Wealden District Council

Help for those Caring for a Sick or Disabled Adult or Child

These links will guide you to sites where you can get financial help or further information.

Some sites may have online application forms

Financial advice

Help for carers

Further information

Help for carers - links to the government's Directgov website

East Sussex Disability Association - ESDA is a registered charity that exists to help all disabled people in East Sussex

Care for Carers - offers help with caring or information on issues relating to mental illness, special needs and holidays for carers. Provides a database of helpful services and organisations and a message board for sharing information and experiences.

Ambitions – Vocational Support for Carers (external link)

Ambitions is a new service for East Sussex, the aim of which is to work with adult carers, aged 16 and over, to support their vocational aspirations, whether that be in training and education, entering or maintaining employment, or volunteering. As well as helping to pursue vocational aspirations the Ambitions service can also provide support to keep an existing job or to regain a balance between working and caring responsibilities.