STAR Drugs and Alcohol Service - East Sussex

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How we can help

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We offer accessible advice, support and treatment options to people affected by alcohol and drugs.

Our staff are experienced, non-judgemental, and here to help. We can also signpost carers and loved ones to get the support they need.

Find us

  • Thrift House is 5 minutes away from Hastings train station, in Hastings town centre, next to the Nationwide Building Society.

  • 13 Wellington Place
    Hastings TN34 1NY
  • There is a pay-and-display car park at the rear of Castle Parade. Cost - 2 hours £3.30, 3 hours £4.40.

Appointment only opening times

These times are when you can book an appointment with us. Please get in touch if you'd like to book one.

Please note we are closed for lunch every day from 13:00 - 13:30.

  • Monday 9:30 - 13:00
  • Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00
  • Wendesday 9.00 - 13:00
  • Thursday 13:30 - 19:00
  • Friday 13:30 - 17.00
  • Saturday 9:30 - 13:00

Drop-in times

Drop-in times are when you can visit the service without an appointment. We will see people in the order they arrive. You can also access our Needle Exchange at these times.

Please note we are closed for lunch every day from 13:00 - 13:30.

  • Monday 13:30 - 17:00
  • Tuesday 9:00 - 13:00
  • Wednesday 13:30 - 17:00
  • Thursday 9:00 - 13:00
  • Friday 9:00 - 13:30

Contact us

Phone: 0300 303 8160

Email: [email protected]

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Your first visit

We know coming into our service for the first time can be daunting. When you arrive, you'll be greeted by a friendly member of our team. They'll chat to us about what options are available. If you'd like to bring someone else with you, please do.