Mobile:
Email: info@listening-books.org.uk
Website: www.listening-books.org.uk
Books for disabled people on CD, MP3 or via internet streaming.
EducationLiteracy Support ServiceLSS
Goldstone Primary School
Laburnum Avenue
HOVE
BN3 7JW
Phone: 01273 292292
Mobile:
Email: lssadmin@brighton-hove.gov.luk
Website:
Provision for children with specific learning difficulties or dyslexia.
EducationMakaton Vocabulary Development ProjectManor House
46 London Road
Blackwater
CAMBERLEY
GU17 0AA
Phone: 01276 606760
Mobile:
Email: info@makaton.org
Website: www.makaton.org
Information on Makaton sign language communication
EducationMoulsecoomb Children's CentreHodshrove Lane
Moulsecoomb
BRIGHTON
BN2 4SE
Phone: 01273 294040
Mobile:
Email: moulsecoombcc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
EducationNASEN (National Assoc of Special Educational Needs)4/5 Amber Business Village
Amber Close
Amington
TAMWORTH
B77 4RP
Phone: 01827 311500
Mobile:
Email: welcome@nasen.org.uk
Website: www.nasen.org.uk
Publications list, information on education issues
EducationNational Assoc for Education of Sick ChildrenPhone: 01332 638586
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Information for parents of children too sick to attend school.
EducationNational Assoc. for Gifted ChildrenSuite 14, Challenge House
Sherwood Drive
Bletchley
MILTON KEYNES
MK3 6DP
Phone: 0845 450 0295
Mobile:
Email: amazingchildren@nagcbritain.org.uk
Website: www.nagcbritain.org.uk
Information and support
EducationNational Portage AssociationKings Court
17 School Road
Hall Green
BIRMINGHAM
B28 8JG
Phone: 0121 244 1807
Mobile:
Email: info@portage.org.uk
Website: www.portage.org.uk
Information on Portage home-visiting educational service for pre-school children
EducationNetwork 8110 Boleyn Way
WEST CLACTON
CO15 2NJ
Phone: 0845 077 4055
Mobile:
Email: network81@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.network81.org
Parent network offering advice and support on inclusive education
EducationParentlink Sussexc/o East Sussex County Council
County Hall
St Anne's Crescent
LEWES
BN7 1SG
Phone: 0345 60 80 192
Mobile:
Email: parentlink@eastsussex.gov.uk
Website: www.parentlinksussex.org.uk
Support parents and carers of children with special educational needs in East Sussex.
EducationParents for Inclusion336 Brixton Road
LONDON
SW9 7AA
Phone: 020 7738 3888
Mobile:
Email: info@parentsforinclusion.org
Website: www.parentsforinclusion.org
Support and resources for parents on inclusive education.
EducationPre-school Learning AllianceThe Fitzpatrick Building
188 York Way
LONDON
N7 9AD
Phone: 020 7697 2500
Mobile:
Email: info@pre-school.org.uk
Website: www.pre-school.org.uk
Resource for pre-schools & information on quality.
EducationPRESENS - Pre-school SEN ServiceThe Jeanne Saunders Centre
31 Palmeira Square
HOVE
BN3 3GD
Phone: 01273 294944
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Local services for pre-school children with special educational needs.
EducationREVEAL (The National Library for the Blind)WC1H 9NE
Phone: 0303 123 9999
Mobile:
Email: libraryinfo@rnib.org.uk
Website: librarycatalogue.rnib.org.uk
Information and resources for visually impaired people.
EducationRoundabout Children's Centre and NurseryWhitehawk Road
Whitehawk
BRIGHTON
BN2 5FL
Phone: 01273 290300
Mobile:
Email: roundaboutcc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.facebook.com/roundaboutchildrenscentre
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
EducationSchool Admissions and TransportPhone: 01273 293653
Mobile:
Email: schooladmissions@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
EducationSeaside View Child Development CentreBrighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
BRIGHTON
BN2 3EW
Phone: 01273 265780
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Centre for integrated child development and disability services inc. paediatricians, nurses and health visitors, social care and occupational therapy teams, mental health and education.
EducationSensory Needs Service20/22 Boundary Road
19 Boundary Road
HOVE
BN3 4EF
Phone: 01273 293610
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Education support service for children with visual and hearing impairment.
EducationSignalongStratford House
Waterside Court
Neptune Close
ROCHESTER
ME2 4NZ
Phone: 0845 4508422
Mobile:
Email: info@singalong.org.uk
Website: www.signalong.org.uk
Communication resources for families of children with communication difficulties
EducationSpecial Educational Needs & Disability First Tier TribunalPhone: 01325 289350
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.justice.gov.uk/tribunals/send
Helplines for special education and disability discrimination appeals
EducationStandard and Complaints Team - Brighton & Hove City CouncilFREEPOST SEA2560
BRIGHTON
BN1 1ZW
Phone: 0500 291229
Mobile:
Email: complaints@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Main contact for complaints about the local council's services.
EducationTarner Children's CentreIvory Place
BRIGHTON
BN2 9QE
Phone: 01273 296700
Mobile:
Email: tarner.cc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
EducationTrianglePhone: 01273 305888
Mobile:
Email: info@triangle.org.uk
Website: www.triangle.org.uk
Outreach, training and consultancy for disabled children with complex needs.
EducationTutor huntPhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.tutorhunt.com#www.tutorhunt.com#
Online search service for tutors and students to locate each other.
EducationWest Sussex Parent Partnership ServicePhone: 0845 075 1008
Mobile:
Email: parent.partnership@westsussex.gov.uk
Website:
Support parents of children with SEN in West Sussex
EducationYouth Employability Service (LDD Advisers)Phone: 01273 293552
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Advice and support on further education, employment and training through LDD (Learning Difficulties/Disabilities) Advisers.
HealthAccess Point - Brighton & Hove Social Care & HealthAccess Point
3rd Floor, Barts House
Bartholomew's Square
BRIGHTON
BN1 1JE
Phone: 01273 295555
Mobile:
Email: accesspoint@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/health-and-social-care/adult-social-care
First point of contact for enquiries about social care and health for adults
HealthACTBrunswick Court
Brunswick Square
BRISTOL
BS2 8PE
Phone: 0845 108 2201 (helpline)
Mobile:
Email: info@act.org.uk
Website: www.act.org.uk
Support for families of terminally ill children
HealthAction for Sick Children32b Buxton Road
High Lane
STOCKPORT
SK6 8BH
Phone: 01663 763004
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.actionforsickchildren.org/
Advice for parents of children in hospital
HealthAction on Hearing Loss (previously RNID)Phone: 0808 808 0123
Mobile:
Email: informationline@hearingloss.org.uk
Website: www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
Information, publications & services for deaf and hearing impaired people.
HealthAFASIC (Action for all Speech Impaired Children)1st Floor
20 Bowling Green Lane
LONDON
EC1R 0BD
Phone: 0845 355 5577
Mobile:
Email: info@afasic.org.uk
Website: www.afasic.org.uk
Communication impairment support
HealthAllergies Anaphylaxis CampaignPO Box 275
FARNBOROUGH
GU14 6SX
Phone: 01252 542029
Mobile:
Email: info@anaphylaxis.org.uk
Website: www.anaphylaxis.org.uk
Provides information and advice
HealthAmazeCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: info@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk
Information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with special needs
HealthAsthma UKPhone: 0800 1216244
Mobile:
Email: info@asthma.org.uk
Website: www.asthma.org.uk
Information and support for asthma sufferers
HealthAudiology DepartmentRoyal Sussex County Hospital
BRIGHTON
BN2 5BE
Phone: 01273 664809
Mobile:
Email: audiology@bsuh.nhs.uk
Website:
HealthAVMA (Action for Victims of Medical Accidents)44 High Street
CROYDON
CR0 1YB
Phone: 0845 123 2352
Mobile:
Email: advice@avma.org.uk
Website: www.avma.org.uk
Advice service for victims of medical accidents
Healthbeat - Beating Eating Disorders103 Prince of Wales Road
NORWICH
NR1 1DW
Phone: 0845 634 1414 (adult helpline)
Mobile:
Email: fyp@b-eat.co.uk
Website: www.b-eat.co.uk
Information and advice on eating disorders.
HealthBelltree Music Therapy CentreAsh Cottage
Woodingdean
BRIGHTON
BN2 6DA
Phone: 01273 681691
Mobile:
Email: tinaw@belltree.org.uk
Website: www.belltree.org.uk
Professional music therapy services for children and adults in Brighton & Hove. Clients will pay for the service unless they are referred by professionals such as social workers or education case workers.
HealthBevendean Gateway Children's CentreBevendean Primary School
Heath Hill Avenue
BRIGHTON
BN2 4JP
Phone: 01273 696347
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
HealthBladder and Bowel ServicePhone: 01273 265912
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Or contact via the Health Visitor, School Nurse or District Nurse
HealthBrighton & Hove SEN TeamKings House
Grand Avenue
HOVE
BN3 2LS
Phone: 01273 293552
Mobile:
Email: sen.team@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Provide info and advice about support for your child and are involved in Statementing process.
HealthBrighton and Hove Health WalksPhone: 01273 292564
Mobile:
Email: healthwalks@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Gentle sociable walks for all ages
HealthBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals TrustRoyal Sussex County Hospital
Eastern Road
BRIGHTON
BN2 5BE
Phone: 01273 696955
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.bsuh.nhs.uk/
HealthBrighton General HospitalElm Grove
BRIGHTON
BN2 3EW
Phone: 01273 696011
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
HealthBritish Association / College of Occupational TherapistsPhone: 020 7357 6480
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.cot.org.uk
Information on how to access occupational therapy services
HealthBritish Association of Counselling & PsychotherapyBACP house
15 St John’s Business Park
LUTTERWORTH
LE17 4HB
Phone: 01455 883300
Mobile:
Email: bacp@bacp.co.uk
Website: www.bacp.co.uk
Details of local counsellors
HealthBrookPhone: 0808 802 1234 ( free helpline)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.brook.org.uk
Free and confidential sexual health advice and services for young people under 25
HealthCAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)The Aldrington Centre
35 New Church Road
HOVE
BN3 4AG
Phone: 01273 718680 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm)
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
HealthCare for the Carers (East Sussex)1st floor
Greencoat House
32 St Leonards Road
EASTBOURNE
BN21 3UT
Phone: 01323 738390
Mobile:
Email: info@cftc.org.uk
Website: www.cftc.org.uk
Provides support and information for carers across county incl. back care
HealthCare Quality CommissionPhone: 03000 616161
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@cqc.org.uk
Website: www.cqc.org.uk
For complaints about NHS and independent healthcare providers
HealthCarelink PlusPhone: 01273 680065 (emergency back-up)
Mobile:
Email: CareLinkPlus@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Run the Carers Emergency Back-up scheme through the council's Access Point. It offers alternative home-based care in an emergency
HealthCarers UK20 Great Dover Street
LONDON
SE1 4LX
Phone: 0808 808 7777
Mobile:
Email: adviceline@carersuk.org
Website: www.carersuk.org
Helpline and publications for carers
HealthCerebraPhone: 0800 328 1159
Mobile:
Email: info@cerebra.org.uk
Website: www.cerebra.org.uk
Helps parents of children with neurological conditions
HealthChailey Heritage Clinical ServicesBeggars Wood Road
North Chailey
NR LEWES
BN8 4JN
Phone: 01825 722112
Mobile:
Email: sc-tr.enquirieschcs@nhs.net
Website:
Advice, assessment and treatment for children and young adults with multiple and complex disabilities
HealthChestnut Tree House Children's HospiceDover Lane
ARUNDEL
BN18 9PX
Phone: 01903 871800
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@chestnut-tree-house.org.uk
Website: www.chestnut-tree-house.org.uk
Hospice for life limited children and their families.
HealthChild Brain Injury Trust (CBIT)Unit 1
The Great Barn
Baynards Green Farm
NR BICESTER
OX27 7SG
Phone: 0303 303 2248
Mobile:
Email: info@cbituk.org
Website: childbraininjurytrust.org.uk/
Support for families affected by brain injury
HealthCLAPA (Cleft Lip & Palate Association)First Floor
Green Man Tower
332B Goswell Road
LONDON
EC1V 7LQ
Phone: 020 7833 4883
Mobile:
Email: info@clapa.com
Website: www.clapa.com
Support, especially to parents of new-born babies.
HealthCLIMB176 Nantwich Road
CREWE
CW2 6BG
Phone: 0800 652 3181
Mobile:
Email: cya.svcs@climb.org.uk
Website: www.climb.org.uk
Information and advice for metabolic diseases
HealthCommunity Mental Health and WellbeingPhone: 01273 293481 (East Brighton)
Mobile: 01273 294411 (West Brighton & Hove)
Email:
Website:
A consultation service for parents, carers and professionals with any concerns about a young person's emotional wellbeing or mental health prior to a CAMHS referral.
HealthCommunity Paediatric AudiologyPhone: 01273 606011 ext 4040
Mobile:
Email: SC-Tr.BGH-seasideview@nhs.net
Website:
Test and monitor children's hearing
HealthContraception and Sexual Health (CASH) Clinic (Family Planning Service)Morley Street
BRIGHTON
BN2 9RE
Phone: 01273 242091
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Confidential young people's sexual health advice and contraception.
