Care and Support to help you live independently

Our aim is to help older people and adults with physical and mental disabilities live as independently as they can, with as little intrusion into their lives as possible.

Advice and Support for Adults

We provide support for:

  • older people
  • people with disabilities
  • people with mental health problems
  • people with learning difficulties
  • people who misuse drugs or alcohol
  • young offenders
  • vulnerable people and those who may be being abused

Your Life Your Way

Your Life Your Way is a website that provides the necessary resources for you to look after yourself within your own community focusing on keeping well, safe and connected. Within the website you will find the following sections:

Doncaster Directory

This Community Database allows you to find over 1,500 free or low cost activities, support groups and organisations within your area - it’s a great way to connect with your local community. To view the directory, visit the following webpage Doncaster Directory.

Information and Advice

Within this section you can find lots of useful information, advice and contact details about the help that is available to you as follows:

Search and Shop

This is your adult social care online supermarket, where you can look for and buy products and services to help with your support. To look for services you need, visit the following webpage Search and Shop

Access to services

Some of our services are only available after your needs have been assessed.

This means that someone from Doncaster council will talk to you and, with your permission, talk to the person who cares for you such as your Doctor or Health Visitor about your needs.

Once the assessment has been made we will write down exactly what has been agreed in a care plan. The Care Plan will be reviewed from time to time to make sure that it still meets your needs.

Following an assessment you may benefit from some of the following services:

We work with people such as, nurses, doctors, teachers, the police, the probation service and community groups, to make sure that people who use and need our services are given the best possible help.

We also have a guide which can be found in the download and resources section on this page. Simply click on your chosen subject. 

Further information about our services can be obtained by contacting one of the following telephone numbers Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5.00pm. Where, if required, you can use our interpreter service to ask for further information.

Contacts

Adult Contact Team 

Children and families duty team

We provide help in a crisis and can be contacted 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Emergency Social Care Team 

  • tel: 01302 796000 outside office hours only.

Further help

Last updated: 05 January 2017 17:37:20