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Social Services manages child protection and adult protection plans, policies, services and support. We are also part of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme

Protecting people services

Visit our protecting people contacts page which lists important information on who to contact if you are worried about. 

  • an adult
  • a child
  • a problem with alcohol or substance use
  • violence or abuse
  • suicide or self-harm
  • scams or fraud
  • someone out of hours or over the weekend

Alternatively, you can download our Protecting People In East Ayrshire leaflet (PDF 641Kb).

Child protection

Adult protection

Protecting people Information

Download our protecting people information:

Contact Information


Social Services (Kilmarnock)
The Johnnie Walker Bond
15 Strand Street
East Ayrshire
Telephone: 01563 554200


Social Services (Cumnock)
Rothesay House
1 Greenholm Road
East Ayrshire
KA18 1LH
Telephone: 01290 427720
Social Work: Ayrshire Urgent Care Service
Note: The Emergency Out Of Hours Social Work Service is available after 5pm until 9am, Monday to Thursday and after 4pm on Friday until 9am on Monday (throughout the weekend). It is also available during public holidays. You will be put through to the Ayrshire Social Work out of Hours Response Service. A qualified Social Worker will assess the circumstances referred.