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Peterborough Council for Voluntary Services (PCVS) Direct Payments Support

PCVS Direct Payments Support

PCVS Direct Payments Support Team provide a friendly, flexible support service for people in Peterborough who receive Direct Payments as part of their “care package”.

We offer free and independent advice and support. The Team has a strong understanding of social care in Peterborough, built on years of experience, working closely with Adult Social Care, Health professionals, charities, voluntary groups and other services.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Chris DeWilde
Contact Position
Direct Payments Co-ordinator
PCVS Direct Payments

Where to go

Peterborough Council for Voluntary Services
Peterborough Council Voluntary Services, 32-34
Cromwell Road
Get directions to PE1 2EA

Other Details


This service is chargeable.


Referral required
Referral Details

Contact Peterborough City Council Social Care Department who will arrange to have your needs assessed.

If you have your own Support Plan, this will help you to explain your needs to the person who does the assessment. You can get help to draw up your own Support Plan from PCVS if you have a learning disability.

Other notes

For an appointment, phone between Monday to Friday

Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am to 12.00pm Friday

Local Offer


Who can get Direct Payments?

Anyone assessed by the council as having “eligible needs” for support, who is also able and willing to manage the Direct Payment, either alone or with support.

This includes:

  • Older or disabled people aged 16 or over
  • People with long term illness, sensory impairment, mental health problems
  • A carer assessed as needing support in their own right
  • A person with parental responsibility for a disabled child
Contact Telephone
01733 342683
Contact Email
Local Offer Age Bands
0 to 5 years
5 to 11 years
11 to 19 years
19 to 25 years

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