DLWP has been bringing communities together for 85 years. Here are some links to networks that our community partners recommend if you are in need of help.
Rother District Council Coronavirus (COVID-19) Community Support
In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, residents, voluntary groups and communities in the Rother District have come together to support the vulnerable, elderly and those in self-isolation.
Rother Voluntary Action
Our friends at Rother Voluntary Action have created a page of useful links to support groups in Rother and Bexhill. These groups offer help with shopping, getting prescriptions, dogwalking, telephone befriending and other neighbourly support.
Bexhill Emergency Action Team (BEAT) on Facebook
Hastings Direct: Covid Community Commitment Grant Scheme
Our partners Hastings Direct have committed £50k to help local charities in Bexhill and Leicester, where they are based.
Read more here
Project Art Works are looking to support families and individuals in new and practical ways. One of these is to signpost to reliable and vital information as the situation is unfolding.
Read their Covid-19 resources page here
Rother Neighbourhood Watch
Tel: 07983 619622
Bexhill Caring Community
Tel: 01424 215116
Food Banks are running low on supplies at the moment and need help.
The Bexhill food bank is at:
19-20 Station Road
Tel : 07866 570468
Learn more from the Trussell Trust about food banks and how to make a donation:
Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK is a support network for people organising help in their communities. You can search this list by area for community members and groups wanting to support vulnerable people with errands, information distribution and emotional comfort.
East Sussex County Council produce a monthly updates on sources of funding for individuals, businesses and charities from a wide range of sources: