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We now have a stair climber! Last week we had training on how to use our very own stair climber so that we can safely evacuate anyone with mobility issues. This is only possible because of funding from Scope’s Local People Programme – Brighton & Hove, which we are very grateful for. Thank you

Lets Talk About Healthy Choices


Last Thursday, Natalie – Community Health Trainer, visited Speak Out East. She shared information about healthy food choices and low cost activities that people can take part in around the city. Natalie also gave everyone healthy recipe ideas and let them know that they can get information from their doctor about diet and exercise plans. … 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

Save the date

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