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How to get help

Social Services Contact Numbers:

If you are caring for an adult, please contact 01702 215008 (option 5)

If you are caring for a child, please contact 01702 215007

Do you need help?

If you are doing any of these things without getting paid, then you are a carer:

  • if you support someone who is frail, has a long-term illness, mental health issues or a disability
  • if you look after someone after a stay in hospital
  • if you are a looking after a disabled child

If you are under the age of 18 years old then you are a Young Carer.

How can we help?

To get a Carers support / assessment:

  • If you care for an adult, call 01702 393933 - Southend Carers
  • If you care for a child, call 01702 215 007

E-mail accessteam@southend.gov.uk: accessteam@southend.gov.uk. If you care for an adult write ‘Adult Social Services’ in the message

First Contact Referrals: FCT@southend.gov.uk. If you care for a child write ‘Children’s Social Services’ in the message

Advice and Support Group

SHIP: Southend's Health and Wellbeing Information Point is a website where you can see what help and support is available.

Page last updated: 24/07/2018