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Contact: Mrs Nicola Evans Tel 07891 039334 1066 Childminding Association Position: Chair Contact: Mrs Charlotte Barcellona Tel 07930 971999 Address: 24 Hazelwood Gardens, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 7HL Position: Treasurer eMail: email@example.com Address: Website: www.1066fundraisers.co.uk eMail: Contact Information: Contact Information: We have quarterly team meetings for the members who are raising Contact mobile for more information. funds. We vary the nights of week and venues around Hastings, What We Offer: Bexhill, Battle, Eastbourne. So for those who aren't able to come one month can get to us at another meeting. We meet in pubs / church Our aim is to support childminders and their children, providing halls etc. You can always email or tel any time. There is a quarterly resources and drop-in activities, enabling children to be a part of a newsletter sent out too. We have access for all inc disabled toilets, etc. larger group and have a wider range of curriculum based activities. This As we want everyone to be involved with bringing community spirit back prevents childminders from feeling isolated and we hope to seek into 1066 Country. additional training and workshops for our members. We have a vacancy and information support line for both childminders and parents seeking What We Offer: childcare. 1066 Fundraisers are a non profit making association. We recruit team members who raise funds throughout the year to encourage community 1066 Country Olympic Focus Group togetherness as well as raising funds for charities nominated by our members. At the end of the year there is a celebration weekend where Contact: Mr John Hodges Tel 01424 429126 the teams come together to celebrate their achievements, by taking Position: Chair part in a 20 hour relay in honour of those touched by the nominated charities. The 1066 Fundraisers Teams organise fundraising activities Address: Summerfields Business Centre, Bohemia Road, TN34 1UT for their nominated charities. It can be as simple as a raffle or coffee eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org morning. We are about raising awareness, having fun as well as raising Website: www.1066twentytwelveplus.com funds. We require general help and volunteers/people who would like to be more involved can join the committee to help with event organising, Contact Information: team recruitment, publicity, finance. As the Chair I can be contacted at any reasonable time. Our meetings are held at Summerfields Business Centre and if anyone out there has 1066 Specials a will to see Hastings prosper, and has any bright ideas loosely connected with the focus of the Olympics that is currently falling on the Contact: Mr Barry Elphick Tel 01424 214280. UK (WE ARE NOT A SPORTING GROUP) please contact me as they Position: Chair are welcome to come along. Address: 1 Wentworth Close, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2PQ What We Offer: eMail: email@example.com To promote Hastings and Rother to the world through building a Website: www.1066specials.org.uk composite but unique picture. This will be achieved by combining many aspects of life, cultural, sporting, historical geographical, Contact Information: environmental,social and including health and education and a directory First and last Saturday of the month at Bexhill College, Penland Road, of every business that is present in the area. We believe that by Bexhill. creating this view of Hastings we can attract inward investment either We have three sessions 9:30am - 12:30pm through the permanent relocation of new businesses, or through the occasional presence of tourism. The Olympic Focus Group sit as What We Offer: enablers within a much larger strategic plan that features Jerwood, Provide football coaching and competition for young people with UCH, Sussex Coast College, Enviro Park, arts & media etc, all is disabilities from ages 7 - 16 and 16+, in a safe, friendly environment. directed to creating a better, more prosperous Hastings for everyone. 1st Battle Scout Group 1066 Enterprise Mr Matthew Lock 01424 421938 Contact: Tel Contact: Mr Graham Marley Tel 01424 205500 Position: Scout Leader Position: Chief Executive Fax 01424 205501 Address: St Mary's Church Hall, Upper Lake, Battle, TN33 0AN Address: Summerfields Business Centre, Bohemia Road, Hastings, TN34 1UT eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org eMail: Website: www.senlacscouts.org.uk email@example.com Website: www.1066enterprise.co.uk Contact Information: Contact Information: Beaver Scouts (6-8 years), Monday 16:30 - 17:30 Cub Scouts (8-10 years), Monday 17:45 - 19:15 Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm. Closed on Public Holidays Scouts (10-14 years), Friday 19:00 - 21:00 What We Offer: Best to contact landline in evening and leave a message Ten Sixty Six Enterprise is the enterprise agency for Hastings and What We Offer: Rother, and the delivery arm for Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce. All members take part in a balanced programme of activities suitable We have a comprehensive strategy for helping those who wish to start for their age. The key focus is to have fun whilst improving confidence up new businesses and also provide on-going guidance and support for and developing life skills. We are a uniformed charity where members established businesses. receive badges to acknowledge their achievements. Younger members tend to take part in more craft activities with increasing progression to We are an ILM accredited training provider and the main point of outdoor activities as members get older. A Beaver might have a one contact for business support services in Hastings and Rother, and work night sleepover, a Cub a weekend camp and a Scout would take part in with partners throughout Sussex, Kent and Surrey to ensure that a week long activity camp enjoying air rifle shooting, kayaking, businesses get the best possible help available. abseiling, hiking, ice skating, caving, rafting and quad biking amongst many others. 1066 Fundraisers (formally Cancer Research UK Relay for Life Hastings) 73a Centre 1 Contact: Liz Cara Tel 01424 213099 Website: www.ruralsussex.org.uk Position: Project Co-ordinator Fax 01424 731867 Contact Information: Address: 73a London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3LB This is a part-time project but messages will always be picked up and eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org acted on quickly. Website: www.together-uk.org What We Offer: Contact Information: The Rother Volunteer Support Project supports voluntary organisations in rural Rother. Sharing information about health issues, good practice, Monday – Friday 10-4pm training, funding and will assist with volunteer recruitment. It also liaises Weekly drop ins Battle Friday 10-12.30pm Rye 10-12.30pm with Statutory Agencies to work jointly for the benefit of rural people. What We Offer: We provide support to individuals experiencing mental health issues in Action in Rural Sussex - Village Care Bexhill and rural Rother. The centre offers a range of activities in a supportive setting and works with individuals to enhance their quality of Programme life by developing confidence and daily living skills. Contact: Caroline Scotter Tel 01273 473422 Position: AAAC Counselling Service Address: Sussex House, 212 High Street, Lewes, BN7 2NH Contact: Ms Deborah Cullen Tel 01424 839130 eMail: email@example.com Position: Service Director Fax 01424 882799 Address: Astec House, 10-12 Sedlescombe Road South, St What We Offer: Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 OTA Supporting older people and carers to retain their independence and eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org lead active, healthy lives by helping to set up or support lunch clubs, www.aaaccounselling.co.uk social groups, befriending, volunteer driving scheme run by volunteers Website: in villages. Helping to co-ordinate services in rural areas. Contact Information: Open during office hours Monday to Friday 9 - 5pm by appt. Only. Activ8 (Hastings & Rother Mind) Messages can be left at any time. Contact: Ms Su Barnicoat Tel 01424 442435 What We Offer: Position: Development Manager Currently to access the service referrals must be made by GP's or Address: 6 Trinity Street, Hastings, TN34 1HG Health Professionals. AAAC Counselling provides short-term counselling at venues in St eMail: email@example.com Leonard's, Bexhill or Battle for Adults (18+) who have been Abused as Website: www.activ8network.org Children or who have suffered other Traumas, either as a child or as an adult Contact Information: We have Female and Male Counsellors on the team. Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm are core times. Open at other times. Developing workshops to support counsellors within their practice,i.e: Phone to check availability of activities. Safeguarding for Counsellors What We Offer: Action for Change We support people to maintain or improve their 'health and wellbeing'. Creative opportunities such as art, craft, photography, pottery, yoga, Contact: Tel 0300 111 2470 creative writing, music as well as volunteering is available. CAB-links Position: Fax 01424 430874 and Focus Peers are other initiatives where volunteers support people with practical tasks that help 'move their lives forward'. Training and Address: 1st Floor, Hanover House, Marine Court, St Leonards-on- mental health information available. Sea, TN38 0DX eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org AD/HD Adult & Adolescent Support Website: www.action-for-change.org Contact Information: Network Contact: Mrs Judith Monk Tel 01424 420767 There are regular information and advice centres throughout the Position: Facilitator Fax 01424 202933 Hastings and Rother area, as well as the rest of East Sussex. Hanover House has a clinic every Friday morning and Wednesday evening. Address: Please call us for the latest information or check the web site. eMail: email@example.com What We Offer: Contact Information: Action for Change offers a range of educative, preventative, counselling, group work and treatment services for people over 18 who Office hours, except in an emergency - then 'til 9pm. are having problems with their alcohol consumption. This service now What We Offer: includes the provision to offer clients a detoxification service. This can be at home or at the main office or in-patient, depending on the needs This Network exists to give advice and support to adults and of the individual. Our core purpose is to help bring about a change in adolescents with Attention Deficit/Hyper-activity Disorder and their their use of alcohol, enabling improvements in the quality of peoples families and carers. lives. We also provide a service for families and relatives of people who We do this by:* early intervention training with Challenging Children have problems with alcohol. courses for parents of younger and adolescent children with AD/HD and awareness training in schools. * assisting with connecting people with AD/HD to sympathetic and knowledgeable services and professionals * Action in Rural Sussex offering AD/HD Awareness Training to organisations such as probation, Contact: Mrs Nan Hacking Tel 01424 882026 the police, social services, dentists and any others for whom contact with AD/HD can provide a challenge. * offering support in Police Position: Development Officer interviews where an appropriate adult with AD/HD knowledge is helpful Address: Rother Village Care Team, c/o Billingham Farm, Udimore, * mailing information as required, to help sufferers of AD/HD access Rye, TN31 6BD the help they need and we assist in filling in Disability Benefit forms. * eMail: help in any and every other way possible within our finances! firstname.lastname@example.org 2 Neighbourhood Office, Kennedy Court, Stonehouse Drive. Open 9am- ADHD Support Group 1pm, Mon, Tues & Thurs * Hastings Neighbourhood Office, 46-48 Contact: Mrs Isabel Foreman Tel 01424 430641 Chiltern Drive. Open 9am–1pm, Mon, Tues & Fri * The Watch Oak, Chain Lane, Battle, TN33 0YA. Open 9am-4pm * Sussex House, Position: Facilitator Ninfield Road, Sidley, TN39 5AE. Open 10am-4pm Address: 16 Gillsmans Park, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0SW What We Offer: eMail: Amicus Horizon is a housing association which owns properties across Contact Information: the South East of England. We are the main provider of rented housing in Hastings and St Leonards - with around 4,000 homes in the town. Meets every Tues, 9.30 - 11.30am at the Elphinstone Family Centre, We provide another 4,000 homes in towns and villages across Rother 211 Elphinstone Road, TN34 2AX and over to West Sussex. 1,000 of these offer independent retirement What We Offer: housing in safe, friendly sheltered housing schemes. All our properties in Sussex are let through the Sussex Homemove scheme which you We support parents/carers, offering written and verbal information to can join by going to www.homemove.org.uk. We reinvest all the rent we empower them, to ensure their childrens needs are met. At time of receive from our tenants back into neighbourhood services. These family stress we can offer help and support. The group plan outings include the country's first Residents Services Organisation, which during the year which gives the children an opportunity to interact and employs local residents to provide environmental and decorating learn from each other. We welcome new comers. services. We work closely with residents and community groups and provide many community projects and activities. If you'd like any more Age UK East Sussex - Hastings information, we'd be happy to help - or you'll find more on our website. - Hastings ARRCC (Activity Respite & Contact: Mr Steve Hare Tel 01424 426162 Position: Chief Executive Rehabilitation Care Centre) (Rye) Address: 50 Robertson Street, Hastings, TN34 1HL Contact: Grace O'Neill Tel 01797 227939 eMail: Position: Chief Executive Fax 01797 229363 email@example.com Address: 1 Kiln Drive, Rye, TN31 7SQ Website: www.aceastsussex.org.uk eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Information: Website: www.arrcc.org.uk Hastings Office Open for clients to call in - Monday to Friday 10am - 1pm Office has a 24 hour ansaphone service Contact Information: What We Offer: ARRCC is open 5 days a week from 9:30am - 4pm and has full disabled access. Age Concern East Sussex - Hastings provides support and services for older people locally through a network of staff and dedicated What We Offer: volunteers. Services include: Information and advice, advocacy service, ARRCC provides a day-care service for adults with physical and day care, befriending, home from hospital service, take home and settle sensory impairments living in Rural Rother and Hastings. We work in service, toe nail cutting, benefits advice outreach, health and well partnership with other organisations to provide support and advice to being, falls prevention advice and charity shops. both members and their carers. ARRCC has an holistic approach to care and offers tutoring in creative arts, ITC skills and creative writing. Alexandra Park Miniature Railway We have therapists for massage, reflexology and beauty treatments. Counsellors are available to help with the emotional well-being of our Contact: Mrs Jillian Leonard Tel 01797 226905 clients and includes art therapy and music therapy. Outings are Position: Secretary Fax 01424 425756 organised and we are developing an outreach service to help members Address: 27 Kings Avenue, Rye, TN31 7LU with shopping, banking and leisure activities. eMail: email@example.com Association of Carers Contact Information: Contact: Ms Sue Palmer Tel 01424 722309 Open to the public on the 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month, 12noon - Position: Services Manager Fax 01424 422522 2pm,(extended running in the summer months) weather permitting. Address: Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN What We Offer: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org We operate the Alexandra Park Miniature Railway on a not-for-profit basis. We are located a few hundred yards south of Bucks Hole Website: www.associationofcarers.org.uk Reservoir, just off St Helens Road. We aim to preserve, maintain and Contact Information: eventually extend the railway and give rides to the public at 50p to cover costs. We encourage all miniature railway enthusiasts, model Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm voicemail available at other times engineers and families, and are always looking for volunteers to help. What We Offer: We have a membership scheme for those interested. £12 full member £6 associate/family membership (up to 4 people) for the year or part The Association of Carers is a Charity that was set up in 1987 to thereof. provide a free respite service to family Carers in Hastings and has in recent years expanded into the whole of Rother, we match volunteers with the cared for person for three hours a week so that the Carer can AmicusHorizon get a break from their caring role. Contact: Tel 0800 121 6060 We also have a telephone talk and support service where we match a Carer with a befriending volunteer who will telephone the Carer at an Position: agreed time to discuss their caring role in confidence. Address: PO Box 322, Sittingbourne, ME9 8PQ Other services are a computer help at home service for carers to be eMail: email@example.com helped to use a computer and a young carers project to enable a young carer to get a break from their caring responsibility. Website: www.amicushorizon.org.uk Contact Information: Autism Sussex Ltd We have five local offices, all of which are open to the public and are Contact: Mrs Jean Rose Tel 01424 773366 accessible by people with disabilities: * Queensbury House, top of Position: Chief Executive Officer Fax 01424 773322 Havelock Rd, Hastings TN34 1BP. Open 9am-5pm * St Leonards 3 Address: Sussex House, Tills Courtyard, 19 High Street, Battle, available for private group hire for organisations, and include wheelchair TN33 0EA accessibility. We run monthly shopping trips to Eastbourne, Rye and Tunbridge Wells. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.autismsussex.org.uk Website: Battle Museum of Local History Contact Information: Contact: Tel 01424 775955 Head Office open hours Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm Position: What We Offer: Address: The Almonry, High Street, Battle, TN33 0HN Autism Sussex is an independent, not for profit organisation, formed in 1989. The Organisation's aim is to provide a range of opportunities for Contact Information: adults, young people and children with Autistic Spectrum Condition 1st April 2011 - 31 Oct 2011 10am -4.40pm Mon-Sat. (ASC) and to promote and provide individualised quality services based 1 Nov 2010 -30 Mar2011 contact by mobile tel No. 07535 576740 on understanding the needs of people with ASC. We currently provide residential,supported living, outreach support, resource centres, aiming What We Offer: high and a family support centre across Sussex for approx 120 To maintain and develop static displays of artefacts from the museum people , with the numbers rising continuously. The services provided collection. are autistic-friendly, person centred,needs led, structured, predictable Developing a digitised catalogue of entire collection for greater and low arousal which enables the individuals to manage their accessibility by schools, outlying local communities, non UK visitors anxieties, stress and social interactions more successfully. Further and special needs groups. Development of slideshows and filmwork information about Autism Sussex can be accessed via our new website display.Charity-based and entirely run by volunteers. Special exhibitions (see above) or by contacting head office and speaking to the General and hands-on childrens/family events throughout opening months April Manager Fabrizio Donati. to Oct . Bangladeshi Association Hastings & Better Braybrooke Rother Contact: Mr Trevor Goodwin Position: Treasurer Contact: Mr Siddiqur Rahman Tel 07946 168095 Position: President Address: Beechwood, 59 Baldslow Road, Hastings, TN34 2EY Address: 177a Queens Road, Hastings, TN34 1RN Website: www.betterbraybrooke.org.uk eMail: email@example.com Contact Information: 5 Committee Meetings and 5 General Meetings open to all residents of What We Offer: Braybrooke Ward. Pocket Park open during daylight hours, availability The Bangladeshi Association activitely promotes supporting its Bengali of keyholders permitting. community within Hastings and Rother, by providing a postive inclusive What We Offer: enviroment for women, men and children regardless of faith, disablity etc. Our object is to improve the Braybrooke Ward environment and The Association also provides cultural entertainment events ( music & neighbourhood without distinction of gender, sexual orientation, race or Dance)and it strongly believes in working in harmony with the local nationality, by associating with local authorities, voluntary organisations community.. and inhabitants in a common effort to improve the Ward area. Also to campaign on issues affecting the quality of life and interests of residents. We have established a Pocket Park which we maintain and Barbarian Swimmers' Club manage, and is available to access for all. Contact: Mr Lawrence Treen Position: President/Training Officer Bexhill & Battle Under Fives Address: 49 Amherst Road, Hastings, TN34 1TX Association Ltd eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Mrs Helen Atkin Tel 01424 870888 Contact Information: Position: Manager Summerfields Leisure Centre Friday evenings 6 - 9pm. Phone above Address: Unit 43 Vinehall Business Park, Vinehall Farm, number for information. Disabled people are catered for. Whatlington, Robertsbridge, TN32 5JW What We Offer: eMail: email@example.com The Club is non-competitive. We teach children between the ages 5 - Website: www.bbufa.org.uk 16 the arts of swimming, diving, life-saving, water survival and water Contact Information: safety. All our staff are volunteers, including the teachers. This enables us to teach those children who could not normally afford swimming Services provided operate across the local area mostly within childrens lessons. The more advanced swimmers (teenagers) are given further centres and early years provision, offices and administration are open instruction and become, in their turn, student teachers. weekdays during term time, email contact preferred. What We Offer: Battle Area Community Transport “Supporting, developing and advising Early Years settings, Practitioners Contact: Ms Val Greenwood Tel 01424 772001 and Families”. BBUFA is a registered charity established in 1993 as a Position: Office Manager 01424 772001 local group to support childcare providers. The aim of our organisation, Fax taken directly from our constitution which gives us our charitable status, Address: Unit 8, Rutherford Business Park, Battle, TN33 0TY is to “enhance the development and education of children under school eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org age by encouraging parents to understand and provide for the needs of their children through community groups”. To enable us as an Website: www.bact-online.co.uk organisation to reach these aims we employ a team of dedicated staff Contact Information: in a range of early years services which include the following: Development Work; Activity Groups (Pea Pods and Little Monkeys); Office Hours Mon-Fri 10am - 1pm. There is an answerphone. Toy Library; Crèches (Bexhill, Rother, Hastings and St Leonards). What We Offer: Bus Service in rural Rother villages; Our 16-seater vehicles are also Bexhill Caring Community 4 Contact: Mr Martin Turner Tel 01424 215116 Position: Manager Fax 01424 224278 Bohemia Area Association Address: 25 Sackville Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3JD Contact: Mr Peter Holland Tel 01424 445086 eMail: email@example.com Position: Chair Website: www.bexhillcaringcommunity.co.uk Address: 21 Bohemia Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6RA Contact Information: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Our offices are open from 9am to 12 midday (but often until 3pm). Contact Information: There is a day centre in operation every day from Monday to Friday. Meetings held 3rd Monday of each month in the vestibule of Methodist What We Offer: Church, Upper Park Road at 7pm. Disabled access and toilets available. To help residents of Bexhill remain in their own homes by providing necessary services, including shopping, visiting, home library service, What We Offer: equipment loan, dial-a-ride service, help with form filling, odd jobs, We seek local opinions and represent them to others. We act as a local gardening, home help, a community car service for medical pressure group and also plan events. We emphasise the positive appointments and general caring. We also administer 6 day centres aspects of living in Bohemia and provide feedback of our projects and throughout the town. campaigns to the local community. Bexhill College Bohemia Counselling & Wellness Contact: David Fricker Tel 01424 214545 Position: LRC Manager Fax 01424 215050 Centre Penland Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2JG Contact: Mrs Sue Burrows Tel 01424 722923 Address: Position: Practice Manager eMail: email@example.com Address: Church Buildings, Chambers Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, Website: www.bexhillcollege.ac.uk TN38 9HY Contact Information: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org 8:30am - 5pm Monday - Friday Website: www.bohemia-info.org What We Offer: Contact Information: Providing high quality post 16 education to the young people and 11.00am - 5pm, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri community of Rother & Hastings. 24 hr voice mail - response within 1 working day What We Offer: Bexhill Environmental Group We offer a full range of talking therapy. We work from the Carl Rogers Contact: Mr Michael Bernard Tel 07989 781199 Humanistic model, providing psychotherapy/counselling and lifestyle Position: Chair coaching. We are the local link to a world wide practice of psychology, at the forefront of research and good practice. With the addition of a Address: 5 Hamilton Terrace, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3QW practical advice desk for clients with issues that require practical eMail: email@example.com support we feel we are the sole provider of this method of support Website: www.bexhillenvironmentalgroup.org.uk package in this area. All our services are free at the point of delivery. We accept referrals from other agencies and self-referral. There are Contact Information: also training and placement opportunities for counsellors, with group In 2011, Bexhill Environmental Group meets at 7pm (refreshments from and one-to-one supervision. 