Adult Social Care - Information and Advice

Where to get help


You may be in a position where you need support on how best to live as independently as possible and/or continue in your caring role. Whether this happens in your own home or you need support, we can help you identify the most suitable type of care to meet your needs.

Urgent Help

If you suspect someone is in immediate risk, harm or danger, please telephone the Police on 999.

If you are concerned that an adult is, or is at risk of, abuse or neglect, please call the safeguarding team on 01983 814980 (outside office hours call 01983 821105) or email safeguardingconcerns@iow.gov.uk

New to Adult Social Care

If you need help to manage your current situation there are a number of  local help organisations that may be able to help you.  

If you feel that none of the local help organisations meet your needs, then you may wish to begin the formal Adult Social Care assessment process.

Known to Adult Social Care

If you already have involvement with Adult Social Care please call 01983 823340.