Lancashire County Council is responsible for providing social
services in West Lancashire.
Lancashire Social Services (external link) works in partnership
with organisations, service users and carers, to provide support
that meets the needs of the local communities. Services
Provides a range of services for older people, people with learning
disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory impairment or mental
heath problems which are aimed at enabling people to stay in their
own homes and remain independent.
Children and families services
Provides a range of services for children and families including
family support, fostering and adoption, residential care, leaving
care services and child protection.
Provides support and advice to around 125,000 carers in
Provides a volunteer befriending scheme where local people can
become volunteers and make a difference to people's lives.
Lancashire County Council social care: tel 0300 123 6720