Families and Carers

The websites on this page are aimed at the people related to or caring for people with various different conditions.

Simply click the logo to visit the site:

Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children.

They provide information, advice and support, bringing families together so they can support each other. They campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.

Information sheets from Great Ormond Street Hospital on conditions and treatments they are involved in – mainly covers information for children and their families / carers.

Your Life Doncaster: Local groups page – details of 80+ groups and organisations operating in the Doncaster area.

Doncaster Council Families Information Service: 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.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

If your child or someone you care for has any additional support needs, the following websites have a list of available services for your area.

For Doncaster, please visit the Doncaster Council website, which contains information on their SEND services.

For Nottinghamshire, please click here.

If you’re living in Doncaster and are an unpaid carer for a loved one, relative or neighbour then we are here to help.

We can support you in your caring role, help you to stay connected in your community and provide you with guidance and advice:  DoncasterCarers.WellbeingService@makingspace.co.uk

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