Money and housing
In an emergency, East Sussex County Council may be able to help you if you are on a low income or receiving certain benefits. See Discretionary East Sussex Support Scheme
There are several food banks in East Sussex in East Sussex. They provide food and other support to local people in crisis.
Furniture Now! and Hastings and Rother Furniture Service supply low cost furniture and appliances across East Sussex. Open for all, with discounts for people on benefits or on a low wage. Please take some evidence of your income.
Free, confidential advice and support about benefits.
Credit unions are local, community-based organisations to help you with loans and saving.
Housing and homelessness
Contact the East Sussex Floating Support Service at BHT Sussex for help for:
- people 16 and over with housing needs and
- for families to avoid homelessness
Help for people struggling to keep warm at home.
Help with the cost of holidays
Advice and services
East Sussex 1Space lists groups that offer help with everything from housing to caring for others.
Financial help with learning
Families on a low income may get help with:
Post 16 education
If money worries are making it difficult for you to study, find out about help at the websites of GOV.UK.