COVID-19

Horsham District Council services during the national lockdown

The status of some services has changed. Find out more


WSCC Community Hub

The West Sussex County Council’s Community Hub will continue to offer practical help and advice in confidence by calling 033 022 27980 or by completing the online form.

The Hub is open seven days a week between 8am-8pm.

The Council has issued these useful contact points to help those who feel they may be threatened by the virus and/or by fraudsters.

If you can, please sign up to, and follow, WSCC on the Community Safety Facebook and Trading Standards Twitter as they will provide regular updates.

WSCC are also producing a regular COVID-19 advice email newsletter to Residents who sign up HERE


Domestic Abuse

https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/fire-emergencies-and-crime/domestic-abuse/local-support-for-people-being-abused/

and https://www.facebook.com/105224117606609/posts/166300141499006/?substory_index=0


If you think you might not be able to pay water, gas or electricity bills

If you’re going to have trouble paying for your water, gas or electricity, find out what your supplier can tell you about ways you can make affordable repayments.

Get in touch as soon as you can and before you’ve missed a payment. Contact details and further information will be on their website or on your bill.


Beware

Dishonest people will always try to take advantage of vulnerable people.

Avoid scams and frauds. See below.

Coronavirus Scams

https://www.facebook.com/105224117606609/posts/167677888027898/?substory_index=0

Online Shopping Fraud

https://www.facebook.com/105224117606609/posts/167229844739369/?substory_index=0

HMRC offering tax rebates

https://www.facebook.com/105224117606609/posts/166549144807439/?substory_index=0

West Sussex County Council Trading Standards

https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/business-and-consumers/trading-standards-information-for-consumers/  and   https://twitter.com/WSCCTS 

National Trading Standards Scams Team – Friends Against Scams Postcard

https://twitter.com/WSCCTS/status/1242487655977418752