HealthConway Court Children's CentreConway Court Clinic
Clarendon Road
HOVE
BN3 3WR
Phone: 01273 266011/266000
Mobile:
Email: conwaycourtcc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
HealthCRUSECommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 234007
Mobile:
Email: brighton@cruseeastsussex.org.uk
Website: www.cruseeastsussex.org.uk
Bereavement counselling and support
HealthCystic Fibrosis Trust11 London Road
Bromley
BR1 1BY
Phone: 0300 373 1000 (Helpline)
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@cysticfibrosis.org.uk
Website: www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk/
Range of services for parents of children with cystic fibrosis. Call for details of local groups
HealthDemelza House HospiceRook Lane
Bobbing
SITTINGBOURNE
ME9 8DZ
Phone: 01795 845200
Mobile:
Email: info@demelza.org.uk
Website: www.demelzahouse.org
Children’s hospice providing inpatient care for life-limited children up to 19
HealthDemelzahouse - James HospicePhone: 01795 845 200
Mobile:
Email: info@demelza.org.uk
Website: www.demelza.org.uk/
Hospice at home service for children 0-16 with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.
HealthDiabetes UKMacleod House
10 Parkway
LONDON
NW1 7AA
Phone: 0345 123 2399 (Careline)
Mobile:
Email: info@diabetes.org.uk
Website: www.diabetes.org.uk
Diabetes support and information for people with diabetes, parents and carers.
HealthDisabled Children's Social Care and Occupational Therapy ServicePhone: 01273 265825
Mobile:
Email: SC-Tr.BGH-seasideview@nhs.net
Website:
First point of contact for enquiries about disabled children's social care and health, based at Seaside View Child Development Centre
HealthDoH PublicationsPhone: 0300 1231002
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
For copies of Department of Health publications
HealthDolphin House Children's Clinic14/15 New Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 1UF
Phone: 01273 324790
Mobile:
Email: info@dolphin-house.org.uk
Website: www.dolphinhouseclinic.com
Children's complementary therapies.
HealthDown'’s Heart GroupPO Box 4260
DUNSTABLE
LU6 2ZT
Phone: 0300 102 1644
Email: info@dhg.org.uk
Website: www.dhg.org.uk
Support and information for families of children with Down’s and a heart condition
HealthDown's Syndrome AssociationPhone: 0333 1212 300
Mobile:
Email: info@downs-syndrome.org.uk
Website: www.downs-syndrome.org.uk
Range of services for families of children with Down's.
HealthDyspraxia Foundation8 West Alley
HITCHIN
SG5 1EG
Phone: 01462 454986
Mobile:
Email: dyspraxia@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk
Website: www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk
Information and advice. Sussex contact: Jen Gillibrand
HealthEarly Birds Support Group (formerly Wee Ones)West Hove Infants School
Portland Road
BRIGHTON
Phone: 07832 350332
Mobile:
Email: earlybirdspremgroup@hotmail.co.uk
Website:
Support group for parents of premature babies at West Hove Children's Centre
HealthEasyhealthPhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.easyhealth.org.uk
Online health info for people with low literacy levels
HealthEducation and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence (ERIC)36 Old School House
Britannia Road
Kingswood
BRISTOL
BS15 8DB
Phone: 0845 370 8008
Mobile:
Email: info@eric.org.uk
Website: www.eric.org.uk
Advice on bedwetting, bladder and bowel problems
HealthExpert Patients Programme (EPP)NHS Brighton & Hove
Level 4 Lanchester House
Trafalgar Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 4FU
Phone: 01273 574647
Mobile:
Email: sc-tr.epp@nhs.net
Website: www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/get-involved/expert_patients_programme.htm
Run 'Looking After Me' programme for carers coping with long-term ill health.
HealthFace to FacePhone: 07436 810608
Mobile:
Email: amanda.mortensen@scope.org.uk
Website: www.scope.org.uk/support/services/befriending/about-face-2-face
Befriending service for parents of recently diagnosed children. Contact Amanda Mortensen.
HealthFinches75 Folders Lane
BURGESS HILL
RH15 0DY
Phone: 01444 245117
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@rockinghorse.org.uk
Website:
Children’s respite care centre - part of Chailey Heritage
HealthFostering and Adoption TeamMoulsecoomb Hub South
Hodshrove Lane
BRIGHTON
BN2 4SE
Phone: 01273 295444
Mobile:
Email: fostering.adoption@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.adoptioninbrightonandhove.org.uk/index.cfm?request=a1200
Supports foster carers and adopters. Finds families for children that need a foster home or an adoptive family.
HealthFPAPhone: 0845 122 8690
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.fpa.org.uk
UK wide charity provide info, advice and support on sexual health, sex and relationships.
HealthGreat Ormond Street Hospital for ChildrenGreat Ormond Street
LONDON
WC1N 3JH
Phone: 0207 405 9200
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.gosh.nhs.uk
HealthGuy's HospitalGreat Maze Pond
LONDON
SE1 9RT
Phone: 020 7188 7188
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk
HealthHalf PINNTPO Box 3126
CHRISTCHURCH
BH23 2XS
Phone:
Mobile:
Email: pinnt@dsl.pipex.com
Website: www.pinnt.com/halfpinnt_main.htm
Advice for parents of tube fed children
HealthHands On ScotlandPhone:
Mobile:
Email: handson@nhs.net
Website: www.handsonscotland.co.uk
Online help and advice for anybody working with children and young people incl. behaviour and self esteem help.
HealthHealth Service OmbudsmanPhone: 0345 015 4033 (helpline)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.ombudsman.org.uk
Investigate complaints about the NHS and offer helpline advice.
HealthHealth VisitorsPhone: Phone your GP number
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Attached to your local GPs surgery or children's centre for under fives.
HealthHealthwatch Brighton and HoveCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 23 40 40 (helpline)
Mobile:
Email: help@healthwatchbrightonandhove.co.uk
Website: www.healthwatchbrightonandhove.co.uk
Health watchdog for Brighton and Hove. Deal with health issues and complaints
HealthHollingdean Children's CentreBrentwood Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 7DY
Phone: 01273 295623
Mobile:
Email: hollingdeancc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
HealthHove PolyclinicNevill Avenue
HOVE
BN3 7HY
Phone: 01273 696011
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.southdowns.nhs.uk/index.cfm?request=b1003022&action=showServiceDetail&service=239
Speech and language therapists and other health services
HealthIndependent Complaints and Advocacy Service (ICAS)Phone:
Mobile:
Email: iinfo@seap.org.uk
Website: www.seap.org.uk
Advocacy service that gives support with complaints against health services.
HealthInformation PrescriptionsPhone: 01273 295555

Mobile:
Email: accesspoint@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.ipbh.org.uk
Website resource full of health and social care information for Brighton and Hove
HealthJABS1 Gawsworth Road
Golborne
WARRINGTON
WA3 3RF
Phone: 01942 713565
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.jabs.org.uk
Self-help support group for vaccine-damaged children.
HealthKings College HospitalDenmark Hill
LONDON
SE5 9RS
Phone: 020 3299 9000
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.kch.nhs.uk
HealthMental Healthline (Sussex)Phone: 0300 5000 101
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk
Telephone support and information 9-5pm Mon-Fri. 24hrs weekends and bank holidays.
HealthMINDPhone: 0300 123 3393
Mobile:
Email: contact@mind.org.uk
Website: www.mind.org.uk
National association for mental health issues
HealthMIND - Brighton & Hove51 New England Street
BRIGHTON
BN1 4GQ
Phone: 01273 666950
Mobile:
Email: info@mindcharity.co.uk
Website: www.mindcharity.co.uk
Mental health advice, information and advocacy for young people aged 11-19 with mental health problems.
HealthMoulsecoomb Children's CentreHodshrove Lane
Moulsecoomb
BRIGHTON
BN2 4SE
Phone: 01273 294040
Mobile:
Email: moulsecoombcc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
HealthMuscular Dystrophy Campaign61A Great Suffolk Street
LONDON
SE1 0BU
Phone: 0800 652 6352
Mobile:
Email: info@muscular-dystrophy.org
Website: www.muscular-dystrophy.org
Advice and support
HealthNational Autistic Society393 City Road
LONDON
EC1V 1NG
Phone: 0808 800 4104
Mobile:
Email: autismhelpline@nas.org.uk
Website: www.nas.org.uk
Information and support on autism and aspergers syndrome inc. parent to parent telephone support line.
HealthNational Deaf Children's SocietyGround Floor South
Castle House
345 Paul Street
LONDON
EC2A 4LS
Phone: 0808 800 8880 (Helpline and minicom)
Mobile:
Email: helpline@ndcs.org.uk
Website: www.ndcs.org.uk/livechat
Support and helplline for parents of deaf children.
HealthNational Eczema SocietyHill House
Highgate Hill
LONDON
N19 5NA
Phone: 0800 089 1122
Mobile:
Email: helpline@eczema.org
Website: www.eczema.org
Advice and information.
HealthNCT - National Childbirth TrustPhone: 0870 421 4791
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.brightonandhove-nct.org.uk
Brighton & Hove branch
HealthNewlife - Foundation for Disabled ChildrenNewlife Centre
Hemlock Way
CANNOCK
WS11 7GF
Phone: 01543 462777
Mobile:
Email: nurses@newlifecharity.co.uk
Website: www.newlifecharity.co.uk
Practical support for disabled and terminally ill children including 'nurse' service and equipment grants.
HealthNHS Brighton and Hove CCGLevel 3
Lanchester House
Trafalgar Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 4FU
Phone: 01273 295490
Mobile:
Email: bhccg.ccg@nhs.net
Website: www.brightonandhoveccg.nhs.uk/
Responsible for the health and wellbeing of everyone in Brighton and Hove
HealthParent Carers' Council (PaCC)c/o Amaze
Freepost SEA 14216
BRIGHTON
BN1 3ZZ
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: pacc@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.paccbrighton.org.uk
Represent parent carers in Brighton and Hove. Based at Amaze
HealthPatients' AssociationPO Box 935
HARROW
HA1 3YJ
Phone: 0845 608 4455
Mobile:
Email: helpline@patients-association.com
Website: www.patients-association.com
Independent support for patients inc. helpline.
HealthPrincess Royal HospitalHAYWARDS HEATH
Phone: 01444 441881
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
HealthRainbow Trust6 Cleeve Court
Cleeve Road
LEATHERHEAD
KT22 7UD
Phone: 01372 363438
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@rainbowtrust.org.uk
Website: www.rainbowtrust.org.uk
Respite care for children with terminal illnesses.
HealthRNIB (Royal National Institute for Blind People)105 Judd Street
LONDON
WC1H 9NE
Phone: 0303 123 9999
Mobile:
Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk
Website: www.rnib.org.uk
Information, advice and publications on all aspects of visual impairment.
HealthRoundabout Children's Centre and NurseryWhitehawk Road
Whitehawk
BRIGHTON
BN2 5FL
Phone: 01273 290300
Mobile:
Email: roundaboutcc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.facebook.com/roundaboutchildrenscentre
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
HealthRoyal Alexandra Children’s HospitalEastern Road
BRIGHTON
BN2 5BE
Phone: 01273 696955
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.theroyalalex.co.uk
Inpatient facilities, including intensive care and outpatient care for children, based at Royal Sussex..
HealthRoyal Sussex County HospitalEastern Road
BRIGHTON
BN2 5BE
Phone: 01273 696955
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
HealthScopeScope
6 Market Road
LONDON
N7 9PW
Phone: 0808 800 3333
Mobile:
Email: helpline@scope.org.uk
Website: www.scope.org.uk
For emotional support and disability advice
HealthSeaside View Child Development CentreBrighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
BRIGHTON
BN2 3EW
Phone: 01273 265780
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Centre for integrated child development and disability services inc. paediatricians, nurses and health visitors, social care and occupational therapy teams, mental health and education.
HealthSENSE (National Deafblind & Rubella Association)101 Pentonville Road
LONDON
N1 9LG
Phone: 0845 127 0060
Mobile:
Email: info@sense.org.uk
Website: www.sense.org.uk
Support for deafblind people and their families
HealthShine42 Park Road
PETERBOROUGH
PE1 2UQ
Phone: 01733 555988
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.shinecharity.org.uk
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus information, networking and equality
HealthSickle Cell Society54 Station Road
LONDON
NW10 4UA
Phone: 0208 961 7795
Mobile:
Email: info@sicklecellsociety.org
Website: www.sicklecellsociety.org
Info on sickle cell disease
HealthSpeak Your Mind AdvocacyPhone: 01273 666954
Mobile: 07818 860672
Email:
Website: www.mindcharity.co.uk
Independent mental health advocacy for 11-19 year olds
HealthSpecial Dental ServicesPhone: 01273 692549 (Morley Street)
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Special dental service for anyone who has difficulty accessing general dental services including children with SEN and disabilities
HealthSpeech and Language Therapy ServicesBRIGHTON
Phone: 01273 242075 (Adults)
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Assessments, diagnosis, advice and treatment of speech and language and swallowing problems
HealthSTEPSWarrington Lane
LYMM
WA13 0SA
Phone: 0871 717 0044
Mobile:
Email: info@steps-charity.org.uk
Website: www.steps-charity.org.uk
Advice and support for parents of children with hip and lower limb problems.
