Coronavirus Resource Page


Lewes Liberal Democrats are here to help in our communities. This page will be updated regularly with new information as and when we get it.

Where to get help and information

How you can help

Where to get help and information
UK government advice: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
NHS national information https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Lewes District Council https://www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/community/covid-19/
East Sussex County Council https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/community/emergencyplanningandcommunitysafety/coronavirus/

NCVO https://www.ncvo.org.uk/practical-support/information/coronavirus
3VA (covers Lewes, Eastbourne and Wealden) https://www.3va.org.uk
and particularly its sub-page https://www.3va.org.uk/how-we-can-help/coronavirus/community-responses which has a map of community organisations in our area.

Brighton Housing Trust 01323 642615 or email eastbourneadvice@bht.org.uk


UK Power Networks Priority Register: https://www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk/power-cut/priority-services-register

South East Water coronavirus page https://www.southeastwater.co.uk/get-help/coronavirus-update

South East Water Priority Services Register: https://www.southeastwater.co.uk/get-help/help-for-priority-customers

Safe Lives - ending domestic abuse: http://safelives.org.uk/news-views/domestic-abuse-and-covid-19

East Sussex Credit Union is stiil open and taking new members: https://www.eastsussexcu.org.uk/covid19update

National Domestic Violence: 0808 2000 247

Change Grow Live: the Portal https://www.changegrowlive.org/the-portal-east-sussex/info  or 0300 323 9985

NSPCC: 0808 800 5000

Samaritans: 116 123

Mind: 0300 123 3393

Newhaven i-Rock service for 14-25 year olds to access support around emotional well-being, mental health, education / employment and housing Email irocknewhaven@gmail.com or https://www.facebook.com/iRockNewhaven/

Care for Carers: 0132 3727 903

Silver Line charity: 0800 4 70 80 90

Crisis text service: text 85258

LGBT helpline: 0300 330 0630

RSPCA: 0300 1234 999

For young business people: Prince's Trust: https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/about-the-trust/coronavirus-response/enterprise-relief-fund

The Prince's Countryside Fund: https://www.princescountrysidefund.org.uk/grant-giving-programme/grant-programme

Plumpton College information hub for farmers and land based businesses: https://www.plumpton.ac.uk/business-services/community-information-hub/

How you can help
Government guidance on how to help safely: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely--2/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely
Local groups are operating in many areas.

Kingston  Covid19 Mutual Aid https://www.facebook.com/groups/762941210778512/
Lewes Coronavirus Volunteers https://www.lewescoronavirusvolunteers.co.uk
Newhaven Covid19 Mutual Aid Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/546359062653315
Newick: http://www.newickcovid19.org.uk/
Peacehaven http://www.peacehavencovidmutualaid.uk/
Ringmer Covid19 Mutual Aid https://www.facebook.com/groups/ringmercovid19mutualaid
Seaford Volunteer Emergency Team: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1061258840553377/ and http://svet.proffer.org.uk


Make your own handwashing song poster https://washyourlyrics.com


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