We can help people with any disability to be as independent as possible; to be healthy; to take part in the everyday life of their community, including using any facilities on offer; and to be able to do paid work if they wish. We also offer support to the carers of people with a disability.
|Find out about safeguarding vulnerable adults||Find out about employment and training schemes|
|Find out about home adaptations and aids||Get the right help and support by having your needs assessed|
|Find out about mental health issues||Organise your own social care support|
|Find out about specialist equipment for disabled people||Find out about person centred planning|
We are members of two partnership boards that support the needs of disabled people across North Yorkshire. These are the physical and sensory impairment partnership board and the learning disability partnership board.
Charges for social care services
You will have to pay for some social care services you receive but others may be free or at a reduced cost, depending on your financial circumstances.
Related information from NHS Choices
Links to health information for disabled people on the NHS Choices website.
Disability and social care
The disability and social care section provides information about living with a disability; independent living; adjusting to disability; working with disability; and more.
Adjusting to disability
More than 80 per cent of disabled people were born without their disability and the majority of disabled people became disabled in adulthood. For more information, see the adjusting to disability page.
Life with a disability
Each individual with a disability faces different challenges and health conditions. For more information, see the life with a disability page.
Customer services centre (social care enquiries)
Full contact details for the customer services centre, including how to call in personally, can be found email@example.com
Tel: 0845 034 9410
Fax: 01609 532009
Compliments, complaints, comments and concerns (adult social care)
Help us get it right. Please tell us your views about adult social care services provided by North Yorkshire County Council. Your comments can help us to improve our services and plan for the firstname.lastname@example.org...
Tel: 01609 532638
Fax: 01609 532025