HealthSussex Community NHS TrustTrust Headquarters J3
Brighton General Hospital
BRIGHTON
BN2 3EW
Phone: 01273 696011
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk
Provide NHS community health services for Brighton and Hove
HealthSussex Eye HospitalEastern Road
BRIGHTON
BN2 5BE
Phone: 01273 606126
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
HealthSussex Rehabilitation CentreBrighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
BRIGHTON
BN2 3EX
Phone: 01273 242160
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
HealthSWISHMorley Street
Phone: 01273 242091
Mobile:
Email: swish@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.swish.org.uk
Online sexual health services and contraception advice
HealthTAMBA (Twins and Multiple Births Association)2 The Willows
Gardner Road
GUILDFORD
GU1 4PG
Phone: 0800 138 0509
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@tamba.org.uk
Website: www.tamba.org.uk
Information on multiple births, bereavement support.
HealthTarner Children's CentreIvory Place
BRIGHTON
BN2 9QE
Phone: 01273 296700
Mobile:
Email: tarner.cc@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Broad range of services for under 5s and their families incl. health visitors, childcare & family support.
HealthThreshold Counselling and Creche Services14 St George’s Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 4GB
Phone: 01273 929471
Mobile:
Email: wellbeing@bht.org.uk
Website: www.bht.org.uk
Women-only counselling service for any woman experiencing emotional difficulties, part of Brighton Housing Trust's Mental Health and Wellbeing Service
HealthUNIQUE (Rare Chromosome Disorders)Phone: 01883 723356
Mobile:
Email: info@rarechromo.org
Website: www.rarechromo.org
Support group for families of children with rare chromosome disorders
HealthYoung MindsPhone: 0808 802 5544 [Parents helpline]
Mobile:
Email: parents@youngminds.org.uk
Website: www.youngminds.org.uk
Advice, support and info on child mental health issues and parent helpline
Legal and governmentAdvice NowPhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.advicenow.org.uk
Independent, not-for-profit website providing accurate, helpful information on rights and legal issues for people who need it.
Legal and governmentAmazeCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: info@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk
Information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with special needs
Legal and governmentBrighton & Hove Council Tax OfficePriory House
Bartholomew Square
BRIGHTON
BN1 1PS
Phone: 01273 291291
Mobile:
Email: council.tax@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Helpline dealing with enquiries and information
Legal and governmentBrighton & Hove SEN TeamKings House
Grand Avenue
HOVE
BN3 2LS
Phone: 01273 293552
Mobile:
Email: sen.team@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Provide info and advice about support for your child and are involved in Statementing process.
Legal and governmentCaring for SomeonePhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.direct.gov.uk/en/CaringForSomeone/index.htm
Government website for carers with info about benefits and resources
Legal and governmentCivil Legal Advice (CLA)Phone: 0345 345 4 345
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.gov.uk/civil-legal-advice
Get free and confidential legal advice in England and Wales if you’re eligible for legal aid.
Legal and governmentChild Law AdvicePhone:0300 330 5480 (Family Law)
Phone:0300 330 5485 (Education)
Website: Family, child and education law advice
Legal and governmentDepartment for Education (DfE)Castle View House
East Lane
RUNCORN
WA7 2GJ
Phone: 0370 000 2288
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.gov.uk/dfe
Government department responsible for education.
Legal and governmentDepartment for Work and Pensions (DWP)Caxton House
Tothill Street
LONDON
SW1H 9DA
Phone: 03457 123456
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-work-pensions
Department responsible for DLA. Website lists Helpline numbers for all benefits departments
Legal and governmentDisability Law Service39-45 Cavell Street
LONDON
E1 2BP
Phone: 0207 791 9800
Mobile:
Email: advice@dls.org.uk
Website: www.dls.org.uk
Legal advice for disabled people, their families and carers
Legal and governmentDisability Rights UKGround Floor
CAN Mezzanine
49-51 East Rd
LONDON
N1 6AH
Phone: 020 7250 3222
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@disabilityrightsuk.org
Website: www.disabilityrightsuk.org/
Information and advice on disability rights and benefits. Helplines for Disabled Students and Independent Living.
Legal and governmentDoH PublicationsPhone: 0300 1231002
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
For copies of Department of Health publications
Legal and governmentEquality and Human Rights CommissionPhone: 0808 800 0082 (Equality Advisory Support Service)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.equalityhumanrights.com
Advice and guidance on equality and discrimination law inc. new Equality Act 2010.
Legal and governmentGlobal MediationPhone: 0800 064 4488
Mobile:
Email: info@globalmediation.co.uk
Website: www.globalmediation.co.uk
Disagreement resolution for special education issues
Legal and governmentHealth Service OmbudsmanPhone: 0345 015 4033 (helpline)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.ombudsman.org.uk
Investigate complaints about the NHS and offer helpline advice.
Legal and governmentHMRC Employer's HelplinePhone: 0300 200 3200
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Advice about employing people via Direct Payments
Legal and governmentIndependent Complaints and Advocacy Service (ICAS)Phone:
Mobile:
Email: iinfo@seap.org.uk
Website: www.seap.org.uk
Advocacy service that gives support with complaints against health services.
Legal and governmentLocal Government OmbudsmanPhone: 0300 061 0614
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.lgo.org.uk
For complaints about any local authority departments
Legal and governmentNHS ChoicesPhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.nhs.uk
Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living
Legal and governmentPublic Law Project150 Caledonian Road
LONDON
N1 9RD
Phone: 0845 345 9253
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.publiclawproject.org.uk
Legal advice
Legal and governmentSpecial Educational Needs & Disability First Tier TribunalPhone: 01325 289350
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.justice.gov.uk/tribunals/send
Helplines for special education and disability discrimination appeals
Legal and governmentStandard and Complaints Team - Brighton & Hove City CouncilFREEPOST SEA2560
BRIGHTON
BN1 1ZW
Phone: 0500 291229
Mobile:
Email: complaints@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website:
Main contact for complaints about the local council's services.
Leisure3H FundUnit B2, Speldhurst Business Park
Langton Road
Speldhurst
TUNBRIDGE WELLS
TN3 0AQ
Phone: 01892 860219
Mobile:
Email: info@3hfund.org.uk
Website: www.3hfund.org.uk
Subsidised group holidays for physically disabled children and young people
LeisureActive For Life DirectoryPhone: 01273 292724
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.activeforlife.org.uk
A-Z of sport and physical activities provided across the city
LeisureActiventureHindleap Warren
Wych Cross
RH18 5JH
Phone: 01342 822625
Mobile:
Email: admin@hindleap.com
Website: londonyouth.org/inspiring-young-people/activenture
Clubs and activity holidays for young disabled people aged 8 to 18 organised by London Youth
LeisureAdventure Unlimited64 Edward Street
BRIGHTON
BN2 0JR
Phone: 01273 681058
Mobile:
Email: info@aultd.org
Website: www.aultd.org
Adventure activities for children and young people with and without special needs.
LeisureAlbion in the CommunityPhone: 01273 668 590
Mobile:
Email: nikki.richardson@albioninthecommunity.org.uk
Website: www.albioninthecommunity.org.uk/our-work/disability/
Football, sport and other activities for young people with disabilities
LeisureAmazeCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: info@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk
Information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with special needs
LeisureArtslinec/o 21 Pine Court
Wood Lodge Gardens
BROMLEY
BR1 2WA
Phone: 0207 388 2227
Mobile:
Email: admin@artsline.org.uk
Website: www.artsline.org.uk
Information on access to arts venues in London
LeisureBHIP - Brighton & Hove Inclusion ProjectPhone: 01273 295533
Mobile:
Email: info@bhip.org.uk
Website: www.bhip.org.uk
Inclusive after school clubs, Saturday clubs for 3-18 yr olds and outreach support for other groups. Session costs are on a sliding scale.
LeisureBike for LifePhone: 676278
Mobile:
Email: info@bikeforlife.org.uk
Website: www.bikeforlife.org.uk
Cycle training as well as bike maintenance courses
LeisureBiking and DisabilityPhone: 01925 764014
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Information on cycles to increase mobility
LeisureBREAKDavison House
1 Montague Road
SHERINGHAM
NR26 8WN
Phone: 01263 822161
Mobile:
Email: office@break-charity.org
Website: www.break-charity.org
Holidays in Norfolk and Devon for children and adults with learning disabilities
LeisureBrighton & Hove Special Olympicsc/o The Grace Eyre Foundation
36 Montefiore Road
HOVE
BN3 6EP
Phone: 01273 201912
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Sports include swimming, ten pin bowling, golf, indoor bowls and powerlifting. Sports club for 18+. Training and competitions.
LeisureBrighton PebblesPhone: 07506 105265
Mobile:
Email: brightonpebbles@tiscali.co.uk
Website: www.brightonpebbles.org.uk
Parent run group and social activities for families with disabled children aged 4-14 in Brighton and Hove. Pebbles include children with any disability, in special or mainstream schooling.
LeisureBrighton TigersPhone: 01273 303070
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Sports activities at Moulsecoomb and Lewes leisure centres for physically disabled (part of PHAB network)
LeisureBrighton Youth Centre64 Edward Street
BRIGHTON
BN2 0JR
Phone: 01273 681368
Mobile:
Email: office@brightonyouthcentre.org.uk
Website: https://www.facebook.com/BrightonYouthCentre
Mainstream activities for children and young people
LeisureBuckingham Road Day Centre79 Buckingham Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3RJ
Phone: 01273 749500
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Day centre and regular social activities for people with mental health issues and learning disabilities.
LeisureCamping for the Disabledc/o Mobility Information Service
20 Burton Close
Dawley
TELFORD
TF4 2BY
Phone: 01743 340269
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Offers practical help and information to disabled people who wish to enjoy camping
LeisureCarers' CardPhone: 01273 295555 (for carers of over 18s)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Discounted health and leisure for people with a regular caring responsibility
LeisureCarouselCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 234734
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@carousel.org.uk
Website: www.carousel.org.uk
Integrated creative arts for young people and adults with learning disabiities, inc Blue Camel Club.
LeisureCherishPhone: 01273 295192 (Chris Kerridge)
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Holiday activities and term-time youth club.
LeisureCity SynergyPhone: 01273 697339
Mobile:
Email: citysynergy@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.citysynergy.org.uk
Sporting and social activities for children and young people with a visual impairment.
LeisureClearVision61 Princes Way
LONDON
SW19 6JB
Phone: 020 8789 9575
Mobile:
Email: info@clearvisionproject.org
Website: www.clearvisionproject.org
A UK postal lending library of mainstream children's books with added braille.
LeisureDisability NowPhone: 0207 619 7323
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.disabilitynow.org.uk
Monthly publication, including holiday information
LeisureDreams Come TrueKnockhundred House
Knockhundred Row
MIDHURST
GU29 9DQ
Phone: 0800 018 6013
Mobile:
Email: info@dctc.org.uk
Website: www.dctc.org.uk
Aims to make a dream a reality for seriously & terminally ill children
LeisureDrusillas ParkAlfriston Road
Berwick
Polegate
EASTBOURNE
BN26 5QS
Phone: 01323 874100
Mobile:
Email: info@drusillas.co.uk
Website: www.drusillas.co.uk
Wildlife and adventure park
LeisureDuke of Edinburgh's AwardPhone: 01273 293642
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.brightonandhovedea.org.uk
Programme of voluntary activities for all 14-25 year olds
LeisureDuke of York's Picture HousePreston Circus
BRIGHTON
BN1 4NA
Phone: 0871 704 2056
Mobile:
Email: dukeofyorks@picturehouses.co.uk
Website: www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema_home_date.aspx?venueId=doyb
Run autism-friendly screenings in association with Amaze and The Compass
LeisureEnglish Federation of Disability SportPhone: 01509 227750
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.efds.net
One stop shop for information about sports opportunities for disabled children and adults
LeisureextratimeEmmaus Manor Offices
Drove Road
Portslade
BRIGHTON
BN41 2PA
Phone: 01273 420580
Mobile: 07867 500015
Email: info@extratimebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.extratimebrighton.org.uk
Inclusive after school and holiday play schemes at Hillside, Woodingdean and St Luke’s primary schools.
Leisureextratime@hillsideHillside School
Foredown Road
PORTSLADE
BN41 2FU
Phone: 07717 708920
Mobile:
Email: info.extratime@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.extratimebrighton.org.uk
Inclusive after school club & playscheme running at Hillside special school.
Leisureextratime@St Luke'sSt luke's Infant School
Queen's Park Rise
BRIGHTON
BN2 9ZF
Phone: 07917 732922
Mobile:
Email: info.extratime@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.extratimebrighton.org.uk
Inclusive after school club & playscheme running at St Luke's Infant school.
Leisureextratime@woodingdeanAsh Cottage
Warren Road
WOODINGDEAN
BN2 6DA
Phone: 07917 723921
Mobile:
Email: info,extratime@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.extratimebrighton.org.uk
Inclusive after-school club and playscheme at Woodingdean Youth Centre.
LeisureFamily Fund4 Alpha Court
Monks Cross Drive
YORK
YO32 9WN
Phone: 08449 744 099
Mobile:
Email: info@familyfund.org.uk
Website: www.familyfund.org.uk
Give grants to families on low incomes with disabled children aged 17 and under.
LeisureFamily Holiday AssociationPhone: 0203 117 0650
Mobile:
Email: info@FamilyHolidayAssociation.org.uk
Website: www.FamilyHolidayAssociation.org.uk
Grants for family holidays. Referrals must come from professionals working with the family.
LeisureFunplexHyde Business Park
Auckland Drive
Bevendean
BRIGHTON
BN2 4JE
Phone: 01273 690888
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.funplex.co.uk
Indoor adventure play centre. Runs dedicated special needs session on Sunday mornings and offers Compass discount.
