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Social care and wellbeing

Social care and wellbeing for children, young people and families

Advice and support for children, young people, families, their networks and others who support them.

Social care and wellbeing for adults

Working alongside you to live well and safely in our community - achieved through our service priorities of prevention, promoting independence, and prioritising resources.

Social care and wellbeing for practitioners / professionals

Information and guidance for practitioners and professionals.

Fostering and adoption

Could you provide a home for a child in need?

Disabilities

Specialist advice and support for disabled people.

Unpaid carers

An unpaid carer is someone of any age who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help.

Safeguarding and abuse

How schools, the police, social services, the health services and the public work together to keep children and adults who are at risk, safe from harm.

Mental health

Support for people who have mental health difficulties, their families and carers.

Social Services frequently asked questions

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about social services.

Contact Social Services

To contact Social Services, most people will need to get in touch with one of the teams listed here.

Advocacy

Independent and professional support to help you understand your rights, make informed decisions about your life, and support you to speak up about things that matter to you.

Search for advice and support

We have provided a list of local and national organisations which could offer you further advice and support.

Social care and community plans and policies

Strategies, plans and policies for social care and the community.
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