Adur & Worthing

Worried about someone over the Festive and New Year break?

If someone needs additional support due to their self-isolating, you may wish to refer them to Adur and Worthing councils. If someone is at risk of harm – it may be appropriate to contact local safeguarding services:

If someone is in immediate risk of harm – you can always call 999. Guidance on when and how to contact the police.


Central and Local Government – for shielding or very vulnerable people


https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable

  • West Sussex County Council

https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/community-hub-covid-19

Call: 033 022 27980

  • Adur and Worthing Council

https://www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/coronavirus/community-support/

Call: 0800 028 8327


Mental Health (People at risk of suicide should call 111 for support or attend A&E)


  • Sussex Mental Healthline

https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/sussex-mental-healthline

Call: 0300 5000 101 or 0800 0309 500: 24/7 phoneline for people in mental health crisis


  • West Sussex Mind

https://www.westsussexmind.org/mental-health-support

Call: 01903 27 70 00: Non-crisis line for people with mental health needs and their Carers.

Email: info@westsussexmind.org.

Or call: 01903 26 81 07

Email: pathfinder.worthing@westsussexmind.org


  • The Samaritans

https://www.samaritans.org/

Call: 116 123 or 0330 094 5717: 24/7 confidential support in a crisis.

Email: jo@samaritans.org


Benefites and help with finances


  • Citizens Advice

https://www.advicewestsussex.org.uk/contact-us/

Call: 0344 477 1171


  • The Money Advice Service

https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

Call: 0800 138 7777 (closed 25th to 28th Dec)


  • Local Support

https://onestopjunction.org.uk/money-support/

Call: 07917 515299 or 01903 221400


  • Universal Credit

https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit


Children and Young People


  • Home Start

http://www.home-startarun.org.uk/

Call: 01903 88 97 07

Online Form: http://www.home-startarun.org.uk/contact-us


  • West Sussex Early Help

https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/early-help-services


  • YMCA DownsLink Group

https://www.ymcadlg.org/

Call: 01273 22 25 50

Email enquiries@ymcadlg.org


  • West Sussex Mind

https://www.westsussexmind.org/mental-health-support/support-for-younger-people

Call: 01903 26 81 07

Email: ypsworthing@westsussexmind.org


Older People


  • Age UK West Sussex

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/westsussex/

Call: 01903 73 18 00

Email: information@ageukwestsussex.org.uk


  • Time To Talk Befriending

https://www.tttb.org.uk/referrals/

Call: 01903 898696

Email: info@tttb.org.uk


  • Guild Care

https://www.guildcare.org/

Call: 01903 327 327

Online Form: https://www.guildcare.org/forms/general-enquiry


Homelessness


  • Turning Tides

https://www.turning-tides.org.uk/contact/

Call: 01903 68 07 40

Email: info@turning-tides.org.uk


People with disabilities


  • Independent Lives

https://www.independentlives.org/

Call: 01903 227813: 24hr care service

Email: careservice@independentlives.org


  • Amaze

https://amazesussex.org.uk/getting-advice-information-and-support-over-christmas/

Call: 01273 772289: Closed Monday 22nd Dec 2.30pm to Monday 4th Jan 9.30am.

Email: sendiass@amazesussex.org.uk.


Domestic Abuse (If in immediate danger, call the Police on 999)


  • National Domestic Abuse

https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/

Call: 0808 2000 247: 24hr Helpline


  • Women’s Aid

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support/

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/domestic-abuse-directory/

Email: helpline@womensaid.org.uk


  • Safe in Sussex

https://www.safeinsussex.co.uk/

Call: 0330 333 7416: Mon – Fri 9:30-4:30

Email: info@safeinsussex.org.uk


Safeguarding (If in immediate danger, call the Police on 999)


  • West Sussex County Council

Children’s Safeguarding: https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/raise-a-concern-about-a-child/

Emergency Call: 033 022 26664 or 07711 769657 (no texts)

Adults Safeguarding: https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/raise-a-concern-about-an-adult/

Emergency Call: 033 022 27007


Emergency Food Provision


  • Worthing Food Bank

http://worthingfoodbank.co.uk

hello@worthingfoodbank.co.uk (Closed on December 25th, December 28th and January 1st)


  • Shoreham Foodbank

https://shoreham.foodbank.org.uk/

info@shoreham.foodbank.org.uk (Closed on December 25th and January 1st)


  • Worthing Food Foundation

https://lesaldenfoundation.org.uk/foodfoundation/

Call: 01903 442149

Email: food@lesaldenfoundation.org.uk