LeisureGirlguiding Sussex EastPhone:
Mobile:
Email: joinus@girlguidingsussexeast.org.uk
Website: www.girlguidingsussexeast.org.uk
Girl Guide groups in Brighton and Hove and Sussex
LeisureGo ProvencePhone: 0033 4 86 56 65
Mobile:
Email: ian@goprovence.co.uk
Website: www.goprovence.co.uk
Supported holidays for adults or young people with learning disabilities and their carers. Carers can enjoy a break close by while their loved one is cared for round the clock by Go Provence.
LeisureGoldfinsPhone: 01273 295180
Mobile:
Email: Chrispage@spiralsussex.co.uk
Website: www.spiralsussex.co.uk
Spiral swimming club for disabled people of all ages. Contact Chris Page.
LeisureGuides AssociationPhone: 0800 1695901
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.girlguiding.org.uk
Call for details of local groups
LeisureGully's Day OutPhone: 01273 668590
Mobile:
Email: aitcgullydayout@bhafc.co.uk
Website:
Albion in the Community scheme that provides free days out to people with disabilities and their friends and families
LeisureHappy DaysClody House
90-100 Collingdon Street
LUTON
LU1 1RX
Phone: 01582 755999
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@happydayscharity.org
Website: www.happydayscharity.org
Holidays and day trips for families with children with special needs.
LeisureHappy Kids HolidaysPhone:
Mobile:
Email: holidays@happykidsholidays.com
Website: www.happykidsholidays.com
Supported holidays for families with children with Autistic Spectrum Condition.
LeisureHome From Home CyprusFlat 10
Castle Cliffs Court
20 Blenheim Terrace
SCARBOROUGH
YO12 7HF
Phone: 00357 96 528187
Mobile:
Email: lindasgiddings@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.disabledholidayscyprus.com
Offers holidays in Cyprus for people who are disabled or have learning difficulties and their families.
LeisureHoneycroftSt Barnabas Hall
Sackville Road
HOVE
BN3 3WF
Phone: 01273 220323
Mobile:
Email: marion.silsby@googlemail.com
Website: www.honeycroft.co.uk/
Inclusive play schemes and Honeycroft 3 pre-school group for children with special needs
LeisureI Need A Holiday Too21 Rue St Jean
22450
La Roche Derrien
BRITTANY
Phone: 0800 949 6801
Mobile: 0033 63 10 24 900
Email: info@ineedaholidaytoo.com
Website: www.ineedaholidaytoo.com
Supported, wheelchair accessible holidays in Brittany, France. Contact Jacqui and Carl Alban.
LeisureJollyDays Supported HolidaysPhone: 01277 35 55 65
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@jollydaysholidays.co.uk
Website: www.jollydaysholidays.co.uk
Supported holiday for adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities in UK and Europe.
LeisureKaleidoscopeCalvary Church
Viaduct Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 4ND
Phone: 07971 541001 (Little Wheels)
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Parent-run group for parents and carers of children with physical disabilities: Little Wheels for 0-8s and Wheels for 8-16s
LeisureKids7-9 Elliott's Place
LONDON
N1 8HX
Phone: 0207 359 3635
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@kids.org.uk
Website: www.kids.org.uk
Range of projects and support for disabled children and their families
LeisureKidsOut14 Church Square
LEIGHTON BUZZARD
LU7 1AE
Phone: 01525 385252
Mobile:
Email: info@kidsout.org.uk
Website: www.kidsout.org.uk
Give grants for specially designed toys and buggies, and holidays for disabled children and their parents
LeisureKing Alfred Leisure CentreKingsway
HOVE
BN3 2WW
Phone: 01273 290290
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.kingalfredleisure.co.uk
Swimming pool, soft play sessions and other leisure facilities. Compass card users get free swimming for child and up to 4 carers too. Free gym sessions for 16-19 year olds.
LeisureLetterbox Library71 - 73 Allen Road
Stoke Newington
LONDON
Phone: 0207 503 4801
Mobile:
Email: info@letterboxlibrary.com
Website: www.letterboxlibrary.com
Dirverse catalogue of books with disability section.
LeisureLink UpPhone: 07969 306607
Mobile:
Email: linkup@linkupbrighton.org
Website: www.linkupbrighton.org/
Parent group that organises social activities for childen with special educational needs attending mainstream schools.
LeisureListening Books12 Lant Street
LONDON
SE1 1QH
Phone: 0207 407 9417
Mobile:
Email: info@listening-books.org.uk
Website: www.listening-books.org.uk
Books for disabled people on CD, MP3 or via internet streaming.
LeisureLittle DarlingsPhone: 07799 414837
Mobile:
Email: sharondebra@hotmail.co.uk
Website:
Group for children aged two to six with additional needs and their parents/carers. Call Debby
LeisureMencap Brighton & HovePhone: 01273 724419
Mobile:
Email: bobparr5@hotmail.com
Website: www.mencap.org.uk
Day outings for adults with learning disabilities to provide respite for carers
LeisureMonkey BiznessCliffe Industrial Estate
LEWES
BN8 6JL
Phone: 08458 739 645
Mobile:
Email: lewes@monkey-bizness.co.uk
Website: www.monkey-bizness.co.uk/lewes/
LeisureMuseums Children & Family OfficerPhone: 01273 292865
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Activities include storytimes, music & rhyme sessions in libraries or museums
LeisureRiding for the Disabled (RDA)Phone: 0845 241 6343 (Sussex East)
Mobile:
Email: info@rda.org.uk
Website: www.rda.org.uk
Riding and driving carriages for disabled people. Call for details of local groups.
LeisureSea Life CentreMarine Parade
BRIGHTON
BN2 1TB
Phone: 01273 604234
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.visitsealife.com/Brighton/
Offers a discount to children with a Compass card.
LeisureSongbird HolidaysLe Bas Boulay
61320
ROUPERROUX
Phone: 00 33 233 28 87 72
Mobile:
Email: rosandgeoff@songbirdholidays.com
Website: www.songbirdholidays.com
Holidays with music for accompanied people with learning disabilities in Normandy, France.
LeisureSouthdown Housing Association2 Bell Lane
LEWES
BN7 1JU
Phone: 01273 405800
Mobile:
Email: info@southdownhousing.org
Website: www.southdownhousing.org
Supported housing and care for people with learning difficulties or mental health problems. Also provide a sensory studio in Lewes available for hire.
LeisureSport for ChoicePhone: 07702 490940
Mobile:
Email: siledwirth@cricketforchange.org.uk
Website:
Multi-sport activities for children and young people with visual impairment aged 8-18.
LeisureSunshine Supported HolidaysPhone: +34 608 674 678
Mobile:
Email: info@sunshine-supported-holidays.com
Website: www.sunshine-supported-holidays.com
24 hour supported holidays on the Costa del Sol, Spain for disabled people and people with learning difficulties.
LeisureSupported HolidaysCasa Paraiso
Camino de la Exotica No 22
Nerja, 29780
MALAGA
Phone: 0844 734 7479 (4p per minute from UK)
Mobile:
Email: info@supportedholidays.co.uk
Website: www.supportedholidays.co.uk
Family-run holidays in Spain with support and accessible accommodation.
LeisureSussex Wheelchair Basketball Club - TigersPhone:
Mobile:
Email: stephen@swbctigers.com
Website: www.swbctigers.com
Wheetlchair basketball training and national league matches
LeisureSweet PeasTarner Children's Centre
Ivory Place
BRIGHTON
Phone: 07917 887526
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Parent-run parent and children’s group for children 0-6 with special needs. Fri 12.15-3pm, Tarner Children’s Centre
LeisureThe Y CentreSussex Central YMCA
Marmion Rd
BRIGHTON
Phone: 01273 715444 (Sport)
Mobile:
Email: marmion.road@sussexcentralymca.org.uk
Website: www.sussexcentralymca.org.uk
Sports sessions and youth club activities for young people
LeisureTilgate ParkTitmus Drive
Tilgate
CRAWLEY
RH10 5PQ
Phone: 01293 521168
Mobile:
Email: tilgate@crawley.gov.uk
Website:
Park in Crawley with animals, lakes, swings and café.
LeisureTourism for Allc/o Vitalise
Shap Road Industrial Estate
Shap Road
KENDAL
LA9 6NZ
Phone: 0845 124 9971
Mobile:
Email: info@tourismforall.org.uk
Website: www.tourismforall.org.uk
Information about accessible accommodation and other tourism services.
LeisureWadursKingston Broadway
SHOREHAM-BY-SEA
BN43 6TE
Phone: 01273 238000
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Aquatherapy sessions
LeisureWashbrooks FarmBrighton Road
HURSTPIERPOINT
BN6 9EF
Phone: 01273 832201
Mobile:
Email: info@washbrooksfamilyfarm.co.uk
Website: www.washbrooks.co.uk
LeisureWestowsSchool Road
HOVE
BN3 5HX
Phone: 01273 721338
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.westows.com
Softplay centre and indoor football. Special needs sessions on Fridays and Compass discount at all times.
LeisureWhitehawk Toy LibraryCommunity Centre
Whitehawk Road
BRIGHTON
BN2 5GD
Phone: 01273 296924
Mobile:
Email: libraries@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.citylibraries.info/children/childrens_toys_whitehawk.asp
LeisureWhizzKidzElliot House
10-12 Allington Street
LONDON
SW1E 5EH
Phone: 0207 233 6600
Mobile:
Email: info@whizz-kidz.org.uk
Website: www.whizz-kidz.org.uk
Grants towards wheelchairs, tricycles and other mobility equipment
LeisureWildfowl & Wetlands TrustMill Road
ARUNDEL
BN18 9PB
Phone: 01903 883355
Mobile:
Email: info.arundel@wwt.org.uk
Website: www.wwt.org.uk
Wildlife centre in Arundel.
LeisureYoung Carers ProjectThe Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove
18 Bedford Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 2PT
Phone: 01273 746222
Mobile:
Email: info@thecarerscentre.org
Website: www.thecarerscentre.org
Clubs and activities for children and young people who are carers too
LeisureSpiralBuckingham Road Day Centre
80 Buckingham Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3RJ
Phone: 01273 295180 (Project Leader - Chris Page)
Mobile: 07922 098062

Email: Chrispage@spiralsussex.co.uk
Website: www.spiralsussex.co.uk
Clubs and sports activities for people aged with learning disabilities. Run weekly club for 14-24 year olds.
LeisureTheatre Royal BrightonNew Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 1SD
Phone:
Mobile:
Email: micheleshipley@theambassadors.com
Website:
LeisureBrighton BowlplexMarina Way
Brighton Marina
BRIGHTON
BN2 5UT
Phone: 01273 818180
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Local organisations (general)AmazeCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: info@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website:
Information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with special needs
Local organisations (general)Belltree Music Therapy CentreAsh Cottage
Woodingdean
BRIGHTON
BN2 6DA
Phone: 01273 681691
Mobile:
Email: tinaw@belltree.org.uk
Website: www.abilitynet.org.uk
Professional music therapy services for children and adults in Brighton & Hove. Clients will pay for the service unless they are referred by professionals such as social workers or education case workers.
Local organisations (general)Black and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership (BMECP)BMECP Centre
10a Fleet Street
BRIGHTON
BN1 4ZE
Phone: 0300 303 1171
Mobile:
Email: resourcecentre@bmecp.org.uk
Website: www.act.org.uk
Advice, information and support for black and minority ethnic people
Local organisations (general)Black and Minority Ethnic Young Peoples Project (BMEYPP)Ground Floor, The Ironworks
30 Cheapside
BRIGHTON
BN1 4DG
Phone: 01273 609298
Mobile:
Email: info@bmeypp.org.uk
Website: www.actionforsickchildren.org/
Services and safe space for black and minority ethnic young people aged 11 to 25.
Local organisations (general)Brighton & Hove Muslim ForumCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 07958 771411
Mobile:
Email: info@bhmf.org.uk
Website: www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
Brighton based support and activities for Muslim community
Local organisations (general)Brighton & Hove Speak OutWestwerks
41-43 Portland Road
HOVE
BN3 5DQ
Phone: 01273 421921
Mobile:
Email: info@bhspeakout.org.uk
Website: www.adoptionuk.org/
Advocacy project for people 16+ with learning disabilities
Local organisations (general)Brighton and Hove Survivors of Suicide Service (SOS)St Richard's Community Centre
Egmont Road
HOVE
BN3 7FP
Phone: 01273 709060
Mobile:
Email: brightonandhovesos@rethink.org
Website: www.afasic.org.uk
Support group for people who have been bereaved by or who have attempted suicide
Local organisations (general)Brighton Women's Centre72 High St
BRIGHTON
BN2 1RP
Phone: 01273 698036
Mobile:
Email: info@womenscentre.org.uk
Website: www.aidis.org
Offer a range of services to women including low cost counselling, complementary therapies, creche and library
Local organisations (general)Citizens Advice BureauHove Town Hall
1 Tisbury Road
HOVE
BN3 4AH
Phone: 01273 223951
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.anaphylaxis.org.uk
Free, impartial, confidential and independent advice on any subject.