6.45pm) on the first Thursday of each month (except January) in The Garden Room (enter through the garden gate in Sackville Road), Bohemia Walled Garden Association Parkhurst Hall, Parkhurst Road, Bexhill-on-Sea. Telephone any day at any time between 8am and 8pm. Contact: Tel 07719 716264 Position: Secretary What We Offer: Address: Bexhill Environmental Group is an environmental action group working to protect and improve the Bexhill environment and promote a eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org sustainable green future. Bexhill Environmental Group plants trees, Website: www.bohemiawga.weebly.com cleans beaches, supports sustainable food, promotes walking and cycling and collaborates in efforts to tackle climate change. Bexhill Contact Information: Environmental Group is a young organisation actively seeking out Sunday 10am - 12 noon. Access is by paths within the Summerfield opportunities to develop and grow and it will happily consider working Wood. co-operatively with other groups to meet its environmental objectives. What We Offer: Bexhill Gateway Club The Bohemia Walled Garden Association aims to restore a neglected Victorian garden and to encourage residents in the Contact: Mrs Frances Rowland Tel 01424 223354 Hastings/St.Leonards area to become actively involved in growing Position: Club Leader some of their own food. The group is currently creating a network of paths and a layout of plots, demonstration areas and areas for future Address: Bexhill Youth & Community Centre, 10 Station Road, social & cultural events. Anyone wishing to join this community project Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 1RE is welcome to visit and work in the garden with tools that are available eMail: email@example.com on-site. The walled garden is open to the general public every Sunday morning from 10 until 12. To become a member (free), simply Contact Information: complete the on-line application form using our website (see above). Every Monday (except Bank Holidays) 6.30-9pm As well as supporting horticultural activities, the BWGA aims to raise awareness of local history. The Bohemia Walled Garden Association What We Offer: takes its name from the Bohemia Farmhouse that once welcomed Bexhill Gateway Club is a social club for adults with learning disabilities, visitors for bohemian-style cream teas; this was later transformed into we operate on Monday evenings 6.30-9.00pm. We have disco's, the estate of Wastel Brisco and then into the Summerfields Estate, quizzes, entertainment, bingo, talent evenings, sports evenings, currently owned by the Hastings Borough Council. fundraising evenings. 5 bowling and swimming. Bridge Art Group (T-BAG) Contact: Tony Mitchell Broomgrove Residents Association Position: Secretary & Treasurer Contact: Ms Gill Fulton Tel 01424 712696 Address: 2 Fairlight Road, Hastings, TN35 5EA Position: Chair eMail: Address: Broomgrove Community Centre, 85 Chiltern Drive, Hastings, TN34 3PY eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Bridge Community Enterprise Ltd Contact: Julie Sutton Tel 01424 433611 What We Offer: Position: Broomgrove Residents Association only exists to promote the benefit of Address: 361 Priory Road, Hastings, TN34 3NW the inhabitants of the Broomgrove estate and the neighbourhood by associating with the local authorities, voluntary organisations and eMail: email@example.com inhabitants in a common effort to advance education and to provide Website: www.thebridgehastings.co.uk facilities in the interest of social welfare for recreation and leisure time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said Contact Information: inhabitants. Broomgrove Residents Association will establish a 9am - 5:30pm Monday - Friday. The building is fully accessible. community centre to provide events and activities for the benefit of the inhabitants of the Broomgrove estate. What We Offer: The Bridge is a dynamic centre at the heart of the community where Brownbread Horse Rescue individuals are able to learn, develop and contribute within a safe environment. The Bridge is a place for everyone and hosts a broad Contact: Mr Tony Smith Tel 01424 892381 range of weekly activities for all members of the community. Position: Address: Brownbread Street, Ashburnham, Battle, TN33 9NX Brighton Housing Trust eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Mrs Philippa White Tel 01424 718984 Website: www.brownbreadhorserescue.com Position: Manager Contact Information: Address: Finding Futures, 16 Havelock Road, Hastings, TN34 1BP Any time. eMail: email@example.com What We Offer: Website: www.bht.org.uk Registered Charity 1029341, run mainly by volunteers, is principally Contact Information: concerned with the prevention of equine abuse and neglect and may, if We can be contacted Monday to Friday on the telephone number necessary, initiate prosecutions of offenders. The 60-acre sanctuary above, please call us to make an appointment for a cuppa and an initial may take in emergency cases where the animal receives 24-hour interview. We are based in a large Victorian building so there are some specialist care and rehabilitation. 40 voluntary Field Officers oversee steps into the entrance, we have a stair lift to the first floor but access their locality in the country but mainly in the SE. Two Open Days are to the top floor training room is via stairs. We do not have disabled held annually, 15th May and 11th Sept in 2011 with about 1,000 visitors toilet facilities. Sessions are delivered Mon - Friday between 9.30am on each day enjoying stage and arena performances as well as the dog and 3.30pm. show, classic cars, pony rides and a children’s corner. Stalls, £7, are available on the day but free to registered charities. The Friends Group What We Offer: number about 1,000 who all receive three annual newsletters. Finding Futures works with marginalised and vulnerable people across Donations are gratefully received for raffle prizes, bricabrac and tack for all age ranges and in a maximum group size of 4. Finding Futures horse and rider; there is a tack shop on site that helps raise funds from delivers STEADiH ( Support, Training Education and Development in the donations. Hastings) a Personal and Social Development programme to address the issues of lack of confidence and self esteem, poor self worth, lack BTCV of employability skills etc as well as support with literacy and numeracy and in particular for Dyslexia; we also offer a wide range of easily Contact: Tel 01424 446395 attainable qualifications. Position: Address: Ninfield Study Centre, Potmans Lane, Catsfield, Battle, Broomgrove Playscheme TN33 9BJ Contact: Mrs Jackie Gaunt Tel 01424 427582 eMail: East-Sussex@btcv.org.uk Position: Committee Member Website: www.btcv.org.uk Address: Broomgrove Community Centre, 85 Chiltern Drive, Contact Information: Hastings, TN34 3PY Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org What We Offer: Contact Information: BTCV is the country's largest practical conservation charity. We work Can be contacted Mon-Friday. with all types of volunteer groups across East Sussex, covering all Easter and summer holidays Tues & Thurs. aspects of nature conservation and the environment. We run various Panto at Christmas. practical task days,one day training courses, Diploma level training Ice Show in January courses and also co-ordinate the Hastings & Rother Health Walks Indoor session at Broomgrove Centre. Scheme. Please contact East Sussex office for details. Accessible toilet and accessible entrance. What We Offer: Care for the Carers We provide holiday activities in a safe environment to provide good Contact: Tel 01323 738390 relationships with adults and peers. We provide support for families in Position: Chief Executive Fax 01323 745770 need. We offer a range of activities through holiday periods, such as cooking, sports and team games. We also go on a wide choice of Address: Greencoat House, 31 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, outings, such as Southend, Drusillas and sporting activities such as BN21 3UT 6 eMail: email@example.com Address: Website: www.cftc.org.uk eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Information: Website: www.hastings.cats.org.uk Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. By appointment only. The building has a lift and Contact Information: disabled toilet facility. Shop open daily, 43 London Road, St Leonards, approx. 10am - 4pm. What We Offer: Phone for all enquiries. Shop phone number is 01424 203778 Care for the Carers aims to improve the quality of Carers lives by What We Offer: helping the local community recognise and value the role of carers and The Charity's objectives are to: * rescue and re-home, when possible, by enabling carers to access the services and support they require. unwanted cats and kittens. * encourage the neutering of all cats not Services provided include outreach workers to provide one-to-one required for breeding. * encourage the public to have a better information and provide carers with an Emergency Alert Card, help understanding of the care of cats and kittens. access a Carer's Assessment, link carers to other services and social These aims are all achieved through fundraising at our local charity opportunities. Additional Care for the Carers services include, back shop, bazaars, boot sales, street collection etc. We have a re-homing awareness information, access to hospital liaison workers, advocacy centre for the cats which needs to be maintained. advice and carers receive a free magazine. There is also a dedicated Young Carers service. Chapel Park Community Centre CASA Support Contact: Ms Ann Reid Tel 01424 714095 Contact: Mr Tristan Wood Tel 020 8726 8880 Position: Centre Manager Position: Regional Director Fax 020 8726 8860 Address: Chapel Park Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6HR Address: Grosvenor House, 125 High Street, Croydon, CR0 9XP eMail: email@example.com eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.chapelparkcommunitycentre.org.uk Website: www.casasupport.org.uk Contact Information: Contact Information: Open to the Public Monday - Thursday 09:30 - 16:00 Friday 09:30 - 12:30 Our support services vary in intensity from projects providing 24-hour cover to occasional visiting support to people living in their own homes. What We Offer: Telephone contact at our Croydon office is provided from 9am - 5pm Chapel Park Community Centre is situated in Chapel Park Road next to Monday to Friday. the Baptist Church, access is via steps down to centre. Alternative What We Offer: access is via ramp and a lift down to Centre. Chapel Park Community Centre offers a wide range of IT & social courses, ESOL classes and Casa Support, a not-for-profit organisation that is part of the Internet café. The IT & social courses are free to everyone. The AmicusHorizon housing group, delivers quality support services tailored internet café provides 5 PCs which gives free use to visitors. The IT to meet the needs of our individual customers. We provide Lifeline suite and hall are available for hire. (Hall has capacity to sit 100 (telecare) services and extra care housing for older people and housing people, IT suite has 14 PCs). HEMAS - Hastings Ethnic Minority Advise related support, domiciliary care and housing management services to: Service:- every Thursday 2 - 4pm for anyone needing assistance, •Older adults •People with learning disabilities, epilepsy, and mental advice and support in all day to day, work, education or employment health support needs •People with physical disabilities •Vulnerable related issues. tenants living in their own homes •Young, vulnerable single people • Young people leaving care •Teenage mothers and their babies • Men and women suffering domestic abuse •Women and their Chichester Diocesan Ass. for Family children fleeing domestic abuse •Ex-offenders •Rough sleepers Support Work Castle Ward Forum Contact: Ms Jude Harrison Tel 07769 653641 Position: Family Support Worker Contact: Ms Judy Scott Position: Chair Address: Robsack Centre, Bodiam Drive, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 9TW Address: eMail: email@example.com eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.familysupportwork.org.uk Website: www.castleward.org.uk Contact Information: Contact Information: Mon to Fri 9am to 4:30pm. All meetings are open to anyone who lives or works in Castle Ward. The meetings are advertised in the newsletter delivered to every house What We Offer: and business, on the website and on the 6 community notice boards. A free, confidential service to anyone raising or caring for a child/ Please phone to check the meetings are as advertised. Most meetings children in Hastings or St Leonards. FSW works to help people to are held in venues with disabled access. overcome difficult periods in their lives with positive emotional and What We Offer: practical support and advice. Volunteers wishing to train as home visitor supports or to help the organisation in other ways are welcomed. Castle Ward Forum is a community group made up of residents and people who work in Castle Ward in Hastings town centre. Active members care about the place where they live and work and believe Christ Church Parish Centre that together they have a stronger voice to influence the council and Contact: Mrs Sue Shaw Tel 01424 447784 other service providers. The work of the Forum is broken down into Position: Church Warden Special Interest Groups which focus on particular issues such as Health, the Environment, and Town Development. The Forum is run by Address: 2 Christ Church Courtyard, London Road, St Leonards-on- a committee made up of representatives from these interest groups Sea, TN37 6GL and other town centre groups such as resident associations. Contact Information: Cats Protection The Church is open each day. The administrator can be contacted Mon, Wed and Fridays. Contact: Tel 01424 754328 What We Offer: Position: Co-Ordinator 7 As a faith group/church our primary aim is to witness to the love of God for all, as it is proclaimed in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Church Claverham Community College Adult has various groups attached, eg, Uniformed groups to Alcoholics Anonymous. We also have a Parish Centre with a large hall and stage - Education all with disabled access. We are a vibrant community resource! Contact: Tel 01424 775375 Position: Church in the Wood (St Leonards Address: North Trade Road, Battle, TN33 OHT with St Anne's, Hollington) eMail: email@example.com Contact: Rev Deryck Charnock Tel 01424 852257 Website: www.claverhamadulteducation.co.uk Position: Rector Contact Information: Address: Hollington Rectory, Tilebarn Road, Hollington, St Office opening time during the College term time Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 9PA 9.15am-3.30pm Monday to Friday eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org 6.30pm-9.pm Monday to Wednesday Website: www.stleonardsandstannes.org.uk What We Offer: Claverham Adult Education provides a wide and varied programme What We Offer: throughout the year, catering for the needs and interests of the local To promote the Christian faith and provide educational opportunities. To community. Courses range from £0- £250, one day - 30 weeks, provide pastoral and spiritual care to ALL the residents of Hollington daytime, evening and Saturday workshops and meet material need where possible. Club 4 Kids Church Together Hastings & St Contact: Ms Chrys Brookes Tel 01424 440779 Leonards Position: Fax 01424 440779 Contact: Mrs Marian Povey Tel 01424 719639 Address: PO Box 17, Hastings, TN35 5QL Position: Secretary eMail: email@example.com Address: 7 Boscobel Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0LU Website: www.club4kids.org eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Information: Website: www.hastingschurches.org.uk Mon - Fri 3pm to 6.30pm term time, school holidays Mon - Fri 8am to Contact Information: 6.30pm. Information available on website. What We Offer: What We Offer: Out of school hours play and childcare for ages 4-14 (including disabled children) after school clubs and holiday clubs. Open all year round, Hastings & St Leonards Church Together (previously Churches throughout all school holidays (except for Christmas and Bank Together but amended to emphasise the essential Holidays). Disabled children and children with additional needs one-ness of the churches in the borough) is a voluntary organisation welcome. Clubs situated at William Parker School. Transport from all open to all Christian churches professing local schools available on request - term time only. loyalty to core historic Christian truths. Differences in structure,practice, and governance are accepted positively. Church Together has two main areas of function. Firstly , to promote Community Fruit & Veg Project understanding and shared experience Contact: Tel 01424 201137 between Christian congregations in the town as Christ instructs His Position: Project Manager Fax 01424 201137 followers to be "one". Secondly to encourage unconditional friendship, service, support to any within the town, Address: Unit 33, Britannia Enterprise Centre, Waterworks Road, whether they are of a different faith or none. This Hastings, TN34 1RT is offered by many churches and separate special groups across the eMail: email@example.com whole age ranging from many preschool groups, youth groups and senior citizens groups . Examples of special Website: www.fruitandveg.org groups include "Hope Kitchen", for those Contact Information: struggling at the margins of our community, "Wise Up" encouraging young girls' self esteem and "Street Pastors" The Project office is open Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. offering unconditional help to those celebrating the weekend. The Project is based in a small commercial site, however fresh produce is distributed across Hastings and Rother through a network of box schemes, markets and shops. Please contact the Project for more Citizens Advice 1066 details or visit our website. Contact: Tel 01424 721420 What We Offer: Position: Chief Executive Fax 01424 452708 The objectives of the Project are: Address: 24 Cornwallis Terrace, Hastings, TN34 1EQ To improve the health of people in Hastings, Rother and surrounding eMail: areas by making it easier for them to access affordable fruit, vegetables firstname.lastname@example.org and other local produce. Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk To increase the availability of fruit, vegetables and other local produce Contact Information: in Hastings, Rother and surrounding areas. To source local fruit, vegetable and other produce whenever possible. Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm for drop-in, telephone or appointments To operate in an environmentally sustainable manner. Wednesday 5-7pm appointments. To target groups of people who currently have a low intake of fruit, Access via ramp vegetables and other produce. What We Offer: To create volunteering, training and employment opportunities so that local people can play a full part in the community and take an active The provision of quality marked advice services to the public including role in the regeneration of Hastings, Rother and surrounding areas. debt, housing, benefits, immigration & nationality (level 1), consumer, To work in partnership with other appropriate organisations. family etc. The provision of a specialist debt management service for those with multiple or complex debts. The provision of financial literacy training across Hastings & Rother. Community Links Service - Together 8 Contact: Tel 01424 212321 of handicrafts. The Crafters Club will be a non-political and non- Position: Community Link Worker discriminatory group. Find out what the aspirations and needs of all the users are so we can include them in our classes where appropriate. We Address: 73A Centre, 73A London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3LB are a very mixed bunch - we have elderly people, disabled learners, eMail: email@example.com children etc. Website: www.together-uk.org Contact Information: Crest Pre-School Playgroup Contact: Tel 01424 420496 The office is open 9:30 - 5pm Monday - Friday Position: Supervisor What We Offer: Address: St Clements Church Hall, Croft Road, Hastings, TN34 3HJ Staff provide an individual tailored package for clients which supports their transition from using mental health services back into community eMail: based activities. Staff encourage people to become involved in Website: www.crestplaygroup.co.uk employment, volunteering and leisure activities. The intention is that Contact Information: people recovery from mental health distress and other excluded groups will become more independent and integrated into the local community. Playgroup is opened Monday to Friday 9:30am to 12:30pm term time only. We have 6 members staff who are all fully trained and CRB Computers For Charities checked. EYEE is available for children aged 3+,We take children from age 2 and a fee is payable up until their 3rd birthday. We also have Contact: Mr Simon Rooksby Tel 01323 840641 staff members trained to look after children with special needs. Position: Chair Children are offered mid-morning healthy snacks and drinks. Address: Cemetery Lodge, Ersham Road, Hailsham, BN27 3LJ What We Offer: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org The aim of the playgroup is to advance the education of the children below compulsory school age (from 2 to 5 yrs) in the Hastings and St Website: www.computersforcharities.org Leonards area by: Contact Information: 1. Providing safe and satisfying group play, in which parents have a right to take part; Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm 2. Encouraging other charitable activites through which parents may What We Offer: help the children (i.e committee run) Computers for Charities assists and advises Charities, Voluntary organisations, Church groups and educational establishments locally CRI - Young Peoples Services and nationally. Contact: Verra Papaspyrou Tel 01424 722045 CfC is able to advise and assist organisations with ICT development and sells low cost refurbished computer systems to organisations listed Position: Young People's Service Manager Fax 01424 446861 above either for organisational usage or for clients in reciept of state Address: Rothermere House, 49-51 Cambridge Road, Hastings, benefits i.e disability / low income. TN34 1DT CfC provides graphic design and printing services to organisations eMail: email@example.com requiring professionally produced logos, letterheads, brochures etc. Since it's beginnings in 1994. CfC has gained much experience and Website: www.cri.org.uk now develops and implements wide ranging projects addressing Contact Information: educational, environmental, social and humanitarian needs across the UK and overseas. Working hours Monday to Friday 9.00 to 5.00, telephone contact for all projects between these hours. Wheel chair; chair lift; lift access; toilet Contact the Elderly facility for people with disabilities. What We Offer: Contact: Ms Julia Rivas Tel 01273 401569 Position: Regional Development Officer CRI Young peoples Services provides a number of services, which are based in both Hasting and Eastbourne. Connexions service offers Address: PO Box 162, Lewes, BN7 9ET information, advice and guidance to young people with multiple barriers eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org to education employment and training, who are aged 16-19 ( up to 25 with a special educational need). Our Targeted Personal Advisers Website: www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk support young people to identify and overcome barriers to learning and economic stability. Young Mens Health project works with young men What We Offer: aged 16-25 around their sexual, physical and emotional health. The "Contact the Elderly" groups organise gatherings for frail, elderly people project provides 1-2-1 contact, a drop in service and promotional events. who live alone. One Sunday afternoon a month, volunteer drivers take around 8 elderly people on regular visits to the homes of volunteer hosts for tea. Groups visit a different home every month and spend a Croft Residents' Association few hours in the company of friends, old and new. Contact the Elderly Contact: Mr Martyn Saunders-Rawlins Tel 01424 420025 can help ensure that the very old do not end up isolated in their own Position: Chair Fax 01424 420025 homes not seeing anyone socially from one month to the next. Address: The Hermitage, 34 The Croft, Hastings, TN34 3HH Crafters Club eMail: email@example.com Contact: Mrs Rosemary Andrews Contact Information: Position: Chair AGM in May/June plus a general meeting in Autumn (usually Jenny Address: Lind pub). There are 4 - 6 committee meetings per year in member's homes. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org What We Offer: Contact Information: The primary aim of the Association is to organise and protect the Every Tuesday 2:45 - 5:15pm. At the Community Bungalow in Bristol communal parts of The Croft for the benfits of all residents, and also to Road there is disabled access and toilet facilities. protect our interests when dealing with HBC and ESCC etc. This includes elements of maintenance of the surface as well as the trees What We Offer: and any other issues that may arise. We also collectively pay Public To promote friendliness and companionship whilst carrying out a variety Liability Insurance. We have up to 2 meetings per annum. The majority 9 of residents are members of the Association. Contact: Tel 01323 739768 Position: Fax 01323 739768 Crossroads Care East Sussex Address: 86a Cavendish Place, Eastbourne, BN21 3RR Brighton & Hove eMail: Contact: Mrs Anne Freeman Tel 01424 444964 Contact Information: Position: Locality Manager Anyone can contact the Scheme anytime from 9am till 5pm Monday to Address: 135 Hughenden Road, Hastings, TN34 3TF Friday.In terms of groups activities or meetings, these are rarely scheduled to occur at our office base, as accessability will always be eMail: email@example.com considered. Contact Information: What We Offer: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. Answerphone when not manned. The East Sussex Advocacy Scheme has continued to provide valuable, What We Offer: independent and person centred advocacy support to adults with a learning disability since 2003. Our aims are to support individuals Crossroads is an organisation that provides practical support for people across East Sussex with a learning disability to have greater choice, who care for a disabled, ill or elderly frail person at home. Support is voice and control in their lives. At present we provide the following; also available to help carers of children with special needs, such as issue based advocacy support and citizen advocacy, we also hold self autism, learning difficulties or a physical disability, as well as young advocacy groups in Hastings, Eastbourne, Seaford & Uckfield. To find carers. Our aim is to help relieve the stress and strain on carers and out more information, please get in touch. give them and the people they care for an opportunity for a much- needed break. Crossroads provide a trained, reliable care attendant at pre-arranged times, usually for a few hours, on a regular weekly basis. East Sussex Association of Blind & The service enables the regular family carer to take a break, knowing that their relative/friend is being looked after. Due to loss of ESCC Partially Sighted People funding Crossroads now has to charge for its services. Contact: Mr Daniel Brookbank Tel 01323 832252 2011 We have now won a tender with ESCC for free respite service, Position: Chief Executive Fax 01323 833054 new clients need to call Adult Socila Care Direct and ask for this ONLY Address: West End, Herstmonceux, BN27 4NH IN HASTINGS AREA 0345 60 80 191 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Crowhurst Community Agriculture Website: www.eastsussexblind.org Contact: Mrs Sarah Blackford Tel 01424 830613 Contact Information: Position: Chair Mon - Fri, 9am - 4.30pm Address: Upper Wilting Farm, Crowhurst Road, St Leonards-on- What We Offer: Sea, TN38 8EG East Sussex Assocation of Blind & Partially Sighted People aims to eMail: email@example.com enhance the lives of people with sight loss and to promote Website: www.crowhurstcommunityagriculture.co.uk independence. We have over 1,500 visually impaired members across the three rural districts of East Sussex and in Brighton & Hove. We Contact Information: make home visits to new referrals, provide an information help line and Members of the group have two possible times each week to meet and rehabilitation training, access to aids and equipment at our fully work. Wednesday and Saturday mornings are when we normally meet accessible Resource Centre just outside Hailsham or through our and we start at around 10 am and usually work for 2 or 3 hours. To outreach service, social activities through our 14 social groups each contact us, it is best to telephone early evening or come along and visit meeting monthly and run by local volunteers, a free audio library and us on a Wednesday or Saturday morning. newsletter in various accessible formats, free audio equipment through British Wireless for the Blind, home visiting/befriending (in Brighton & What We Offer: Hove), vision awareness training for carers and paid staff or volunteers, Crowhurst Community Agriculture have the use of just under two acres and disability discrimination awareness training. of land at Upper Wilting Farm. The project is about helping more people to grow their own food, especially those without a garden or have little knowledge about growing fruit and vegetables. The community group East Sussex Council for Voluntary has transformed the plot of land into a thriving fruit and vegetable Youth Services patch. Local people come together to sow, weed and maintain the land and at the end, they take home a share of the harvest. Membership Contact: Jenny Wingate Tel 01323 439754 costs less than £1 a week. The groups activities will soon include Position: ESCVYS Officer keeping hens to share the eggs and bee keeping. Members are asked Address: 8 Saffrons Road, Eastbourne, BN21 1DG to spend at least four hours a month of their time working on the land. