Speak Out is Closed Over Festive Period

The Speak Out office will be closed from the 25th December to 2nd of January. Our next Drop-In at The Brighthelm Centre will take place on Wednesday 2nd January, 2pm – 5pm. Our next Speak Out East Drop-In will take place on Thursday 3rd January, 11am – 1pm. We look forward to seeing you all … Read more

Thank You For a Great Year!

We’re approaching the end of another year at Speak Out and I’d like to take to chance to stand back and acknowledge all those that have helped us to carry out our vital work.  A big thank you goes to our team of 30+ volunteers who give their time to support people with learning disabilities, … Read more

Work(able) Private View

Work(able) – an exhibition on working with a learning impairment. On Friday, 23rd November, Peter, who is part of  Speak Out’s Wednesday morning speaking up group and Liz, who runs the group, went to Diana Ramsey’s private view at the Jubilee library. The exhibition was of photos taken of the people Diana worked with for … Read more

Speak Out East Christmas Brunch

Speak Out East Christmas Brunch     When: Thursday 13th December Time: 11am – 1pm Where: St.George’s Church café in Kemp Town.       There will be food, music, a raffle, Christmas Carols  and more. Check the news page each week for more details. Please call Sarah Coombes or Liz Holmes if you  would … Read more

Advocacy Awareness Week 2018

From 22 – 26 October, for the first time ever, there is an Advocacy Awareness Week #AAW18 Advocacy Awareness Week is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the power and impact that advocacy has on people’s lives. S’s story: the empowered person S came to Speak Out as a young woman with a number of problems … Read more

New Transitions Advocacy Group at St John’s College

We’re really excited that our first Transitions Advocacy group at St John’s College, which begins next week. Our Transitions Advocacy Worker Chris will be running it every fortnight with students from St John’s college. The groups will offer young people with learning disabilities the opportunity to talk about living more independently, to understand their options … Read more