Benefits advice

Do you need help with your benefits? Are you worried about your income and need sound advice? If the answer is yes, then the Welfare Benefits Helpline can help you. The Welfare Benefits Project provides confidential and impartial benefits advice for people living in the Hastings, Rother, Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford areas.

Expert benefit advisors are on hand to answer your queries or put you in touch with an advisor who can give face to face advice and support to resolve your benefit issue.

Free help is available on the full range of benefits for:

  • Families
  • older people
  • carers
  • people out of work
  • people on low incomes
  • people who are ill or disabled
  • younger people.

This confidential and independent helpline will be answered by experienced, trained staff.

Call 0333 344 0681 between 9-5 Monday to Friday or email benefitseastsussex@harcuk.com

You can get FREE access to the internet by going to your local library.

We also provide a Debt service for people with a physical or mental health condition. This Expert Debt Advice Service is available for people living in Hastings and Rother.

For Eastbourne residents claiming Universal Credit:

The following information has been produced for residents of Eastbourne claiming Universal Credit from Eastbourne JCP. The full Universal Credit service started in Eastbourne in October 2017. Information includes:

  • IT Support and Internet Access – List
  • IT Support and Internet Access – Map
  • Basic Bank Accounts List
  • Applying for Universal Credit
  • Prepare for your first interview

Please go to: http://www.eastbournecab.co.uk/universalcredit

 

For Advice professionals:

  1. Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford CCG Quarter 2 Report EHS Q2
  2. Hastings and Rother CCG Quarter 2 Report HR Q2
  3. East Sussex Better Together Quarter 2 Report ESBT Q2
  4. East Sussex Better Together Quarter 2 Infographic ESBT Q2 IG
  5. Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford CCG 6 Months Report EHS 6M
  6. Hastings and Rother CCG 6 Months Report  HR 6M
  7. East Sussex Better Together 6 Months Report  ESBT 6M
  8. East Sussex Better Together 6 Months Infographic ESBT 6M IG
  9. Universal Credit Briefing December 2017  Universal Credit Briefing Dec 2017

 

1 Benefits Project Report ESBT 2016_17 Infographic

2 Benefits Project Report Hastings & Rother CCG 2016_17

3 Benefits Project Report Eastbourne Hailsham & Seaford CCG 2016_17

4 Benefits Project Report ESBT Q1 2017 Infographic

5 Benefits Project Report ESBT Q1 2017

6 Benefits Project Report Hastings & Rother CCG Q1 2017

7 Benefits Project Report Eastbourne, Hailsham & Seaford CCG Q1 2017