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Out of Hours Service

The Out of Hours Service offers a range of statutory social work practices, to both vulnerable adults and children.

The highly skilled and professional team provides a comprehensive generic social work service out of hours via a duty system, which is accessed by Wandsworth Emergency Control. 

Practices include:

  • Mental Health Act Assessments;
  • Child Protection;
  • Homelessness;
  • Safeguarding; and
  • responding to general Social Care distresses.

For assistance during the day, the Initial Point of Contact (IPOC) team operate Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm on 020 8871 6622.

For Adults call the Access Team on 020 8871 7707 For Mental Health Act Assessments call 020 8767 3411

Who to contact


Where to go

Wandsworth Town Hall
Wandsworth High Street
SW18 2PU
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Last updated: 16 Jul 2019

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