‘STEPS to stay independent’ is a free and confidential housing support service for people aged 60 and over.

They can visit you at home, and help you work out what support you need to keep living independently, regardless of what kind of accommodation you live in.

Contact STEPS if you are aged 60 or over and need support to retain or regain independent living skills so you can keep living in your own home or move to a new one.

You can find out more information about STEPS to stay independent on East Sussex 1Space.

East Sussex 1Space

How to contact STEPS:

  • If you live in Eastbourne, Lewes or Wealden contact STEPS West – Phone: 01323 436 414. Text: 07970 668 106. Email:

  • If you live in Hastings or Rother contact STEPS East – Phone: 0300 123 2422 (local rate). Text: 07944 140 016. Email: