Adult Education and Special Needs

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The special needs service is a lifelong service providing social care and support for people in the community.

Accessing the special needs service

People can access the service by

  • being referred by someone such as a GP or health visitor or
  • they can contact the service direct

Duty officers are available on a daily basis to provide advice, to arrange for assessment of need in appropriate cases and receive information about children or adults who may be at risk of harm.

There is also a 24 hour emergency service for children who are in urgent need of help or protection. The emergency only out-of-hours duty system can be contacted via the police. The police will contact the duty officer who will then ring you back

Tel: +44 1534 445723

Information can also be found on this link.