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Tuesday, 31 March 2020 23:53

Sussex Covid News Featured

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Latest Government update

West Sussex County Council update

Adur and Worthing Council update | Coronavirus COVID-19: Community support | Volunteering

Brighton and Hove City Council update | Latest city briefing



  • If you work for an equalities charity, then sign up to the Small Charities Coalition COVID-19 Small Charities Coalition webinar meet up on Friday 3 April at 12 noon. It will be looking into the effects it may have on your charity and beneficiaries, IT & funding, post COVID-19 and much more!


  • Alpkit Foundation is a charity that helps people and is currently welcoming applications from grassroots projects for cash awards of up to £500 that respond to the Coronavirus crisis. For example: providing more support for food banks; increasing the number of meals on wheels deliveries to support the elderly; helping those effected by coronovirus and need access to food, medicines or social care.


SEND (Special educational needs and disabilities)


Service updates

  • Citizens Advice in West Sussex latest update (30 March)
  • Healthy Lifestyles Team (Brighton & Hove City Council) has suspended all face to face contact. We are still accepting referrals and self-referrals. Referrals and self-referrals for support can be made online or by phone (01273 294589). Information and advice on keeping active at home is available online and our Facebook page has a range of online activities and ideas for keeping active.
  • Relate has closed its face-to-face services in Brighton, Worthing, Hove, Lewes, Haywards Heath and Eastbourne in response to the pandemic. However, the charity has increased its capacity to deliver counselling via telephone and webcam.
  • West Sussex County Council's latest service updates from across Sussex and inpidual areas within West Sussex
  • Brighton and Hove Inclusion Service (BHISS) can be contacted by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and and telephone at any time with queries on 01273 293481. All face to face contact has been suspended but staff will be contacting families directly via phone, or electronically. A new shared mailbox for the BHISS Schools Wellbeing Service is now available so that parent/carers and professionals can make an enquiry and seek advice from a Primary Mental Health Worker: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01273 293481 and please leave a message.
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