Local Council Tax Reduction (formerly known as Local Council Tax Support) replaced Council Tax Benefit from 1 April 2013. Council Tax Benefit was a national scheme which helped people on a low income pay their Council Tax.
Please see this page for news on any safeguarding events happening in Doncaster.
If you are having problems paying your council bills, you should let us know as soon as possible.
We work with landlords to access good quality information and support services. There are a wide rage of websites and best practice information sources that may assist you in managing your properties and tenants.
In some circumstances, the Council has to take responsibility for arranging funerals. This comes under the Public Health (control of disease) act 1984, where no suitable funeral arrangements have been made, or are being made for a deceased person.
If you are experiencing abuse from a partner, ex-partner or family abuse this is domestic abuse and help is available for you.
The Families Information Service is a directory of all the services in Doncaster that can be used when you work with families. It is also available for parents or young people to use themselves, when facing almost any family problem, large or small. From day care and early learning to schools and alternative education; from midwifery and health visiting to mental health, and from advice on parenting to family support and adult learning to employment opportunities.
Accounts receivable invoices, or sundry invoices as they are sometimes known, are issued in respect of a large range of services.
Discretionary housing payments provide extra help if you are already getting Housing Benefit or Universal Credit (including housing costs for rent) but you still need further help with your rental costs.
Find out ways to help you or someone you care for to stay in their own home.