18 March 2020
Coronavirus (Covid 19):
SCDA are working hard to ensure we minimise any risks of Covid 19 to the people who access our services, staff and volunteers. We are following the latest guidance from government to ensure our staff, volunteers and service users stay safe and healthy.
We continue to maintain our service delivery, where possible and we are adapting delivery so that we can continue to help local people. We will advise of any changes and reductions to our services, for example telephone appointments.
For latest advice from NHS https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
SCDA and our partner organisations run a range of services to help and support people who are at a vulnerable point in their lives or who may feel unsafe.
Safe from Harm is a service that can support you if you have been the victim of anti-social behaviour and live in East Sussex. To access our service you will need to be referred by one of our partners including Sussex Police or your local housing provider. They will ask you some questions to decide if we are the best service to support you.
The service also supports individuals who have experienced a hate incident or a hate crime. This is when you feel you have been targeted because of your ethnicity, faith, disability status, sexuality, gender or gender identity.
For more information, call us on 01273 516032.
If you are from an organisation and wish to refer someone to Safe from Harm call us on 07825409552.
Top tips for keeping safe
- Call 999 if you are in immediate danger
- Report other incidents using the 101 Sussex Police phone number
- Take your personal alarm when you leave your home
- Think about varying your routines and having someone keep you company
- Keep diary sheets and record anything that is happening
If you are in immediate danger call 999.