Who we are

Crossroads Care East Sussex, Brighton and Hove is a registered Charity, network partner of the Carers Trust, that has been providing vital respite breaks to unpaid Carers for 35 years.

Our core purpose is to improve the quality of life of unpaid Carers and the people they care for, to maintain and improve their physical and mental well-being.

Our respite care services operate throughout East Sussex, Brighton, and Hove.

For further information:

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01273 234021

Our Values


It’s All About Passion!

  • We understand that our services only can only respond to carers’ needs when they can trust us to care for the person they support.
  • Carers and the people they support drive Crossroads Care service design and development.
  • We ensure that our services are high quality, flexible, responsive, and continually improving.
Family Friendly
  • We recognise that our service impacts on families and friends, not just the carer and the person they support. We design our services with that in mind.
Availability and Accessibility
  • We work to make our services available and accessible to as many carers and people they support as possible.
Dignity and Respect
  • We always treat carers and the people they support with dignity and respect.
Working for Change
  • We work proactively with government and policy makers at national and local level to influence legislation and practice.
Partnership Working
  • We actively explore opportunities for establishing joint projects and relationships with other organisations that will improve services for carers and the people they support.
  • We learn from the good practice of others to improve our services for carers and the people they support, and we encourage others to learn from us.

Our Team

Senior Management Team

Sharlene Small

Chief Executive and Registered Care Manager

Gayle Griffiths

Chief Finance Officer

Pauline Wood

Care Manager

Geraldine Adams

Care Manager

Office Staff

Katie Wade

Client Liaison

Clare Denyer

Client Liaison

Charlotte de Freitas

Business Administrator



Robert Brown MBE


Keith Barnard


Rachael Swann


Colette O'Leary


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