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Key contacts and sources of information

Find out more about paying for care

West Sussex County Council



Phone: 01243 642121

Call using Relay UK: 18001 01243 642121 (from a textphone or the NGT Lite app downloaded onto a computer, tablet or smartphone.)


Age UK West Sussex, Brighton and Hove


To access the Age UK  factsheets containing practical information on a range of subjects, visit their website and search under 'factsheets and publications'.


Phone: 0800 019 1310


Useful West Sussex County Council public information leaflets

West Sussex Care Guide – information about care and support services and care homes in the county. 

The following links will take you to the online versions of these leaflets.

Do I need to pay for social care in my home or local community?

Choosing and paying towards care in a residential or nursing home

Deferred Payments

The following links are to documents in a pdf format.

Choosing a care home checklist

Choosing a care at home service checklist

For the full list of public information leaflets, visit the Council's adults social care publications webpage.

Last updated: 30 April 2024