Forums, groups and panels
Highways Customer Panel
Are you a regular highways user? Your views and feedback are essential to help shape and develop our service so why not become a member of our Highways Customer Panel?
Forums for disabled people and children
Visit the news section of the Possibility People website to find out how to have your say on the issues that matter most to you – including consultations by government and care organisations.
Young people – your rights and voice
The Equality, Participation and Partnerships Team in Children’s Services supports the voice of children and young people in service development. This includes the elected Youth Cabinet, the Children in Care Council and the Leaving Care Group. The Team also works with schools and colleges to enable engagement with school and college pupil voice groups.
Find out about the work of the Youth Cabinet at ESYC Official on Facebook.
Contact the Equality and Participation Team to find out more.
Older people’s forums are open to anyone over 50 in East Sussex, and are just one of the ways you can help develop services for older people.
- Getting involved – forums and action groups for older people
- East Sussex Seniors’ Association (ESSA)
Help to improve care services
Join the People Bank if you want to have your voice heard and help influence the way that social care for adults is provided in East Sussex.
Rights of way
The public can attend meetings of the East Sussex Local Access Forum, which advises on a range of issues concerning people using the countryside for recreation.
Voluntary and community groups
Representatives of community and voluntary organisations in the county can get involved in a number of forums and networks, for more information contact the Voluntary Action in your area.
- Hastings area – Hastings Voluntary Action
- Rother area – Rother Voluntary Action
- Eastbourne, Lewes, and Wealden areas – 3VA
More panels and forums near you
Other forums are listed on our East Sussex Community Information Service website.
Online equalities resources
To have your say on equalities issues – including race, sexuality, gender identity or disability – there are a number of national and local organisations you can contact.