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Acting on someone's behalf


If you need to make a financial, health or welfare decision for someone, need advice for the future or you need someone to speak up on your behalf (an advocate) - this section can help.

Contact us
First Contact/Social Care Direct
03000 267 979
0191 383 5752

Financial Assessment (social care)
03000 268 219
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • PO Box 257
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH8 1GL
01207 218 876

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
03000 267 981
Our address is:
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UL
0191 389 8229
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