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Downs Farm Residents Association Website: www.escvys.org.uk Contact: Contact Information: Position: Chair 10:30 to 3:30 Tues - Thurs. alternatively phone Laura Williams on Address: Downs Farm Community Centre, Crowborough Road, 07921 485813 Hastings, TN35 5EE What We Offer: To support organisations in the voluntary sector who work with children What We Offer: and young people in East Sussex. Downs Farm Residents Association warmly invites you to view their Community Centre. The Centre provides a place for group activities, East Sussex Disability Association support and information. Situated on the Downs Farm Estate, the Centre is available for hire at reasonable rates. For more information Contact: Ms Julia Plowman Tel 01323 514500 please contact us. Position: Information Service Manager Fax 01323 514501 Address: 1 Faraday Close, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, BN22 9BH East Sussex Advocacy Scheme eMail: email@example.com Website: www.esda.org.uk 10 Contact Information: Address: 49 Cambridge Gardens, Hastings, TN34 1EN Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (some service times may vary) Visits by eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org appointment only. Fully accessible premises, including accessible parking for Blue Badge holders. Contact Information: What We Offer: Typical Hastings victorian building! Activity times vary - someone in office most days. b@sement Computer Centre open Monday - Friday ESDA exists to help disabled people maintain choice and control in [Closed Wednesday afternoon]. their lives. Our role is to actively empower and support disabled people through a range of services including:- * Information, advice and What We Offer: guidance * A display and assessment centre for adaptive equipment Formed in 2008 by four small voluntary groups/charities based in (Disabled Living Centre). * A form filling service for DLA * A Holiday Hastings Town Centre who have come together to enable us to deliver Service and * 19 local groups across the County.From April 2008, training and education to their client groups. These include: refugees, ESDA has been appointed as Host for the East Sussex LINk (the LINk asylum seekers, immigrants, recovering drug users, homeless people has replaced the PPIH Forum (Patient & Public Involvement in Health) and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. with a broader remit for health & social care.). For further details see We run a UK Online Centre at the 'b@sement', which provides www.thecountylink.net or call the LINk direct on 01323 514510. computer clubs for specfic groups and open access computer use. Other activities can include a gardening club, camera club and art East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre group. These vary from time to time. Other projects are run from time to time depending upon funding.These Contact: Mr John Leonard Tel 01323 722505 have extended across East Sussex. Position: Director Fax 01323 722505 Address: 8 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, BN21 3UH Elim Church Centre eMail: email@example.com Contact: Rev Gwilym Hughes Tel 01424 849840 Website: www.eshrc.org.uk Position: Minister Contact Information: Address: Elphinstone Avenue, Hastings, TN34 2DJ The Hastings Hard of hearing group meets on the 1st Friday of the eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org month, 10:30am - 12pm, at Hastings Voluntary Action, to offer support, Website: www.elimchurchcentre.org.uk advice and information in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We also have guest speakers from time-to-time. Lipreading classes are also Contact Information: held at HVA on Monday afternoons (term-time only) 2:30pm - 4pm, and Office hours, 9am - 5pm, Sunday meetings @ 10:30am with childrens BSL sign language classes on Tuesday afternoons (term-time only) activities, Mums & Tots Wed 9:30am; Lunch 'n' Meet Lunch club, 1st from 2:30pm - 4pm. For more information, please contact us. and 3rd Wednesday of the month; Seven Youth Group alternate What We Offer: Fridays 7:30pm term-time only. For details of other meetings see website or phone the office. Advice and information on all deaf and hard of hearing issues. Demonstration of equipment to help with listening to TV, extra loud What We Offer: doorbells, amplified telephone etc. Communication support, Lipreading Serving the community by providing a centre for community groups, a classes, Sign language classes. Communication/outreach groups focal point for families and a source of support for individuals. We meeting monthly at Hastings, Bexhill, Battle and deaf outreach service provide opportunities for communities, families and individuals to enjoy to many rural areas in East Sussex. Volunteer Visiting Service for deaf a positive, secure social life, with a friendly, welcoming Christian ethos; and hard of hearing in residential homes. A regular outreach bus visits whatever your age, background or social standing. the Hastings & Rother area. Deaf/blind communicator guide services and monthly deaf/blind group meeting. Deaf awareness training courses. English in the Community Contact: Mrs Zephyr Grayland Tel 07971 908141 East Sussex Link (Local Involvement Position: Project Manager Network) Address: 11 Broadview Close, Eastbourne, BN20 9RB eMail: email@example.com Contact: Mrs Elizabeth Mackie Tel 01323 514510 Position: Manager Website: www.englishinthecommunity.org.uk Address: 1 Faraday Close, Eastbourne, BN22 9BH Contact Information: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact 01323 482847 Mon-Fri 9-5 or 07971 908 141 Mon-Sat 9-6 Lessons available at Gensing & Central St. Leonards Community Website: www.thecountylink.net Information Centre, 16 Silchester Road, St. Leonards-on-Sea. Please Contact Information: ring above for further information and course schedules. 9 - 5 Mon-Fri. Based at East Sussex Disability Assoc which is fully What We Offer: accessible with meetings rooms and specialised computer suite. Our mission is to empower migrants who are resident in the UK and What We Offer: need help with their language skills. We offer quality English language lessons tailored to students' specific requirements. Within our lessons, The aim of the LINK is to promote and support the involvement of the we introduce students to service providers who may be of assistance to community in the commissioning, provision and scrutiny of local health them and voluntary activities which can offer students 'hands-on' and social care services. Anyone and everyone can be involved at experience of our culture. It is our mission to ensure migrants achieve whatever level they feel they wish, from receiving a newsletter, letting successful integration into society, and to promote positive links the LINK know of a comment, concern, issue or compliment of the between native people and the international community. We undertake services they, or others, receive to attending focus groups or meetings. research with a view towards providing a greater insight into local East Sussex LINK will be working towards forming the basis of Local migrant communities and the issues which concern them. We also Healthwatch during 2011. provide teacher training, and seek to provide all our volunteers with opportunities and experience relevant to their requirements. Education Training Consortium Sussex Evesham Residents Association Contact: Mr Peter Carcas Tel 01424 849870 Contact: Mrs Imogen Stiebritz Tel 07794 451146 Position: Chair Position: Treasurer 11 Address: Flat 11, Evesham, Bristol Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, Contact Information: TN38 9AE Open 5 days a week from 8 am - 4 pm for our trainees Contact Information: Open 5 days a week from 9am - 3:30pm for the public. What We Offer: 10am - 12 noon Monday - Friday. Building has disabled access. To provide daytime opportunities and training primarily for learning What We Offer: disabled groups in the gardening/horticultural field. Also volunteer opportunities for everyone encouraging those with a mental health To promote & protect the interests of the residents and the local background. Activities include community gardening, growing pot plants community and organic vegetables on a 2 acre site. Also offer literacy and Ensure the development, care and safety issues of the building & numeracy, I.T., photography, various craft activities, DIY and grounds. maintenance work. The site is a working nursery. Develop a community spirit and make collective decisions which benefit the residents, building & grounds. We have taken over the contract for garden maintenance and Friday Club at Concordia participate in fundraising events for our organisation and support other Contact: Mrs Valerie Batty local organisations, ie. Scouts, Lions etc. Position: Address: Family Information Service for East eMail: Sussex Contact Information: Contact: Tel 0345 6080 192 Meets every Friday, from 10 am - 12 noon. Disabled friendly. Position: Fax 01323 737411 What We Offer: Address: E1G County Hall, St Anne's Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1UE Meet at Concordia Hall, Church Road, St Leonards, The Club's aim is eMail: email@example.com to provide a comfortable and welcoming meeting place where Website: www.eastsussex.gov.uk members, over 50 years, of the local community can socialise, meet new friends and get involved in activities that include: Bingo, board Contact Information: games, creative arts, movement to music, outings, guest speakers and Phone Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, 24 hour answerphone quizzes. Visit Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 5pm, Friday 10.30am to 5pm What We Offer: Friends of Horizons - Formerley Have you got children under 20? Get the facts on childcare, fun things H.C.L.O. to do, family advice & support and council services for children. Contact: Mr Graham Goode Tel 01424 718212 Fellowship of St Nicholas (FSN) Position: Secretary Address: 2 Churchill Court, Stonehouse Drive, St Leonards-on-Sea, Contact: Mrs Stephani Edmonds Tel 01424 423683 TN38 9DG Position: Operations Director Fax 01424 460446 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: St Nicolas Centre, 66 London Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6AS Contact Information: eMail: email@example.com We run Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm but office is open www.fsncharity.org.uk Monday - Thursday. Website: What We Offer: Contact Information: Friends Of Horizons supports the Horizons Learning Project which 8am - 6pm the Nurseries offers a wide range of tasters, short and longer courses to adults 9am - 5pm the Centres. wishing to return to learning in an informal setting, close to home. It What We Offer: offers qualifications, such as NVQ's, GCSE's and university accreditation. All courses are free, supported by free carer/creche FSN delivers a range of services for children, young people and facilities and free transport where possible. Advice and guidance is families at the St Nicholas and Robsack Centres. Services are offered on a range of educational and funding opportunities. Support for designed to support local families access activities, services, training learning is also offered through drop-ins and individual sessions. Many and information. FSN projects - include 2 nurseries, St Nicks and courses can be joined throughout the year The project works closely Greenway, for children 3 months – 5 years; PALS – Play and Learn for with other local and voluntary and statutory groups and offers families with children under 5 years; Fun Van outreach play and learn opportuinities and qualifications for volunteering. service in Bexhill and Rural Rother; Dragonflies Takes Flight bereavement project; There 4 Families which includes, My Time young peoples specialist project, parenting courses; TTT Family Support and Friends of Rye Wurlitzer Community Learning. Both St Nicholas and Robsack Centres offer a Contact: Mr Richard Moore Tel 01424 444058 range of facilities for community groups. St. Leonards Children's Centre is on site providing additional family support services. Volunteering Position: Chair opportunities available in all projects. Room hire for community groups, Address: 180 Sedlescombe Road North, St Leonards-on-Sea, training and meetings including fully equipped ICT suites and ukonline TN37 7EN are available at SNC and Robsack Centres. Contact Robsack 01424 855222, St Nicholas Centre 01424 423683, SLCC 01424 200604. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ryewurlitzer.co.cc Friary Gardeners (Parchment Trust) Contact Information: Contact: Miss Janice Kelly Tel 01424 752555 Please phone evenings and weekends to ask for any further information Position: Manager Fax 01424 755777 What We Offer: Address: Ore Place Farm, The Ridge, Hastings, TN34 2RA Friends of Rye Wurlitzer established in 1993 to renovate and restore eMail: email@example.com the second oldest Wurlitzer Theatre Organ ( sited at Rye College since 1957) to its orginal 1925 specification. This we have achieved but Website: www.parchment-trust.org.uk continue to maintain and improve the instrument for our growing 12 members and supporters of our 8 concerts throughout the year. These 9:30am - 1pm take place on the 4th Sunday of each Month in January through to May What We Offer: and September through to November. We produce a newsletter three times a year and there are opportunites to play the Wurlitzer at our Formed from volunteers, living or working in the two wards, who want to special play it yourself events. make the area a better place in conjunction with Hastings Borough Council and Statutory agencies. The Forum holds open meetings to Friends of The Conquest Hospital raise awareness of all issues affecting the local community. The Forum has a Community Information Centre at 16 Silchester Road which is Contact: Mrs Margaret Williams Tel 01424 753005 open each week day between 09.30-1.00pm. This provides a local Position: Secretary Fax 01424 753005 place to get information, raise issues and concerns relating to the area through the Forum's volunteer work force. The Forum organises the Address: Friends Office, Conquest Hospital, The Ridge, St very successful St Leonards Festival. It also has a training and meeting Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 7RD room available for hire. If you would like to be involved with Forum eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org activities including the Festival or require more information contact the Community Information Centre. Contact Information: By phone anytime. Girlguiding Sussex East What We Offer: Contact: Tel 07745 410860 Allocate funds for the extra comfort, both of patients in the hospital and Position: Assistant County Commissioner also in the wider community. We are a voluntary charity. Address: Flat 11 Kings Court, Hempstead Heath, Uckfield, TN22 1FE Friends of the Old People (FOTOP) eMail: email@example.com Contact: Mr Terry Steeples Tel 07977 958454 Website: www.girlguidingsussexeast.org.uk Position: Secretary/Treasurer Contact Information: Address: 4 Middle Street, Hastings, TN34 1NA Meetings are on various evenings during the week, and in some places eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org could be a Saturday morning. This is dependant on the area/unit someone is interested in joining or helping with. Contact Information: What We Offer: We have a café in 4 Middle Street that is open Monday to Saturday 10.30am through to 1.30pm or by contact on the FOTOP mobile phone Girlguiding Sussex East offers new and exciting opportunities for (above). today's girls and young women. Our learning and activity programmes are girl-led and constantly evolving. With the support of volunteers our What We Offer: girls form close friendships, grow in self-confidence, learn skills, gain FOTOP was formed for the charitable purpose to promote the benefit of experiences and have fun! Challenged by a programme that extends the elderly inhabitants of the Borough of Hastings & its neighbourhood beyond badges, young guiding members are involved in a diverse without distinction of sex, race, political, religious or other opinions. To range of activities, from community projects to volunteering in devloping foster the welfare of the old people of Hastings Borough and develop a countries. Rainbows - 5-7 years old; Brownies - 7-10 years old; public desire to help them. Guides - 10-14 years old; Senior Section - 14-25 years old; Leaders - Develop 'good neighbour' work on behalf of the aged in all parts of the 18-65 years old. You will find units in Bexhill, Hastings, Rye, Borough in liaison with similar groups within the Borough and Robertsbridge, and St Leonards. surrounding areas of East Sussex. Raising and distributing funds for the work of the Older people in the area and wherever possible help those people in need over the age of Gizmo DIY Theatre Company 50 in the Hastings Borough and surrounding area. Contact: Ms Patricia Fisher Tel 01424 436333 Position: Director Fur Face Animal Charity Address: Gizmo World, 23 Priory Street, Hastings, TN34 1EA Contact: Miss Michelle Bradford Tel 01424 421907 eMail: email@example.com Position: Charity Trustee Contact Information: Address: 58 Queens Road, Hastings, TN34 1RE Mon: Performing arts ( 6pm - 8pm) Tues: Graffiti Art (5 - 7pm) Wed: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Film making (6 - 8pm) Thurs: Performing arts (6 - 8pm) Fri: Games Night (6pm - 8pm) Sat: Art (12noon - 2pm) Performing Arts (2 - Contact Information: 3:30pm). All held at Gizmo World EXCEPT Thursdays where it is held Our shop is opne 10am - 5pm. Volunteer hours can be from 3 - 5 hourly at Isobel Blackman Centre, South Street, St Leonards-on-Sea. Open shifts. to all and has disabled access. Adult Dance Monday 8-9:30pm What We Offer: What We Offer: To raise funds for a new animal sanctuary. To educate the public about Gizmo provides art form workshops in Castle Ward and Central St animal welfare issues and how to care for their pets properly. To make Leonards to children and young people aged 5 - 19 years, leading to aware the fact that there are so many animals needing kind and loving participation in community events, educational trips and exhibitions of homes, and a need to put an end to breeding more pets that may be creative work. Gizmo now offers accreditation to young volunteers in abandoned. recognition of their contributions. Gensing & Central St Leonards Forum Go Local Community Interest Contact: Ms Sylvia Bennett Tel 01424 438291 Company Position: Vice Chair Contact: Tony Rowell Tel 07714 099481 Address: Community Information Centre, 16 Silchester Road, St Position: Director Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0JB Address: 1a Middle Way, Lewes, BN7 1NH eMail: email@example.com eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.gcsl.org.uk Website: www.golocalsussex.co.uk Contact Information: Contact Information: 13 Monday - Friday 10m - 5pm Contact: Mr Dave Burke Tel 01424 428300 What We Offer: Position: Service Manager Go Local CIC aims to encourage not for profit organisations to improve Address: 48 Cambridge Gardens, Hastings, TN34 1EN their environmental performance and will assist them to do this in a eMail: email@example.com variety of ways. It will also work with organisations to improve their infrastructure capacity in particular in the area of finance. Website: www.hrcs.org.uk Contact Information: Greater Hollington Association Mon + Wed 1- 7pm, Tues + Thurs 10am - 7pm Contact: Mrs Carole Bailey Tel 07531 200331 Unfortunately our premises are not wheelchair accessible; however we will try to make alternative, suitable arrangements. Position: Chair What We Offer: Address: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org H&RCS is a charity which offers one-to-one counselling on a wide range of issues including depression, relationship breakdown, sexuality, loss, stress and any issue which causes mental or emotional distress. What We Offer: Our aim is to promote emotional well-being. We also run groups for To build on the work of the Greater Hollington Neighbourhood anger management. We offer specialist counselling for those who have Management Pathfinder. suffered rape or sexual assault. We have a service in Rye for those Increasing citizenship and community development. Consult with, and who are affected by domestic abuse & violence. listen to, local residents and representing their views to the Area Our counselling services are primarily intended for the unemployed or Management Board and other appropriate bodies. those on low income. We can supply lists of private counsellors for those who can pay from £30 per session. We positively welcome people from minority groups.We also see people at Bexhill, Northiam Hastings & Bexhill Mencap Society and Rye. We have special arrangements for students at Sussex Coast Contact: Mrs Pauline Fletcher Tel 01424 424813 College Hastings. Position: Chief Executive Officer Fax 01424 422082 Address: Frimley, 64 London Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6AS Hastings & Rother Credit Union Ltd eMail: email@example.com Contact: Mr Richard Parkinson Tel 01424 202651 www.hastings-bexhill-mencap.org Position: Administrator Fax 01424 202651 Website: Address: 16 Silchester Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0JB Contact Information: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office open 8:30 - 4pm for full details of times of all activities. What We Offer: Contact Information: Provision of services for people with learning disabilities and their Hollington Community Centre, 1 Wishing Tree Road North, Thursday & families and carers through Open Door day service, Active Arts our Friday 8 - 9pm educational arts programme, our residential home - Westwood, Hastings Trust, 35 Robertson Street, Friday 10am - 12noon Wednesday evening social club for adults, Saturday discos, outings Community Information Centre, 16 Silchester Road, Tuesday 11am - and social events. Regular carers and family lunches are held. Main 12 noon fundraising is through our charity shop in Kings Road, St Leonards. We What We Offer: also hold other fundraising events throughout the year. The objects of the Credit Union are to: promote thrift among its members by the accumulation of their savings, Hastings & District Interfaith Forum create sources of credit for the benefit of its members at a fair and Contact: Mr Timothy Miller Tel 07717 221559 reasonable rate of interest, use and control members' savings for their mutual benefit, and educate members in the wise use of money and in Position: Chair the management of their financial affairs, contribute towards the Address: Manor View, Winchelsea Road, Guestling, Hastings, alleviation of poverty within the community, to contribute towards the TN35 4LW economic regeneration of the community. eMail: email@example.com Contact Information: Hastings & Rother Diabetes Support By phone Monday-Friday 9.00-5.00pm. Monthly meetings are held in Group the St Leonards area. Contact: Mr Bill Lindsay Tel 07847 028337 What We Offer: Position: Chair To promote community cohesion through dialogue and co-operation Address: 42 Brightling Avenue, Hastings, TN35 5EQ between faiths, with the motto Many Faiths-One Community eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org The aims and objectives are :To engage in dialogue which promotes mutual respect and understanding amongst the faith communities, Website: www.diabetesinhastings.btik.com without diminishing or diluting the traditions represented or seeking to Contact Information: proselytise. To foster friendship and understanding between people of faith. To promote educational projects and events whereby faiths can Please look at our website: diabetesinhastings.btik.com teach others about their beliefs and diminish prejudice, ignorance, fear or eMail: email@example.com and misunderstanding.To work together for the solution of problems or telephone Bill on 07847 028 337 experienced by local faith communities in the practice of their religion. What We Offer: To work on agreed projects for the common good of the local community. To co-operate with other groups and networks with similar Our main aim, is to provide support and we do this in a number of ways aims and facilitate good communication between faith and community from holding regular meetings where people with Diabetes can come groups. To influence decision making processes and promote the along and share their problems, get advice from others with this positive role of religious faith in community life, by engaging with condition and access information that they may not have previously statutory and voluntary bodies. known, running 3D courses, to liaising with Diabetes nurses, Specialists, Dieticians etc as well as by holding special events featuring new products. Hastings & Rother Counselling As a group we would like to raise public awareness of Diabetes and how it affects people. We hope to do this by supplying the public with Service 14 information and by publicising our events in the local press in the hope of educating people, telling them what they can do to help anyone with Hastings & Rother Health & Social Diabetes that they may know and by making sure that the public are aware of what they can do to reduce their of getting Diabetes. Care Forum H.A.R.D was set up to support all Diabetics and their families. Its Contact: Mr Roger Sweetman Tel 01424 435931 purpose is to help those who are newly diagnosed, or have had Position: Chair Diabetes for some time, to manage their condition better and to raise awareness of Diabetes in this area. Address: 66a Church Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6EE eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Hastings & Rother Disability Forum What We Offer: Contact: Mrs Rosemary Iddenden Tel 07511 384347 Position: Chair Our Mission Statement says 'Building and developing cost effective projects to bring about models of good practice for the communities of Address: PO Box 269, Hastings, TN34 9BS Hastings & Rother, focussing on an holistic health and social care eMail: email@example.com theme. Undertaking the delivery of the voice of our forum to all levels, agencies and sectors within the vista of health and social care holistic Website: www.hrdf.org.uk wellbeing theme.' Contact Information: Committee meetings 1st Monday of the month. Access Group Hastings & Rother Mediation Service meetings 2nd Tuesday of the month alternating between Hastings & Contact: Tel 01424 446808 Rother. Answerphone available during office hours. All meetings take Position: Manager Fax 01424 426900 place in accessible venues. Address: St Nicholas Centre, 66 London Road, St Leonards-on- What We Offer: Sea, TN37 6AS To ensure the appropriate provision of services to disabled people in eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Hastings & Rother and promote the right of disabled people to full integration and equality of opportunity in society. Website: www.hrmediation.org Lobbies local service providers to improve the facilities available to Contact Information: disabled people, organises Public Meetings to focus on matters of interest to disabled people, works - through it's Access sub-group - to 9am -5pm, Mon-Fri. Clients visited daytime/evening by appointment. make the local area more accessible to disabled people, represents the What We Offer: voice of disabled people in the provision of local services, actively promotes equal opportunities and tackles discrimination. To provide a free, independent, impartial and confidential service to help people in dispute with others. To encourage communication and understanding between people, thus reducing discrimination and Hastings & Rother Gay & Lesbian promoting equal opportunities. We visit people in their own homes and Social Group act as a path of communication, helping them to focus on the future in a positive way. Contact: Mr Roger Sweetman Tel 01424 444777 Types of mediation undertaken: Neighbourhood, Intergenerational Position: Chair (between young people and parents), Peer Mediation in schools. We also offer training in mediation to volunteers and outside agencies. Also Address: c/o HVA, Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 undertake Family Mediation (Divorce and Separation). Clients charged 1QN at LSC approved rates, unless publicly funded. Clients seen in eMail: confidential environment. Contact Information: Hastings & Rother Multiple Sclerosis Meets every Sunday lunchtime and a social programme is available to full members. Society Phone Wed. 7-9 or leave a message Contact: Ashley Askham Tel 0800 707 6645 What We Offer: Position: Chair The purpose of the group is to relieve isolation and secure safety to Address: c/o Hastings Voluntary Action, Jackson Hall, Portland Gay and Lesbian people living in the Hastings and Rother Area and to Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN unite to establish a group diversity, to enable Gay and Lesbian people to enjoy social recreational activity among people of their own sexuality, eMail: email@example.com to create a safe space in order to meet and to establish a regular Website: www.ms-societyhastingsrother.org.uk pattern of social events. Available to members only. Contact Information: Hastings & Rother Gay Helpline By telephone during normal working hours and email. Mr Roger Sweetman 01424 444777 What We Offer: Contact: Tel Position: Secretary The National MS Society started in 1955. Our Branch, which is run by an active voluntary committee, was started in 1958. We now have Address: c/o HVA, Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 more than 300 members, including over 200 with MS. Our activities in 1QN the Hastings area have widened to include the Rother area. