Health and Adult Social Care


A local charity that provides support to families and carers of children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities in Brighton and Hove. They also offer independent support services to young people up until their 25th birthday.

Blind Veterans UK

A national charity that gives guidance and support to veterans as they adjust to sight loss and regain their personal independence. Whatever level of support is needed, Blind Veterans will work with you for the rest of your lives.

  • Blind Veterans UK Brighton centre Greenways, Ovingdean, Brighton, BN2 7BS

Brighton & Hove City Council - Support for people with hearing loss

If you have hearing loss and you're having difficulties with communication or carrying out activities of daily living, Adult Social Care may be able to help.  They can give you specialist information, support, advice, equipment and adaptations if you are eligible.

Brighton & Hove City Council - Support for people with sight loss

If you have sight loss and you're having difficulties carrying out activities of daily living Adult Social Care may be able to help. Their rehabilitation officers for visual impairment and support staff assist adults with sight loss, to live as safely and independently as possible. Information about how to register a visual impairment, the benefits of registration, and more.

Brighton & Hove City Council - Talking Bus Stops

To provide blind and visually impaired passengers access to real time bus information in Brighton & Hove. People using the scheme have a battery-operated key fob which alerts them when they are near one of the talking bus stops. By pressing the fob the bus stop 'talks' to them, giving them details of which services are due, and where they are going to. There are now forty two Talking Bus Stops in the city.


A national phone line offering support to callers worried about their own drinking, or that of a friend or family member. They offer advice on where to go for help, and may be able to provide information and self-help materials.