Getting support

If you need support you can find details of local and national organisations that can help:


For Mental health

Here are some resources you may find helpful:

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If you have suicidal thoughts

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If you are experiencing domestic violence

Help and support for people affected by domestic abuse in West Sussex

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If you are homeless

Support for the homeless population in West Sussex

If you see someone sleeping rough, please let us know via the:

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If you need help with employment

One Stop Junction - providing support for people who are starting to think about gaining a new skills or building their confidence to find work, but are finding it hard to know where to start.

See also:

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If you need help with money or debt

Support for people who are struggling with managing their money

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For older people

Here are some resources you may find helpful:

  • Independent Age: provides help and support for older people, has a useful list of websites for information on staying well, staying active and staying positive - Independent Age website

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For people living with dementia

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If you are bereaved

What to do after someone has died, including who to inform and how to arrange the funeral. You can also find help with what to do about the person's financial affairs and their will:

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If you need support - Help for carers

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For families, children and young people

Support for parents with a child under 5:

Preventing youth homelessness across Sussex and Surrey:

West Sussex children and family centres offer a range of activities and support to parents and carers, for children and families:

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Learning disabilities and special educational needs

Reaching Families - Empowering families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities:

Worthing Mencap - Supporting people with learning disabilities:

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If you are concerned about a child or an adult

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If you are looking for advice on general wellbeing

Adur & Worthing Wellbeing Hub - for advice and support on how to make small changes to improve your health and wellbeing, including how to stop smoking, how to become more active or how to make your meals healthier:

NHS One You - designed to help you get healthier and feel better with free tips, tools and support:

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Staying active at home

Adur and Worthing wellbeing have developed a series of instructor-led online exercise tutorials for you to follow in your own home.

They consist of a mix of aerobic and core strength exercises to help you stay active. There are exercises to tone your abs, raise your heart rate, and much more.

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Page last updated: 07 January 2021