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Please phone us on 0300 123 2224 

Phone lines are open 8am to 6pm Monday and 8.30am to 5.30pm Tuesday to Friday. Inbound and outbound calls may be recorded for training or quality purposes. 

For Deaf and hard of hearing callers, you can contact us using 'Text Relay' (by prefixing our contact numbers with 18001).   

If you are worried about a child, young person or adult who could be in danger please contact
0300 123 2224. In an emergency always contact the police by dialling 999 or if it is not an emergency and you want to talk with the police, dial 101.

If you would like to speak to a Children's Social Care Social Worker outside of office hours please phone the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) on 0300 123 23 27 

You can find out of hours contact information on our Adult Social Care out of hours contact page.

If you have a quick question for the Adult Social Care team, please use our contact form  For a more detailed conversation please phone 0300 123 2224

If you are a professional you can contact Adult Social Care.


Replying to and sending emails

SMS Text Enquiries:  Send us a message from your mobile phone to 07781 482 858 (Normal text message rates apply)   

Write to us:   
Somerset County Council    
County Hall    
TA1 4DY  

You can get directions to County Hall from Google Maps 
Information about Taunton Park and Ride.

Please phone the numbers below for the following services: 

For fostering enquiries please visit or call 0800 587 9900.

For adoption enquiries please visit or call 0345 155 1076

Culture and Heritage 01823 278805 

Somerset Skills and Learning 0330 332 7997 

Other useful numbers

District Councils

Mendip District Council 0300 303 8588  
Sedgemoor District Council 0300 303 7800  
Somerset West & Taunton Council 0300 304 8000
South Somerset District Council  01935 462462  

Report a street light fault using our online form or phone 0345 601 0939 (office hours) or 0345 795 9639 (for out of hours emergencies) 

Wellington Community Office 01823 667279
EMA (Education Maintenance allowance) Helpline for Students 0808 101 6219 
Student Finance Direct (Higher Education Students only 0845 607 7577 
Citizens Advice Bureau Consumer Helpline 0345 404 0506 

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