2a Horsfield Road Lewes BN7 2TA
Phone 01273 483185
Email: told@hotmail.co.uk

Resources to get involved

Lewes District Council have a number of resources to enable you to get involved

Staff - They employ two part-time Tenant Participation Workers. The Housing Department and other Housing staff are also fully committed to carrying out involvement work.

Tenant Participation Officer  LDC Officer

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Tenants Resource Centre - A Tenants Resource Centre is available for you to use if you are carrying out community business. The Centre is based on the largest estate in the District at 2a Horsfield Road, Landport, Lewes and is staffed by the Tenant Participation Team, Mondays to Thursdays.

Facilities -  available include; photocopying, internet/e-mail access, flip-chart paper and holder, laminating, scanning, overhead projector, desk top publishing, a housing information library. If you would like to use any of the facilities at the Resource Centre between Monday and Thursday please call 01273 487249 to ensure that one of the team is around to let you in.

Volunteer costs - If attending any event run by the Council or TOLD, for example training sessions, consultation meetings, focus groups etc, you maybe can claim for the following:

  • Car mileage allowance of 45p per mile, plus 5p per passenger.

  • Public transport costs taxi fares for those unable to take public transport

  • £5.00 per hour care cost.

  •  Advocacy costs for tenants with special needs costs for assistance with services such as signers, hearing loops etc (these costs to be negotiated).

  • Subsitence costs for meals when attending out of area events

  • An overnight allowance of £10 for out of area training days or conferences.

Expenses claim forms are available from the Tenant Participation Team.