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.
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.
Please see this page for news on any safeguarding events happening in Doncaster.
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.
If you are experiencing abuse from a partner, ex-partner or family abuse this is domestic abuse and help is available for you.
We have a number of features designed to make our website as accessible as possible for as many people as possible. Each feature is listed below with more details about how they work.
As a young carer you can find helping someone very rewarding, but you also have the right to be looked after.
Accounts receivable invoices, or sundry invoices as they are sometimes known, are issued in respect of a large range of services.
If you are having problems paying your council bills, you should let us know as soon as possible.
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.