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.
Social work students praise training support through pandemic
Two student social workers have shared their experiences of training with our council during the coronavirus outbreak.
County Durham village cares for community with council funding
A partnership of community organisations in Coxhoe has received a grant of £2,200 to help residents who have been hit hard by coronavirus.
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.
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.
Anti-social behaviour covers a range of activities that affect people's enjoyment of their homes and communities. This page provides...
Find out about our community alarm service.