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Local and National Support Groups

There are a variety of Local and National Support Groups where you might find help. Here are a few:

DAS: Disability Action Servicehttp://www.daseastsuffolk.org/ Phone 01394 387070

DAS is a friendly local charity; working at the heart of the East Suffolk community for over 35 years, we advise children and adults with disability related issues. We also advise family members and carers.


Citizens Advice: https://www.leistoncab.org/

Contact details are below:

  • Phone – 01728 832193 or Freephone 0808 278 7868 (Leiston office – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10-2)

  • Suffolk Adviceline - 0300 330 1151 (Monday to Friday 9-5)

  • Help to Claim – 0800 144 8 444 for new Universal Claim applicants – Monday to Friday 8-6

  • Email – supervisor@leistoncab.cabnet.org.uk

  • Post – 14 Colonial House, Station Road, Leiston, IP16 4JD

  • You can also have drop in appointments in Framlingham Library on Fridays from 10 - 12


Financial Help can be found at the national organisation: Turn2us


There are a variety of grants and funding for rebuilding the economy, especially after the effects of covid restrictions upon businesses and organisations. The Parish Council can facilitate discussion with the District and County Councillors, for any group or organisation wishing to apply for these grants from the village.

Click here to go to the East Suffolk Community Grants and Funding page or contact the Parish Clerk or Chairman, Matt Lunn for more details on how the Parish Council can help.