Wildlife rescue information – from Sussex Wildlife Trust

Need assistance with wildlife rescue? There are lots of specialist rescues who will may be able to help. Most of these organisations rely on volunteers, so please call the one that is closest to you first.

Found an injured or exhausted bat? Click here 

Found a hedgehog? Click here

Click here to search by postcode for your nearest wildlife rescue

A selection of wildlife rescues in Sussex:


0300 1234 999, national
0300 123 0723, Mallydams Wood Wildlife Unit, Hastings

East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS)

07815 078234 (24 hour rescue hotline), East Sussex

Folly Wildlife Rescue

01892 543213, Tunbridge Wells

Grove Lodge Veterinary Group

01903 234866 (24 hour emergency hotline), Worthing

British Hedgehog Preservation Society

01584 890 801, national (can provide contact details for local hedgehog carers in Sussex)

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

01825 840252, Ringmer

Roger’s Wildlife Rescue

01273 308268, Woodingdean, Brighton & Hove

Seahaven Wildlife Rescue

0300 561 0608, Brighton to Eastbourne

Worthing and District Animal Rescue Service (WADARS)

01903 247111, Worthing