Doncaster Repair and Support Service

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.

There is no charge for the labour, but materials will have to be supplied by the client.

Which jobs are covered by the scheme?

Minor jobs in your home, such as:

Changing:

  • bath/sink sealant
  • curtains
  • fluorescent tubes
  • fuses
  • lampshades
  • light bulbs
  • plugs
  • toilet seats
  • vacuum cleaner bags and filters.

Repairing:

  • bleeding radiators
  • blocked sinks
  • leaking taps
  • making loose carpets safe

Fitting:

  • curtain rails
  • draught excluders
  • mirrors
  • pictures
  • shelves

General:

  • moving furniture in the home

Small repairs to:

  • fencing
  • garden gates
  • washing lines

Tidying to make safe (one off tasks):

  • garages
  • sheds

Fitting of:

  • battery-operated doorbells
  • bolts
  • carbon monoxide detectors
  • door chains
  • spy-hole viewers
  • window locks

How do I access the service?

Please contact us, or ask your health or social services professional or a friend to contact the service for you.

email: publicbuildingmaintenance@doncaster.gov.uk  

tel: 01302 736574

address: North Bridge Depot, North Bridge Road, Doncaster, DN5 9AN 

Once you have been referred, we will make arrangements for an operative to call and deal with the problem where possible.

All our workers carry an identification card, which will be shown to you when they arrive. Always ask to see identification before you let anyone into your home. For more information visit our

Last updated: 16 November 2017 14:39:01