Counselling services

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Counselling Plus offers confidential counselling in Eastbourne to those  aged 16 and over who are on low incomes or benefits. They can work one to one with people at times of stress, change, pain or loss. The service also supports young people aged 16 to 25 who self-harm and have specialist counsellors trained to work with people who have been raped or sexually assaulted and those suffering domestic violence and abuse.  There are currently eight counsellors based at the Citizens Advice Bureau in Highlight House, St. Leonard’s Road, Eastbourne on Tuesdays from 1pm to 7pm and Wednesdays from 4pm to 7pm.

For more information contact Counselling Plus by telephone on 01424 428300 or email at or visit their website at

The Eastbourne Edge Project works with clients who may have additional learning, developmental, behavioural, emotional or physical needs, enabling them to lead an independent life. They work with young people, adults and families to help support their needs. The specialise supporting people with

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders & PDDs
  • Learning Disabilites
  • Depression
  • ADHD & Behaviour Disorders

Contact them on 01323 470437 or 07772 765729 or by email at or visit their website at Eastbourne Edge

Samaritans is available to talk to at any time confidentially. Call them in Eastbourne on 01323 735555 or ring 08457 909090.  You can also visit them at The Haven, 13 Bolton Road, Eastbourne, BN21 3JT. You can also email them: or visit their website at Samaritans.