Provide services for children and young people with a disability
Section 23 – 24 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 state that the Council has a duty, when asked, to assess children affected by disabilities, and their carers, to determine the needs of the child and the ability of the carer(s) to provide for them.
Services available include –
- Share the Care – family based respite service
- Residential Respite Care
- Outreach service
- Enquiry and Response Service
- Information on Direct Payments and Self Directed Support.
When the office is closed, please phone the Emergency Social Work Service: freephone 0800 731 6969
Macmerry Business Park
Phone: 01875 824 309