To give free, confidential, impartial advise ensuring no one suffers through lack of knowledge about their rights. To raise issues where appropriate for social change where government policies have an unfair effect on peoples lives. The service aims to help everyone find a way forward, whatever the problem they face.
To use cookery and food as tools for promoting positive change in the world. Our work helps to address health, environmental, poverty and food access issues. To encourage people to take responsibility for their lives in a pro-active way and develop transferable, practical, empowering and enjoyable skills. In so doing, we help people to work together and make healthy, vibrant communities. Their work directly supports an ecologically responsible and ethical food system by using and promoting local food, independent food producers and retailers, organic agriculture, community food co-operatives and community self-sufficiency.
Cranstoun makes life better for those affected by alcohol and drugs and complex needs and our skilled and compassionate people work closely with services users and their families to change and save lives. We combine proven expertise in treatment and recovery with innovative approaches and actively involve those we help in improving the design of the services we provide. East Sussex Families and carers team supports the families of those who have both mental health problems and problematic drug/alcohol use. We provide 1-1 support, advice, signposting and groupwork to anyone affected by someone else’s substance misuse and mental health problems ( dual diagnosis)
• Work strategically in Eastbourne; • Generate projects and events which will inspire both individual and shared creativity; • Generate work that stimulates enjoyment and appreciation of creative disciplines; • Work, using creativity, across social, faith, cultural, gender, sexuality, age, disability and economic difference, to develop social cohesion in local community; • Empower local people to take ownership of and regenerate their social and physical environment;
To improve social welfare of offenders by assisting them in their education and rehabilitation, so they can make a positive contribution to society. Our programme seeks to address: • Reading and learning skills • Drug and alcohol abuse • Self-respect and confidence • Anti-social conduct • Ability to solve problems
To advance education in the art of theater in particular but not exclusively with persons who may require help with mobility, cognition, communication, behaviour or self-help skills or with social development, helping integrate them into the community and assisting them in their development as full members of society.
We are a small, friendly local choir who love to spread the joy of music by singing together and entertaining groups locally. Our aims are to promote, develop and maintain music education and an appreciation of vocal music. We believe that singing forms a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. While learning we are able to develop our skills and make new friends.