Buddies Autistic Spectrum Support
Supporting autistic children from first diagnosis through to late teens. We can offer help with communication and behaviour skills also with social skills. We can also offer non residential respite care. Contact Darren Crozier on 01435 866897 / 07921 377204.
Hastings Furniture Service
Provide quality, low price furniture and electrical goods for people on low incomes, also able to provide house clearances. Tel: 01424 441112.
Charity for Kids
Charity for Kids aim is to help Sick, Disabled & Terminally-Ill children (Up to the age of 16) in & around Hastings, East Sussex. At Charity for Kids we do not pay wages! All funds raised goes back in to the community! Please contact Paul Harris on 07794 435835.
Mrs Ann Dowling, sec, 13
Claxton Road, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 2PP, (01424)
217449. Registered national charity funding research
into the crippling diseases of childhood.
Our local shop always needs
volunteers and goods to raise funds for research
into cancer. Contact Rod Bailey (01424) 732375.
Supporting local charity
groups. First Saturday of the month 10am to 12
noon, Unitarian Church, South Terrace, Hastings.
Contact Miss M. Burbage, (01424) 812094.
Contact the Elderly
Contact the Elderly reaches out to people over the age of 75 who live alone with few family or social contacts. Once a month on a Sunday afternoon the Hastings group, accompanied by their volunteer drivers, meet in a volunteer host's home to enjoy tea and companionship.
Turning dreams into reality
- wheelchair provision for sport and leisure use
for diabled children, contact Jane Emmerson 020
Cancer Relief Fund
S.E. Regional Office, Lloyds
Bank Chambers, Little Common, Bexhill-on-Sea TN39
4SB, (01424) 845540. Bexhill and Little Common
Branch Sec: Cynthia Edwards (01424) 211707. Hastings
& St Leonards Branch Sec: (01424) 752650/429646.
& Rother Crossroads Care Attendant Scheme Ltd
contact Mrs Jan Cackett,
Co-ordinator, 135 Hughenden Road, Hastings, TN34
3TF (01424) 444964.
Cancer Research Fund
Elizabeth (01424) 844992.
Hastings and District Branch,
Mr Fred Vagg, 39 Scutes Close, Hastings, (01424)
Contact: Suzanna McGregor (01424)
Rear of 11/13 Wilton Road,
Bexhill, TN40 1HYl (01424) 730486.
of Bexhill and Rother CAB
Clive Loader, 10 Broadoak
Lane, Bexhill, TN39 4HE, (01424) 218165.
of St Mary's "Wrestwood"
Mrs. Earl, St Mary's School,
Wrestwood Road, Bexhill. Tel. (01424) 211543.
Raising funds for this special needs school, talks
tiven to organisations on work of the school.
Grosvenor House, 11-14 Grosvenor
Gardens, St Leonards, TN39 0HE, Janet Fox, (01424)
423831. Our aim is to offer high quality care
with privacy and a warm, friendly atmosphere.
Dogs for the Blind Association
Bexhill, Hastings and Rother Branch.
Mr Nigel Lockwood, Branch Chairman, (01580) 882204.
Area Children's Book Group
c/o 3 Edmonton Road, Bexhill,
TN39 4BJ, (01424) 224810. National and local newsletters.
Carousel magazine. Book related events throughout
Community Housing Association
15 Wellington Place, Hastings,
TN34 1NY, (01424) 445354. Shared housing for young
people also affordable flats/houses with no deposit,
from waiting list.
Hastings & Rother Voluntary Association for the Blind
383 Battle Road, St Leonards,
TN37 7BE, Contact
Mrs Fieona Farrier-Twist, (01424) 853711.
Supporting local blind and partially sighted people.
Hastings & Rother
Diabetes Support Group
We provide support and information to anyone with diabetes in the Hastings and Rother area. Meetings are held every six weeks at venues to be announced. Phone
on 07847 028337
Local self help group, contact
Ron Bridle, 23 Yvonne Robertson House, Hastings
Road, Bexhill, TN40 2HQ, (01424) 219295, offering
help for people with IBS by exchange of experiences
and treatments tried.
Old Town Community Association
113 All Saints Street, Hastings,
TN34 3bg, (01424) 714643. Seeking to estbalisha
and run a community arts centre at the Ice House
Support for parents of disabled
children. Contact 135 Hughenden Road, Hastings.
(No personal callers).
Lions Club of Hastings
Secretary, Lion Ray Adams, telephone 01424 439699.
Hastings & St Leonards Lifeboat Society
Raising funds for the RNLI,
various events. Contact Mrs. June Potts, 2 Marlow
Drive, St Leonards, TN37 7JF, (01424) 751177.