Local organisations (general)Community Service Volunteers (CSV)237 Pentonville Road
LONDON
N1 9NJ
Phone:
Mobile:
Email: brighton@csv.org.uk
Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk
Provides volunteers for respite care
Local organisations (general)Crossroads Care East Sussex, Brighton & HoveCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 234021
Mobile:
Email: b&hoffice@crossroadscare-esbh.org.uk
Website: www.amazebrighton.org.uk
Provides home based short breaks or respite care
Local organisations (general)Dialogue Centre24 Windlesham Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3AG
Phone: 01273 320500
Mobile:
Email: dialogue@sussexcentralymca.org.uk
Website: www.ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk/
Counselling and mediation service for children, young people and their families run by Sussex Central YMCA
Local organisations (general)Disability Advice CentreMontague House
Somerset Street
BRIGHTON
BN2 1JE
Phone: 01273 296747
Mobile:
Email: disabilityadvice@thefedonline.org.uk
Website: www.arthritiscare.org.uk
Free independent and confidential advice on disability related matters. Run by The Fed Centre for Independent Living
Local organisations (general)Early Birds Support Group (formerly Wee Ones)West Hove Infants School
Portland Road
BRIGHTON
Phone: 07832 350332
Mobile:
Email: earlybirdspremgroup@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.artsline.org.uk
Support group for parents of premature babies at West Hove Children's Centre
Local organisations (general)East Sussex Disability Association1 Faraday Close
EASTBOURNE
BN22 9BH
Phone: 01323 514500
Mobile:
Email: info@esda.org.uk
Website: www.arcuk.org.uk
County-wide disability organisation
Local organisations (general)East Sussex Foster Care AssociationSt Marks House
3rd Floor
14 Upperton Road
EASTBOURNE
BN21 1EP
Phone: 01323 747045
Mobile:
Email: admin@eastsussexfca.org
Website: www.ayme.org.uk
Information and monthly support group.
Local organisations (general)Equality Coalition, ThePhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.asthma.org.uk
Network of community and voluntary sector groups and organisations, hosted by the Federation of Disabled People in partnership with the Community and Voluntary Sector Forum (CVSF).
Local organisations (general)Family Information ServiceTarner Children's Centre
Ivory Place
BRIGHTON
BN2 9QE
Phone: 01273 293545
Mobile:
Email: familyinfo@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk
Council service that gives information and advice about childcare and other services for children and young people aged 0-19 and their families. Run the At Home Childcare Service
Local organisations (general)Fun in Action221 Preston Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 6SA
Phone: 01273 559794
Mobile:
Email: funinaction@btopenworld.com
Website: www.autismsussex.org.uk
Adult befrienders matched with children of lone parents
Local organisations (general)Independent Complaints and Advocacy Service (ICAS)Phone:
Mobile:
Email: info@seap.org.uk
Website:
Advocacy service that gives support with complaints against health services.
Local organisations (general)KaleidoscopeCalvary Church
Viaduct Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 4ND
Phone: 07971 541001 (Little Wheels)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.avma.org.uk
Parent-run group for parents and carers of children with physical disabilities: Little Wheels for 0-8s and Wheels for 8-16s
Local organisations (general)Learning Disability Partnership BoardBrighton & Hove City Council Adult Social Care
King's House
Grand Avenue
HOVE
BN3 2LS
Phone: 01273 292115
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.belltree.org.uk
Works to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities in the city. Parent carers and people with learning disabilities represented on the board.
Local organisations (general)Mencap Brighton & HovePhone: 01273 724419
Mobile:
Email: bobparr5@hotmail.com
Website: www.belltree.org.uk
Day outings for adults with learning disabilities to provide respite for carers
Local organisations (general)MilentosPhone: 01903 244096 (Jane Vrettos)
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@milentos.co.uk
Website: www.bereavementadvice.org
Run programmes to build and boost confidence and self-esteem. For children, parents and families.
Local organisations (general)MIND - Brighton & Hove51 New England Street
BRIGHTON
BN1 4GQ
Phone: 01273 666950
Mobile:
Email: info@mindcharity.co.uk
Website: www.bmecp.org.uk
Mental health advice, information and advocacy for young people aged 11-19 with mental health problems.
Local organisations (general)MosaicCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 234017
Mobile:
Email: info@mosaicbrighton.org.uk
Website: www.bmecp.org.uk
Support for Black, Asian and Mixed Parentage families.
Local organisations (general)Off the Fence20 - 22 Boundary RoadHOVE
BN3 4EF
Phone: 01273 733566
Mobile:
Email: office@offthefence.org.uk
Website:
Christian trust providing support for vulnerable families
Local organisations (general)Parent Carers' Council (PaCC)c/o Amaze
Freepost SEA 14216
BRIGHTON
BN1 3ZZ
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: pacc@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.blatchingtoncourt.org.uk
Represent parent carers in Brighton and Hove. Based at Amaze
Local organisations (general)Rainbow FamiliesPhone:
Mobile:
Email: info@reachingfamilies.org.uk
Website: www.nbcs.org.uk
Support and info for lesbian, gay & bisexual parents.
Local organisations (general)Reach OutPhone: 0800 859929
Mobile:
Email: admin@icis-info4life.org.uk
Website: https://www.facebook.com/EpilepsyActionBrightonHove
Informative web site for disabled young people, their families and professionals living in West Sussex.
Local organisations (general)Reaching Families47 Hurst Avenue
WORTHING
BN11 5NZ
Phone: 01903 502649
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.barnardos.org.uk/brightonandhovelink.htm
Organisation that aims to empower and support families of children with disabilities in West Sussex. Counselling services available.
Local organisations (general)RELATEPhone: 01273 697997
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.bhmf.org.uk
Relationship counselling
Local organisations (general)REMAPPhone: 01273 842342
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.bhmf.org.uk
Provides specialist equipment and adaptations to equipment
Local organisations (general)RISEPO Box 889
BRIGHTON
BN2 1GH
Phone: 01273 622822
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.bhspeakout.org.uk
Support with domestic abuse including abuse from children.
Local organisations (general)Sussex CounsellingPhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.bhspeakout.org.uk
Online directory of local counsellors
Local organisations (general)Sussex Interpreting ServiceCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 702005
Mobile:
Email: info@sussexinterpreting.org.uk
Website: www.rethink.org/how_we_can_help/our_services/south_east/survivors_of_1.html
Interpreting and translation service based in Brighton
Local organisations (general)The Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove18 Bedford Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 2PT
Phone: 01273 746222
Mobile:
Email: info@thecarerscentre.org
Website: www.rethink.org/how_we_can_help/our_services/south_east/survivors_of_1.html
Support and information for all carers.
Local organisations (general)The Fed Centre for Independent LivingMontague House
Montague Place
BRIGHTON
BN2 1JE
Phone: 01273 296747
Mobile:
Email: info@thefedonline.org.uk
Website: www.brightonpebbles.org.uk
Information, advice and counselling for disabled people and their families. Direct payments advice and support and accessible city guide.
Local organisations (general)TrianglePhone: 01273 305888
Mobile:
Email: info@triangle.org.uk
Website: www.womenscentre.org.uk
Outreach, training and consultancy for disabled children with complex needs.
Local organisations (general)WorkabilityPhone: 01903 730044
Mobile:
Email: workability@impact-initiatives.org.uk
Website: www.womenscentre.org.uk
Support disabled people and those with mental health issues to look for work, train or learn.
Local organisations (general)Young Carers ProjectThe Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove
18 Bedford Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 2PT
Phone: 01273 746222
Mobile:
Email: info@thecarerscentre.org
Website: www.carerscentre.org
Clubs and activities for children and young people who are carers too
Local organisations (general)Youth Advice Centre (YAC)2nd Floor, Ovest House
58 West Street

BN1 2RA
Phone: 01273 828828
Mobile:
Email: yacservices@sussexcentralymca.org.uk
Website: www.bacp.co.uk
Impartial drop in advice service for 13-25 year olds inc. sexual health and housing advice.
Local organisations (general)Brighton and Hove Parent's ForumManor Offices
Emmaus
Drove Road
PORTSLADE
BN41 2PA
Phone: 01273 294391
Mobile: 07795 336333
Email: info@bhparentsforum.org
Website: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk
Office address: Parenting Team, Manor Offices, Emmaus, Drove Road, Portslade Brighton BN41 2PA
Local organisations (general)SPIN (Single Parent Information Network)Garden Flat, 151 Ditchling Rise
BRIGHTON
BN1 4QQ
Phone: 07948971559
Mobile:
Email: spin@live.co.uk
Website: www.britishkidney-pa.co.uk
Information and signposting for single parents living in Brighton and Hove and surrounding areas.
Local organisations (general)Community Works (formerly CVSF)Community Base
Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 234023
Mobile:
Email: info@bhcommunityworks.org.uk
Website: www.brittlebone.org
Help community and voluntary organisations to work together and develop a stronger influence over local policies. Also run Volunteer Centre
Local organisations (general)St Lukes Advice Service18 Exeter Street
BRIGHTON
BN1 5PG
Phone: 01273 549203
Mobile:
Email: info@stlukesadviceservice.org.uk
Website: www.cftc.org.uk
Advice and support with money matters and benefits claims including DLA and Carers Allowance
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesAutism SussexRichmond Place Resource Centre
30 Richmond Place
BRIGHTON
BN2 9NA
Phone: 01424 773366 [HQ]
Mobile:
Email: familysupportservices@autismsussex.org.uk
Website: www.carersuk.org
Services for people with autistic spectrum conditions
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesAutistic Spectrum Condition Support Service (ASCSS)Downs Park School
Foredown Road
Portslade
BRIGHTON
BN41 4FU
Phone: 07578 768441 (parent line)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.direct.gov.uk/en/CaringForSomeone/index.htm
Education support service for schools supporting children with Autistic Spectrum Condition
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesBlatchington Court Trust6A Hove Park Villas
HOVE
BN3 6HW
Phone: 01273 727222
Mobile:
Email: info@blatchingtoncourt.org.uk
Website: www.caudwellchildren.co.uk
Support and services for children and young people with a visual impairment and their families.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesBrighton & Hove Epilepsy ActionPhone: 0808 800 5050 (national helpline)
Mobile:
Email: epilepsy@epilepsy.org.uk
Website: www.cerebra.org.uk
Regular Tuesday coffee mornings in Kemptown and national advice service
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesBrighton, Hove and West Sussex Deaf Children's SocietyPhone: 07717 223362
Mobile:
Email: bhwsdcsoc@btinternet.com
Website: www.cvisociety.org.uk/
Large friendly group for families of children with a hearing impairment
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesBritish Dyslexia AssociationUnit 8
Bracknell Beeches
Old Bracknell Lane
BRACKNELL
RG12 7 BW
Phone: 0845 251 9002 (helpline)
Mobile:
Email: helpline@bdadyslexia.org.uk
Website: www.changingfaces.org.uk
Information and support
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesDACE (Dyslexia Advisory Consultancy Enterprise)Phone: 0844 8844724
0844 8844724
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.childbereavement.org.uk
Information for parents of dyslexic children.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesDiabetes UK BrightonPhone: 07931 340783
Mobile:
Email: diabetes.btn@btinternet.com
Website: www.childbereavement.org.uk
Support group and help for people with diabetes and their families in Brighton and Hove.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesDyspraxia Foundation Sussex (East) Parent SupportPhone:
Mobile:
Email: lucy.dcd@ntlworld.com
Website: childbraininjurytrust.org.uk/
Meet monthly in Brighton
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesEarly Birth AssociationPhone: 01273 696955
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.childdeathhelpline.org
For parents of premature babies in special care.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesFibromyalgia Support GroupSingleton Road
HORSHAM
RH12 3NP
Phone: 01403 255450
Mobile:
Email: jo@fms-sas.co.uk
Website: www.childdeathhelpline.org
Support group and helpline. Contact Jo Fisher
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesHyperactive Children's Support GroupDept W, The Hyperactive Children's Support Group
71 Whyke lane
CHICHESTER
PO19 7PD
Phone: 01243 539966 (Sally Bunday)
Mobile:
Email: hacsg@hacsg.org.uk
Website: www.brightonhovecab.org.uk
Information, especially dietary advice. Contact Sally Bunday
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesLEUCAS - Leukaemia and Childhood Cancer Support Groupc/o Sandra Beard
47 Old Shoreham Road
HOVE
BN3 7BE
Phone: 01273 775230 (Sandra Beard)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.clapa.com
Support for families of children with leukaemia/cancer.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesLook (Sussex)36 Essex Street
BRIGHTON
BN2 1JW
Phone: 01273 677731
Mobile:
Email: Tara.dutton@btinternet.com
Website: www.clearvisionproject.org
Support for families of children with visual impairment. Contact Wendy Peek
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesmASCot (Managing Autistic Spectrum Condition Online Together)Phone: 01273 414609
Mobile:
Email: Info@asc-mascot.com
Website: www.climb.org.uk
Regular, monthly parent-led support group for parents of autistic children. Also online forum.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesMIND - Brighton & Hove51 New England Street
BRIGHTON
BN1 4GQ
Phone: 01273 666950
Mobile:
Email: info@mindcharity.co.uk
Website: www.csv.org.uk
Mental health advice, information and advocacy for young people aged 11-19 with mental health problems.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesParentlink Sussexc/o East Sussex County Council
County Hall
St Anne's Crescent
LEWES
BN7 1SG
Phone: 0345 60 80 192
Mobile:
Email: parentlink@eastsussex.gov.uk
Website: www.tcf.org.uk
Support parents and carers of children with special educational needs in East Sussex.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesSASBAH - Sussex Association for Spina Bifida and HydrocephalusPhone: 01825 873045
Mobile:
Email: office@sasbah.org.uk
Website: www.tcf.org.uk
Advice, support and advocacy. Also youth clubs and social events.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesSussex Deaf AssociationBrighton Deaf Centre
Carlton Hill
BRIGHTON
BN2 0GW
Phone: 01273 671899 (Voice/Minicom)
Mobile: 07958 655117 (SMS Mobile)
Email: info@sussexdeaf.co.uk
Website: www.cafamily.org.uk
Information and activities for deaf and hearing impaired people
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesSussex Downs ADHD Information ServicePhone: 07519 280 950
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk
Support and information for parents of children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesSussex LanternSouthdown Farm
Lodge Lane
Keymer
HASSOCKS
BN6 8LX
Phone: 0757 286 8599
Mobile:
Email: sussexlantern@gmail.com
Website: www.crossroadscare-esbh.org.uk
Support and services for people with a visual impairment
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesT21Phone: 07810 567626 (Emma)
Mobile:
Email: emmaparker148@btinternet .com
Website: www.cruseeastsussex.org.uk
Brighton and Hove parent support group for children with Down's Syndrome and their families.
