Providing the right accommodation and support is vital in enabling vulnerable people to live independently in the community; ensuring they have choice and control of where and how they live.
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.
Please see this page for news on any safeguarding events happening in Doncaster.
If you are experiencing abuse from a partner, ex-partner or family abuse this is domestic abuse and help is available for you.
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.
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.
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.
As a young carer you can find helping someone very rewarding, but you also have the right to be looked after.
SMILE (Supportive Multi-Ability Intergenerational Life Experiences) Day Services provide day activities for older people, adults with learning disabilities and individuals who require specialist support.
If you are having problems paying your council bills, you should let us know as soon as possible.