East Lothian Council

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Service Outline

Emergency Social Work Services handles urgent social work situations that occur in East Lothian outwith office hours or at weekends. Non-emergencies will be referred to a daytime service.

Calls are handled by experienced staff whose main priorities are to provide statutory assessments for child protection, access to a mental health officer and urgent community care assessments.

The service can be contacted on the following phone numbers:

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East Lothian Council, John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington East Lothian EH41 3HA.