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.
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.
Please see this page for news on any safeguarding events happening in Doncaster.
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.
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.
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.