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org We seek to support, advise and represent the needs of those whose lives are affected by MS. Contact Information: We run regular social events for people with MS and their families, we Telephone only. Duty hours Wednesdays 7pm - 9pm or leave a have a website and produce a regular newsletter to keep members message on the answerphone which is checked regularly. informed of current issues and events. We have a dedicated welfare support line What We Offer: We run fundraising and awareness days. Our mission is to assist helpline callers who need information on any aspect of sexuality and of same-sex relationships. Calls are answered live whenever possible but there are preferred duty hours. There is also Hastings & Rother Rainbow Alliance an answering machine service. Contact: Tel 07505 819344 Position: Chair 15 Address: Ore Community Centre, 455 Old London Road, Hastings, If anyone feels that they would like to receive more information about TN35 5BH the care our organisation can provide or would like to become part of our volunteer team then please visit us at the address above or phone eMail: email@example.com us. Website: www.hrra.org.uk Contact Information: Hastings & Rother YMCA 24hr message taking service, emails checked regularly. Contact: Mr Dan Ryan Tel 01424 429677 What We Offer: Position: Chief Executive Officer Equalities support and training on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans Address: The Y Sports Centre, St Pauls Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, issues, social activities, LGBT representation in Hastings & Rother TN37 6RS eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Hastings & Rother U3A (University of Website: www.hastingsymca.org.uk the Third Age) Contact Information: Contact: Ann Lowndes Tel 01424 439861 Mon-Sat, 9am-10pm. Position: What We Offer: Address: To provide at the YMCA's centre a weekly programme of sports, leisure eMail: email@example.com and social activities for children and young people in a safe and friendly environment where a welcome is found and counsel may be Contact Information: sought.The weekly programme includes Gymnastics, Judo, Badminton, Drama, Roller Skate Discos, Fitness Classes, Indoor Football General meetings are usually held on the fourth Monday of the month (girls/boys). Indoor Football Leagues. Summer holiday clubs operate at 10 am at the St Peter’s Community Centre, Church Street Bexhill during the school holiday break. Junior clubs (5-8yrs and 9-13yrs) Old Town. At these members have a chance to socialise and guest provide sports and general activities designed to offer a challenge to all speakers give talks on different topics. In addition, members can if who participate. Youth Club activities (13-under 17yrs) meets 4 times they wish attend Study Days and Summer Schools organised by each week (Mon -Thurs).The Association also has projects in Brighton University, some of which take place at local colleges, for partnership with schools and other organisations for children or young those wishing to go into more depth in subjects. people excluded from school or in danger of entering into criminality, or What We Offer: child/young person/family in need of other support. The U3A is an association of retired people 50+ who wish to share a range of interests and study activities in an informal and friendly Hastings & St Leonards Allotment atmosphere. Your local U3A has 50 interest groups which meet in Hastings, Bexhill and Little Common in members’ homes, weekly/ Federation fortnightly/monthly. Group members themselves decide on the content Contact: Mr Andrew Colquhoun Tel 01424 442546 and structure of the group “we learn for pleasure”. Socialising with like- minded people plays a large part in these groups. If you are interested Position: in becoming a member please phone 01424 752681. Address: Studio House, 64 Croft Road, Hastings, TN34 3HE eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Hastings & Rother Voluntary Contact Information: Association for the Blind Every day, dependent upon weather & prior notification. Contact: Mrs Fieona Farrier-Twist Tel 01424 436359 What We Offer: Position: Executive Officer The overall aim of the Federation shall be to protect allotment sites, Address: 3 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0LQ promote allotment gardening and to ensure the continued provision of eMail: email@example.com allotments as an important outdoor leisure activity for the residents of Hastings and St Leonards without distinction of gender, ethnic Website: www.hastingsandrblind.org background, age, disability, sexuality or religious, cultural or political Contact Information: beliefs. The Federation holds meetings of allotment site representatives and plays a lead role in discussions with the Directorate of Leisure Visit or by telephone 8am to 6pm 7days a week Amenities and Housing on the provision, maintenance, security and What We Offer: improvements to allotment sites. HRVAB provides a range of services intended to improve the life style of the visually impaired within the Hastings and Rother area. Facilities Hastings & St Leonards Chess Club include a residential home which offers both permanent and respite / Contact: Tel 07933 742352 holiday accommodation. The Day Centre where people can have a Position: Secretary midday meal, take part in the daily activities and book an appointment with our visiting chiropodist and hairdresser ensures that the needs of Address: 2 Cornwallis Terrace, Hastings, TN34 1EB our clients who choose to remain in their own homes are catered for. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org In addition to the above we operate help desks at the Hospital in Bexhill Website: www.hastingschessclub.co.uk and the Conquest in Hastings, we also have a Welfare Officer who Contact Information: visits people in their own homes and is able to give advise and assistance with every day living. The weekly clubs we run provide the Opening hours - daily 1pm - 9pm, while Club members are on the chance to join together with other people with sight impairment and premises. Best adult club evening is Fridays 6:45pm. Junior Chess have a chat with a friend over a cup of tea at a local venue, take part in Club term-time Wednesdays 6pm - 7:30pm.( for information on Junior a quiz, enjoy an entertainer or take a trip out for perhaps a cream tea or chess contact Francis Rayner 442492) Regret no wheelchair access. a visit to a garden centre. What We Offer: Our fleet of minibuses, which have disabled access, provide transport The promotion of chess in every way and the harmonious enjoyment of to and from our weekly clubs and day centre, each has a helper on chess by its members. board to ensure the safety of the passengers and everyone is escorted from and to their front door. Hastings & St Leonards Muffin Club 16 Contact: Mr Raymond Barrett Tel 01424 420555 illness to live independently. To provide older people with easy access Position: Service Member to benefits information and a comprehensive support package. To ensure people with dependents have adequate support and sufficient Address: Upland, 227a The Ridge, Hastings, TN34 2AE income. We offer a drop in service, appointments, home visits, eMail: surgeries and advice by phone and email. Contact Information: Hastings Area Community Trust Anytime, preferably by letter. What We Offer: (Relief) Contact: Mrs Debbie Thomas Tel 01424 425224 Provide financial and other support to good causes and deserving individuals in the Borough of Hastings. Position: Clerk to Trustees Address: 49 Cambridge Gardens, Hastings, TN34 1EN Hastings & St Leonards Seniors' eMail: email@example.com Forum Website: www.reliefhastings.moonfruit.com Contact: Contact Information: Position: The office is not open to the public. Address: Freepost RRJK-JGLY-RUYU, PO Box 270, Hastings, What We Offer: TN34 9BT We trace our origins to 1890 and have been in our current building eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org since 1928. We shared a common history with HVA until 1998. Since Website: www.hssf.org.uk 1890 we have been making grants to local people in relief of poverty. All applications must come through another agency such as the CAB. Contact Information: Most grants do not exceed £80 for a single person and £140 for a We normally meet in disabled-friendly premises in Hastings town family. centre. Details of our activities are in our newsletter and in literature sent to new members. Membership is free. Hastings Arts Forum What We Offer: Contact: John Plummer Tel 01424 201636 Our principal objects are to promote the welfare and interests of Position: Committee Member Seniors (defined as people over 50) in Hastings; to work in partnership Address: 36 Marina, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0BU and liaise with organisations associated or working with Seniors in Hastings;to provide a platform where matters of concern to Seniors can eMail: email@example.com be raised and acted upon; and to promote policies as they affect Website: www.hastingsartsforum.co.uk Seniors, and generally put forward a positive view of older people. Contact Information: Hastings & St Leonards Voluntary Open 11am - 5pm seven days a week. There is disabled access. Lifeguard Club What We Offer: A community-based arts organisation dedicated to promoting Hastings Contact: Mrs Di Cooke Tel 07970 424669 as a major centre for the arts. By maintaining a lively website and Position: Secretary providing regular email updates to members, we act as the Address: c/o 17 Austen Way, Rock Lane, Guestling, Nr Hastings, representative voice for the arts community on the Community TN35 4JH Network. The forum operates two galleries exhibiting works of contemporary art by local and nationally-recognised artists, and hosts Contact Information: an extensive Creative Directory on its website providing free listings for any member to promote their work. The Gallery premises are also used Life saving/support training Fridays 8-10pm at Summerfields for evening meetings by local groups including the St Leonards Film Open water activities summer weekends. Society. What We Offer: The Club provides water safety, life-saving, life support and life guard Hastings Badger Protection Society training to community, youth and those wanting a vocational Contact: Mr Donald Wise Tel 01424 439168 qualification. Open water training leads to additional qualifications and provision of voluntary beach patrols and safety cover for special events. Position: President Address: 304 Bexhill Road, St Leonards on Sea, TN38 8AL Hastings Advice & Representation Contact Information: Centre (HARC) We have an AGM only where there is disabled access. Contact: Ms Jacky Everard Tel 01424 428375 What We Offer: Position: Director Fax 01424 423266 People normally contact us by telephone when they have an Address: 8 Cambridge Road, Hastings, TN34 1DJ emergency or when they require information involving wildlife issues. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.harcuk.com Hastings Chinese Association Contact Information: Contact: Ke Xia Xu Tel 01424 466100 Position: Chairman Monday - Friday 9:45-12:45 (open advice drop-in) Address: 8/9 Sturdee Place, Hastings, TN34 3AJ What We Offer: eMail: email@example.com Our mission is to relieve local poverty and improve the quality of life for those on a low income. We aim to: Ensure the correct benefits and or What We Offer: tax credits are received by anyone on a low income, whether in work or not. To facilitate a return to employment, through "back to work" grants We like to keep and expand the great Chinese culture and traditions, to and in work benefits. To give practical asssistance to homeless people. mingle into the British culture and local society. We set up Chinese - To assist people with disabilities, mental health problems and long term English school, teaching children and the people who like to learn the 17 Chinese language and culture and teaching adults to learn written and anytime. spoken English. What We Offer: We also welcome the people who like Chinese culture to join our Co-ordinate and supervise all the activities of the Woodcraft Folk Association. We intergrate all Chinese, Asian and people of other Groups in its area; initiate joint activities between the Woodcraft Folk ethnic origins together, we talk and help each other as a big family, we Groups in its area and with other groups within and outside the tie up each other to overcome any difficulties, we will celebrate our Woodcraft Folk as appropriate; traditional festivals like Chinese New Year and Mid Autumn festival, we initiate and promote Woodcraft Folk leadership training, in order to will arrange activities, some health and safety, laws, immigration ensure good quality leadership; ensure that all its activities remain speech etc. We will join local events at old town Carnival week, join consistent with the National Woodcraft Folk Constitution as amended HIO's events. by the decisions of the Woodcraft Folk Annual Gathering; ensure that it applies the decisions of the Woodcraft Folk Annual Gathering; maintain After all these, we can release the stress and pressure from work and a list of members; ensure reasonable conduct by all members while home, our soul and health will benefit, we will have a happier,easier and engaged in any Woodcraft Folk activity; to help children and young more colourful life. people understand the values of co-operation, citizenship, collective responsibility, internationalism, peace and respect for the environment. Hastings Christian Trust Weekly sessions with children aged between 6 - 12 years, that lasts an hour and a half. We focus on co-operative games, practical skills and Contact: Mr Roger Mitchell Tel 01424 422299 we also go on camping trips and residentials. Position: Trustee Address: 242 St Helens Road, Hastings, TN34 2NE Hastings Furniture Service eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Tel 01424 441112 Website: www.cswh.co.uk Position: Address: 47 London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3JZ What We Offer: eMail: email@example.com To support schools in their responsibilities to deliver spiritual, moral, www.hfs.org.uk Website: social and citizenship aspects of the curriculum. Contact Information: Hastings Community Transport Open Monday - Saturday Contact: Mr Dave Lewis Tel 01424 436868 What We Offer: Position: Transport Manager Fax 01424 436868 HFS provides free collection of reusable furniture and electricals, Address: 1a Beeching Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3LG providing items at low cost to people with low incomes through stores in Hastings and Bexhill. Coverage throughout Hastings and Rother area. eMail: Discounts for people in receipt of means-tested benefits, working tax credits, students and pensioners. What We Offer: Also provides removals and house clearance services. Hastings Community Transport runs the Hastings Dial-a-Ride scheme. Volunteering & work experience. Free training opportunities for Dial a Ride is a door to door transport service for the elderly or people unemployed and low-waged people. of any age, including children, who have difficulty acessing public transport due to permanent disability or illness. The vehicles used are Hastings Gateway Club designed to offer easy access and have tail-lifts/ramps that can be used by those who cannot easily climb steps or who use a wheel chair. Contact: Mrs Marguerite Johnson Tel 01424 429230 Journeys could include hospital visits, doctors appointments or Position: Secretary shopping and leisure activities. Address: 6 Grange Avenue, Hastings, TN34 2QE eMail: Hastings Conservation Volunteers Contact Information: Contact: Dr Simon Barker Tel 01424 755783 Position: Chair Meets Thursdays 7pm - 9pm at Conquest Centre, Chichester Road, St Leonards-on-Sea. Disabled friendly centre. Address: 18 The Hoe, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 7LL What We Offer: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org A weekly social club for adults with learning disabilities. Activities Website: www.simonpbarker.btinternet.co.uk include games, music, craft, outings, theatre trips and entertainers. Contact Information: Sundays 9:30am - around 3:30pm working in the countryside. Access Hastings Intercultural Organisation to some sites may be difficult, with steps or stiles. Contact: Mrs Shiva Serati Tel 07745 696088 What We Offer: Position: Chair We help to maintain a number of nature reserves across Hastings and Address: c/o 31 Mann Street, Hastings, TN34 1SE Rother on behalf of charitable and community organisations. We work eMail: email@example.com to maintain and improve a variety of wildlife habitats and keep footpaths clear and passable. Training is given in the use of hand tools where needed. What We Offer: Hastings Intercultural Organisation aims to support and empower BME Hastings District Woodcraft Folk communities, also challenges prejudice and discrimination in all areas of members' lives. Contact: Ms Shar Brown Tel 01424 718421 Position: General Co-ordinator Hastings Iranian Community Address: 34 Plynlimmon Road, Hastings, TN34 3LX Contact: Mrs Shiva Serati Tel 07972 713399 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Position: Secretary Contact Information: Address: c/o 31 Mann Street, Hastings, TN34 1SE 5:15 - 6:45pm Tuesday evenings in term time. Contact by telephone eMail: email@example.com 18 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org What We Offer: Website: http://hastingspensionersassc.moonfruit.com We are a group of Iranians living and working in Hastings and surrounding districts who have identified a need to come together in Contact Information: order to initially provide educational support for those who are We meet on the second Wed of each month at The Pop In, 6 Bank interested to learn Persian (Farsi). We aim to promote friendship Buildings, Hastings. Doors open from 1pm, Meetings starts at 2pm. between the local community and ethnic communities by organising Has disability access. events celebrating our culture and history. Moreover, we aim to research the needs of the Iranian Community so as to provide the What We Offer: support they need as well as being able to direct them to agencies. Hastings Pensioners Association is for retired people in the Hastings & St Leonards area. We hold monthly meetings and monthly trips to Hastings Kurdish Welfare Association places of interest. We also visit members when they are in hospital or if they are housebound. Contact: Mr Yaser Dirki Tel 01424 427911 Position: Volunteer Hastings Philharmonic Choir Address: 49 Cambridge Gardens, Hastings, TN34 1EN Contact: Hilary Baker Tel 01424 431442 eMail: email@example.com Position: Hon. Secretary Website: www.freewebs.com/rojbas Address: 8 De Cham Court, 33 De Cham Road, St Leonards-on- Contact Information: Sea, TN37 6JA The office is usually staffed Mon & Tues. English lessons are on eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Saturday at 5pm. Website: www.hastingsphilchoir.org.uk What We Offer: Contact Information: We provide a support group for the local Kurdish Community and offer:- Wed 7:30 - 9:30pm at The Tabernacle, Cambridge Road. September - advice and help on everyday matters, English lessons and cultural June. Limited disabled access, no disabled toilet. activities. What We Offer: Hastings Old Town Residents The aims of Hastings Philharmonic Choir are to educate the general public in the art and science of music, in particular choral music, by Association means of study, practice and performance of choral music. Founded as The Town Choir in 1928, today it has 90+ singers. Membership is open Contact: Mr Dick Edwards Tel 01424 437069 to individuals over 18 or organisations who are approved by the Position: Chair Trustees. Applicants for membership must undertake a voice test Address: East Hill House, 13 Tackleway, Hastings, TN34 3DE (audition) with the Musical Director. Some musical knowledge is desirable and a willingness to learn is essential. Members must pay an eMail: email@example.com annual membership fee and 2 hourly rehearsals take place on Website: www.hotra.org.uk Wednesday evenings between September and June. There are usually three or four concerts with orchestral accompaniment during the year in What We Offer: prestigious venues throughout the town. Classical music concerts are expensive to stage so fundraising is also an important activity. HOTRA seeks to promote and protect the best interests of the residents of the Old Town. We are willing to positively engage with all agencies and organisations whose work affects our members quality of Hastings Pier & White Rock Trust life. Contact: Tel 07913 664163 Position: Hastings Open Bowls Tournament Address: White Rock Hotel, 1 - 10 White Rock, Hastings, TN34 2JZ Contact: Mrs Gwendoline Softley Tel 01424 461803 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Position: Hon. Ass. Secretary Website: www.hpwrt.co.uk Address: Main Bowls Pavilion, White Rock Gardens, Hastings, TN34 1LD Contact Information: eMail: email@example.com The shop is open in the winter Fri/Sat/Sun 11am - 4pm. From Easter Everyday (except Mon) 10.30am - 5.30pm. Website: www.hastingsbowlstournament.com There are no steps to Arthur Greens. Contact Information: At this time we have no public facilities. Disabled access and toilets available. What We Offer: Can be contacted by email or via our website at all times and by phone Our aims are to take on the ownership of Hastings Pier to repair the 9am-6pm. substructure and bring the top back to a vibrant retail space for the use Main Tournament dates 8th - 13th August 2011 of the community and visitors alike. What We Offer: In the mean time we have opened a trust base and artist-makers space at Arthur Green 34 White Rock on the seafront opposite the old baths. To provide and maintain an open bowls tournament of the highest Community groups and projects can use the shop to promote them standard. It is held for one week commencing the second Monday in selves, can hold small group meetings, Artist makers can apply to sell August of each year under the patronage of the Mayor and Hastings their wares in the shop. We will have the history of Hastings Pier, White Borough Council. The tournament committee also organise an end of Rock and The American Ground on display. Up to date information on bowling season charity mixed triples competition in aid of local charities the Pier and the Trust. which is held on the last Sunday in September for one day only. Both events attract many visitors, bowlers and their friends and family to the town. Hastings Planning & Heritage Watchdog Hastings Pensioners Association Contact: Mr Richard Price Tel 01424 461072 Contact: Mrs Jean Gillam Tel 01424 438611 Position: Administrator Position: Secretary Fax 01424 425773 Address: 2 Howard House, Terrace Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, Address: 4 Middle Street, Hastings, TN34 1NA TN37 6UF 19 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org What We Offer: Website: www.hastingswatchdog.org.uk Supply vehicles such as wheelchairs, powerchairs and scooters or electric wheelchairs to enable people to shop more easily in the Contact Information: shopping centre and in and around Hastings. Equipment is also By email or the website. available on long-term loan to accommodate holiday makers to the town. What We Offer: The Hastings Planning & Heritage Watchdog represents the ordinary people of the borough who may feel despair at what are sometimes Hastings Sierra Leone Friendship Link inappropriate planning decisions in their own locality and/or the Contact: Robin Gray Tel 01424 436603 seemingly relentless destruction of the town’s character and ambience. Position: Hon. Secretary We believe that planning officers are often ineffective against the Address: Oaklands, Rock Lane, Hastings, TN35 4NY demands of what are commonly known as ‘greedy developers’ and would like to see the right building in the right place (development that eMail: email@example.com does not compromise our precious vulnerable assets of ancient Website: www.hastingshastings.org.uk woodland and green space) – and with respect for the spirit of the truly exceptional town that is Hastings & St Leonards. Contact Information: Our website is intended to be a one-stop shop for people to decide for We hold meetings in Hastings Town Hall every 6 weeks or so - access themselves if they would like our help or to support us in any way. If you is easy. Our fund-raising activities may take place anywhere in wish to learn more, do contact us. Hastings. Contact through the Secretary, Robin Gray (above), or the Vice-chair, Derek Tomblin, on 753768. Hastings Russian Community What We Offer: Contact: Mrs Marina Orden Tel 01424 250448 The Link was established to maintain a bridge between Hastings East Position: Chair Sussex and Hastings Sierra Leone (the two towns have been officially Address: IBC, 5 South Street, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6AP twinned since 14.02.07) with the aims of: developing inter-community relations and greater cultural awareness; supporting Hastings Sierra eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Leone as it rebuilds itself in the aftermath of civil war; providing Contact Information: humanitarian aid and support in the areas of education, health and sustainable development, especially through the local administrative Meets twice a week. On Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from authority, and through the area’s training institutes for medical 16:00 - 17:30. education, police training, fire & ambulance services and vocational What We Offer: education. The Link has rebuilt 13 bridges in the town and is now raising £135k for a 'community resource building' with, banking, admin, Hastings Russian Group was created in 2004 to give support to library and training facilities etc, which the villagers have named the children and their parents and to help ease their integration into the Hastings Twin Town Centre. Amongst other links, there are 7 pairings society in Hastings. We also promote friendship between the local of schools. We organise fundraising events throughout the year, and communities by organising events which celebrate our culture and are still looking for major funding to finish the building before going on history. We hold classes to teach the Russian language for children. to micro-economic projects. Hastings Russian Community is a great opportunity for Russian speaking parents to meet up and talk about their daily lives in their native language. In addition, we provide support and information for Hastings SMART Recovery Group parents who are in need of particular services in Hastings & St Contact: Mr William Silve Leonards. Position: Facilitator Address: Thrift House, 18 Wellington Place, Hastings, TN34 1NY Hastings Sanctuary Service eMail: email@example.com Contact: Mrs Mel Tapp Tel 01424 200353 Website: www.smartrecovery.org.uk Position: Service Manager Fax 01424 200352 Address: 36 Ashburnham Road, Hastings, TN35 5JL Contact Information: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org We plan to run a weekly meeting open to anyone wishing to address their substance misuse every Monday afternoon at the HVA building. Contact Information: Initially, we are planning for 2.30pm starting on Monday 22nd August. This group will run for 60 minutes. Facilities are only for the service users. What We Offer: What We Offer: Our purpose is to help individuals seeking abstinence from addictive Turning Point's Hastings Sanctuary Service provides short term behaviours to gain independence, achieve recovery and lead residential support for up to seven people in a mental health crisis for meaningful and satisfying lives. The approach is secular and science up to two weeks. We offer individualised care, practical help and based; using motivational, behavioral and cognitive methods. We view emotional support, enabling people to overcome their period of crisis substance/activity dependence as a dysfunctional habit, while and find new ways of coping in the future . To access The Sanctuary, recognising that it is possible that certain people have a predisposition service users have to be referred by a mental health professional. Main towards addictive behaviour. activities are tv, relaxtion therapies, board games, gardening and Our self empowering, 4-point recovery programme consists of: cooking. These are only for the clients at the service. 