What does it do?
Our Housing Options project funds the Outreach Co-ordinator to set up Advice and Information sessions within the local community and can offer help with:
- General Enquiries
- Disability advice
- Local concerns
- Legal matters
- Care options & Funding
If we are unable to help we will refer you on to the appropriate organisation
Our aim is to help the older people of Eastbourne to be more independent and make informed choices.
Who it is for: For people aged 50 and over, in and around the Eastbourne area
Where it is available:Local service covering: Eastbourne (East Sussex).
What it costs:The service is free and supported financially by DCLG via FirstStop Advice.
How to access or apply for it:
Our service is available 3 days a week, between 9.30 – 1.00, at different locations within the Town. Additionally, there are various services at the Venton Centre available ie Financial, Legal, Will Writing, Pensions, Council Tax , Housing Benefit & Tax Advice with a booking facility, on different days and times of the month.
We have volunteers who visit clients in their own homes if they are unable to access our Outreach sessions or the Venton Centre
What to expect then:
Our Outreach Co-ordinator can be reached via AGE Concern, Eastbourne on 01323 638 474 or Nationally via 0800 377 7070 Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Calls may be monitored or recorded. Calls from mobiles may be charged
Clients can be seen face to face in the Venton Centre or, if unable to access this location, can receive a visit in their own homes, or just a phone call.
Additional information:FirstStop in Eastbourne is a joint initiative by AGE Concern, Eastbourne and the FirstStop national service, working with Eastbourne Homes to improve Housing Options and access to advice and information for people aged 50 and over, in Eastbourne.
Our Housing Options project funds the Outreach Co-ordinator.
Legal & financial, Moving home, Casework, advocacy & support, Information & options appraisal, Independent living, Safety & security, Financial advice (benefits), Housing options, Moving to a care home, Housing options appraisal, Advocacy
Info last updated:17/03/2013.
|About the service provider:|
Age Concern - Eastbourne: Venton Centre, Junction Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3QY. (view on map)
Telephone: 01323 638 474
Fax: 01323 735 513
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|Parent organisation:||Age Concern - Eastbourne|
|Who are they?||We believe the interests of older people are best served by an independent charity whose sole focus is on serving the local community.||