I already work in adult social care
Find out more about ongoing training and development we can offer you if you are already working in adult social care.
Health, family support and social care
Information about health, family support and social care for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Find care and support services
Find information about social care and support services for people living in County Durham.
The Care Act 2014
The Care Act 2014, which took effect from April 2015, is the biggest change to adult social care in 60 years. Find out what it's about...
Find out more about our Local Offer for care leavers
Our local offer tells you about all the support that we have in County Durham for you as a care leaver.
Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessments and plans
An EHC plan can be issued to a child or young person between the ages of 0 and 25 years.
Support for adult social care managers
We understand that high quality care requires skilled, confident leaders and managers.
Personal budgets for children and young people with an Education, Health and Care plan
...to arrange and pay for support that has been agreed in your Education, Health and Care plan. The amount depends on the needs and agreed...
Consultation on changes to financial assessments for non-residential care services
We are proposing changes in the way in which non-residential care services are financially assessed. If agreed, these changes would...
European Social Fund (ESF)
The ESF aims to support jobs, help people get better jobs and ensures fairer job opportunities.