Community Links

Please find below a list of services and organisations we hope you will find useful. The links include services and organisations in Eastbourne, East Sussex and the wider learning disability community.

These links are for information only. We do not recommend any of these services or have any opinion on the quality of them. If you have any questions, please contact the organisation in question.

3VA Supporting Voluntary Action across Eastbourne, Lewes District & Wealdon

3VA was established in 1973 and is among 280 Councils for Voluntary Services (CVS) in England. All CVSs are agencies of community development which act as umbrella bodies for many local voluntary organisations. 3VA has over 280 member organisations based in Eastbourne and Wealden and the surrounding area.


Telephone: 01323 639373

Care for Carers

Care for the Carers is the Carers’ Centre for East Sussex, affiliated to the Princess Royal Trust for Carers’ national network of Carers’ Centres


Telephone: 01323 738390

Fax: 01323 745770


East Sussex Community Information Services (ESCIS)

Provides information on local organisations, clubs and services across East Sussex and Brighton & Hove


Telephone: 01273 481754


Possability People

A charity working with disabled people or anyone with an impairment or long term health condition in the Brighton and Hove area, as well as East and West Sussex. Provides disability advice, information on benefits, finding work and where to go to for support.


Telephone helpline: 01273 894040


East Sussex Learning Disability Partnership Board (LDPB)

A board of representatives from East Sussex social care, health, private and voluntary services, local charities etc. The LDPB drive forward the progress of Valuing People Now

Website: East Sussex County Council Website

Telephone: 01273 482052

Royal Mencap Society

Mencap is the voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability and their families and carers.


Telephone: 0808 808 1111