East Sussex Support Services

On this page, you will find local resources designed to support families caring for victims of sexual or violent crimes in East Sussex.

Victim Support help anyone affected by crime – the victim, friends and family or others involved. You can get help at anytime regardless of when the crime took place. Victim Support help you to:

  1. Feel safe and secure.
  2. Understand your rights and services you’re entitled to.
  3. Explore ways to cope.
  4. Connect you to support networks.

Change Grow Live offer support to anyone aged 16+ who has been affected by domestic abuse and violence.

Survivors’ Network support survivors of sexual violence and abuse in Sussex.

HSES works towards increasing the safety, confidence and independence of disadvantaged families living in the county that have experienced adversity. They also support families that are victims and survivors of domestic abuse.

RISE is an independent, Brighton-based registered charity that helps people affected by domestic abuse.

Sussex Pathways offers restorative justice which gives victims of crime the opportunity to engage in a restorative intervention with the person responsible. It can help the victim receive an explanation from the offender as to why they committed the crime and can help the offender to recognise the consequences of their actions and take responsibility.

Here you can find mental health services provided by the NHS for adults, children and young people in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex and Hampshire.

Health in Mind is a free NHS Talking Therapy Service for anyone experiencing emotional or psychological difficulties.

Here you can find mental health services available in East Sussex.

The Local Offer is a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) information hub helping children, young people, parents and carers make informed decisions.

Care for the Carers provide a range of services to support carers and offer information and advice.