A-Z Directory (Y-Z)
Young People and Children’s Services
Action for Children
Supports and provides information and advice to parents of children with special needs and disabilities in Brighton and Hove. Services cover education, health, leisure, benefits, training and advocacy.
Tel: 01273 772289
Child Development Centre
The Seaside View Development Centre, based at Brighton General Hospital, provides a range of services for children with disabilities and developmental needs including family support.
Tel: 01273 265780
Helpline for children and young people in danger or distress or with personal problems. Available 24 hours.
Tel: 0800 1111
Education Welfare Service
The City Council’s service can be contacted about all difficulties associated with a child or young person’s non-attendance at school. There may be problems because a child may help to look after a relative at home.
Tel: 01273 293567
National Deaf Children’s Society
Range of support services for children and young people with disabilities.
Tel: 01273 695675
Sibs is a charity providing information and support for young siblings who are growing up with a brother or sister with any disability.
Tel: 01535 645453
Youth Advice Centre
Centre in Hove for 13-25 yearolds. Offers information and guidance, drop-ins, a counselling service (by appointment only), housing advice, family planning and training/employment advice.
Tel: 01273 889292, 01273 828828 (Housing drop-ins), 01273 828854 (Counselling)
Young People’s Centre
Centre in Brighton for 13-25 year olds. Offers information and guidance, drop-ins, IT access, workshops, sexual health services, counselling and training/employment advice.
Tel: 01273 887886 or 230130, 01273 711633 (Counselling)