1.Enhancing and Maintaining Motivation to Abstain 2.Coping with Urges Hastings Shopmobility 3.Problem Solving (Managing thoughts, feelings and behaviours) 4.Lifestyle Balance (Balancing momentary and enduring satisfactions) Contact: Mr Dennis Simpson Tel 01424 447847 Position: Scheme Co-Ordinator Fax 01424 718053 Hastings St Leonards Heritage Open Address: Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Queens Road, Hastings, TN34 1PJ Days eMail: email@example.com Contact: Mrs Cath Tajima Powell Tel 01424 427794 Contact Information: Position: Chair of Steering Group Address: Top Flat, 36 Carisbrooke Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, Mon - Sat 10am - 4.30pm all year. Sundays and Bank Holidays 11am - TN38 0JN 4pm. Thursdays until 7.30pm 20 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org The restoration, upkeep, display and demonstration of Hastings Trolleybuses. To promote the re-introduction of trolleybuses as a viable Website: https://heritageopendayshastings.wordpress.com and ecologically sound sustainable form of transport. Contact Information: Contact by email Hastings Trust What We Offer: Contact: Ms Mel Bonney-Kane Tel 01424 446373 Hastings St Leonards Heritage Open Days offers free access to Position: Executive Director Fax 01424 436740 properties usually closed to the public or normally charging admission. Address: 35 Robertson Street, Hastings, TN34 1HT Every year on four days in September buildings (and outdoor spaces) of every age style and function throw open their doors in a once-in-a-year eMail: email@example.com chance to discover hidden architectural treasures, events, activities, Website: www.hastingstrust.co.uk bringing life to local history and culture. Contact Information: Hastings Street Pastors Ground floor fully-accessible. Open 9:30am - 5pm. One of our meeting rooms is not accessible to those with mobility problems. Contact: Mr Martin West Tel 07964 167870 IT/internet facilities available at low cost or free for the use of job Position: Co-ordinator search facilities. Address: 4 Piltdown Close, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3XA What We Offer: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Development Trust and Community Anchor promoting social, economic, culutral and environmental regeneration of Hastings and St Website: www.streetpastors.org.uk Leonards through direct delivery of various projects, partnership Contact Information: facilitation and working, individual assistance in personal development, volunteering, employablility, enterprise development etc and assistance Friday's & Saturday's 10pm - 4am in Hastings Town Centre & Old in community self help and community led regeneration activity. The Town. We have a base where Prayer Pastors reside during each duty Trust also runs a community development finance initiative which at Wellington Square Baptist Church in the Town Centre. We are provides access to affordable loans and financial literacy support for contactable on 07964 167870 at all times. We also attend events by individuals excluded from mainstream financial institutions. local invitation e.g. 4 England World Cup games, Hastings Beer Volunteering opportunities include customer service, administration, festival, Old Town Carnival & Hastings Bonfire night to name a few. reception and IT support. Training and meeting room facilities. Social What We Offer: enterprise. Street Pastors do not preach or evangelise but care, listen & help, particularly with regard to young people who have found themselves Hastings Urban Bikes disenfranchised and/or marginalised from society. A Street Pastor is Contact: Mrs Judy Russell Tel 01424 434035 someone who is willing to engage people where they are, in terms of their thinking (their perspective on life) and location (where they hang Position: Secretary out, be it on the streets, in the pubs or clubs or wherever). Street Address: 5 Portland Terrace, Hastings, TN34 1QG Pastors are there to get to know people in the community and to build relationships in order to find out their needs & what can be done to eMail: email@example.com help. Our five core values are the sacredness & sanctity of human life, Website: www.hastingsurbanbikes.com valuing and honouring the communtiy, being a person of integrity, taking personal responsibility & the growth & development of the Contact Information: individual to the fullest potential. Hotel is accessed by steps. What We Offer: Hastings Traditional Jack-in-the-Green The aim of Hastings Urban Bikes (HUB) is to work towards Contact: Mr Keith Leech Tel 01424 716576 improvements in cycling facilities in Hastings and St Leonards and Position: Chair bring about positive change through campaigning, research, fund- raising and other activities. Our goal is to create better and safer routes Address: 62 Collier Road, Hastings, TN34 3JS to school, work and around the town. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org We meet monthly (3rd Tuesday each month) at the White Rock Hotel. There is a social side with organised bike rides, a bike festival, Website: www.hastingsjack.co.uk Christmas party as well as bike maintenance and general help and Contact Information: advice about cycling. May Day Bank Holiday weekend. What We Offer: Hastings Voluntary Action Contact: Mr Steve Manwaring Tel 01424 444010 To continue the custom of taking out a Jack-in-the-Green on May Day Bank Holiday and associated Morris Dance and folk festival. Position: Director Fax 01424 432877 Address: Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN Hastings Trolleybus Restoration eMail: email@example.com Group Website: www.hastingsvoluntaryaction.org Contact: Mr Ion Castro Tel 01424 437468 Contact Information: Position: Chair Fax 01424 440433 Open 9am - 5pm, Mon - Fri. Volunteer Bureau open between 9.30am - Address: c/o 119 Braybrooke Road, Hastings, TN34 1TQ 1pm Mon, Wed & Fridays. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org What We Offer: Website: www.1066.net/trolley A Council for Voluntary Services (CVS) which: * provides support services that promote voluntary action and help voluntary community Contact Information: groups operate effectively * supports voluntary/community sector Depot is not open to the public. Meetings usually at RAFA Club, development to meet local needs * facilitates liaison between groups Wellington Square. We hold an annual show on the Oval on third and develops lines of communication between the voluntary & statutory Sunday in May. sector on key policy issues * promotes the role of the voluntary sector and established partnerships with statutory agencies involved in the What We Offer: planning and delivery of local services. 21 Support services provided include information, newsletter, website, week. local directory of voluntary & community sector resources, volunteer What We Offer: centre, community accountancy, group support, small grants, funding advice, training, equipment hire and town centre meeting space with The aim of the Scout Association is to help Young People achieve their disabled access. full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as Community development support available:* to promote partnership responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and and dialogue with public service organisations. international community. To have FUN. Hastings Welsh Society Headstart2Work Contact: Mrs Marjorie Atherden Tel 01424 441208 Contact: Ms Nicki Dann Tel 01424 893803 Position: Position: Project Manager Address: 91 Barley Lane, Hastings, TN35 5NT Address: Crouch Farm, Crouch Lane, Ninfield, TN33 9EG eMail: eMail: Ndann@headstartschool.co.uk Contact Information: Website: www.headstartschool.co.uk No set times, meetings and events notified to members by newsletter. Contact Information: What We Offer: 8.30-4.40 We have disable access but no disabled toilet facilities at the moment. To promote the interests of those who are Welsh by birth, relationship or inclination, in friendship, education and cultural interests in Wales What We Offer: and the Welsh language. To meet socially and support charities. Engage young people from 10 to 25 in vocational courses to motivate them back into education or training. To avoid them becoming NEET Hastings Youth Council (not in employment, education or training). We target the disadvantaged, the travelling community, those with learning difficulties, Contact: Mr Emile Tambeh Tel 01424 451760 behavioural issues, mental health issues, special needs, those who Position: Youth & Senior's Participation Offi Fax 01424 451319 have been excluded or risk exclusion, those at risk of becoming or are Address: Aquila House, Breeds Place, Hastings, TN34 2NA NEET and other individuals marginalised by society. We offer courses in construction, animal and pet care, agriculture and horticulture, eMail: HYC@hastings.gov.uk lifeskills and works skills and art. Contact Information: Meetings Mondays 6:30 - 8pm at St Nicholas Centre, 66 London Road, Hollington Community Centre St Leonards-on-Sea. Contact: Mr Peter Shoesmith Tel 01424 852166 What We Offer: Position: Chair Hastings Youth Council aims to provide a voice for young people 13-21 Address: 1 Wishing Tree Road North, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 to enable them to participate in decision making processes that affect 9LL their lives. It provides a forum for young people to debate and consult eMail: with local agencies, politicians and authorities on issues that affect them and their communities. Contact Information: Centre open every evening 7 - 11pm. Hastings Youth Trust Activities Monday - Friday and Sunday evenings. Contact: Mrs Christine Lane What We Offer: Position: Clerk To encourage social intercourse between members/groups of our local Glenwood, 151 Old Roar Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, community. Sporting and recreational activity. Address: TN37 7HH eMail: Home Works East Contact: Tel 01424 858341 What We Offer: Position: Gateway Officer Fax 01424 858342 Grants may be made to recognised organisations and to individuals Address: Innovation Centre, Highfield Drive, St Leonards-on-Sea, who meet the following criteria:- Beneficiaries must be under 25 years TN38 9UH old, They must reside in the Borough of Hastings or within 5 miles of eMail: email@example.com the Borough Boundary. The main objects for which grants may be made are:- The provision of Website: www.southdownhousing.org facilities for recreation and other leisure activities for those having need Contact Information: of such facilities by reason of their youth or social and economic circumstances and with the object of improving their condition of life. Contact us for more information or feedback. Phone (as above) text: The provision and promotion of facilities for religious and social 07540 721244, or email (as above). education and training. What We Offer: The provision and promotion of facilities for the education and training of potential youth leaders. Home Works is for anyone aged 16 to 64, who needs help and support around housing and lives in East Sussex. This includes single people, couples and families who have mortgage, rent arrears or debt Hastings, Rye & District Scouts problems, are at risk of becoming homeless or are homeless, are Contact: Mrs Ann Brownhill Tel 01424 426878 setting up home for the first time, are suffering from, or at risk of, Position: District Secretary domestic violence, have drug or alcohol problems, have recently had a relationship breakdown or bereavement or any other reason that Address: 12 Henderson Close, Hastings, TN34 2DU places their accommodation at risk eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.hastingsscouts.org Homecall (Rother) Contact Information: Contact: Mrs Maureen Daley Tel 01424 214458 Position: Scheme Manager Groups in our District meet at various places around Hastings, St Leonards, Brede, Westfield, Northiam and Rye on every night of the Address: 9 Hever Crescent, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 4HQ 22 eMail: email@example.com Contact Information: Website: www.homecall.uk.com We run Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5pm Some evening courses. Contact Information: What We Offer: Office hours are 8:30 - 1:30pm Monday to Thursday. Horizons Community Learning Project offers a wide range of tasters, However, there is an answerphone available at all times for contact short and longer courses to adults wishing to return to learning in an outside of these hours. informal setting, close to home. It offers qualifications, such as NVQ's, GCSE's and University accreditation. What We Offer: Homecall is a voluntary home visiting scheme for Blind and Partially All courses are free, supported by free carer/creche facilities and free Sighted people living in Bexhill-on-Sea. Our aims are to support transport where possible. Advice and guidance is offered on a range of independence, health and welfare, encourage social inclusion and educational and funding opportunities. Support for learning is also relieve isolation. Through our network of volunteers we offer weekly offered through drop-ins and individual sessions. Many courses can be visits for about an hour to help with tasks made difficult by sight loss. joined throughout the year. These include reading correspondence and writing, help with day to day financial administration, small sewing jobs and a myriad of tasks, giving The project works closely with other local and voluntary and statutory much needed support in the home as well as enabling visits to the town groups and offers opportunities and qualifications for volunteering. or to go for walks. We do not offer help with personal care, cooking, housework or any tasks classed as 'paid work'. Homecall is a free service. Hospital Radio Hastings Contact: Mr Matthew Butler Tel 01424 755255 E Home-Start Hastings & Rother Position: Chair Mrs Judy Breen 01424 443636 Address: Broadcasting Studio, Level 4, Conquest Hospital, The Contact: Tel Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 7RD Position: Senior Organiser Fax 01424 443636 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 66 London Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6AS Website: www.hospitalradiohastings.org eMail: email@example.com Contact Information: Contact Information: 24 hour computerised broadcasting. Studio staffed most evenings. Contact should initially be made by phone. Office hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm. What We Offer: What We Offer: Our main aims are to provide a service of music, spoken word, interviews and requests for patients in the Conquest Hospital. We are Home-Start offers one to one, personalised support for parents with a self-funding registered charity and our activities are holding outside children under five; reaching out to families at risk of social exclusion broadcasts mainly at Supermarkets, open days, attending fetes and including those who do not engage with other services. Home-Start holding quiz evenings. places trained volunteers alongside parents in their own homes and offers group support to those who feel socially isolated or are suffering low level effects of Post Natal/Perinatal Depression. We also offer Housing 21 - Farren Court family trips at least twice a year and a regular newsletter publicising Contact: Tel 0370 192 4556 events and available support in the local area. Manager Position: Home-Start prides itself on offering adaptable support that is tailored to the individual needs of each family and is provided for as long as the Address: Farren Court, Block 71-79, Ironlatch Avenue, St Leonards- family needs it. on-Sea, TN38 9JN Volunteers are managed and supervised by their local Home-Start eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org scheme which is in turn supported by Home-Start UK; a community resource with all the benefits of a strong national organisation Contact Information: Monday - Bingo 2 - 4pm Hope - G Tuesday - Coffee Morning 10 - 12 noon Friday (fortnightly) 7pm onward. Contact: Mr Tony Mitchell Tel 0793 202 3309 Disability access and WC facilities. Position: Chair What We Offer: Address: Residents Social Club within Housing Association offering activities to eMail: email@example.com members (residents - local and within scheme). Contact Information: Can be contacted by mobile. Hyde In Touch What We Offer: Contact: Tel 01424 224060 Position: Stairlift Services Manager Fax 01424 224060 Hope - G aims to provide a voice for predominantly, but not exclusively, black and minority ethnic (BME) older people (50+) in East Sussex. We Address: Stairlift & Mobility Services, 47 London Road, Bexhill-on- speak up about health, social care, economic and community issues Sea, TN39 3JY that affect senior people from all BME and religious backgrounds. As eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Hope - G we have a voice for senior people to engage with statutory bodies and contribute to improvements in services. Website: www.intouchsupport.co.uk Contact Information: Horizons Community Learning Project We are open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday. Saturdays 10am - 3pm Contact: Sonia Plato Tel 01424 204136 What We Offer: Position: Co-ordinator Fax 01424 718212 Handypersons Address: 2 Churchill Court, Stonehouse Drive, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 9DG Small Works & Handyperson Service assists with minor repairs in your eMail: email@example.com home; .examples include installing external handrails, grab rails, putting up shelves, moving furniture, improving security to your home, installing Website: www.horizons-hastings.org.uk keysafes, minor building, joinery plumbing repairs and much more. 23 Independent Living Service eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org A single point of access for people who require Simple Aids for Daily Contact Information: Living, i.e. chair raisers, bath boards, perching stools. We provide a Available all hours by telephone or email, By appointment for lecture or telephone or personal visit to give holistic advice on health, housing and discussion. social care issues. Our service is Free. What We Offer: Stairlift Services To remove misunderstanding and misconception about Islam. To create harmony with the host community and Muslims. Free supply of We provide quality new and recycled daily living equipment, stairlifts, books, cd, dvd and lectures or one-to-one discussion with non-Muslims external and internal handrails and ramps. We can provide a delivery eager to know about Islam. and fitting service. We sell donated daily living equipment at a third of the retail price. All our stairlifts are warranted. We will remove unwanted stairlifts that are less than 5 years old free of charge. Junkanoo UK The Hyde in touch Stairlift and Handyperson Service has been Contact: Ms Helen Dawson Tel 01424 715482 approved by the “Buy and Support With Confidence” Position: Address: 1 Beverley Walk, Hastings, TN34 2TH IDOLRICHtheatreRotto eMail: email@example.com Contact: Ms Julia McLean Tel 01424 203944 Position: Artistic Director Contact Information: Address: 21 Lower Park Road, Hastings, TN34 2LB Contact by phone during normal office hours. Meetings held in private homes. Wheelchair access not necessarily available at present. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org What We Offer: Website: www.idolrich.co.uk To teach and promote an understanding through the education of Contact Information: designing, creating and developing carnival costumes and other forms Shows and workshops take place at miscellaneous times, dates and of art concepts within this area by employing different cultural places. influences. This will benefit music lovers, active members of different Contact the company Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for details of specific events. communities, educationalists and their students. What We Offer: Based on our constitution, IDOLRICH aims to create theatre in a variety Links Project of genres with unique and exploratory shows. We deliberately organize Contact: Mr Marc Turczanski Tel 01424 444010 shows which will widen audiences of differing ages and interests; and Position: Project Co-ordinator also make skills practiced available to all people (includes members of public, apprentices and volunteers) via teaching. Address: Our projects have a particular focus on social inclusion through working eMail: email@example.com with themes and people that represent: ethnic minorities, economically disadvantaged, those with learning difficulties/ disabilities or are What We Offer: vulnerable due to homelessness, substance misuse etc, within communities. The Links Project is a multi-agency support and advice project for We also offer volunteer and apprenticeship schemes and provide free/ asylum seekers, refugees and new migrant communities living in cheap puppet training workshops for those within the voluntary sector. Hastings and St Leonards. It runs a drop in on Wednesday each week We work in partnership with other complementary bodies promoting from 10.30am - 4pm at Concordia Hall, Church Road, St Leonards. We puppet theatre as both a form of art and a (financially accessible) provide access to support and advice in a range of areas that include medium which individuals can express themselves as part of a wider healthcare, immigration advice and welfare benefits that is provided by scheme to promote well being. a number of different local agencies and services. We also run a number of time limited projects such as gardening, sewing and English classes. In 2 Play CIC Contact: Claire Power Tel 01424 432742 Lions Club of Hastings Position: Contact: Mrs Judith Cubison Tel 01424 728941 Address: The Bridge Community Centre, 361 Priory Road, Secretary Position: Hastings, TN34 3NW Address: 7 Laton Road, Hastings, TN34 2ET eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org eMail: email@example.com Contact Information: Website: www.hastingslions.org.uk Anyone interested needs to ring as services take place in different venues. What We Offer: What We Offer: A non-sectarian/non-political organisation. The largest service This group is a community interest company with 4 Directors. Its aim is organisation in the world. Each local Lions Club aims to service its local to promote play and playful activities through a series of projects:- community. Hastings Lions Club raises its own funds, assesses Mobile toy library service for under 5's across Hastings. After school applications for support, makes donations to local causes and assists in club at Broomgrove and the Bridge. Training for child-care workers and fundraising events. Membership by invitation. The Community Services assessors. CRB checking service as an umbrella body. Lottery funded Committee meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month and the Club's project 'Play on your doorstep'. Offers a creche service for meetings business meeting is on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. and training sessions. Working with a client group of children in the planning and development of the new Adventure Playground in Ore Marsham Older Peoples Project Valley. (MOPPs) Islamic Information Centre Contact: Mrs Sheila Thomas Tel 01424 814726 Contact: Dr Tariq Rajbee Tel 01424 812727 Position: Co-ordinator Position: Chair Address: Fairlight Village Hall, Broadway, Fairlight, Hastings, TN35 4DA Address: The Cedars, Pett Road, Pett, Hastings, TN35 4HB 24 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org What We Offer: Contact Information: Community group for Residents, ex residents of Sanctuary Carr Gomm Every Friday between 9-3pm or co-ordinator weekly pm and interested parties. The group was set up to empower, support, expand and monitor the positive development of the group members in a creative and imaginative way, for example organising events and Mencap Open Door educational trips, Healthy eating cookery group. To encourage them to become active members of their community. This is an independent Contact: Mrs Veronica Smith Tel 01424 718223 service user's led group. Position: Manager Fax 01424 422082 Address: 64 London Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6AS Music Well CIC eMail: email@example.com Contact: Liz Butt Tel 01797 227994 Website: www.hastings-bexhill-mencap.org Position: Director / Musical Therapist Contact Information: Address: 1 Seaview Terrace, East Street, Rye, TN31 7JZ Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm. Various part-time client vacancies. Limited eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org wheelchair access. Website: www.themusicwell.org.uk What We Offer: Contact Information: Open Door was established in 1987 and provides daycare for adults with a learning disability, covering a wide range of abilities. Each Drum circles and singing groups are set up regularly. For information service user is assessed on their ability in all areas and from this an on all our activities ring us. individual programme is developed. We offer a one in five staff ratio in What We Offer: all our activities and when necessary this can be increased. Open Door The Music Well provides music therapy and musical activities to has the following