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  1. Social Care and Early Help Services

    Disabled children and young people have the same rights as other children and we want to make sure that we offer the correct support to ensure they have the same opportunities as other children. Families in Suffolk may be supported by different teams within Suffolk…
  2. Preparing for Adulthood and Employment

    Preparing for Adulthood can be an exciting time for many young people.  There may be new opportunities, choices and increased independence, but it can also be a difficult and uncertain time for young people and their parents and carers. It might require more careful consideration…
  3. Travel and Transport

    At Suffolk County Council we provide travel for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities for students of statutory school age (Reception to year 11) and for our Post-16 learners in line with travel policies. Where a child or young person is…
  4. Education

    Education for children with SEND in Suffolk Suffolk is an inclusive Local Authority, which means that our aim is that most pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) are educated in mainstream settings. Read below to find out more about what we mean by…
  5. Assessments, Education, Health and Care Plans

    The majority of children and young people with special education needs (SEN) or disabilities will have the support they need within local mainstream early years settings, schools or colleges. This is called SEN Support. For some children and young people, although they are receiving support…
  6. Contact Customer First (Social Services)

    Last updated: 10/02/2022 Customer First is the first point of contact for social services in Suffolk. We deal with enquiries and referrals about adults, children and mental health assessments. If you are unsure if your enquiry is about social care, contact us. We will be happy…
  7. Keep well and active

    Find support to stay healthy, social and independent in your community, including advice on volunteering, work, falls, disabilities and mental health. DementiaFind support to manage dementia and memory loss, including information about living at home, caring for someone and legal matters. Falls and fall preventionLearn…
  8. How adult social care can help

    Adult social care in Suffolk, care and support assessments, housing support, care homes, advocacy, DoLS, moving from children's services and how to contact us. Advocacy Find out what advocacy means and how to get advocacy for yourself or someone you look after. Care and support…
  9. Protecting people at risk of abuse

    Last updated: 15/03/2021 Report abuse of an adult, the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) and support for people at risk of radicalisation. Adult abuse and safeguarding Find out what counts as abuse, our responsibilities as a local authority and the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board. Multi-Agency Safeguarding…
  10. Domestic abuse help and advice

    If you're in immediate danger you should always call 999  Silent Solution  If speaking or making a sound would put you in danger and you need immediate help, call 999 and stay on the line, then press 55 when prompted, and the call will be transferred to…
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