Health and wellbeing support

It is known that money worries can have an impact on our health, particularly mental wellbeing. We encourage you to get support - there is a range of help available in Crawley. 

Web sites and apps can be helpful but if you're in urgent need of help you should seek support from your GP or via NHS direct on 111 or dial 999 if it is an emergency.

Crawley Wellbeing

The Crawley Wellbeing service is provided jointly by Crawley Borough Council and West Sussex County Council. It provides support and advice on all aspects of wellbeing. Telephone and face-to-face support is available. 

Families and carers

West Sussex County Council provides support for families, including:

  • Support for families and children
  • Toy libraries
  • Holiday activities
  • Food programmes 

Carers Support offers:

  • Counselling
  • Access to relaxation therapies
  • Carer Wellbeing fund
  • Support groups
  • Carer Response Line

West Sussex County Council supports young carers (children and young people under 18 years old), who look after a member of the family who is sick, disabled, has mental health problems or is misusing drugs or alcohol. 

Older people

Age UK Crawley provides help ad support for older residents.

Crisis support

The Stay Alive app from the NHS is a suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

If you’re struggling with your mental health and need support outside normal working hours, Staying Well, Crawley is here for you. Get help and advice from professionals in a safe, relaxed and friendly environment.