Helplines

  • Domestic violence - 0808 2000 247 - Anyone can call the National Violence Helpline, staffed 24 hours a day.
  • Samaritans - 116 123 - A 24 hour free helpline for mobiles and landlines, Talk to someone in confidence about whatever's on your mind - you don't have to be suicidal to call.
  • NHS non emergency number - 111
  • East Sussex Benefits Helpline - 0333 344 0681
  • ChildLine - 0800 1111
  • The Silver Line - 0800 4 70 80 90 - A confidential helpline for older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
  • Power networks - if there is a power cut, call 105. If you think you might need extra support should there be a powercut, you can sign up to the UK Power Networks Priority Service - call 0800 31 63 105.

Non-emergency police contact information

  • www.sussex.police.uk
  • call 101 or 01273 470101
  • text 18001 101 or 0778 628090
  • email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk