London Borough of Croydon

Adult health and social care services & information

  • Adult residential & nursing care

    Tips for choosing a residential or nursing home for older people or those with disabilities.

  • Assessing your needs

    How to make a referral to adult social care for yourself or someone else. You can also find information about advocacy services

  • Carers information, resources and services

    It is not just people being supported by carers who can get help from social services - if you are a carer you are entitled to have an assessment to make sure that your needs are being met too. We can provide a lot of help for carers including breaks, support groups and financial aid.

  • Getting around

    Blue badge parking permits, freedom pass for older people, disabled persons freedom pass , taxicard and shop mobility schemes

  • The Care Act

    Care and support is changing for the better in Croydon

  • Consultation – Respite and short breaks service for people with learning disabilities

    We want anyone who thinks they will be affected by changes to the respite and short break services for adults with a learning disability in Croydon to respond to this consultation.

  • Your health and wellbeing

    Information on dignity in care, day care services, mental health support and learning disability services. Information for people with concerns about NHS services 

  • Paying for adult social care

    About charges for care services, Direct Payments, paying for long term care, and independent financial advice. 

  • Support at home and other housing options

    About support to keep you living in your home, home care, Croydon Careline service and sheltered or supported housing options including Shared Lives scheme.

  • Outcome based commissioning

    Helping older people in Croydon live long, healthy, and independent lives is the key aim of a joint programme by Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group and Croydon Council.