policies - health & safety, equal opportunities, enhance health and well being for members of the local community. As medication, confidentiality & grievance policies, risk assessments on well as music therapy our 2 venues in Rye run drum circles and singing individuals and all activities and a mini-bus. The ethos of Open Door is groups. for each individual to be given the opportunity to use community-based activities and gain individual independence. Musica Sacra Mountfield Village Hall Committee Contact: Mr Peter Armstrong Tel 01424 428262 Contact: Mrs Ruby Willis Tel 01580 880186 Position: Chair Position: Chairman Address: 24 Lazonby Court, Cumberland Gardens, St Leonards-on- Sea, TN38 0QP Address: 1 Brickyard Cottages, Mountfield, Robertsbridge, TN32 5LB eMail: email@example.com eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org What We Offer: NSPCC Hastings & Rother Young To maintain the village hall for the use of all residents to hire for different occasions and activities. We run an extended class for older People's Service people. There are painting classes, belly dancing classes, drama Contact: Tel 01424 428833 reading group, with other intermittent activities and social happenings. Position: Fax 01424 718959 Address: Silverhill Centre, 2 Sedlescombe Road South, St Moving Stages Performing Arts Group Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0TA Contact: Mr Samuel-Gene Rawlinson Tel 07761 807 354 eMail: Position: Chair of trustee board Contact Information: Address: Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm. Contact at other times by arrangement. eMail: email@example.com What We Offer: Contact Information: Information, advice and counselling for children, young people and their Saturday Mornings is when the majority of the sessions take place, families. This includes office based counselling and group work, however the organisation is contactable 7 days a week by e-mail or Solution Talk - for children, young people and their friends and family. telephone. Our sessions can be arranged with disabled access if Initiatives supporting increased involvement of, and participation by, neccesary. We are yet to find a permanent venue for our sessions due young people. to funding but are very open to suggestions, however we would stress that we would hope to remain in central Hastings. Nutstash Woodland Project CIC What We Offer: Contact: Miss Fiona Tooth Tel firstname.lastname@example.org We are a performing arts group for 16-25 year olds in the Hastings Position: Managing Director area. We aim to provide an outlet for young people to discover and Address: develop their talent. We also actively encourage confidence building activities and will be putting on various productions and workshops for eMail: email@example.com our service users. Website: www.nutstash.co.uk Contact Information: Moving-on/Moving-up Activities & Contactable by phone during normal waking hours on designated Support Group mobile phone, number 07514 815743. All activities are carried out in Contact: Ms Maureen Curzon Tel 01424 721489 woodland without disabled facilities Position: Secretary Fax 01424 721526 What We Offer: Address: 13-15 Priory Avenue, Hastings, TN34 1UH Nutstash aims to provide a supportive training programme and social enterprise for 'at risk' young people through: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org accredited training courses in coppice management, pest control, and 25 allied subjects including taster days, 24 day and short follow-up courses, encouraging the continued involvement of participants in the Old Hastings Preservation Society not-for-profit social enterprise as employees, free-lance makers, Contact: Ms Anne Scott Tel 01424 424744 mentors and volunteers with signposting to further education and Position: Chair Fax 01424 427718 alternative employment opportunities, offering pest control, woodland management and woodfuel/sawlog processing services to other Address: Hastings History House, 21 Courthouse Street, Hastings, land/woodland owners, continuing the sensitive management of Nutkin’ TN34 3AU s Wood providing an example of acknowledged best practice, eMail: email@example.com developing and marketing a range of products including woodfuel, charcoal and woodcraft items and establishing a presence at local Website: www.ohps.org.uk Farmers’ Markets and private outlets, offering up to 2 Directorships of Contact Information: the CIC to participants who demonstrate suitable attributes and collaborating with other allied organisations and charities to mutual Thursdays (10.00am - 1.00pm), or as advertised for events, or by advantage. appointment - 447643 (Dennis Collins) What We Offer: NYAS, National Youth Advocacy To promote the permanent preservation of buildings of beauty or Service, East Sussex historic interest in the Borough of Hastings and St Leonards. To foster an appreciation of the history of the town of Hastings and to preserve Contact: Mrs Ros Starling Tel 0800 616101 evidence of that history. To develop the History House at our Position: Project Manager Fax 01323 410977 Headquarters to enable residents, visitors and students to explore the history of the town, by providing exhibitions, research facilities, talks Address: c/o Highlight House, Unit 14, 8 St Leonards Road, and courses, and to continue our programme of external lectures, Eastbourne, BN21 3UH guided walks and publications. To encourage and undertake recording eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org and research which supports our objective. To ensure the Fishermen’s Museum continues to provide interpretation of this important local Website: www.nyas.net industry and to preserve and add to its collection. To oppose any Contact Information: inappropriate developments likely to destroy the artistic or historic amenities of the town, whilst encouraging good architecture, design and Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm planning in conservation areas. Saturday 10am - 4pm Advocates meet with young people in a place of their choosing, school, home, local café etc Open Door - Christ Church, Ore What We Offer: Contact: Miss Margaret Crocker Tel 01424 428390 NYAS provides independent and confidential advocacy and Position: Secretary Independent Visitor Service for young people who are: Address: 19 Fairlight Avenue, Hastings, TN35 5HS •age 8 to 19 who are looked after or leaving care •age 10 to 19 with complex needs and disabilities Contact Information: •residing in children’s residential units, including a Secure Unit and Alternate Thursdays, Christ Church, Ore Hall. Level access from two short-stay residential units for children who have disabilities • pavement - ramp into hall, then level. Contact secretary anytime on wishing to make a complaint •subject to child protection plans above number. We have disabled toilte facilities. The Advocacy service supports children and young people in expressing their views, wishes and feelings in forums that shape their What We Offer: lives. Open Door is a fortnightly meeting held on a Thursday afternoon from The Independent Visitor Service is for young people who are looked 2 - 3.30pm in the welcoming, comfortable venue of Christ Church, Ore after who have little or no contact with the person who has parental Hall, Ore Village. It is open to all, but mainly Seniors, to provide a place responsibility for them or where it is in the best interest of the young to make new friends, meet old ones, to get to know and support each person. other, to enjoy a cup of tea together. Features include: Christmas Club, talks, both Christian and secular, travel slides, quizzes, summer outings OASIS Community Project - East and Christmas dinner. Hastings Ore Community Association Contact: Mrs Jackie Gaunt Tel 01424 427582 Contact: Mrs Mags Pawson Tel 01424 432719 Position: Co-ordinator Position: Centre Manager Address: Broomgrove Community Centre, 85 Chiltern Drive, Hastings, TN34 3PY Address: 455 Old London Road, Hastings, TN35 5BH eMail: email@example.com eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.orevalley.co.uk Contact Information: Contact Information: Mon - Fri 9:30 - 3:30, contact by phone or email. Wheelchair access and disabled toilets available. 9am - 5pm What We Offer: What We Offer: Ore Centre is available for the whole community to enjoy. The café is Our aims are; the advancement for public benefit of education, the open on everyday. advancement of health and preservation and protection of public health Activities enjoyed are: Swing Band, Bingo, Yoga, Tai Chi, Art, Weight generally, the relief of persons who are in need, hardship or distress Watchers, karate, life drawing, street dance, Rainbow Playgroup, and the prevention and relief of poverty, to provide or assist in the Wendy Cameron School of Dance and Family History Society. Large provision of facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation or and small halls available for hiring and parties. Car park available. other leisure time occupation of individuals who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social circumstances with the object of improving their Ore Valley Action conditions of life. Contact: Mr Aubrey Ingleton Tel 01424 717736 Activities and services we offer are; providing health information, ESOL classes ( English for Speakers of Other Languages) over 50s craft club, Position: Chair group outings, ten pin bowling, health walks, group support, individual Address: 11 Ticehurst Close, Hastings, TN35 5QQ support, fruit and veg stall. eMail: 26 Website: www.hastingsenvironment.net/orevalleyaction of the Sea Contact Information: Contact: Mrs Shirley Kleinot Tel 01424 465613 Meetings arranged as and when necessary. Position: What We Offer: Address: 1 Church Passage, Hastings, TN34 3HR AIMS: To ensure that all residents in the Ore Valley are properly eMail: email@example.com informed and consulted over any strategies, plans and developments affecting the Ore Valley; To comment on Millenium Community plans Contact Information: for the Lower Ore Valley; To campaign to ensure that the regeneration Monday mornings 10.30 - 12noon vision for the area is not lost by poor quality design and There is an entrance without steps but no toilet for a wheelchair user. overdevelopment; To work with Ore Community Land Trust to preserve the Upper Ore Valley ('Speckled Wood') as green space with some What We Offer: community amenity use; To protect green space and habitat as far as The Community Group has been going for 11 years. Every other week possible; To work with other organisations, groups and residents with is coffee and chat. Our members come from all around the Old Town similar aims; To recognise diversity and seek to be an inclusive group. and St Leonards. We raise money from table sales and raffles. We also ACTIVITIES: Helping to organise information events for residents, go on various outings to visit places of interest. Our Community Club newsletters & leaflets: Assisting with the development of the Speckled has 72 members currently. We have stimulating talks and activities on Wood Community weeks not coffee and chat. We are keen quizzers and our members Plan: Commenting on and challenging devlopment applications and write small stories of their youth which they read to us on C & C days. strategic plans as necessary; Representation in consultation events Our coffee/biscuit is only 30p but we manage to collect for many and on forums; Lobbying and campaigning charities. Ore Valley Forum Park Road Methodist Church Contact: Mr Ron Bennett Contact: Rev Michael Ward Tel 01424 443030 Position: Treasurer Position: Address: Ore Centre, 455 Old London Road, Hastings, TN35 5BH Address: Bohemia Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6RA eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Information: What We Offer: The Execuitve Committee normally meets on the first Thursday of Sunday services & Sunday school 10:15am and 6:30 pm in the summer. every month except August. The AGM is normally held in June. Other activities:- Meetings rotate between The Bridge, Broomgrove Community Centre Lady Birds (women's group), Coffee morning Tues. 9:30 - 11am, Pre- and Ore Centre. school Mon, Wed - Fridays, Mums & Toddlers Tues., Art group alternative Thurs., Boys Brigade Junior Section, Rainbows Brownies, What We Offer: Photographic club and Badminton Saturday evenings. The Ore Valley Forum is an umbrella community asssociation which seeks to improve the well-being of those who live, work and study in the HBC wards of Tressell and Baird. The Forum brings together residents Parkinson's UK associations, with representatives from housing associations, ESCC, Contact: Tel 0207 931 8080 HBC, Sussex Police, PCT and others to enable partnership delivery Position: informed by local residents. OVF organizes meetings, events and Address: 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V 1EJ community action in the areas of planning, community safety, youth services, education, health, art and environmental improvement. eMail: Website: www.parkinsons.org.uk Paperchase Business Support Contact Information: Services Mon - Fri 9am-8pm, Sat- 10am - 2pm FREEPHONE Helpline - 0808 800 0303 Contact: Ms Chrys Brookes Tel 01424 721505 Position: Fax 01424 721505 What We Offer: Address: PO Box 17, Hastings, TN35 5QL Information, advice, advocacy, support for people affected by Parkinson's including carers. Local branch, information & support eMail: email@example.com worker and local meetings. Website: www.paperchaseservices.co.uk Contact Information: Pelham Crescent Residents Mon-Fri 9.30am to 5pm Association What We Offer: Contact: Mr Ashley Bolch Tel 01424 422752 Paperchase is a Social Enterprise. It provides a wide range of Position: Secretary business support services from basic administration, payroll and book Address: Flat 3, 9 Pelham Crescent, Hastings, TN34 3AF keeping and accounts to preparing business and financial plans and management consultancy. For further details of the services available eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org please visit the website. The company's social aims include 1) creating opportunities to develop local organisations (capacity building) through Contact Information: support and specific training opportunities; 2) Community By phone and email. We have no disabled access or facilities. Empowerment & Development through work experience opportunities; What We Offer: the inclusion of disadvantaged groups to participate in local economic activities through providing employment opportunities. Paperchase will To serve the interests of both residents and traders in and below the also encourage people with learning disabilities to develop their Crescent. To supervise the collection of refuse and maintain a individual skills so that they too can play an active part in their database of residents car registrations and contact details. To liase with community through the participation in economic activities and training owners, business lease holders, council and builders to maintain to develop individual transferable skills. buildings and the road. To liase with police and community police on behalf of residents and traders. To liase with lease holders of St Mary- Parish Community Club. St Mary Star in-the-Castle. 27 Pilot Field Residents Association covers the area of Hastings from the Penny Beale Memorial Fund Boss field up to the Ridge and from the Malvern Way end of Pilot Road Contact: Miss Penny Beale Tel 01424 436269 to Centurion Drive. We aim to work with our community to ensure that it is a safe, enjoyable environment in which to live, that retains its green Position: Founder spaces and promotes considered planning and increased infrastructure Address: where appropriate. eMail: email@example.com Website: www.pennybealememorialfund.org PlaySense Contact: Jo Lyons Tel 07517 697735 What We Offer: Position: Secretary To preserve and protect the physical and mental health of persons who Address: c/o 20 Bunting Close, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 8DG are or have been victims of domestic violence, and to advance the education of the public, including local authorities and voluntary bodies, eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org by the provision of information, advice and training programmes into the Website: www.playsense.co.uk causes, remedies and prevention of domestic violence. What We Offer: Pestalozzi International Village Trust To establish a fully inclusive play centre to meet the needs of the whole Contact: Ms Julie Walker Tel 01424 870444 family. We want to create a play centre that is not just for those with physical or learning disabilities, but a place where able bodied and Position: Finance Director / Co. Secretary Fax 01424 870655 disabled children and young people can come to have fun together, a Address: Ladybird Lane, Sedlescombe, TN33 0UF place where people can go as a family where there are activities for a eMail: email@example.com range of ages and abilities. Website: www.pestalozzi.org.uk Polish Association - Hastings & Contact Information: 9am to 5pm weekdays or by appointment. Surrounding Areas What We Offer: Contact: Miss Aleksandra Nona Tel 07917 795512 Position: Chair Fax 05601 272947 1. To sponsor academically talented young people (aged 16-19 years) from economically disadvantaged backgrounds from developing Address: countries to come to the UK to study the International Baccalaureate eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Diploma at Sussex Coast College, Hastings. Our student programme enables them to develop their potential, intellectually and morally, using Website: www.pinh.co.uk the Pestalozzi principles of educating the whole person 'the head, the Contact Information: heart and the hands'. 2. To promote global citizenship,international understanding, We meet at the Polish café HAK, 37d/e Robertson Street, Hastings and sustainable development and cultural diversity as a positive dimension in private homes. Details can be found on our website. of local community life through the Pestalozzi Outreach Education What We Offer: Programme. Our organisation aims to bring together Polish people living in the Hastings/St Leonards area and encourage them to take an active part Photo Hub Group in the local community. We aim to aid integration within this community, but at the same time to Contact: Mr Andrew Moran Tel 01424 717804 enhance elements of our Polish identity. In order to do that we would Position: Co-ordinator like to provide language support when requested, ensure support and Address: 6 Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings, TN34 3DW access for Polish people to education and support them with housing needs as much as we can. We would also like to support and eMail: email@example.com encourage employment and self-employment and raise awareness of Website: www.photohubgroup.blogspot.com the English law. We would also like to link Poles with the local authorities and voluntary Contact Information: organisations and represent them on appropriate bodies. Contact by phone or email at all times. Toilet facilities available but not always disabled. Prince's Trust What We Offer: Contact: Mr Richard Cook Tel 020 7543 1234 Photo Hub Group is a co-ordinating structure working with a self- Position: Funding Manager initiated remit to develop creative, cultural and professional development opportunities for photographers of all ages and status in Address: 18 Park Square East, NW1 4LH Hastings, St Leonards and surrounding areas. The constitution eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org balances two elements in its work. On the one hand generating income to sustain the operation of the group, on the other, carrying out a range Contact Information: of creative, economically and socially beneficial projects that will be Our phone line is open Monday- Friday from 9am- 5pm. More publically received. information about our services can be accessed via this number or our website. Pilot Field Residents Association What We Offer: Contact: Mrs Jan Cutting Tel 01424 440344 The Prince's Trust supports young people back into employment, Position: Secretary education and training. We work with young people who face significant Address: challenges including; NEET young people, young people with a history of offending, those in or leaving care, helping them to build confidence, eMail: email@example.com develop skills and seek entry back into EET outcomes. Contact Information: Telephone contact in the evenings or weekends. Committee meetings Rainbow Playgroup are currently held on a Monday evening every 6 weeks or so. Contact: Mrs Shirley Medhurst Tel 07715 685984 What We Offer: Position: Supervisor 28 Address: Ore Community Centre, 455 Old London Road, Hastings, 24/7 TN35 5BH What We Offer: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org The ResQ Club guard against cancer. Information given about the work Contact Information: and results issued by the Cancer Drug Discovery Group. Leicester School of Pharmacy, De Montfort Uiniversity. Ref BCJ2002 Issue We are open 9am - 3pm on Monday and Wed - Friday. 86:pp774-8. Help given in members' decision making. Advise new What We Offer: members. Quarterly newsletters. Arranging meetings. Membership is free. NHS Medicines and Healthcare Products Agency ref 000158. We are a local playgroup catering for children 2-5yrs. We have just Advisory service for oncologists and nutrionists. extended to full day care as the need is there. Religious Society of Friends Robertsbridge Chidren's Services Contact: Cllr Susan Prochak Tel 01580 881466 (Quakers) Hastings Position: Chair of Trustees Contact: Peter Bolwell Address: George Hill, Robertsbridge, TN32 5AY Position: Clerk eMail: email@example.com Address: Friends Meeting House, 5 South Terrace, Hastings, TN34 Website: www.robertsbridgechildrensservices.co.uk 1SA Contact Information: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org 0800 to 1700 hours Monday to Friday. We are open 51 weeks of the Website: www.hastings-quakers.org.uk year. Contact Information: What We Offer: Meeting for worship every Sunday 10.30am. Ramp access from the We provide quality and affordable day care and early years education road to assist buggies and wheelchairs. Disabled toilets not yet for children from 0 to 4 years old who are living in Robertsbridge and installed but building alterations to be undertaken shortly will include the surrounding area. We work in partnership with other bodies to this. identify the needs of local families with children and to work with those What We Offer: bodies to satisfy those needs. Quakers were founded on the belief that we all have "that of God" within us, and that everyone can have direct experience of God without the Robsack Centre need of priests, creeds or hierarchies. We therefore have no clergy, no Contact: Mrs Michelle Hooper Tel 01424 855222 "leaders" and no formal liturgy. Our worship is based in silence during which we seek to discern the "inward light" of the Spirit. Meeting for Position: Community Dev. Co-Ordinator Fax 01424 850124 Worship is held every Sunday at 10.30 am and lasts for an hour. Address: Bodiam Drive, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 9TW Everyone is welcome to join us in our Sunday worship: there is no need to ask permission or to make any commitment. We have no “creed” but eMail: email@example.com we have principles (which we call “testimonies”) to live by. The most Website: www.fsncharity.org.uk important of these are our testimonies to peace, integrity and equality. Contact Information: Above all we say that how you live, and what sort of person you are, is more important than what you believe. Open 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday. On bus route 20, car parking, full disabled access. Possible to arrange activities outside these days and reMEmber (the Chronic Fatique times (evenings and weekends) by arrangement. What We Offer: Society) To provide activities for children,young people and adults through Contact: Ms Janice Kent Tel 01273 831733 leisure and educational services. Projects include 'Robsack Community Position: Director Learning' offering fun non-accredited taster courses. Most of the Address: PO Box 1647, Hassocks, BN6 9GQ courses offer a free creche. Community Parents is an accredited programme which results in a level 2 award and involves home visiting eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org and offering local families parenting support. We also offer room hire to Website: www.remembercfs.org.uk the community at reasonable rates, two board rooms, a well equipped I.T. Suite and a community café. Sports hall facilities including a Contact Information: climbing wall and archery. We offer party packages for climbing wall, We meet at various venues throughout Sussex at different times. We archery and football. can be contacted by telephone at any time. Details of our events are published in the local press. We always use places with disabled Rotary Club of Hastings access and toilets. Contact: Mrs Betty Ashkar-Sparkes Tel 07803 715230 What We Offer: Position: Club Secretary Fax 01424 400222 The relief of sickness and distress of persons suffering from Chronic Address: 12 Harlequin Gardens, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 7PF Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) otherwise known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) We campaign for improved services, run self- eMail: email@example.com management courses, organise talks and social events, issue a Website: www.hastingsrotary.org.uk quarterly newsletter and run a telephone helpline. Contact Information: ResQ Club - Cancer Phytotherapy Club meets at Victoria Hotel on the 1st & 3rd Friday of each month. 1pm - 2:30pm Services What We Offer: Contact: Mr Michael Cleary Tel 01424 440965 Rotary is an international organisation (registered charity) where Position: Secretary members devote time and organise projects to raise money for service Address: 3 Salters Lane, Hastings, TN34 3HD to people in the local community. Examples being collection at Christmas for distribution to the poor and needy, old people's day out, eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org deprived children from London, transport for the blind and to help with Contact Information: individual appeals for funds. Motto - 'Service Above Self'. 