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Flintshire County Council's Social Services department

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Adoption

Adoption is a lifelong commitment and our children need permanent, stable and caring families.

Fostering

Foster carers look after children when they are unable to live with their own families. This can be anything from a few days to a few years. Fostering can involve looking after all ages of children, from babies to teenagers.

Reablement

Reablement is a programme of short-term assessment and support designed to help you regain or maintain your independence.

North Wales Population Assessment

Information about the care and support needs of people in North Wales and the support needs of carers

Help for Carers

If you are looking after someone who is unable to look after themselves because of illness, disability or the effects of ageing and you are providing substantial unpaid care to that person, then you are a Carer.

Child Protection

How to report a concern about child welfare and useful contacts.

Equipment to help with your disability

Reablement, Telecare and aids and adaptations are examples of early intervention services that help prevent people from becoming unnecessarily dependent upon others and requiring more intensive support.

Care Homes

View a list of Care Homes available in Flintshire and learn about paying for residential care.

Adult Safeguarding

Advice about adult safeguarding and useful contacts.

Child in need census

Welsh Government privacy notices for the Children in Need Census and Children Looked After datasets

Direct Payments

Giving you greater choice and independence over the support you need

Family Information Service

Contact the Flintshire Family Information Service or view their website for more information about choosing childcare, help available with the cost of childcare or if you would like to find a local childcare setting,

'2025' Health and Housing Conference

A film from the Health and Housing Conference held December 2016, about ending avoidable health inequalities in North Wales by 2025.

Learning Disabilities

The Flintshire Community Learning Disability Team works with adults with learning disabilities.

Mental Health

How to contact your Community Mental Health Team and other useful contacts.

Social Care Workforce Development

View information about the training and development of social care workers.

Social Services - Contact Us

Contact Flintshire County Council's Social Services department.

Social Services Information Leaflets

View Social Care information leaflets for various services we provide

Staying Well

Health advice provided by Flintshire County Council and useful contacts.

Telecare

Providing a range of Telecare equipment that supports independence.

The Old Brewery

The Old Brewery in Shotton is a specialist day service and resource centre for younger people with dementia.

Your right to compliment and complain

A guide to using the Social Services Complaints Procedure

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014: How will this affect my care and support?

Volunteer Mentors Childrens Social Services

Are you interested in a rewarding and worthwhile challenge?