Community Services

The spread of coronavirus, also called COVID-19, in the UK and across the world could have implications for your community support.

Amenities

Here you can find advice and answers to questions you may have on managing your water or energy supply during the outbreak.

Local:

Southern Water

UK Power Networks

Housing

Speak to your landlord if you’re struggling. They could be sympathetic and might accept rent late or rent reduction. You may be able to get benefits to help pay rent.

Local:

Local Housing

Southdown

Orbit

Optivio

Disruption & Self-Isolation

The worldwide spread of coronavirus is rapidly evolving. East Sussex County Council is working with partners in the NHS, Public Health England and other services to manage the situation and to help and protect you.

Local:

Disruption to Council Services

Health Advice

East Sussex Community Information Service

1Space

National:

Stay at Home Guidance

NHS Advice

Citizens Advice

Schools

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, schools, colleges and other providers and childcare providers will remain closed until further notice, except to provide for children of critical workers and vulnerable children. Schools will only re-open when the scientific advice indicates it is safe to do so.

Local:

School Closures

School Nurseries and Childminders

National:

Children’s Commissioner

Scams

We’re continually updating this website in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with a list of helpful links for parents.