29 To provide ways of getting the over 50's to meet and enjoy similar Rother Children's Centres company. Contact: Mrs Fay Mitchell Tel 01797 224878 Position: Area Co-Ordinator Fax 01424 776118 Rother Voluntary Action Address: Rye Children's Centre, The Grove, Rye, TN31 7ND Contact: Mr Martin Fisher Tel 01424 217259 eMail: email@example.com Position: Director Contact Information: Address: The Old Bank Chambers, Buckhurst Road, Bexhill-on- Sea, TN40 1QF The Rye Centre opens at 8.30 and closes 5pm weekdays. On Fridays eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org the centre closes at 4.30. Website: www.rothervoluntaryaction.org.uk What We Offer: Rother Children's Centres has 8 Centres across Rural Rother and What We Offer: Bexhill. Each Centre offers slightly different services of which include Groups, Courses, Breastfeeding Support, Toy Libraries, Dad's Groups, RVA is a community led organisation supporting Rother’s voluntary and community sector in Rother District, East Sussex and directly providing advice on returning to work, information on health, Fun Van, Pop in and facilities and services to the community Play, Bumps To Babies, Music Groups, Family Outreach Service, We are a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. We are Speech and Language Therapy, Family Learning Courses, Kickstart, located in offices in Bexhill and Rye but also work through all the 32 Teens to Twenty Group, Parent Views Sessions and more. villages in Rother. Rother District Citizens Advice Bureau Royal British Legion Contact: Tel 01424 215055 / Contact: Mr Eric Rodney Pelling Tel 01424 852231 Position: Fax 01424 734513 Position: Chair Address: Bank Chambers, Buckhurst Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 Address: 8 Northampton Way, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 9QN 1QF eMail: email@example.com eMail: Website: www.rotherdistrictcab.org.uk Contact Information: Contact Information: Meetings normally the third Thursday of each month at the Unitarian Church, South Terrace, Hastings at 19:30 Our Bexhill office is open at the following times. •Monday 10 - 12 & 2 - 4 •Tuesday 10 - 1 & 2 - 4 What We Offer: •Wednesday 10 - 12 & 2 - 4 •Thursday 10 - 12 & 1 - 4 To care for the welfare of ex-service personnel and their dependants. •Friday 9.30 -1.30 For our rural venues and times please phone the above number. RSPCA Mallydams Wood What We Offer: Contact: Mrs Bel Deering Tel 0300 123 8350 The Citizens Advice service aims to ensure that individuals do not Position: Manager Fax 03000 123 8350 suffer through lack of knowledge of the rights and responsibilities or of Address: Peter James Lane, Fairlight, Nr Hastings, TN35 4AH the services available to them, or through an inability to express their eMail: needs effectively and equally. It also aims to exercise a responsible influence on the Website: www.rspca.org.uk/mallydams development of social policies and services, both locally and nationally. Contact Information: We are an independent service providing free, confidential and impartial advice to everybody regardless of race, sex, disability or sexuality. The wildlife centre is open for admissions every day from 9am-5pm; during the months of May - August our hours of admission are 8am- 8pm. The wildlife centre can be called on 0300 123 0723 - leave a Rother Neighbourhood Watch message on our answerphone and we will get back to you. The centre Association is open to public viewing on our open day in August only. The education centre can be contacted on 0300 123 0750 to find out more Contact: Mr Charles McIlwrick about courses and volunteering opportunities. Position: Chairman What We Offer: Address: Bexhill Police Station, Terminus Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, A wildlife rehabilitation and animal welfare education centre set in 22 TN39 3NR hectares of woodland nature reserve. We take in around 2500 wildlife casualties each year and welcome over 5000 people on site for courses Contact Information: and events. We need volunteers to support our wildlife rehabilitation Anytime, any day. work, education activities and woodland management. In addition, we depend on volunteers to help run our annual open day and other What We Offer: fundraising events. To re-establish Neighbourhood Watch throughout Rother, to enlist co- ordinators to help build up a better community spirit and thereby reduce crime and the fear of crime. Rye & District Community Hub Contact: Mr Dennis Leeds-George Tel 01797 222396 Rother Seniors' Forum Position: Co-ordinator Contact: Mr Ron Sunderland Tel 01424 870801 Address: Rye Club, Market Road, Rye, TN31 7JA Position: Chair eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: Contact Information: eMail: email@example.com Wednesdays 10.30 to 12.30 07786 862047 What We Offer: What We Offer: Provide a comfortable, friendly and welcome place for the community to To ensure the voice of the over 50's in Rother District is heard by the meet. Provide the opportunity for community groups,charities, Service Providers. 30 associations,organisations, clubs and businesses to engage with the and volunteers to their respective organisations. community. Create social wealth that comes from having people around us to help to care for one another to have fun with. Rye British Legion Rye & District Lions Club Contact: Mr Neale East Tel 01797 225852 Position: Chair Contact: Mr Robert Harvey Tel 01424 751059 Address: 3 Vidlers Court, Strand Quay, Rye, TN31 7DB Position: Secretary eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: Rose Lodge, The Roundel, Old Roar Road, St Leonards- on-Sea, TN37 7HE Website: www.ryebritishlegion.org.uk eMail: email@example.com Contact Information: Website: www.rye.lions105se.org.uk Messages can be left anytime or via our website What We Offer: What We Offer: The Royal British Legion provides financial, social and emotional Rye & District Lions Club is a Service club which raises money for local, support to all those who have served and are currently serving in the national and international projects. Armed Forces, as well as their dependents. Anyone who has served in Lions clubs are non-political, non-sectarian and are open to men & the forces for seven days or more is eligible for our help. women who want to assist others in their local communities and world From grant-making to disablement pensions advice; from counselling wide. There are no age limits to membership. and job retraining to organising pilgrimages; and from home and hospital visits to the provision of full nursing care, the Legion is here to Rye (Community) Emergency Action help. The Royal British Legion is the nation’s custodian of Remembrance, Team - REACT ensuring that people remember those who have given their lives for the Contact: Colonel Anthony Kimber Tel 01797 223902 freedom we enjoy today. The Rye British Legion fully support Rye’s civic acts of Remembrance, usually led by the Mayor and Town Council. Position: Chair Rye British Legion arrange a number of activities for Members including Address: c/o Rye Town Hall, Market Street, Rye, TN31 7LA battlefield tours to France and a visit to the House of Parliament in eMail: November. firstname.lastname@example.org Rye British Legion also maintains a close liaison with other Service Contact Information: organisations in the District, including the Women’s Section, Royal Air Force Association and Rye Sea Cadets. REACT meets periodically in Rye, holds public meetings on local risks and reports its activities to Rye Town Council, as part of the Public Services Committee. Contact can be made through Rye Town Hall or Rye College by email. Contact: Tel 01797 222545 What We Offer: Position: Fax 01797 224343 REACT was formed in response to government calls for communities to Address: The Grove, Rye, TN31 7NQ make their own community emergency plans, in order to add value to eMail: email@example.com the multi-agency contingency plans of Local Authorities and Emergency Services in serious major emergencies. REACT comprises citizens and Website: www.ryecollege.co.uk councillors, who have expertise in emergency planning and crisis Contact Information: management. The plan involves volunteers across Rye and sets out the way they might provide advice and resources in dealing with high Normal working hours local risks, taken from the Sussex community risk register. The plan is What We Offer: lodged on the Rye Town Hall website. Volunteers from all parts of Rye are sought to support this activity. Briefings and information will be A community college with 700 students aged from 11 to 16 years old. provided. There is a Primary school, a Childrens Centre and the Pugwash Nursery on site as well as the Freedom Leisure Sports Centre. We also run a programme of adult education on Wednesday evenings, doing Rye Art Gallery Trust certain vocational training courses leading to qualifications. We have Contact: Dr Anthony Kimber Tel 01797 222433 conference and meeting facilities to let out and a Dance studio and Position: Chair of Board of Trustees multi use floodlit games area. Address: 107 High Street, Rye, TN31 7JE eMail: Rye Fund firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Tel 01797 225030 Website: www.ryeartgallery.co.uk Position: Chair of Steering Group Contact Information: Address: 10 East Street, Rye, TN31 7JY Both Rye Art Gallery Trust and the Friends of Rye Art Gallery can be eMail: email@example.com contacted through the contact page of the RAG website, or at 107 High Street by letter or in person during working hours (closed on Tuesdays Website: www.theryefund.org.uk and during exhibition changeover weeks). Contact Information: What We Offer: Any time. Rye Art Gallery Trust was founded in 1957 as a trust. It is an What We Offer: independent visual art gallery, registered as a charity and as an accredited museum with the Museums Libraries and Archives (MLA) Grant-making to voluntary bodies and charitable organisations for organisation. The Trust has a SLA with Rother District Council to initiatives that benefit the local community of Rye and its surrounding provide a museum/gallery in Rye. The Trust Deed sets out four aims: to villages (up to a radius of 9 km) with an emphasis on improving social provide a contemporary art gallery with work on sale on commission, cultural and educational provision in Rye and its surrounding villages, exhibitions of its Permanent Collection, an arts related educational promoting the well-being and viability of the market town of Rye, programme and art workshops. The Friends of Rye Art Gallery is a improving and maintaining the built environment of Rye and specific separate charity ( Number 277435), with some 400 members, which capital projects concerning the built environment of Rye, particularly the organises the educational programme and workshops, raises funds and safeguarding of community assets and the improvement of visual provides other support, such as volunteers to supervise exhibitions. The aspects of the public realm of Rye. Trustees of Rye Art Gallery and Chair Friends welcome new members 31 Rye Parish Church Sanctuary Carr Gomm - Priory Avenue Contact: Mrs Shelley Jebb Tel 01797 224935 Contact: Mrs Fiona Knight Tel 01424 721489 Position: Church Warden Position: Local Service Manager Fax 01424 721526 Address: Church Square, Rye, TN31 7HF Address: 13-15 Priory Avenue, Hastings, TN34 1UH eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org eMail: email@example.com Website: www.ryeparishchurch.org.uk Contact Information: Contact Information: The office is open for telephone enquiries between 8am-11pm. 9-4 weekdays by phone. Church open every day 9 - 4/5 approx. What We Offer: What We Offer: We offer supported accomodation for single people and families with To promote the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to the children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. We provide doctrines and practices of the Church of England. To promote in the tenancy related support funded by Supporting People. Initial referrals parish the whole mission of the church, pastoral, evangelistic, social & are processed through the housing options team with Hastings Borough ecumenical. Council. We work with local partners and agencies to offer a good quality support service to all residents with a view to them gaining the skills needed to live independently. SAFE Respite Care Contact: Mrs Cath Burrows Tel 01424 432054 Sara Lee Trust Position: Secretary Contact: Ms Sarah Geall Tel 01424 456608 Address: Flat 1, 9 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 0LQ Position: Therapeutic Manager eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 25 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 OLB Contact Information: eMail: email@example.com Chair Brion Purdey 01424 423940 & Treasurer Sheila Ward 01424 Website: www.saraleetrust.org 717046 Contact Information: What We Offer: Five days a week Monday to Friday 9am - 16.30hrs on telephone SAFE has fundraised for the last 14 years to support Respite Care in 01424 456608 the Hastings and Rother area. Formerly the League of Friends for St. What We Offer: Augustine's Nursing Home, we now aim to continue to support respite care mainly in St. Michael's Hospice since the closure of St. We provide complementary therapies and counselling to people living Augustine's. with cancer, HIV/AIDS and MND. We provide a service to St Michaels Hospice and Rye, Winchelsea and District Memorial Hospital providing Salvation Army Triple Twenties Club care to people in their wards and daycare and also seeing community patients. A community therapist see patients in their home in Hastings, Contact: Mrs Betty Bassett Tel 01424 422422 Bexhill & Rother Districts. A sanctuary day is held once a month for Position: Secretary patients and relatives - this also provides six hours off for carers. Apart from complementary therapies and counselling we also provide Address: 418 Old London Road, Hastings, TN35 5BB patients with creative therapies in writing, verse, music, movement, poetry and clay - all free of charge. Contact Information: Mon afternoon, 2.15 - 4pm SEAP What We Offer: Contact: Miss Jill Miles Tel 0330 4409 000 Meets at The Salvation Army Hall, Old London Road, Ore. To give an Position: Chief Executive Fax 01424 204687 afternoon of friendship, fun & educational quizzes & outings in a warm & friendly environment. Open to anyone over 50. Also an open Tai Chi Address: 7th Floor Cavendish House, Breeds Place, Hastings, class from 1:15 - 2pm (professional tutor). TN34 3AA eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Samaritans (Hastings & Rother Website: www.seap.org.uk Branch) Contact Information: Contact: Harry Tel 01424 436666 Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm. The building is DDA compliant with disabled toilet facilities. Position: Volunteer What We Offer: Address: 26 St Andrews Square, Hastings, TN34 1SR eMail: SEAP provides issue-based or casework advocacy and related email@example.com services. As a leading advocacy provider, SEAP invests in monitoring , Website: www.hastingsandrothersamaritans.co.uk influencing and responding to key developments and initiatives Contact Information: nationally, particularly within the health and social care arena. The organisation plays a proactive role in national, regional and local fora, Telephone: 24hrs, 7 days a week providing consultancy advice, and working at all levels to ensure that Visitors: 9.30am - 9:30pm on most days, but best to telephone first. client views, concerns and experiences influence service planning and Email helpline: firstname.lastname@example.org delivery. Many of SEAP's services are provided to a wide range of National phone helpline 08457 909090 client groups, including: What We Offer: - People with mental health issues - Children and young people - People with learning disabilities - People with physical disabilities or Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional sensory impairment - People with Dementia - Older people - Carers - support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, People with Acquired Brain Injury including those which may lead to suicide. SEAP also delivers the Qualification in Advocacy (QIA), in partnership Samaritans believe that being listened to in confidence, and accepted with Kate Mercer Training. without prejudice, can alleviate despair and suicidal feelings; and that everyone has the right to make fundamental decisions about their own lives, including the decision to die by suicide. Seaview Project 32 Contact: Tel 01424 717981 The Seeing Ear operates and manages an on-line library of modern and Position: Chair of Board Fax 01424 722601 classic fiction and non-fiction for Blind & Print Disabled People of all ages to access. It is also digitalises school textbooks for visually Address: Southwater Centre, Hatherley Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, impaired students for a group of 20 schools or VI units across the TN37 6LB country at their request. This project involves creating a library of non- eMail: email@example.com fiction e-school/text books and provides a place to share these with other teachers. The Seeing Ear operates with the onging assistance of Website: www.seaviewproject.co.uk regular volunteers who are heavily involved in the production and Contact Information: edititorial work. Volunteers assist with all stages of production starting with scanning, digitalizing, editing, then finally uploading to the Seeing Opening hours - 10am-4pm, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 10am - 2pm Wed. Ear on-line library. Full disabled access and facilities. Drop in centre. Housing Services. Health Care. What We Offer: Shaw Trust Contact: Sara Dobbs Tel 01424 447310 Exists to address poverty, homelessness, inequality and social exclusion, Seaview believes that priority should be given to working with Position: Team Leader - East Sussex people whose full participation in society is limited by economic, Address: Astec House, 10-12 Sedlescombe Road South, St political and social disadvantage. Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0TA Working with vulnerable people to improve their quality of life, the main aims are: * to help people access and maintain decent and affordable eMail: accommodation, * to enable people to achieve self-dependence,* to Website: www.shaw-trust.org.uk encourage and provide opportunities for people to realise their full Contact Information: potential. Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. Access on the level. Sedlescombe Friendship Club What We Offer: Contact: Mrs Valerie Wright Tel 01424 870220 Shaw Trust, through various programmes, support people with Position: Chair disabilities and health conditions to find sustainable employment. We also support people with disabilities and health conditions in retaining Address: Woodlands, New England Lane, Sedlescombe, TN33 0RP employment. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Information: Shipwreck Museum Anytime Contact: Mrs Jacqueline Stanford Tel 01424 437452 Position: Chair of Trustee Fax 01424 437452 What We Offer: Address: Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings, TN34 3DW The Friendship Club was set up in 2007 with the aims to advance the welfare of the community and to endeavour to counteract loneliness eMail: and isolation. We arrange a number of events including Extend.There Website: www.shipwreckmuseum.co.uk are monthly outings which include lunch or tea and a walk in the fine weather. We have a Christmas lunch each year.The costs are funded Contact Information: by grants. Summer 7 days a week 10.00 - 17.00 Winter Saturday and Sunday 11.00 - 16.00 (the Centre is always Sedlescombe Park Estate Residents available outside these times subject to prior booking) What We Offer: Association We are a unique museum covering shipwrecks from the Goodwin Contact: Mr Graham Wathey Tel 01424 715318 Sands in Kent to Pevensey Bay near Eastbourne, and local coastal Position: Chair history such as fossils etc. Our aim is to educate the public about the Address: 43 Sedlescombe Gardens, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 Hastings coastline and the important wrecks that this coast is home to. OYT We run events and tours throughout the year and our Museum is available for hire for parties of no more than 50 people. We have good Contact Information: wheelchair access and catering can be arranged. Phone above number in the evenings. What We Offer: Shorelink Community Writers Contact: Mr Frank Kennedy Tel 01424 443718 Residents association to benefit the residents of the Sedlescombe Park Estate, which includes Sedlescombe Gardens, Drapers Way, Hollybank Position: Treasurer Gardens, Vantage Walk, Cowden Walk, Dell Close and Horseshoe Address: 2 Church Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6EF Close. The Residents Association aims to bring together the local eMail: email@example.com community through a common desire to improve the area in which the residents live. Website: www.shorelinkwriters.org.uk Contact Information: Seeing Ear Monday evenings, 7:30-9:30pm at Marlborough House. Contact: Carmen Winch Tel 01424 851236 Friday afternoons 1:30 - 4:40 at 2 Church Road Position: Volunteer & Production Manager What We Offer: Address: Carolyn House, 383 Battle Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, SCW is a community writing and publishing group which is open to all, TN37 7BE but particularly welcomes people who need to develop confidence in eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org expressing themselves. We encourage members to find their own voice and experiment with new writing methods and style. We aim to provide Website: www.seeingear.org a safe and supportive environment which enables them to build their Contact Information: social skills, confidence and self-esteem. Office open 9 - 5 weekdays. What We Offer: Sidley Community Association 33 Contact: Stephen White The community centre office is open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 1pm Position: Hon. Secretary and bookings can be made for 7days a week. We have full disabled facilities including a disabled toilet and a lift to gain access to the first Address: Sidley House, 121 Ninfield Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 floor. 5BD What We Offer: What We Offer: To promote the Southwater Area Community Centre to the residents of Southwater and the surrounding area, without distinction, and to bring The main aim is to provide or help to provide activities to benefit the together the inhabitants, local authorities and voluntary groups in a social, educational and welfare needs of the people of Sidley common effort to improve the conditions of life for all residents in Southwater and the surrounding area of St Leonards and Hastings as a Silverhill Playgroup whole. The Centre has offices for rent and rooms for local groups to hire. The centre organises/facilitates social/educational/etc Contact: Tel 07939 113303 activities/trips in response to needs expressed by the local community. Position: Manager Provide volunteering opportunities. The centre has a small café and IT Address: St Luke's Church Hall, Alma Terrace, St Leonards-on- facilities plus much more! Please contact co-ordinator for further Sea, TN37 6QT details. eMail: SSAFA Forces Help (Soldiers, Sailors, Contact Information: School Term Times - Mon, Wed & Thurs 9am - 3pm, Tues & Friday Airmen & Families Ass) 9am - 1pm Contact: Mr Bernard Stonestreet Tel 01424 736836 What We Offer: Position: Divisional Secretary Address: The Drill Hall, Down Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 4HS Play in a safe and friendly environment. Learning important life skills through play. Building experiences and confidence needed in the eMail: email@example.com foundation stage. Contact Information: SMART Youth Club Clients cannot visit the office. We have a 24hr answer phone and will ring the client back and visit them. Contact: Mr Jeremy Wells Tel 01424 440779 What We Offer: Position: Chair Address: PO Box 17, Hastings, TN35 5QL We help serving and ex service military personnel and their families with clothing, white goods, debt, benefits, aids and adaptations and eMail: holidays. In the Hastings and Rother area we also help the Merchant Seaman and Fishermen and the RNLI. Contact Information: We run a contact group for ex service personal suffering from PTSD on Ad-hoc youth provision. Contact between 9-5pm Monday - Friday a monthly basis. What We Offer: Our aim is to provide a safe, stimulating environment for young people St Helens Church aged 8-16, to socialise with their peers, enjoy a wide range of activities Contact: Rev'd Andrea Williams Tel 01424 754290 freely chosen by young people. Position: Associate Minister Address: St Helen's Church Office, 311 The Ridge, Hastings, TN34 SoCo (South Coast Artists) 2RA Contact: Judy Dewsbery Tel 01424 423194 eMail: StHelensChurchHouse@hotmail.co.uk Position: Acting Chair Address: Top Floor, Oak Passage Studios, 68a George Street, What We Offer: Hastings, TN34 3EE St Helens Church holds a craft event each year, usually at Christmas, eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org in the Broomgrove Community Centre for children & families. We also hold 'messy' church every 2nd Sunday of the month from Website: www.soco.org.uk 3:45 - 6pm. This has been well attended and proved to be very popular. Contact Information: We tell Bible stories, play games, make messy crafts, sing songs, say prayers, have fun and end with a meal together. SoCo website gives information on our activities plus information on These events are to help families to do things together and to promote how to join. community. This, in turn, helps to promote self-esteem, value and hope. We can arrange meetings at alternative venues with disabled access. What We Offer: St John Ambulance Homeless Service SoCo (South Coast Artists) is a voluntary artists-led organisation that Contact: Mr Roger Nuttall Tel 01424 435358 encourages local artists to experiment, question and broaden their Position: Nurse Co-Ordinator Fax 01424 421105 practice through a programme of workshops, seminars and exhibitions. SoCo aims to broaden participation in the arts and develop new Address: Bohemia Road, Hastings, TN34 1ET audiences amongst the local community and beyond. eMail: email@example.com SoCo's current base, due to its location, does not benefit from disabled access and facilities. Website: www.sja.org.uk/sussex Contact Information: Southwater Area Community Centre Nurse-led drop-in clinics at Seaview: Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 12 - 2pm; Contact: Annie Hunter Tel 01424 461414 Podiatry at Seaview: Thurs 12 - 2pm. Fortnightly health outreach Position: Centre Manager sessions at Hope Kitchen, every other Saturday evening, 7:30-9:00pm. Telephone contact: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. Address: 1 Stainsby Street, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6LA What We Offer: eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Nurse-led primary health care and support for homeless and vulnerably Website: www.southwatercentre.org housed people, including: wound care; podiatry; general health advice; Contact Information: mental health support; nurse prescribing for minor ailments; pregnancy 34 testing; chlamydia screening; stop smoking support; group health Access is available via a slope at the side of the church. education sessions; advocacy to mainstream health, housing and other What We Offer: services; and specialist training related to first aid and homelessness delivered to homeless people and those who work with them. St Leonards is a welcoming Church whose aim is to promote the gospel The above services delivered primarily at Seaview Project, by a team of and serve the community around us. We meet for worship at 10:30am nurses, podiatrist and volunteers. Achieved through working in close each Sunday with Junior Church for youngsters aged 5 - 18. During the partnership with other local services. week we have a parent and toddlers groups; youth evening and home The Homeless Service also works in partnership with the Conquest groups for study and fellowship. Once a month we have an over 50's Hospital to improve the discharge and follow-up care and support of group. We are also involved with the town's monthly youth service. We homeless and vulnerably housed patients leaving hospital. are open for anyone to 'pop in' for a coffee and a chat on Saturday mornings from 10am - 12noon (9:30 - 12:30 first Saturday) and open St John The Evangelist Church for visitors on Mondays 10am - 1pm (term time only). Contact: Father Andrew Perry Tel 01424 423367 St Leonards Writers' Position: Rector Contact: Jonathan Broughton Tel 07956 589861 Address: St John's Rectory, 53 Brittany Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 ORD Position: Treasurer Address: Community Information Centre, 14-16 Silchester Road, St eMail: email@example.com Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0JB Website: www.stjohnte.com eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Information: Contact Information: Sunday Mornings: Eucharist 8am, 10,30am. Some Sunday Evenings. Morning Prayer each morning at 8.45. Eucharist on Tuesday 9am & now meet at St Leonards Parish Church Hall, Wednesday at 1-3pm . Wednesday 10am. Disabled access, hearing loop. Office hours only for phone contact What We Offer: What We Offer: Our official title is the anglican parish church of St John the Evangelist, We are a small group of enthusiastic writers. We aim to develop our Upper St Leonards on Sea, in the deanery of Hastings, in the Diocese individual styles with the support of the group members. Each week we of Chichester - but locals know us at St John's Pevensey Road are able to read out our new pieces of work and ask for advice and Describing any worshipping community is difficult, but here are some constructive criticism. Writing techniques and new skills are taught on a of the labels which might help: anglican, catholic, open, inclusive and regular basis. welcoming.We stand in the catholic tradition of the CofE, and try to create a "safe space" in our worship where people can come and St Lukes United Reformed Church explore the faith and their relation to it.We believe that our job as Christians is to do the stuff of God - so as we discover a welcoming, Contact: Rev Andrew Birch Tel 01424 447003 hospitable and inclusive God, so we seek to model those attributes at Position: Minister St John's.Our experience is that God invites people to serve in a wide Address: Alma Terrace, Silverhill, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6QT variety of ways regardless of age, gender, orientation or background, so we see no problem with women in holy orders, or gay people. We're Contact Information: also passionate about the scriptures, their interpretation and their application to our lives as individuals and as a community. We believe Church open for worship at specified times. Halls contantly in use. the bible is too important to be taken literally. Every Thursday 10 - 11:30am open for coffee and fellowship in the church. Church worship Sunday 10:30am and 1st Wednesday in the month 7:30pm. Disabled access and toilet available. St Leonards and Hastings Rail What We Offer: Improvement Programme (SHRIMP) To serve the Silverhill Community socially, educationally and spiritually, Contact: Mr Martin Woodfine Tel 01424 443412 giving support & aiding development where ever practicable. Position: Media Officer Address: East Sussex St Marks Mount Pleasant United eMail: email@example.com Reformed Church Website: www.1066shrimprail.org.uk Contact: Mr John Brown Tel 01424 430274 Contact Information: Position: Treasurer SHRIMP is a web-based campaign, using the website, Twitter and Address: 4 Amhurst Close, Hastings, TN34 1TY Facebook to detail and encourage people to join the various campaigns. In addition a number of public-based events may take Contact Information: place. Disabled toilet facilities. Level access from Mount Pleasant Road What We Offer: entrance. SHRIMP is a non-political working group seeking to maintain and What We Offer: improve upon the rail services affecting Hastings, Rother and East Proclomation of the gospel and serving the local community. Sunday Sussex. With its ESRA (East Sussex Rail Alliance) partners SHRIMP worship 10:30am followed by refreshments:- * 1st Sunday of the month will work with all sectors of the rail industry to improve the rail All Age Service, * 2nd Sunday of the month Communion Service, * infrastructure in the region to enable faster services, to/from London. 