Category Archives: Adult Social Care

Council appoints new provider for refuge services

Clarion Housing Association has been awarded the contract for the provision of refuge services across East Sussex.

From November 1, 2021 Clarion will provide specialist support in 47 units of safe accommodation across the county for women experiencing domestic abuse and violence, and their children. Within a year of the contract starting, this provision will increase to 56 units to include anybody experiencing domestic abuse.

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Project tackling drug issues showing promising results

A PROJECT aimed at tackling drug misuse and cutting drug-related crime is starting to show promising results in Hastings.

Led by East Sussex County Council and Sussex Police, Project ADDER combines additional and targeted policing with enhanced treatment and recovery services to address the town’s high rate of drug deaths and heroin and crack cocaine use. Continue reading

Funding boost to help ease Covid-related debt

Cllr Carl MaynardRESIDENTS facing financial pressure and debt as a result of Covid-19 restrictions can get the support they need thanks to funding of more than £500,000.

East Sussex County Council is supporting organisations with one-off grants to help them offer advice and support to people who finances have been affected by changes in income due to job loss, furlough or shielding. Continue reading