Home Works free Countywide service

East Sussex generic floating support service "Home Works"

What does it do?

Home Works Service - Short Term Support for Long Term Independence

Southdown deliver the East Sussex generic floating support service "Home Works" across all of East Sussex.  The goals of the service are to help people achieve the Communities and Local Government department’s desired outcomes which are:

  • Achieve economic wellbeing
  • Enjoy life and achieve ambitions
  • Make a positive contribution to their community
  • Better manage their physical health and emotional wellbeing
  • Stay safe
Home Works helps you by:
  • Supporting you to work out what you need to do to overcome your housing issues and what type of help you need
  • Giving guidance and coaching you on how to manage tasks related to keeping your home
  • Helping you to understand your tenancy or mortgage responsibilities
  • Supporting you to settle in to your new home and set up your gas, electric and water supply
  • Referring you to independent legal and advocacy services if you need this
  • Connecting you with other services and opportunities in the community that can help you manage in other areas of your life
  • Working closely with other agencies giving you advice and support to make sure our support fits well with this
  • Only sharing information about you with relevant agencies and with your permission.

We have access to interpreters and can provide information in a variety of formats if you need this.

Who it is for?

The Home Works service is for you if:

  • you live in East Sussex, in any type of housing
  • you are aged between 16 and 64
  • you are a single person, a couple or family
  • you are at risk of losing your home, are already homeless, or living in unsuitable accommodation
  • you need help and support around housing
  • you will benefit from short-term support

Where it is available?

Local service (Eastbourne, Lewes, Wealden).

What it costs:

The service is free

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