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  1. Independent advice and support

    We know that navigating the processes around SEND can be daunting. There are various local and national advice and support services that might be useful to you; the details of which are below, but if you can't find what you're looking for, do drop us…
  2. 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…
  3. Leisure Activities and Short Breaks

    Since April 2011 every local authority has a duty to provide a range of short break services for children and young people with additional needs and disabilities. In Suffolk, Activities Unlimited provides short breaks and leisure activities to disabled children aged 0-25. 
  4. Health

    There are a range of health services available for children and young people aged 0-25 based on an individual’s health need. In order to access any health service in Suffolk you, or your child/young person will need to be registered with a Suffolk GP. Children…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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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