A network for young people’s organisations, SPARK supports, connects and celebrates voluntary and community groups who are improving the lives of children and young people aged 0–19 in East Sussex.

We are a charity with a membership of more than 200 groups ranging from uniformed organisations to local youth clubs. We are free to join and give advice on both setting up and running your group so that you can do what you do best – focus on working with young people. Please click here to find out what our members have to say about some of our recent funding and training opportunities.

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Latest News

The SPARK Awards 2016

SPARK is delighted to announce that our fourth awards event, sponsored by East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service, will take place on 10 May in Eastbourne. We've had many wonderful applications and look forward to revealing the winners and runners-up very soon!

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East Sussex Young Carers

Young Carers aged 5-18 may be able to receive respite from their caring role, socialise with their peers, receive tailored support and information from East Sussex Young Carers. They also provide social groups called Chill Clubs across the county (Crowborough, Peacehaven, Eastbourne, Hastings, Rye and Bexhill), 1:1 support, school support groups, workshops and respite activities.

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