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On our A to Z you will find an alphabetical list of the services and information we offer, as well as some information about key partner organisations. Please click on the letters below to see what options are available.

We are here to support you if your child has any problems attending school.
The role of the school governor is demanding but very rewarding and is a good way to give back to your local community. School governing bodies work with schools to make sure they provide the best possible education for their pupils.
Our schools provide a cafeteria-style service offering a full range of freshly prepared dishes - including healthy snacks, traditional meals, deli and salad bars.
Social Care Direct can assist you to find information and advice to help you live as independently as you can. If your needs are urgent you should telephone Social Care Direct immediately on: 03000 267 979.
Some children require extra help at school. This is defined as special educational needs (SEN) and schools take account of this when they plan their work.
Our sport and leisure services team, Durham County Leisure, provides a wide range of sport and recreation facilities across the county.
This page contains information about procedures relating to stray dogs and horses.
Our street cleaning programme provides frequent cleaning of streets, council owned car parks, public conveniences, markets and other public areas to remove litter.
Supported lodgings is a scheme set up by us to provide housing within people's homes for vulnerable young people aged 16+ and those leaving care. The length of stay can vary from short to longer periods up to two years.
Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) are drainage solutions that provide an alternative to the direct guiding of rainwater through pipes and sewers to nearby rivers and watercourses.
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