3rd/4th/5th Sunday of the month Traditional worship. 2:30pm 1st Monday of the month Friendship Circle, 7:30pm 2nd & 4th Monday of St Leonards Parish Church the month Homegroup, Thursdays (term-time) 4:30 onwards Rainbow Brownie, Guide groups - contact Jenny Barton-Hibbs on 442844 for Contact: Mrs Brenda Flack Tel 01424 422189 information. Position: Parish Administrator Address: Marina, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0BE St Mary-In-The-Castle Friends eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Mr Ronald Sollars Tel 01424 442601 Website: www.stleonardschurch.org Position: Hon. Secretary Contact Information: Address: Garden Flat, 47 West Hill Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0NA 35 eMail: email@example.com Our aim is to provide the highest standards of palliative care for people in Hastings and Rother and effective support for their families and Contact Information: carers. We seek to offer a flexible response to the needs of each Concerts as advertised at St. Mary in the Castle. Building fully individual through a combination of specialist palliative inpatient care accessible. Friends Membership £5 per year. Newsletter. (26 beds) continuing health care and respite (4 beds) day therapy (18 places 4 days per week) as well as specialist palliative care in an What We Offer: individual's home, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.We also aim to To act as a watchdog group to oversee any alterations and support patients and their families holistically. This includes chaplaincy, management changes to St. Mary in the Castle, Pelham Place, social and bereavement support. Hastings. St. Mary in the Castle was opened as a church in 1828. By The education of others caring for the dying and working in partnership 1970 the church was deemed surplus to requirements and became with other services are important aspects of our work. derelict. In 1991 a group of local people formed FOSMIC to restore the building and open it as an arts centre, which they successfully achieved St Vincent De Paul Society until 2003 when the council took back the lease. SMIC-F was formed to oversee subsequent development and endeavour to keep the building Contact: Mr Patrick Lee Tel 07800 559189 open to the public and organise occasional events in the beautiful Position: President of Holy Redeemer Conf auditorium. The lease was taken over by Mrs. Barbara Rogers in March Address: 31 Upper Church Road, Hollington, St Leonards-on-Sea, 2009 and finishes in June 2011 TN37 7JA St Matthews Day Centre for the Blind What We Offer: & Partially Sighted We visit mainly elderly people living on their own, in their own homes, Mrs Bobbie Furness 01424 446773 nursing homes and also families in need within the areas of Hollington, Contact: Tel St Leonards and Hastings. We are also involved in helping refugees Position: Co-ordinator and asylum seekers living in the areas of Hastings & St Leonards. Address: Contact Information: STAR St Andrews Residents Every Thursday 9am to 4pm or 9am to 12 noon and 1.30pm to 4pm. Association Contact by telephone, co-ordinator most times. Easy access - disabled Contact: Mrs Jane Wright Tel 07792 469799 toilet facilities. Position: Chair What We Offer: Address: 14 St Andrews Square, Hastings, TN34 1SW To involve elderly, blind or partially sighted people in various activites; eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org craft work, cookery, flower arranging and writers group and to provide a pleasant social atmosphere for the time they are with us. Attendance Contact Information: can be for mornings or afternoons or for a whole day when lunch can be provided. Weekly transport to and from the centre is available at a very We can be contacted at any reasonable time via email and mobile and low cost for members registered as blind from the hospital. We hope to we have also have a facebook page organise a yearly outing. What We Offer: Star is the oldest residents association in Hastings. We meet every 6 St Matthews Residents Association weeks at the Unitarian Meeting place South Terrace. Our area is St Mrs Gaby Hill 01424 434653 Andrews Sq. Cornwallis St, Waldegrave St, South Terrace, Brook St, Contact: Tel Mann St. And Earl St. We work with the Police, Environmental Dept Position: Chair and the Council to get the best for our area, to build bridges and Address: 23 St Matthews Gardens, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0TT remove stigmas. Any one who lives, works or has an interest in the area can be a member. eMail: email@example.com Contact Information: Stepping Stones Playgroup Access to the gardens is via membership key. Open days for the Contact: Debbie Davies Tel 01424 430959 general public take place on an occasional basis throughout the year. Position: Manager Access for wheelchair users is possible with assistance. Contact the Association if you would like to make use of the gardens for a one-off Address: 35 Sydney Close, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 9DD activity or function. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org What We Offer: Contact Information: To support residents and to keep St. Matthews Gardens in a well- maintained and attractive condition. To engender a feeling of Monday - Friday 9:30 - 12:30pm community and provide a welcoming and safe environment for local What We Offer: residents and their children and to foster close links with local small traders and amenities. We hold several events to which non-members We are a local affordable playgroup for children from 2 until school. We are welcome throughout the year, including an annual Family Fun Day aim for children to have fun, while learning. and Guy Fawkes' Bonfire Night celebration.Local groups and charities are welcome to use the gardens by prior arrangement. Stroke Assoc, Relatives & Helpers St Michael's Hospice (SARAH) Contact: Mrs Kay Thorpe Tel 01424 714605 Contact: Mrs Andrea Garrick Tel 01424 445177 Position: Position: Voluntary Services Manager Fax 01424 721255 Address: 39 Kenrith Court, St Helens Crescent, Hastings, TN34 Address: 25 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 0LB 2SQ eMail: email@example.com Contact Information: Contact Information: Every other Wednesday 6:30 - 9pm Clinical services can be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Every Tuesday a bus ride. What We Offer: What We Offer: 36 To try and provide a better quality of life to stroke victims, by taking United Reformed Church, Robertson Street, Hastings 10.00 - 1.00 pm them on holidays, outings, club nights, etc. every 2nd and 4th Wednesday Red Cross Centre, Bexhill - 10 - 4.00 pm every 1st and 3rd Wednesday Stroke Association All other times by appointments only What We Offer: Contact: Mrs Jayne Fenner Tel 01323 501280 Position: Communication Support Co-ordin Sussex Deaf Association works with profoundly deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people. We provide an advisory service Address: Firwood House, Brassey Avenue, Eastbourne, BN22 9QJ along with advocacy, vounteer, befriending home visiting, hospital eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org visiting, communication support, clubs and activities as well as a youth activities group which meets once a month. Website: www.stroke.org.uk Contact Information: Terrence Higgins Trust Communication groups every Friday, Bexhill Health Centre, Holliers Contact: Marie Tomblin Tel 01323 649927 Hill, Bexhill, TN40 2DZ and alternate Thursdays, Ore Community Centre, 455 Old London Road, TN35 5BH Position: East Sussex Centre Manager Fax 01323 439340 What We Offer: Address: Rooms 38 - 42, Dyke House, 110 South Street, Eastbourne, BN21 4LZ The Stroke Association is working for a world where there are fewer eMail: email@example.com strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need. Every year an estimated 150,000 people in the UK have a stroke. Of all Website: www.tht.org.uk people who suffer from a stroke, about a third are likely to die within the Contact Information: first 10 days; about a third are likely to make a recovery within one month and about a third are likely to be left disabled and needing Disabled access and disabled toilet facilities are available. rehabilitation. What We Offer: In the Hastings and Rother Area, The Stroke Association has family support services; we also run exercise and education programmes and We provide services to people with HIV and those affected by it. Gay communication support services, including support groups for those men’s sexual health outreach. with communication difficulties following a stroke. Sexual health promotion giving information and advice at events, colleges, other organisation's drop-ins etc. Sussex Association for Spina Bifida Face 2 Face support (for gay and bisexual men and men who have sex with men) dealing with issues such as sex and relationships, sexual and Hydrocephalus (SASBAH) health, HIV related issues, homophobic , Transphobic and bi-phobic abuse. Contact: Mr Romeen Sanglaji Tel 01825 873045 Positive Grant for people living with HIV. Health Coach sessions for Position: General Manager people living with HIV who need some emotional support or information about diagnosis, treatment or other issues directly connected to living Address: Units 5&6, Swan Wood Park, Gun Hill, Horam, TN21 0JS with HIV. eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Condom Male (free mail order condoms for gay and bisexual men and Website: www.sasbah.org.uk men who have sex with men. We also provide training around issues such as HIV awareness, living Contact Information: with HIV, dealing with a new diagnosis. Confidentially and disclosure Our office and enterprise centre at Gun Hill is open at normal office and living with treatments. We work with local agencies, including hours, and any telephone messages left will be returned as soon as police, councils and community groups.Our services are free and possible. Our premises are fully accessible, and have disabled toilet confidential. facilities. What We Offer: Tilekiln Residents Association SASBAH’s main objective is to support those with spina bifida and/or Contact: Mrs Karen Deeprose Tel 01424 852466 hydrocephalus, helping to create and develop their best opportunities in Position: Secretary life. We provide the following services: Address: Community Centre, Tile Barn Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, The Adviser Service: information, advice, advocacy, support on all TN38 9PA issues of need for service users; The Social Programme: full and varied programme of social events; The Sussex Buddy Scheme: pairing Contact Information: individual service users with a trained volunteer ‘buddy’ to increase social access; The Education Advice Service: helping young service Tues 7:30 - 11pm users get the best from their education; Youth Work: includes a Thurs 9 - 1am and 7:30 - 11pm fortnightly youth club for all disabilities, many youth projects, support for Fri 1 - 3pm and 8 - 12 midnight the Duke of Edinburgh Awards scheme, and an active Young People’s Sat 8 - 12 midnight Committee; Residential Breaks: respite and activity holidays for Sun 3 - 8pm different age groups; Health Clinic: a multi-disciplinary clinic offering What We Offer: specific health care advice and treatment; Welfare Grants: providing urgent financial assistance; Social Enterprise Centre: training, work For use by all of the Residents and Community Groups. experience and assistance with transition to employment Together Hastings Resource Centre Sussex Deaf Association - East Contact: Ms Jane Lawrence Tel 01424 434886 Sussex Division Position: Project Co-ordinator Fax 01424 447455 Address: Carisbrooke House, Stockleigh Road, St Leonards-on- Contact: Miss Chrissie Jenner Tel 01273 671899 Sea, TN38 0JP Position: Business Administrator Fax 01273 625283 eMail: email@example.com Address: Brighton Deaf Centre, Carlton Hill, Brighton, BN2 0GW Website: www.together-uk.org eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Information: Website: www.sussexdeaf.com Monday 10am - 2pm Contact Information: Tues - Friday 10am - 4pm Drop-in on Wednesdays What We Offer: 37 The Resource Centre provides support for people who may feel socially We operate a Junior Sea Cadet section for 10 - 12 year olds (Friday's isolated or wish to make changes in their lives and are finding it difficult only), a Sea Cadet section for 12 - 18 year olds and a Marine Cadet to move forward. Often these are people who are experiencing mental detachment for 13-18 year olds health issues. There is information available about work, voluntary work, training opportunities etc. and about accessing housing and financial support. There are regular activities, some are hobbies or United African Community in creative crafts, some are about learning new skills including managing Hastings (UACH) personal well-being. The Centre also supports and encourages people to access a range of activities in the community in relation to their own Contact: Mr Rene Tolno Tel 01424 714837 personal goals. These may be recreational, health and fitness related or Position: Chair vocational and educational. Address: 38 St Georges Road, Hastings, TN34 3ND eMail: email@example.com Tomorrows People Mrs Theresa Pollard 01424 718491 Contact Information: Contact: Tel Position: Lead Operations Manager Fax 01424 460985 We do not have an office but can normally be contacted between 2pm and 4pm Mon to Fri. We organise regular meetings and social events Address: Rothermere House, 49-51 Cambridge Rd, Hastings, TN34 throughout the year and details of these can be found on our website. 1DT What We Offer: eMail: www.tomorrows-people.co.uk The aims of this organisation are:* to provide help, advice, information Website: and advocacy to individual and different groups within the African Contact Information: community.* To establish links with other communities and local authorities, in order to participate in development programmes and Fully DDA compliant premises. Office open Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm community initiatives.* To promote true equality and African integration What We Offer: into civil society. We are proud to be one of the founding groups Tomorrows People has 25 years experience of supporting unemployed involved with Hastings Intercultural Organisation (HIO). individuals to gain and sustain work in their local area. Services can include CV production, interview skills training and support, application Victim Support Sussex - East form filling help etc. Free literacy and numeracy classes are also available along with the arrangement of work experience placements. Contact: Mr Philip Holden-Jennings Tel 01424 221926 Position: Volunteer & Community Liason M Tree of Hope Children's Charity Address: Bexhill Police Station, Terminus Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3NR Contact: Mr Jeremy Marris Tel 01323 470108 eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Position: Finance & Administration Officer Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk Address: 31 De La Warr Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2JA Contact Information: eMail: email@example.com Website: www.treeofhope.org.uk Contact Victim Care Unit on 0845 3899 528 Monday-Friday 8am - 8pm What We Offer: Contact Information: To offer emotional and practical support to victims of crime. Available by phone 8am - 10pm. Not suitable for disabled as 4 deep Services include: support to victims of crime, support to witnesses at steps. court, support to young witnesses, practical help following a crime and What We Offer: assistance with criminal injuries compensation claims. To raise funds for sick and disabled UK children, to have specialist medical treatment and therapy, either abroad or in the UK, when not Viva Support Group (formerly available from the normal health services. Stumped) TS Hastings Sea Cadets Contact: Ms Melanie Selley Tel 01424 425224 Lt (SCC) RNR Alison Brennan-Wri Tel 01424 425521 Position: Chair Contact: Position: Commanding Officer Address: 49 Cambridge Gardens, Hastings, TN34 1EN Address: The Foreshore, Cinque Ports Way, St Leonards on Sea, eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org TN38 0FD Website: www.vivasupport.moonfruit.com eMail: email@example.com Contact Information: Website: www.sea-cadets.org/hastings Office is usually staffed Tues & Thurs 11am - 4pm. Contact Information: What We Offer: Hastings Sea Cadets meet every Tuesday and Friday from 7 - 9pm. VIVA is a support group for people recovering from substance misuse Unfortunately we can only be contacted within these times. which was established in 2002 under the name of 'Stumped'. ‘VIVA’ Access to our building is via a stepped slope works in partnership with other agencies to provide: What We Offer: A Gardening club, a computer club, a camera club and an Art group. The group also offers individual help with housing and accomodation Hastings Sea Cadets is a uniformed youth organisation, for young matters. people aged 10 – 18, which has been established within Hastings for over 70 years. Using a nautical theme based on the customs and traditions of the Royal Navy, the aim of Hastings Sea Cadets is to help Walden Pond Housing Co-operative young people towards responsible adulthood and to encourage them to reach their potential by developing valuable personal attributes and high Ltd standards of conduct. We are able to offer cadets the opportunity to Contact: Mr Patrick Nicholson Tel 01424 719570 take part in a wide range of activities including: various boating Position: Member activities, PT, engineering, seamanship skills and first aid. There is also an opportunity to gain the Duke of Edinburgh Award and a BTEC Address: 29 Gensing Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 OHE qualification eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org 38 Contact Information: Wheelerz Our houses are not generally open to the public. Contact: Mr John Smart Tel 07716 772714 What We Offer: Position: Chair / Manager We are a small independent housing provider, committed to collective Address: 18 Singleton Walk, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2RG ownership and control of housing, environmental responsibility and progressive social change. Whilst we are not currently seeking new eMail: email@example.com members we will provide advice and support for people interested in Contact Information: setting up their own housing or worker co-operatives. I am available 24/7 on my mobile. Practice times are Friday 17:45 - 19:45 at Hillcrest WARR Partnership What We Offer: Contact: Mrs Anne Crone Tel 01424 787400 We are a wheelchair basketball team and cater for youngsters & adults Position: Programme Manager Fax 01424 787405 from 12/13 to 45. This is mainly aimed at the disabled who use a Address: 5 Red Barn Mews, High Street, Battle, TN33 0AG wheelchair. We do allow a limited number of able bodied. This team eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org enables the disabled to get into a sport, get fit and belong. Website: www.warrpartnership.org.uk Winterbourne Close Residents Contact Information: To be sure of an answer, please telephone us between 9am and 1 pm Association Monday - Friday. Contact: Mr Mike Cornish Tel 01424 444720 What We Offer: Position: Secretary The WARR Partnership is responsible for administering funding under Address: 36 Winterbourne Close, Hastings, TN34 1XQ the Rural Development Programme for England, across rural Rother eMail: email@example.com and Wealden. This money is available to help revitalise and support rural businesses and communities over the five year period ending in What We Offer: December 2013. For more details of the type of projects we can fund, and an Expression of Interest form, please visit our website or call the To promote the benefit of the residents of the area covered, without office. distinction. To achieve this by assisting the residents, local authority and voluntary organisations in a common effort to improve the area. West St Leonards Community Witness Service Association Contact: Mrs Susan Willis Tel 01424 461028 Contact: Mr Keith Piggott Tel 01424 431533 Position: Branch Manager Fax 01424 461028 Position: Chair Address: The Law Courts, Horntye Park, Bohemia Road, Hastings, Address: Old West St Leonards School, 130 Bexhill Road, St TN34 1ND Leonards-on-Sea, TN38 8BL eMail: eMail: Contact Information: Contact Information: Mon - Fri, 9 - 5pm. Disabled access and toilets. Baby changing The above number is available Mon - Fri 9 - 11am and facilities. Hearing Loop, braille and signage. Tues/Wed/Fri/Sat evenings 19:30 - 23.00pm What We Offer: What We Offer: The Witness Service is based in both crown and magistrates courts. It We wish to encourage and promote a community atmosphere for both seeks to help manage the experience of being a witness and giving young and old. Provide centre for various activities with a hall which is evidence in court and supports both prosecution and defence also available for hire. At present the activities include the following:- witnesses, victims of crime, families and friends attending court. The Mother & Toddlers group (Wed 10am) / Bingo (Thurs 1pm) / Youth Service is for adults and children. Trained volunteers provide emotional Group (Fri evening) / Social Club (Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat evenings). support, as well as practical information about court proceedings. We can offer a confidential ear, a pre-trial court visit. A quiet place before Westfield Community Hub the hearing, as well as someone to accompany you into the courtroom. We can put you in touch with appropriate legal experts (the Witness Contact: Mrs Patricia Marston Tel 07531 766830 Service cannot discuss evidence or offer legal advice) and offer a Position: Chair chance to talk over the case when it has ended and to get further help and information. Address: The Old Courthouse Pub, Main Road, Westfield, Hastings, TN35 4QE eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Women's Voice Contact: Mrs Shiva Serati Tel 07813 205043 Website: www.westfield-hub.co.uk Position: Chair Contact Information: Address: C/o 31 Mann Street, Hastings, TN34 1SE Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon Hub open Mobile phone contact any time (Answerphone) eMail: email@example.com What We Offer: What We Offer: A comfortable, friendly and welcoming place to meet between 10 and To bring together women of different cultures. 12 noon each Friday at The Old Courthouse Inn, Main Road, Westfield, To celebrate being a women and own your identity. East Sussex. Tea or coffee are provided, there is a book exchange, To share experiences and address challenges. information service and computer suite with broadband access for To raise awareness on women's issues. people to use free of charge. Events are organised based on demand To empower women by providing a safe social network. from local people. Transport can be arranged for those who would otherwise not be able to join us. It is a very informal, happy meeting place and all are welcome. WRVS 39 Contact: Mrs Sue Adey Tel 01424 717674 Position: Centre Development Manager Address: IBC, 5 South Street, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6AP eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Information: Open Mon - Fri, 9:30am - 4pm (approx) What We Offer: Provision of a day club for persons over 55, including availability of lunches. We have tai chi, extend exercise, art, glass painting, beading, computer lessons, heritage groups, board games, community café, hearing aid repairs, benefits advice and lots more. Xtrax Young Peoples Centre Contact: Mr Andrew Batsford Tel 01424 722524 Position: Centre Manager Address: Harold Place, Hastings, TN34 1JA eMail: email@example.com Website: www.xtrax.org Contact Information: Mon/Wed/Fri/Sun, 3 -10pm, Drop-In. Also Mon - Fri Breakfast Club 9am - 10am What We Offer: Xtrax provides a street level drop-in service for young people aged 16- 25, which is safe and non-judgemental. We offer free use of washing machines, showers, internet, pool and Sky TV. Our kitchen provides cheap, affordable meals and free fresh fruit. We also offer free condoms, supported pregnancy testing and chlamydia testing. Our services also include advice on housing, parenting skills, substance misuse, relationships and benefits. All services are confidential and you don't need an appointment. Youth Development Service (Rye) Contact: Miss Hayley Carr Tel 01797 225349 Position: Youth Development Worker Address: Animate Centre, The Old Cinema, Fishmarket Road, Rye, TN31 7LP eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.eastsussex.gov.uk Contact Information: The offices are open 5 days a week please contact for further information on activities as these change during the year. What We Offer: We are to help, support and enable young people to have smooth transition between their teenage years and adulthood. We run various youth clubs in Rye and the surrounding villages where a variety of activities take place including awareness around drugs, alcohol and sexual health issues. We also give one to one support to young people who are in need. During the school year we run PSHE days in conjunction with Rye College and support small groups who struggle within the school system. We run a Mobile facility called the NOMAD which travels around the rural villages to support young people. 40
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