Family relationships

Family is a big influence on everyones life, but not always in a good way. If there are broken relationships in your family it's easy to find help here.

We may be surrounded by adverts showing images of happy, healthy families, but for many people family relationships are the most challenging. There are a number of organisations in Eastbourne & Lewes which can offer free or low cost help.

Fegans– family counselling and support services . For more information or to book an appointment contact them on 01323 734343  or at Seaside Advice Centre, 97-99 Seaside Road Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3PL (Tuesdays only) or visit their website   Fegans website

Family mediation services can be accessed through the Time2Talk service provided by Mediation Plus. Working in both Eastbourne and Lewes this scheme works with young people and families who are experiencing relationship problems where there is a risk of anti-social behaviour, exclusion or homelessness. For more information ring 01323 442781 or email: You can find out more from their website at Mediation Plus

Relate offers relationship and family counselling to people who are looking to make changes to help them in their relationships with partners, for their own benefit and for the benefit of their families and others. They can help people struggling to deal with past relationships or going through the process of separation or divorce. They are available at Eastbourne relate, in Eastbourne town centre & Meads Road, and Lewes Relate, The River Clinic, Wellers Yard . For more details contact them on 01273 697997 or on 0300 100 1234. or visit their website at Relate.