Social Care Direct
Social Care Direct can assist you to find information and advice to help you live as independently as you can. If your needs are urgent...
Report a concern about a child
If you have a concern about a child or young person's welfare who lives in County Durham, call First Contact on Tel: 03000 267 979. First Contact brings togethe...
Home from hospital service
Our Home from Hospital Service is completely free and could benefit anyone with anxieties about returning home after a stay in hospital. This includes accident ...
Telecare - sensors to keep you safe and independent at home
If you need additional support in your home, you can apply for Telecare, provided by the Care Connect service.
Apply for the Care Connect alarm service
This page tells you how to apply for Care Connect, our community alarm service.
Apply for housing
You can apply to rent a home in County Durham through Durham Key Options. This includes former council housing.
Equipment and services in your home
...own house? Find information about adaptations to your home, equipment to help you carry out everyday activities and personal care.
Get your care needs assessed
You may need help in your daily life because you're elderly and/or you have an illness or disability.
If you cannot stay in your own home
If someone needs care and support to maintain their health and welfare, it may not be an option to live independently. Find details...
Lone worker monitoring service
Care Connect provides a Lone Worker Service that operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.