Adult social care and health

Help and support to live independently, social care services, paying for care, protecting vulnerable people and information for social care providers.

Adult Social Care information

Self-assess your care needs

You can use our online self-assessment tool to find out what help and support you may need to stay independent.

About Adult and Community Services

How we approach adult social care, what happens if you are moving to or from Suffolk and need care, as well as information for social care providers.

Protecting adults at risk of abuse

Find information about safeguarding adults, including what to do if you are concerned about someone, and forms for professional referrals.

Help if you look after someone

Information for people who care for another and what support may be available for them and those they care for

Help at home, care home information and mental health

Information on what help we provide, and how to access support with an assessment

Money advice and funding support services

Information about paying for care and services, benefits advice, local welfare assistance and managing your finances.

Housing help and support

Information about the help available if you're homeless or at risk of losing your home.

Learning disabilities

Information about the Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership, Suffolk's charter for people with learning disabilities, and local support and services.

Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Information on the Mental Capacity Act, Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), training courses and how to receive independent advice

Public Health

Public health priorities, campaigns and advice, annual public health reports and resources, and how we work with partners to provide access to health services.

Blue Badge scheme

How to apply for a Blue Badge and about the eligibility criteria, how to renew or replace your badge and what to do if you are a new applicant.

Information for Adult Community Services providers

Details about business development, what to do if you want to work with us, and national and local guidance.

Contact adult social care

Find out how to contact adult social care (Customer First), and how you can find help yourself online.