We keep records of everyone who uses our Adult or Children's Social Care service. The only people who are able to access your records are those who need to see them in relation to providing you with the care you need. Under the Data Protection Act 2018 you are allowed to see a copy of your files.

Apply to see your social care records 

To apply to see your social care records, please fill in the  Subject Access Request form and send it, along with your proof of identity and address to the address below. 

Subject Access Request form

Please send:

  • Your completed form 
  • Either a copy of your passport or driving licence, showing your name and signature 
  • A household bill issued within the last 3 months (such as a council tax bill) which shows your name and address

to:

Information lawyer (Data Protection Officer)
Southampton City Council
Legal & Governance
Civic Centre
Southampton
SO14 7LY

Email: information@southampton.gov.uk