Useful Links

Useful links to other services and organisations in Brighton and Hove and Nationwide
Age UK – in Brighton area – Looking after the needs and welfare of older people in Brighton and Hove
Albion in the community – Making a positive difference to the lives of people in Sussex and across the world, Albion in the Community (AITC) Brighton and Hove Albion’s football club’s innovative, multi award-winning and independent charity.
Alzheimers Society – Alzheimer’s Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Brighton and Hove City Council – Information about all Council services.
Dementia Friends – Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.

A Guide to Living with Dementia  – for anyone who has been diagnosed with dementia, as well as their friends, family or other people who care for loved ones who have dementia.

Digital Brighton and Hove – Find places to get online, learn how to use your own device better or improve your internet skills like searching, email, social media, form-filling, finding jobs, shopping and paying bills. Many sessions FREE!

Hanover Housing  – Hanover is a leading specialist provider of high quality retirement housing and related services for older people.

It’s Local Actually – Find out about local activities and a host of other information on this one-stop shop site.

LGBT Switchboard – Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard was established in 1975 and is here to listen to, inform and support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Brighton & Hove and beyond. Originally a helpline, we now offer much more.

MindOut – MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people.

Mind – Mind in Brighton and Hove works to promote good mental health across Sussex.

Neighbourhood Care Scheme (NCS) – We are a good neighbour befriending scheme that supports older people, people with physical disabilities and carers by recruiting local volunteers to support them in a variety of ways. The scheme operates in ten neighbourhoods of Brighton & Hove, embracing about half of the city’s population (c.125,000 people).

Possability People – We are a charity that makes more things possible for you in your life, no matter what your situation. We work with disabled people, older people and young people, or anyone with an impairment or long term health condition.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme (RSVP) – Volunteering projects for older people throughout the UK, including LifeLines

The Silver Line – The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Somerset Day Centre – Provides a quality social and recreational day service for older people living in Brighton

Time To Talk Befriending – Time to Talk Befriending provide life-changing inter-generational befriending services for elderly people who feel extremely lonely because they don’t have any or many family or friends to visit them.

Volunteering Matters – Volunteering Matters manages the LifeLines project – founded in 1962 (and known as Community Service Volunteers until 2015), Volunteering Matters has been leading UK volunteering in policy and practice for more than 50 years. We engage more than 30,000 volunteers and 90,000 beneficiaries every year through 180 active programmes across the UK.