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Services for Adults

Services for Adults

Services for Adults offer care and support for adults, including older people, who need help to stay healthy and live as independently as possible. We help adults retain or regain independence, enable choice and control over longer term needs, and safeguard and protect vulnerable people from harm. 

The information on this page directs you to various places that can help or support you or someone you care for. If you feel that you need more support than what is detailed below, you can request a care assessment. Our Request a Care Assessment page provides more detail about the assessment process.

Request a Care Assessment    

Getting general support for adults

  • Adult Information Service (AIS) - This team provides free and impartial information and guidance on services, activities and what's on for adults across North Lincolnshire.
  • Community Wellbeing Hubs - A programme of activities, information and support is offered for adults and carers. The Hubs ensure that adults remain active and retain their independence, sometimes with community or voluntary support. 
  • Connect to Support - website of information on adult social care, services and equipment.
  • Enabling Support Team - Housing support for people looking to live independently.
  • Managing a long-term health condition - Information on the Expert Patients Programme.
  • Carers - Support and information available for carers.    

You do not need to request a Care Assessment to access any of these services. You can contact the service directly. The intention of these services is to prevent or reduce your need to access adult social care and help you to be independent for longer. 

Care and support jargon buster

If you are not sure what some of the terms used in care and support mean, visit the Care and Support Jargon Buster page on the Think Local, Act Personal website. It is a plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases.

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Contact details

aapcustomersupport@northlincs.gov.uk
01724 297979

Access Team
Adult Services
Church Square House
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN15 6NL

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm

Friday: 9am to 4.30pm

Last updated: 20/12/2016
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