The Emergency Duty Social Work Team​​

The Emergency Duty Team aims to assess the needs of vulnerable individuals, adults, children and their families and, where necessary, offer temporary services to support those who may be at immediate and serious risk.

Anyone can access this service who is immediate risk or has concerns about a child or adult who may be at immediate and serious risk

The service operates outside normal office hours, at the following times:

  • Monday – Thursday 5pm – 9am
  • Friday 4:30pm – 9am
  • Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays - 9am – 9am (24 hours)

Professional, independent and voluntary agencies, existing service users, carers, and anyone who is vulnerable and feels themselves to be at immediate risk, can contact the Emergency Duty Team.

Telephone: 0845 0500 148 or 0345 0500 148 

For all other information please contact us