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Due to essential maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 6.00pm on Monday 2 October until 8.00am on Tuesday 3 October: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit services, and our welfare assistance form. You will also not be able to register to pay council tax online, make a change of address for council tax or cancel single person discount. You are still able to make a payment during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Moving from child to adult care

At the age of 18, if you need care and support, you will move from child to adult care.

Planning ahead 

Lots of things can change about your care and support arrangements during this time.  We can help you plan your move.   

We will complete a Care Act assessment with you to determine if you are eligible to receive commissioned services.  The following information is available on eligibility for care and support: 


Contact us
Social Care Direct
03000 267 979
0191 383 5752