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For free and confidential information and advice call 0800 019 1310

We offer impartial local information and advice on a range of topics relevant to everyone over 50 - everything from finding great social activities near you to help at home to care homes in West Sussex, welfare benefits and getting a blue badge.

Just call us on 0800 019 1310

Our lines are open 10am-2pm Monday to Friday

Age UK West Sussex offers a free and confidential information and advice service for people over 50, their families and carers.

How to access the service

You can access our information and advice service in a number of ways.

By phone: 0800 019 1310

By email: information@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

Opening times:

Our information and advice officers are available Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm.

How we can help

Our advisers are trained to help you on the following topics.

  • Social care - such as finding a care home or getting some help at home, and how it's funded.
  • Your income - including free benefits checks, help with applying for benefits and pension advice.
  • Your home - information on staying warm at home, home adapatations and how to prevent falls.
  • Legal issues - such as wills, Power of Attorney, and how to deal with an estate
  • Getting the best deals for utilities
  • Dealing with debt and getting financial advice

Newtons and Sage House Appointments

We also offer appointments at Newtons Health Practice - Haywards Heath and Sage House - Tangmere. 

We can help with:

  • Application forms for benefits
  • Blue Badge forms
  • Housing options
  • Money advice
  • Care issues
  • And all other enquiries that the information and advice service can help with

Please call 0800 019 1310 or email: information@ageukwestsussex.org.uk to book an appointment.

Newtons Health  Practice - This is by appointment only and operates the first Monday of the month. Although we advise to check with head office as we do sometimes add further surgeries to meet demand.

Appointments are held at:

Newtons Health Practice, Heath Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 3BB

Sage House, Tangmere - This is by appointment only and operates the last Tuesday of the month. Although check with head office as we do sometimes add further surgeries to meet demand.

Appointments are held at:

Sage House, Salisbury House, City Fields Way, Tangmere, Chichester, PO20 2FP

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