Families Information Service provides information, advice and guidance for parents, carers, practitioners, children and young people on a wide range of services and activities/events available in Doncaster and beyond.
As a young carer you can find helping someone very rewarding, but you also have the right to be looked after.
We are committed to making our site accessible, inclusive and user friendly for everyone.
If you are experiencing abuse from a partner, ex-partner or family abuse this is domestic abuse and help is available for you.
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.
SMILE (Supportive Multi-Ability Inter-Generational Life Experiences) provides day activities and projects for older people, adults with learning disabilities, autism and individuals who require specialist support.
Please see this page for news on any safeguarding events happening in Doncaster.
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.
These days there is loads of technology available that people are using (often with help from relatives) to stay independent, safe and well. Take a look at the examples below for some inspiration.
Doncaster Repair and Support Service carries out minor repairs and small maintenance jobs for elderly and disabled people who are unable to do the job themselves and who don't have anyone to help them.