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Find out how to report anti-social behaviour in your neighbourhood, how to influence local priorities at Area Committees and how to prepare for an emergency. Also, information on the HEARS personal alarm service, support for parents, a guide to substance misuse services and more.

About the various grants available to communities in Ipswich.
How to report activities and paraphernalia associated with drug taking
The locations of the 5 needle exchange venues in Ipswich.
The Make a Difference Fund (MAD Funding) is a smaller fund set aside from the main Area Committee budgets each year to enable ‘quick fixes’. Typically, it is used to purchase small items or for ‘one off' events.
There is a range of support and advice for local communities across Ipswich to help you.
If you have experienced any form of anti-social behaviour it is important that you report it as soon as you can.
Tackling anti-social behaviour (ASB) is a high priority for our Housing staff. We are the largest landlord in Suffolk and we take our responsibility to our tenants very seriously.
Ipswich Shopmobility provides free hand-propelled and electric wheelchairs and electric scooters to help people who have limited mobility, whether through permanent or temporary disablement, illness, accident or age, to shop and use other facilities in the town centre.


Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council
Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432000