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Social Work Resources

The aim of Social Work Resources is to promote social welfare and provide effective care and support to meet the needs of vulnerable people in South Lanarkshire.

Social Work Resources in partnership with community planning partners, voluntary and independent provider organisations offers a range of services designed to enable, support, improve and protect the health and social care of people using our services.

With an annual budget of £133million and 3110 employees, Social Work resource activities include:

  • dealing with over 40,000 referrals a year
  • assessment, specialist assessment and support
  • provision of targeted services for vulnerable children, young people and adults
  • service provision including homecare and care at home
  • support services, day, respite and residential services
  • supervision and monitoring in the protection of vulnerable children and adults
  • working with those subject to requirements within justice and mental health legislation

Social Work Resources commission a wide range of contracted services provided by the independent, voluntary and private sector.

Social Work Services are regulated and inspected by the Care Inspectorate and we currently have 43 registered services:

Social Work Resources is committed to providing responsive and accessible services, with defined standards for service provision and response.

For more information about the services we provide please go to our social work pages or download a copy of our Resource Plan or the Chief Social Work Officer Report.

If you need to contact Social Work Resources please phone 0303 123 1008 or visit one of our local offices.