A-Z Directory (S-T)

Sensory Impairments


Offers information, support and advice to blind and partially sighted people.
Tel: 0303 123 9999 (helpline)
Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk
Website: www.rnib.org.uk


Provides advice, information and support as well as specialist services to deaf or blind people and their families.
Tel: 0845 127 0066
Email: info@sense.org.uk
Website: www.sense.org.uk

Federation Centre for Independent Living

The Centre promotes independence and dignity for people with disabilities. It offers advice and support to individuals on disability related matters including welfare benefits and direct support payments. There is also a counselling service and a mobility shop.
Tel: 01273 296747
Email: info@thefedonline.org.uk
Website: www.thefedonline.org.uk

Sexual Abuse

Survivors’ Network

Provides information and support for women who have experienced sexual violence, their carers and relatives. Helpdesk open Wednesdays and Fridays 7pm-9pm.
Tel: 01273 720110
Email: help@survivorsnetwork.org.uk
Website: www.survivorsnetwork.org

Social Care

Social Care Services

Brighton & Hove City Council’s Social Care Services support vulnerable adults and children and their carers. Contact the Access Point for information or  to ask questions about services. Advice can be obtained on needs assessments.
Tel: 01273 295555
Email: accesspoint@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

Social Care Institute for Excellence

The Institute is a charity helping adults, families, carers and social care services. It provides practical resources, learning materials and services.
Tel: 020 7024 7650
Email: info@scie.org.uk
Website: www.scie.org.uk

Stroke Support

Stroke Support and Services Fact Sheet

We produce a Fact Sheet (No.9) on Stroke Support and Services. This gives details of local and national organisations, which provide information, support and services for adults who have had a stroke and their carers. To download this Fact Sheet please click on this link.

Substance Misuse

Al-Anon Family Groups

Support anyone whose life is or has been affected by someone else’s drinking and hold regular local meetings in Brighton.
Tel: 020 7403 0888
Email: enquiries@al-anonuk.org.uk
Website: www.al-anonuk.org.uk

CRI Harm Reduction and Treatment Service

Offers free advice and information for anyone affected by substance misuse, including carers. They also provide structured treatment.
Tel: 01273 607575
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk


Offers advice, information, support and counselling for anyone affected by drug or alcohol misuse including carers.
Tel: 0800 085 4450 or o1273 671607
Website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk or www.cri.org.uk


Transport Fact Sheet

We produce a Fact Sheet (No.5) on Transport, which gives details of national and local services for the disabled and those with certain medical conditions and information on claiming fares for hospital appointments. To download the Fact Sheet please click on this link.

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