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesTourettes Action BrightonPhone: 07738 772945
Mobile:
Email: emma@tourettes-action.org.uk
Website: www.cry-sis.org.uk
Brighton and Hove support group for parents of children and young people with tourettes
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesTwins ClubPhone: 01273 382577
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk/
Support for parents with multiple births. Contact Melanie Gallagher
Local organisations for specific disabilitiesWhoopsadaisyWhoopsadaisy Pavilion
Preston Park
BRIGHTON
Phone: 01273 554178
Mobile:
Email: info@whoopsadaisy.org
Website:
Support and education for families with children with cerebral palsy and other motor disorders inc. parent and child groups for under 5s and holiday clubs for 5-12s.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)AbilitynetPhone: 0800 269545
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk
Website: www.deafblind.org.uk
Provides help for disabled adults and children to use computers and the internet
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Action for Sick Children32b Buxton Road
High Lane
STOCKPORT
SK6 8BH
Phone: 01663 763004
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.diabetes.org.uk
Advice for parents of children in hospital
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Aidis Trust10 Iron Monger Lane
EC2V 8EY
Phone: 0808 800 0009 (Helpline)
Mobile:
Email: support@aidis.org
Website: www.diabetes-brighton.co.uk/index.html
Information and advice on computing equipment and software for people with special needs. Helpline, web resources and low-cost online shop.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Arthritis CareFirst Floor
18 Stephenson Way
LONDON
NW1 2HD
Phone:
Mobile:
Email: SouthEngland@arthritiscare.org.uk
Website: www.scope.org.uk/support/disabled-people/local-advice
Information and support for parents and young people with juvenile arthritis.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Artslinec/o 21 Pine Court
Wood Lodge Gardens
BROMLEY
BR1 2WA
Phone: 0207 388 2227
Mobile:
Email: admin@artsline.org.uk
Website: www.dialoguecentre.org.uk
Information on access to arts venues in London
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Association for Real ChangeMarsden Street
CHESTERFIELD
S40 1JY
Phone: 01246 555043
Mobile:
Email: contact.us@arcuk.org.uk
Website: www.dialoguecentre.org.uk
Info on residential care
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)AVMA (Action for Victims of Medical Accidents)44 High Street
CROYDON
CR0 1YB
Phone: 0845 123 2352
Mobile:
Email: advice@avma.org.uk
Website: www.thefedonline.org.uk
Advice service for victims of medical accidents
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Carers UK20 Great Dover Street
LONDON
SE1 4LX
Phone: 0808 808 7777
Mobile:
Email: adviceline@carersuk.org
Website: www.disabilitynow.org.uk
Helpline and publications for carers
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Caudwell ChildrenPhone: 0845 300 1348
Mobile:
Email: charity@caudwellchildren.com
Website: www.disabilityrightsuk.org/
Provides specialist equipment, treatments and therapies to children and families in need
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Child Bereavement UKClare Charity Centre
Wycombe Road
SAUNDERTON
HP14 4BF
Phone: 0800 02 888 40
Mobile:
Email: support@childbereavement.org.uk
Website: www.dolphinhouseclinic.com
Confidential support service for anyone affected by the death of a family member. Also support professionals.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Child Death HelplineYork House
37 Queen Square
LONDON
WC1N 3BH
Phone: 0800 282 986
Mobile:
Email: contact@childdeathhelpline.org
Website: www.dhg.org.uk
Bereavement support
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Compassionate Friends53 North Street
BRISTOL
BS3 1EN
Phone: 0845 123 2304
Mobile:
Email: info@tcf.org.uk
Website: www.downs-syndrome.org.uk
Supporting bereaved parents & their families after a child dies.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Contact a Family209-211 City Road
LONDON
EC1V 1JN
Phone: 0808 808 3555
Mobile:
Email: helpline@cafamily.org.uk
Website: www.dctc.org.uk
Advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Council for Disabled Children8 Wakley Street
LONDON
EC1V 7QE
Phone: 020 7843 1900
Mobile:
Email: cdc@ncb.org.uk
Website: www.dctc.org.uk
Umbrella body for disabled children's sector that works to influence national policy.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)DIAL UKPhone: 0808 800 3333
Mobile:
Email: dialnetwork@scope.org.uk
Website:
Free and impartial support and information on the issues that matter to disabled people and their families (part of Scope)
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Disability NowPhone: 0207 619 7323
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk
Monthly publication, including holiday information
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Disability Rights UKGround Floor
CAN Mezzanine
49-51 East Rd
LONDON
N1 6AH
Phone: 020 7250 3222
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@disabilityrightsuk.org
Website:
Information and advice on disability rights and benefits. Helplines for Disabled Students and Independent Living.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Dreams Come TrueKnockhundred House
Knockhundred Row
MIDHURST
GU29 9DQ
Phone: 0800 018 6013
Mobile:
Email: info@dctc.org.uk
Website:
Aims to make a dream a reality for seriously & terminally ill children
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Equality and Human Rights CommissionPhone: 0808 800 0082 (Equality Advisory Support Service)
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Advice and guidance on equality and discrimination law inc. new Equality Act 2010.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Family LivesCAN Mezzanine
49-51 East Road
N1 6AH
Phone: 0808 800 2222
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
National helpline that supports all parents.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities1st Floor,
Colechurch House
1 London Bridge Walk
LONDON
SE1 2SX
Phone: 020 7803 1100
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Promotes the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Joseph Rowntree FoundationThe Homestead
40 Water End
YORK
YO30 4TZ
Phone: 01904 629241
Mobile:
Email: info@jrf.org.uk
Website: www.esda.org.uk
Research and policy organisation focusing on social exclusion
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Kids7-9 Elliott's Place
LONDON
N1 8HX
Phone: 0207 359 3635
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@kids.org.uk
Website: www.eastsussexfca.org
Range of projects and support for disabled children and their families
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Makaton Vocabulary Development ProjectManor House
46 London Road
Blackwater
CAMBERLEY
GU17 0AA
Phone: 01276 606760
Mobile:
Email: info@makaton.org
Website: www.eric.org.uk
Information on Makaton sign language communication
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Me TOO2nd floor office
St Johns House
St Johns Square
WOLVERHAMPTON
WV2 4BH
Phone: 01902 711604
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.epilepsy.org.uk
Supports and champions equal rights for children with disabilities.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Mencap123 Golden Lane
LONDON
EC1Y 0RT
Phone: 0808 808 1111 (Helpline)
Mobile:
Email: help@mencap.org.uk
Website: www.equalityhumanrights.com
Support for parents of children with learning disabilities
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)MINDPhone: 0300 123 3393
Mobile:
Email: contact@mind.org.uk
Website: www.cvsectorforum.org.uk/equalities
National association for mental health issues
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)MotabilityCity Gate House
22 Southwark Bridge Road
LONDON
SE1 9HB
Phone: 0300 456 4566
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/get-involved/expert_patients_programme.htm
Advice and information about leasing or purchasing a car and mobility equipment.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)NASEN (National Assoc of Special Educational Needs)4/5 Amber Business Village
Amber Close
Amington
TAMWORTH
B77 4RP
Phone: 01827 311500
Mobile:
Email: welcome@nasen.org.uk
Website: www.scope.org.uk/support/services/befriending/about-face-2-face
Publications list, information on education issues
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)National Assoc for Education of Sick ChildrenPhone: 01332 638586
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/fis
Information for parents of children too sick to attend school.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)National Assoc. for Gifted ChildrenSuite 14, Challenge House
Sherwood Drive
Bletchley
MILTON KEYNES
MK3 6DP
Phone: 0845 450 0295
Mobile:
Email: amazingchildren@nagcbritain.org.uk
Website: www.familylives.org.uk
Information and support
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)National Children's Bureau8 Wakley Street
LONDON
EC1V 7QE
Phone: 0207 843 6000
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@ncb.org.uk
Website: www.bhfederation.org.uk
Information and library.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)National Parent Partnership NetworkCouncil for Disabled Children
8 Wakely Street
LONDON
EC1V 7QE
Phone: 020 7843 6058
Mobile:
Email: nppn@ncb.org.uk
Website: www.fibromyalgia-south.com
Details of local parent partnership services throughout the country.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)National Portage AssociationKings Court
17 School Road
Hall Green
BIRMINGHAM
B28 8JG
Phone: 0121 244 1807
Mobile:
Email: info@portage.org.uk
Website: www.learningdisabilities.org.uk
Information on Portage home-visiting educational service for pre-school children
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)People FirstPhone: 0208 874 1377
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.fragilex.org.uk
Organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Public Guardianship OfficePO Box 16185BIRMINGHAM
B2 2WH
Phone: 0300 456 0300
Mobile:
Email: customerservices@publicguardian.gsi.gov.uk
Website: www.funinaction.org.uk
Supports and promotes decision making for those without the capacity to do so themselves
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Ryedale Special Families121 Town Street
OLD MALTON
YO17 7HD
Phone: 01653 699000
Mobile:
Email: post@ryedalespecialfamilies.fsnet.co.uk
Website: www.funinaction.org.uk
Support and respite for carers of children with disabilities and special needs.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)SANDS (Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society)Phone: 020 7436 5881
Mobile:
Email: helpline@uk-sands.org
Website: www.gingerbread.org.uk
Support for anyone affected by the death of a baby.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)ScopePhone: 0808 800 33 33 (Freephone)
Mobile:
Email: helpline@scope.org.uk
Website: www.thegoldenfreeway.com
National disability charity that offers infromation, advice and support to disabled people and their carers. Also provide local services
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)SIBSMeadowfield
OXENHOPE
BD22 9JD
Phone: 01535 645453
Mobile:
Email: info@sibs.org.uk
Website: www.pinnt.com/halfpinnt_main.htm
Supports for brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults. Also run YoungSibs website for siblings of disabled children
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Special Educational Needs & Disability First Tier TribunalPhone: 01325 289350
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.handsonscotland.co.uk
Helplines for special education and disability discrimination appeals
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Special Kids in the UKPhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.honeycroft.co.uk/
Member based charity offering info and support for families of children with special needs incl online parent forum.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)The Lime MagazinePhone: 01323 766709
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.hacsg.org.uk
International website and magazine for parents and carers of children with special needs.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Tourism for Allc/o Vitalise
Shap Road Industrial Estate
Shap Road
KENDAL
LA9 6NZ
Phone: 0845 124 9971
Mobile:
Email: info@tourismforall.org.uk
Website: www.ineedaholidaytoo.com
Information about accessible accommodation and other tourism services.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)United Kingdom's Disabled People's Council, TheLitchurch Plaza
Litchurch Lane
DERBY
DE24 8AA
Phone: 01332 295551
Mobile:
Email: general@uksdpc.org
Website: www.ican.org.uk
National umbrella organisation set up by disabled people to represent their interests at the national level. Groups or individuals can become members.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)Vision Aid106 Junction Road
Deane
BOLTON
BL3 4NE
Phone: 01204 64265
Mobile:
Email: visionaiduk@aol.com
Website: www.seap.org.uk
Helpline for families of visually impaired children.