Lifeboat Station, Visitor Centre
The Stade, Old Town, Hastings,
TN34 3AR, Contact Shirley Hawley, (01424) 425502.
Schools, clubs, groups or organisations can enjoy
a video presentation, talk and boathouse tour.
Home-Start Hastings & Rother
Offers friendship and support to local families with children under five years. 66 London Road, St Leonards on Sea TN37 6AS. Tel: 01424 443636. Charity reg no 1107920.
- Hastings Branch
Mrs. Stewart, 4 Highland Gardens,
St Leonards, TN38 0HT/Mrs. R.M. Stannard, 714445.
Support and advice for people with Multiple Sclerosis
Oliver Curd Trust
The Oliver Curd Trust provides fully equipped, short breaks to children with a life threatening or life limiting illness at one of our two retreats in East Sussex. One is based at Combe Haven, St Leonards and the other at Crowhurst Park. Contact Sarah Curd on 01797 230329.
Kathleen Boakes, 43/46 Queens
Road, Hastings, TN34 1RE, (01424) 425537. Helps
world disasters and disabled people in this country.
Reasonably priced clothing.
Bexhill & Hastings Branch
meets third Friday in the month at Grosvenor Park, Brookfield Road, Bexhill on Sea, 2-4pm,
Mr. E. Morley (01424) 712831.
Psoriasis Association - Hastings and District Branch
A self help group interested
in the none-infectious, non-contagious, skin condition
Psoriasis. Contact Mr. K. Hadler (01424) 422427.
- St Augustine's Foundation for Excellence
25 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards,
TN38 0LB, Contact Mrs. B.M. Snow, (Sec), (01424)
812674. To support the charitable works of St Augustine's
by funding two Respite Care Beds.
the Children Fund
International charity working
in UK and abroad for the benefit of children. Bexhill
and District Branch, Mrs Joan Harding, 86 Cranston
Avenue, Bexhill-on-Sea TN39 3NL, (01424) 213566.
Hastings & St Leonards Branch, Mrs Edna Delves,
42 Park Avenue, Hastings, TN34 2PN (01424) 445586.
John Evans, Southwater Centre,
Hatherley Road, St Leonards, TN37 6LB, (01424) 717981.
Open to 16 +: Drop-In Centre, Housing Support, Primary
Health Care, Mon-Fri 10am to 4pm.
Britannia Enterprise Centre,
Waterworks Road, Hastings, TN34 1RT, contact Peter
Howard, (01424) 718060. Providing training for people
suffering mental health and other stress related
Priory Meadow, Queens Road,
Hastings, Tn34 1PJ, Contact Ms. Jo Priddle, (01424)
447847. Hire of mobility equipment to anyone needing
help to get around Hastings Town Centre.
Help The Sodiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association
Forces help to look after
the welfare of service and ex-service people and
their families. Contact W.J.A. Gray (01424) 443352.
Jill Green (Press Officer)
Highest standards of palliative
care for people in Hastings and Rother and effective
support for their families and carers. St Michaels
Hospice, 25 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards on Sea,
East Sussex, TN38 0LB, 01424 717968
Sussex Deaf Association
Supporting deaf, deafblind, deafened and hard of hearing people across East Sussex. Contact Tracy Gasson, Advocacy Support Worker on 01424 421987 (voice/fax/text-phone) or 07958 655119 (SMS and mobile) for all support services to deaf/deafened/deafblind/hard of hearing people in East Sussex.
of Hope Children's Charity
Funding specialist medical
treatment for sick Sussex children which would not
otherwise be available to them. Volunteers always
needed. Contact Corinne Gardner, 31 De La Warr Road,
Bexhill TN40 2JA, (01424) 224656.
Trust to raise funds for repair,
restoration and preservation of churches of St Clement
and All Saints in the Parish of the Old Town, Hastings.
Appeal Co-Ordinator, Two Towers Trust, The Rectory,
106 High Street, Hastings, TN34 3ES, Tel (01424)
422242 (Parish office).
of the Third Age (U3A)
Self-help education group
for over 50s, wide variety of subjects. Contact
Mrs N. Tree (01424) 718792.
Royal Voluntary Club (WRVS)
Isabel Blackman Club, South
Street, St Leonards-on-Sea, Contact Sue Adey - Centre Development Manager
Hastings and Rother, Helen
Donson, (01424) 734640. Campaigns on behalf of Third
World. Aims to raise awareness, and change policy
about Third World issues.
Contact T.S. Novis, 3 Wishing
Tree Road North, St Leonards.