Care & support

Welcome to an overview of adult social services , children's social care and specialist support for families in Suffolk

What is in the section

Adult social care

Find out about the social care, services and support available from the county council and other organisations in Suffolk

  1. Home Care
  2. Homeshield
  3. HRS consultation
  4. HRS transformation
  5. Information and guidance for housing support providers
  6. Research Governance
  7. Service provider information
  8. Suffolk Strategic Housing Partnership
  9. The Care Act
  10. Explore Adult social care further

Children, Young People and Families

Information on care and support for children, young people and families

  1. Access Unlimited
  2. Children's rights
  3. Children's accommodation service
  4. Children's health
  5. Children’s Trust Joint Commissioning Group
  6. Common assessment framework
  7. Fostering and Adoption
  8. Free school meals
  9. Meeting the needs
  10. Private fostering
  11. Pupil welfare and support
  12. Raising the Bar
  13. Raising the participation age
  14. Safeguarding
  15. Leaving care services
  16. Suffolk Parent Hub - advice and information for parents and carers
  17. Youth Offending
  18. e-Safer Suffolk
  19. Explore Children, Young People and Families further

Customer First and contacting social services

Customer First is the initial point of contact for social services in Suffolk

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Customer Rights

Customer Rights works across all services in the Council, to enhance customer service and to act as a focal point for the views and voice of the customer

  1. Advocacy
  2. Education Admission Appeals and Permanent Exclusion Reviews
  3. Healthwatch Suffolk
  4. Explore Customer Rights further

Family Services Directory

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Family and unpaid carers

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Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

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Information about safeguarding adults and child protection

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Fostering and adoption

Visit for information about fostering and adoption with Suffolk County Council.

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