National organisations for disability or children/parents (general)YoungSibsPhone:
Mobile:
Email: youngsibs@sibs.org.uk
Website: www.jabs.org.uk
Online service for siblings of disabled children
National organisations for specific disabilitiesAction on Hearing Loss (previously RNID)Phone: 0808 808 0123
Mobile:
Email: informationline@hearingloss.org.uk
Website: www.jrf.org.uk
Information, publications & services for deaf and hearing impaired people.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesAFASIC (Action for all Speech Impaired Children)1st Floor
20 Bowling Green Lane
LONDON
EC1R 0BD
Phone: 0845 355 5577
Mobile:
Email: info@afasic.org.uk
Website: kabukisyndrome.freeforums.org
Communication impairment support
National organisations for specific disabilitiesAllergies Anaphylaxis CampaignPO Box 275
FARNBOROUGH
GU14 6SX
Phone: 01252 542029
Mobile:
Email: info@anaphylaxis.org.uk
Website:
Provides information and advice
National organisations for specific disabilitiesAmbitious About AutismWoodside Avenue
LONDON
N10 3JA
Phone: 020 8815 5444
Mobile:
Email: info@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk
Website:
National charity for promoting best practise in autism education inc. a school for children and young people with autism.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesAssociation of Young People with ME (AYME)Phone: 08451 23 23 89 (Helpline)
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.kids.org.uk
Charity for children and young people with ME/CFS, offering helpline, groups, and online community.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesAsthma UKPhone: 0800 1216244
Mobile:
Email: info@asthma.org.uk
Website: www.brightpart.org
Information and support for asthma sufferers
National organisations for specific disabilitiesBlind Children UKPhone: 0800 781 1444
Mobile:
Email: services@blindchildrenuk.org
Website:
Support and information for parents and carers of children with a visual impairment
National organisations for specific disabilitiesBritish Kidney Patients Association (BKPA)3 The Windmills
St Mary's House
Turk Street
ALTON
GU34 1EF
Phone: 01420 541424
Mobile:
Email: info@britishkidney-pa.co.uk
Website: www.linkupbrighton.org/
For parents and children with kidney disorders
National organisations for specific disabilitiesBrittle Bone SocietyGrant-Paterson House
30 Guthrie Street
DUNDEE
DD1 5BS
Phone: 08000 282459
Mobile:
Email: contact@brittlebone.org
Website:
Information and support about brittle bone disease.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesCerebraPhone: 0800 328 1159
Mobile:
Email: info@cerebra.org.uk
Website: www.looksussex.co.uk
Helps parents of children with neurological conditions
National organisations for specific disabilitiesCerebral Visual Impairment SocietyPhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.makaton.org
Small support charity for people with a cerebral visual impairment and their families
National organisations for specific disabilitiesChanging FacesThe Squire Centre
33-37 University Street
LONDON
WC1E 6JN
Phone: 0845 4500 275
Mobile:
Email: info@changingfaces.org.uk
Website: www.asc-mascot.com
Supports young people with facial disfigurement
National organisations for specific disabilitiesChild Brain Injury Trust (CBIT)Unit 1
The Great Barn
Baynards Green Farm
NR BICESTER
OX27 7SG
Phone: 0303 303 2248
Mobile:
Email: info@cbituk.org
Website: www.includemetoo.org.uk
Support for families affected by brain injury
National organisations for specific disabilitiesCLAPA (Cleft Lip & Palate Association)First Floor
Green Man Tower
332B Goswell Road
LONDON
EC1V 7LQ
Phone: 020 7833 4883
Mobile:
Email: info@clapa.com
Website: www.mencap.org.uk
Support, especially to parents of new-born babies.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesClearVision61 Princes Way
LONDON
SW19 6JB
Phone: 020 8789 9575
Mobile:
Email: info@clearvisionproject.org
Website: www.mencap.org.uk
A UK postal lending library of mainstream children's books with added braille.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesCLIMB176 Nantwich Road
CREWE
CW2 6BG
Phone: 0800 652 3181
Mobile:
Email: cya.svcs@climb.org.uk
Website: www.milentos.co.uk
Information and advice for metabolic diseases
National organisations for specific disabilitiesCry-sisPhone: 08451 228669 (helpline 9am -10pm)
Mobile:
Email: info@cry-sis.org.uk
Website: www.mind.org.uk
Support for parents of excessively crying children
National organisations for specific disabilitiesCystic Fibrosis Trust11 London Road
Bromley
BR1 1BY
Phone: 0300 373 1000 (Helpline)
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@cysticfibrosis.org.uk
Website: www.mindcharity.co.uk
Range of services for parents of children with cystic fibrosis. Call for details of local groups
National organisations for specific disabilitiesDeafblind UKPhone: 01733 358100
Mobile:
Email: info@deafblind.org.uk
Website: www.mindcharity.co.uk
Specialist services and befriending for people with progressive sight and hearing loss
National organisations for specific disabilitiesDiabetes UKMacleod House
10 Parkway
LONDON
NW1 7AA
Phone: 0345 123 2399 (Careline)
Mobile:
Email: info@diabetes.org.uk
Website: www.mosaicequalities.org.uk
Diabetes support and information for people with diabetes, parents and carers.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesDown'’s Heart GroupPO Box 4260
DUNSTABLE
LU6 2ZT
Phone: 0300 102 1644
Email: info@dhg.org.uk
Website: www.dhg.org.uk
Support and information for families of children with Down’s and a heart condition
National organisations for specific disabilitiesDown's Syndrome AssociationPhone: 0333 1212 300
Mobile:
Email: info@downs-syndrome.org.uk
Website: www.motability.co.uk
Range of services for families of children with Down's.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesDyspraxia Foundation8 West Alley
HITCHIN
SG5 1EG
Phone: 01462 454986
Mobile:
Email: dyspraxia@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk
Website: www.muscular-dystrophy.org
Information and advice. Sussex contact: Jen Gillibrand
National organisations for specific disabilitiesEducation and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence (ERIC)36 Old School House
Britannia Road
Kingswood
BRISTOL
BS15 8DB
Phone: 0845 370 8008
Mobile:
Email: info@eric.org.uk
Website: www.nasen.org.uk
Advice on bedwetting, bladder and bowel problems
National organisations for specific disabilitiesEpilepsy ActionPhone: 0808 800 5050
Mobile:
Email: helpline@epilepsy.org.uk
Website:
Information for parents about epilepsy
National organisations for specific disabilitiesFragile X SocietyRood End House
6 Stortford Road
GREAT DUNMOW
CM6 1DA
Phone: 01371 875100
Mobile:
Email: info@fragilex.org.uk
Website: www.nagcbritain.org.uk
Support and information for parents and professionals.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesGolden Freeway, ThePhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.nas.org.uk
Web-based agency offering advice and information to parents of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
National organisations for specific disabilitiesHalf PINNTPO Box 3126
CHRISTCHURCH
BH23 2XS
Phone:
Mobile:
Email: pinnt@dsl.pipex.com
Website: www.ncb.org.uk
Advice for parents of tube fed children
National organisations for specific disabilitiesICAN - Helping children communicate8 Wakley Street
LONDON
EC1V 7QE
Phone: 0845 225 4071
Mobile:
Email: info@ican.org.uk
Website: www.ndcs.org.uk/livechat
Information and advice on communication for children with learning difficulties
National organisations for specific disabilitiesJABS1 Gawsworth Road
Golborne
WARRINGTON
WA3 3RF
Phone: 01942 713565
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.eczema.org
Self-help support group for vaccine-damaged children.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesKabuki FamiliesPhone:
Mobile:
Email: gemstaiano@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.parentpartnership.org.uk
A place for families of children diagnosed with Kabuki to learn, share experiences and support each other.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesMuscular Dystrophy Campaign61A Great Suffolk Street
LONDON
SE1 0BU
Phone: 0800 652 6352
Mobile:
Email: info@muscular-dystrophy.org
Website: www.portage.org.uk
Advice and support
National organisations for specific disabilitiesNational Autistic Society393 City Road
LONDON
EC1V 1NG
Phone: 0808 800 4104
Mobile:
Email: autismhelpline@nas.org.uk
Website: www.brightonandhove-nct.org.uk
Information and support on autism and aspergers syndrome inc. parent to parent telephone support line.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesNational Deaf Children's SocietyGround Floor South
Castle House
345 Paul Street
LONDON
EC2A 4LS
Phone: 0808 800 8880 (Helpline and minicom)
Mobile:
Email: helpline@ndcs.org.uk
Website: www.newlifecharity.co.uk
Support and helplline for parents of deaf children.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesNational Eczema SocietyHill House
Highgate Hill
LONDON
N19 5NA
Phone: 0800 089 1122
Mobile:
Email: helpline@eczema.org
Website: www.offthefence.org.uk
Advice and information.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesNewlife - Foundation for Disabled ChildrenNewlife Centre
Hemlock Way
CANNOCK
WS11 7GF
Phone: 01543 462777
Mobile:
Email: nurses@newlifecharity.co.uk
Website: www.offthefence.org.uk
Practical support for disabled and terminally ill children including 'nurse' service and equipment grants.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesRett UKLangham House West
Mill Street
LUTON
LU1 2NA
Phone: 01582 798910
Mobile:
Email: info@rettuk.org
Website: www.paccbrighton.org.uk
Support and information on Rett Syndrome
National organisations for specific disabilitiesREVEAL (The National Library for the Blind)WC1H 9NE
Phone: 0303 123 9999
Mobile:
Email: libraryinfo@rnib.org.uk
Website: www.paccbrighton.org.uk
Information and resources for visually impaired people.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesRNIB (Royal National Institute for Blind People)105 Judd Street
LONDON
WC1H 9NE
Phone: 0303 123 9999
Mobile:
Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk
Website:
Information, advice and publications on all aspects of visual impairment.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesSanePhone: 0845 767 8000 [helpline]
Mobile:
Email: info@sane.org.uk
Website: www.parentlinksussex.org.uk
Practical information, crisis care and emotional support for people affected by mental illness. Online support forum
National organisations for specific disabilitiesScopeScope
6 Market Road
LONDON
N7 9PW
Phone: 0808 800 3333
Mobile:
Email: helpline@scope.org.uk
Website: www.pactcharity.org
For emotional support and disability advice
National organisations for specific disabilitiesScopePhone: 0808 800 33 33 (Freephone)
Mobile:
Email: helpline@scope.org.uk
Website: www.peoplefirstltd.com
National disability charity that offers infromation, advice and support to disabled people and their carers. Also provide local services
National organisations for specific disabilitiesSENSE (National Deafblind & Rubella Association)101 Pentonville Road
LONDON
N1 9LG
Phone: 0845 127 0060
Mobile:
Email: info@sense.org.uk
Website: www.justice.gov.uk/about/opg
Support for deafblind people and their families
National organisations for specific disabilitiesShine42 Park Road
PETERBOROUGH
PE1 2UQ
Phone: 01733 555988
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.rainbowfamilies.org.uk
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus information, networking and equality
National organisations for specific disabilitiesSickle Cell Society54 Station Road
LONDON
NW10 4UA
Phone: 0208 961 7795
Mobile:
Email: info@sicklecellsociety.org
Website: www.rainbowfamilies.org.uk
Info on sickle cell disease
National organisations for specific disabilitiesSTEPSWarrington Lane
LYMM
WA13 0SA
Phone: 0871 717 0044
Mobile:
Email: info@steps-charity.org.uk
Website: www.rainbowtrust.org.uk
Advice and support for parents of children with hip and lower limb problems.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesTAMBA (Twins and Multiple Births Association)2 The Willows
Gardner Road
GUILDFORD
GU1 4PG
Phone: 0800 138 0509
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@tamba.org.uk
Website: www.reachoutwestsussex.org.uk
Information on multiple births, bereavement support.
National organisations for specific disabilitiesTourettes ActionPhone: 0300 777 8427
Mobile:
Email: emma@tourettes-action.org.uk
Website: www.reachingfamilies.org.uk
Local and national group for people with Tourettes syndrome and their families
National organisations for specific disabilitiesUNIQUE (Rare Chromosome Disorders)Phone: 01883 723356
Mobile:
Email: info@rarechromo.org
Website: www.relate4u.org
Support group for families of children with rare chromosome disorders
National organisations for specific disabilitiesYoung MindsPhone: 0808 802 5544 [Parents helpline]
Mobile:
Email: parents@youngminds.org.uk
Website: www.relate4u.org
Advice, support and info on child mental health issues and parent helpline
Survival strategiesBack Care Support ServiceBN2 1JE
Phone: 01273 296133
Mobile:
Email: emma.barrington@brighton-hove.gcsx.gov.uk
Website: www.brightonremap.org
Free back care training and advice service for carers
Survival strategiesACTBrunswick Court
Brunswick Square
BRISTOL
BS2 8PE
Phone: 0845 108 2201 (helpline)
Mobile:
Email: info@act.org.uk
Website: www.rettuk.org
Support for families of terminally ill children
Survival strategiesAdoption UKPhone: 0844 848 7900
Mobile:
Email:
Website: librarycatalogue.rnib.org.uk
Survival strategiesAmazeCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: info@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.riseuk.org.uk
Information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with special needs
Survival strategiesAt Home Childcare ServicePhone: 01273 293545
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.riseuk.org.uk
Service that provides support in organising childcare in your own home. Run by the Family Information Service
Survival strategiesBelltree Music Therapy CentreAsh Cottage
Woodingdean
BRIGHTON
BN2 6DA
Phone: 01273 681691
Mobile:
Email: tinaw@belltree.org.uk
Website: www.rnib.org.uk
Professional music therapy services for children and adults in Brighton & Hove. Clients will pay for the service unless they are referred by professionals such as social workers or education case workers.
Survival strategiesBereavement Advice CentrePhone: 0800 634 9494
Mobile:
Email: info@bereavementadvice.org
Website:
Advice on the practical issues that need to be managed after a person dies
Survival strategiesBlack and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership (BMECP)BMECP Centre
10a Fleet Street
BRIGHTON
BN1 4ZE
Phone: 0300 303 1171
Mobile:
Email: resourcecentre@bmecp.org.uk
Website: www.safety-net.org.uk/services_familylink
Advice, information and support for black and minority ethnic people
Survival strategiesBrighton & Hove Link Plus55 Drove Road
PORTSLADE
BN41 2PA
Phone: 01273 295179
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.uk-sands.org
Provide short breaks for families of severely disabled children up to 18. Also home-based support for the child and their siblings.
