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Working together to protect the future of local learning disability services

Sussex providers of learning disability services join forces to highlight issues and campaign for future sustainability of support.

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Southdown signs the Age-friendly Employer Pledge

We are pleased to say Southdown has signed the Age-friendly Employer Pledge, a nationwide programme run by the Centre for Ageing Better.

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Southdown awarded five-year contract to transform community mental health support in East Sussex

We’re delighted to share that we’ve been awarded the five-year contract to lead the transformation of non-clinical, community support for people living with mental health challenges in East Sussex. 

Sussex Compact

Working together to improve quality of life for people in our communities

Sussex Partnership has joined forces with voluntary sector organisations to enhance the support available for people with mental health problems, learning disabilities and neurodiversity.

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We won! Best Supported Housing Landlord.

Southdown has been recognised by the national Affordable Housing Awards as the Best Supported Housing Landlord.

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Listening And Learning From Our Clients And Tenants

Listening to our clients and tenants and creating opportunities for them to share their opinions and influence how we do things is important to us. So much so, it is one of our four strategic business priorities. Across Southdown, there are lots of great client involvement activities happening – within our support services across Sussex […]

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Southdown Peer Tutor takes centre stage at Supported Employment awards

The BASE Awards highlight best practice in the UK using supported employment to change and enrich the lives of disabled, neurodivergent and disadvantaged people through good employment.

Southdown Win Award at the Mental Health Awards 2023

Winner of Most Innovative Mental Health Intervention Award

We proudly accepted the award at The Mental Health Awards 2023 in recognition for our partnership-driven and recovery-focused community mental health services across Sussex.

East Sussex VCSE Alliance Conference

East Sussex VCSE Alliance Annual Conference

The 2nd East Sussex VCSE Annual Conference is taking place on the 8th November 2023 at The View Hotel in Eastbourne.

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Ewe OK Joins Fatboy Slim on Fundraiser!

Clients from our UOK Brighton & Hove mental health service, the Wellbeing Hub at Preston Park, joined Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim, on his half-marathon walk across Brighton and Hove in aid of local hospice, Martlets. This month, residents and visitors to the city will have noticed some very colourful and unique Shaun the Sheep […]

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Introducing our Business Strategy for 2023-28

“I am delighted to introduce you to our new strategy. In getting to this point, the Board and the Executive team have had a healthy debate on what we see as the risks and challenges, of which there are many. Perhaps, more importantly, we have spent time considering the opportunities and how, with decisive and […]

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Our Tenants’ Annual Report for 2022-23

We’re delighted to share with you our Tenants’ Annual Report for 2022-23; a report we produce for our tenants highlighting what we have done in our role as a landlord over the past 12 months.