Survival strategiesBrighton & Hove Muslim ForumCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 07958 771411
Mobile:
Email: info@bhmf.org.uk
Website: www.uk-sands.org
Brighton based support and activities for Muslim community
Survival strategiesBrighton & Hove Speak OutWestwerks
41-43 Portland Road
HOVE
BN3 5DQ
Phone: 01273 421921
Mobile:
Email: info@bhspeakout.org.uk
Website: www.sane.org.uk
Advocacy project for people 16+ with learning disabilities
Survival strategiesBrighton and Hove Survivors of Suicide Service (SOS)St Richard's Community Centre
Egmont Road
HOVE
BN3 7FP
Phone: 01273 709060
Mobile:
Email: brightonandhovesos@rethink.org
Website: www.sane.org.uk
Support group for people who have been bereaved by or who have attempted suicide
Survival strategiesBrighton PebblesPhone: 07506 105265
Mobile:
Email: brightonpebbles@tiscali.co.uk
Website: www.sasbah.org.uk
Parent run group and social activities for families with disabled children aged 4-14 in Brighton and Hove. Pebbles include children with any disability, in special or mainstream schooling.
Survival strategiesBrighton Women's Centre72 High St
BRIGHTON
BN2 1RP
Phone: 01273 698036
Mobile:
Email: info@womenscentre.org.uk
Website: www.scope.org.uk
Offer a range of services to women including low cost counselling, complementary therapies, creche and library
Survival strategiesBritish Association of Counselling & PsychotherapyBACP house
15 St John’s Business Park
LUTTERWORTH
LE17 4HB
Phone: 01455 883300
Mobile:
Email: bacp@bacp.co.uk
Website: www.scope.org.uk
Details of local counsellors
Survival strategiesCare for the Carers (East Sussex)1st floor
Greencoat House
32 St Leonards Road
EASTBOURNE
BN21 3UT
Phone: 01323 738390
Mobile:
Email: info@cftc.org.uk
Website: www.scope.org.uk
Provides support and information for carers across county incl. back care
Survival strategiesThe Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove18 Bedford Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 2PT
Phone: 01273 746222
Mobile:
Email: info@thecarerscentre.org
Website: www.sussexcentralymca.org.uk
Support and information for all carers.
Survival strategiesCaring for SomeonePhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.sense.org.uk
Government website for carers with info about benefits and resources
Survival strategiesChild Bereavement UKClare Charity Centre
Wycombe Road
SAUNDERTON
HP14 4BF
Phone: 0800 02 888 40
Mobile:
Email: support@childbereavement.org.uk
Website: www.shinecharity.org.uk
Confidential support service for anyone affected by the death of a family member. Also support professionals.
Survival strategiesChild Death HelplineYork House
37 Queen Square
LONDON
WC1N 3BH
Phone: 0800 282 986
Mobile:
Email: contact@childdeathhelpline.org
Website: www.sibs.org.uk
Bereavement support
Survival strategiesCompassionate Friends53 North Street
BRISTOL
BS3 1EN
Phone: 0845 123 2304
Mobile:
Email: info@tcf.org.uk
Website: www.sicklecellsociety.org
Supporting bereaved parents & their families after a child dies.
Survival strategiesCRUSECommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 234007
Mobile:
Email: brighton@cruseeastsussex.org.uk
Website: www.singleparentsalliance.co.uk
Bereavement counselling and support
Survival strategiesDialogue Centre24 Windlesham Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3AG
Phone: 01273 320500
Mobile:
Email: dialogue@sussexcentralymca.org.uk
Website: www.justice.gov.uk/tribunals/send
Counselling and mediation service for children, young people and their families run by Sussex Central YMCA
Survival strategiesDolphin House Children's Clinic14/15 New Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 1UF
Phone: 01273 324790
Mobile:
Email: info@dolphin-house.org.uk
Website: www.specialkidsintheuk.org
Children's complementary therapies.
Survival strategiesDreams Come TrueKnockhundred House
Knockhundred Row
MIDHURST
GU29 9DQ
Phone: 0800 018 6013
Mobile:
Email: info@dctc.org.uk
Website: www.specialkidsintheuk.org
Aims to make a dream a reality for seriously & terminally ill children
Survival strategiesDrove Road Short Term Care Service55 Drove Road
PORTSLADE
BN41 2PA
Phone: 01273 295530
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.steps-charity.org.uk
Residential short stays for young people aged 10 -18 with severe learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.
Survival strategiesDyspraxia Foundation Sussex (East) Parent SupportPhone:
Mobile:
Email: lucy.dcd@ntlworld.com
Website: www.supportedholidays.co.uk
Meet monthly in Brighton
Survival strategiesEarly Birds Support Group (formerly Wee Ones)West Hove Infants School
Portland Road
BRIGHTON
Phone: 07832 350332
Mobile:
Email: earlybirdspremgroup@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.dialoguecentre.org.uk/counselling-in-schools-and-colleges/
Support group for parents of premature babies at West Hove Children's Centre
Survival strategiesExpert Patients Programme (EPP)NHS Brighton & Hove
Level 4 Lanchester House
Trafalgar Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 4FU
Phone: 01273 574647
Mobile:
Email: sc-tr.epp@nhs.net
Website: www.sussex.counselling.co.uk
Run 'Looking After Me' programme for carers coping with long-term ill health.
Survival strategiesFace to FacePhone: 07436 810608
Mobile:
Email: amanda.mortensen@scope.org.uk
Website: www.sussex.counselling.co.uk
Befriending service for parents of recently diagnosed children. Contact Amanda Mortensen.
Survival strategiesThe Fed Centre for Independent LivingMontague House
Montague Place
BRIGHTON
BN2 1JE
Phone: 01273 296747
Mobile:
Email: info@thefedonline.org.uk
Website: www.bhparentsforum.org
Information, advice and counselling for disabled people and their families. Direct payments advice and support and accessible city guide.
Survival strategiesFun in Action221 Preston Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 6SA
Phone: 01273 559794
Mobile:
Email: funinaction@btopenworld.com
Website: homepage.ntlworld.com/aj.curry216/
Adult befrienders matched with children of lone parents
Survival strategiesGingerbread520 Highgate Studios
53-79 Highgate Road
LONDON
NW5 1TL.
Phone: 0808 802 0925
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.sussexinterpreting.org.uk
Information, advice and support for single parents
Survival strategiesHands On ScotlandPhone:
Mobile:
Email: handson@nhs.net
Website: www.sussex-lantern.org/
Online help and advice for anybody working with children and young people incl. behaviour and self esteem help.
Survival strategiesHoneycroftSt Barnabas Hall
Sackville Road
HOVE
BN3 3WF
Phone: 01273 220323
Mobile:
Email: marion.silsby@googlemail.com
Website:
Inclusive play schemes and Honeycroft 3 pre-school group for children with special needs
Survival strategiesI Need A Holiday Too21 Rue St Jean
22450
La Roche Derrien
BRITTANY
Phone: 0800 949 6801
Mobile: 0033 63 10 24 900
Email: info@ineedaholidaytoo.com
Website:
Supported, wheelchair accessible holidays in Brittany, France. Contact Jacqui and Carl Alban.
Survival strategiesKaleidoscopeCalvary Church
Viaduct Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 4ND
Phone: 07971 541001 (Little Wheels)
Mobile:
Email:
Website:
Parent-run group for parents and carers of children with physical disabilities: Little Wheels for 0-8s and Wheels for 8-16s
Survival strategiesLink UpPhone: 07969 306607
Mobile:
Email: linkup@linkupbrighton.org
Website: www.tamba.org.uk
Parent group that organises social activities for childen with special educational needs attending mainstream schools.
Survival strategiesLittle DarlingsPhone: 07799 414837
Mobile:
Email: sharondebra@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.thecarerscentre.org
Group for children aged two to six with additional needs and their parents/carers. Call Debby
Survival strategiesMosaicCommunity Base
113 Queens Road
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG
Phone: 01273 234017
Mobile:
Email: info@mosaicbrighton.org.uk
Website: www.thecarerscentre.org
Support for Black, Asian and Mixed Parentage families.
Survival strategiesNCT - National Childbirth TrustPhone: 0870 421 4791
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.thefedonline.org.uk/
Brighton & Hove branch
Survival strategiesOff the Fence20 - 22 Boundary Road
HOVE
BN3 4EF
Phone: 01273 733566
Mobile:
Email: office@offthefence.org.uk
Website: www.thefedonline.org.uk/
Christian trust providing support for vulnerable families
Survival strategiesParent Carers' Council (PaCC)c/o Amaze
Freepost SEA 14216
BRIGHTON
BN1 3ZZ
Phone: 01273 772289
Mobile:
Email: pacc@amazebrighton.org.uk
Website: www.thelimemag.co.uk
Represent parent carers in Brighton and Hove. Based at Amaze
Survival strategiesParental Support Counselling Service (PSCS)Downs View School
Warren Road
Woodingdean
BRIGHTON
BN2 6BB
Phone: 01273 682253
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.bht.org.uk
Low-cost counselling for parents, siblings (13+), carers, relatives. c/o Downsview Special School
Survival strategiesParents and Children Together (PACT)Phone: 0300 456 4800
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.tourettes-action.org.uk
Voluntary Adoption Agency and therapy and community services for families in difficulty
Survival strategiesRainbow FamiliesPhone:
Mobile:
Email: info@reachingfamilies.org.uk
Website: www.tourettes-action.org.uk
Support and info for lesbian, gay & bisexual parents.
Survival strategiesRainbow Trust6 Cleeve Court
Cleeve Road
LEATHERHEAD
KT22 7UD
Phone: 01372 363438
Mobile:
Email: enquiries@rainbowtrust.org.uk
Website: www.tourismforall.org.uk
Respite care for children with terminal illnesses.
Survival strategiesRELATEPhone: 01273 697997
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.triangle.org.uk
Relationship counselling
Survival strategiesRISEPO Box 889
BRIGHTON
BN2 1GH
Phone: 01273 622822
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.twinsclub.co.uk
Support with domestic abuse including abuse from children.
Survival stragegiesRosie Crane TrustPhone: 01460 55120
Email: contact@rosiecranetrust.co.uk
Website: www.rosiecranetrust.org
24 hour listening ear service for bereaved parents
Survival strategiesSafety Net Families TeamPhone: 01273 419725
Mobile:
Email: caroline.gorton@safety-net.org.uk
Website: www.rarechromo.org
Family support for East Brighton families with children age 4-11.
Survival strategiesSANDS (Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society)Phone: 020 7436 5881
Mobile:
Email: helpline@uk-sands.org
Website: www.bcodp.org.uk
Support for anyone affected by the death of a baby.
Survival strategiesSanePhone: 0845 767 8000 [helpline]
Mobile:
Email: info@sane.org.uk
Website: www.visionaid.org.uk
Practical information, crisis care and emotional support for people affected by mental illness. Online support forum
Survival strategiesSingle Parents AlliancePhone:
Mobile:
Email: director@singleparentsalliance.co.uk
Website: www.impact-initiatives.org.uk
Campaign for fair legislation for single parent families.
Survival strategiesSpecial Kids in the UKPhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.workingfamilies.org.uk
Member based charity offering info and support for families of children with special needs incl online parent forum.
Survival strategiesSupported HolidaysCasa Paraiso
Camino de la Exotica No 22
Nerja, 29780
MALAGA
Phone: 0844 734 7479 (4p per minute from UK)
Mobile:
Email: info@supportedholidays.co.uk
Website: www.thecarerscentre.org
Family-run holidays in Spain with support and accessible accommodation.
Survival strategiesSussex Central YMCA LINX Family SupportPhone: 01273 422124
Mobile:
Email: helen.laity@sussexcentralymca.org.uk
Website: www.thecarerscentre.org
Family support service via schools in Hove, Patcham, Hangleton & Knoll and Portslade.
Survival strategiesSussex CounsellingPhone:
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.youngminds.org.uk
Online directory of local counsellors
Survival strategiesSweet PeasTarner Children's Centre
Ivory Place
BRIGHTON
Phone: 07917 887526
Mobile:
Email:
Website: www.youngsibs.org.uk
Parent-run parent and children’s group for children 0-6 with special needs. Fri 12.15-3pm, Tarner Children’s Centre
Survival strategiesT21Phone: 07810 567626 (Emma)
Mobile:
Email: emmaparker148@btinternet .com
Website: www.youngsibs.org.uk
Brighton and Hove parent support group for children with Down's Syndrome and their families.
Survival strategiesThreshold Counselling and Creche Services14 St George’s Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 4GB
Phone: 01273 929471
Mobile:
Email: wellbeing@bht.org.uk
Website: spinbrighton.org/
Women-only counselling service for any woman experiencing emotional difficulties, part of Brighton Housing Trust's Mental Health and Wellbeing Service
Survival strategiesWorking FamiliesPhone: 0300 012 0312
Mobile:
Email: office@workingfamilies.org.uk
Website: spinbrighton.org/
Info and support for working parents inc. parents and carers helpline
Survival strategiesYoung Carers ProjectThe Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove
18 Bedford Place
BRIGHTON
BN1 2PT
Phone: 01273 746222
Mobile:
Email: info@thecarerscentre.org
Website: www.whoopsadaisy.org
Clubs and activities for children and young people who are carers too
Survival strategiesYoungSibsPhone:
Mobile:
Email: youngsibs@sibs.org.uk
Website: www.cvsectorforum.org.uk/
Online service for siblings of disabled children
Survival strategiesSPIN (Single Parent Information Network)Phone: 07948971559
Mobile:
Email: spin@live.co.uk
Website: www.stlukesadviceservice.org.uk
Information and signposting for single parents living in Brighton and Hove and surrounding areas.
Daily LivingSullivan's HeroesEmail: hello@sullivansheroes.org
Website: www.sullivansheroes.org
Charity offering financial assistance with home adaptations

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