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Local services

Doncaster CAMHS

01302 796191

Website: www.camhs.rdash.nhs.uk/doncaster

Doncaster Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) provides advice and support to children / young people, their families / carers and professionals working with them. Where need is identified we also offer mental health assessments, therapy and interventions for children and young people. If you are concerned about a child / young person’s mental health please contact the team or make an online referral.

Doncaster Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Service (DRASAC)

01302 341572

Website: https://www.drasacs.org.uk/

At Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service (DRASACS) our aim is to help people in the Doncaster Area who have suffered from these experiences.

Our confidential services are available for:

  • Children and young people aged 18 or under, who have been raped or sexually abused
  • Adults who have experienced rape or sexual abuse, either recently or in their past
  • Family members who have been affected by the issue

Free and confidential support

Doncaster Local Offer (Education

Local Offer – Schools and Alternative Provision – Doncaster Council

Local Offer – Specialist Education Support Services – Doncaster Council

Information on schools, colleges, alternate provision and education support services for people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their carers.

Doncaster School Transition Team

Transitioning to New School Years – Doncaster Council

Doncaster Council and partners are committed to ensuring high quality, supported transition for children and young people and their families who are embarking on a change of setting. The dedicated Doncaster Transition Team coordinate all key transition points.

Educational Psychology

01709 822 580

Website: www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/educational-psychology-service

0 – 19 years

Offer family and school support, support for children with SEN, advisory role, training and transition support

Early Help

01302 734110.

Website: www.doncaster.gov.uk/fis

Find out more on Early Help | Doncaster Children’s Services Trust (doncasterchildrenstrust.co.uk)

Offer support to children and families.  Services based around: health, development and wellbeing e.g. substance abuse, mental health, domestic and sexual abuse. Support with parenting, childcare, targeted youth support, jobs and training.

Doncaster LGBTQ+ Youth Support

Doncaster has a LGBTQ+ Youth Group and further information can be found at:

https://www.facebook.com/DoncasterLGBTQYouth  

Doncaster Youth Housing

Website: https://www.dhyp.org.uk/

DHYP supports young people who are at risk of homelessness, helping them overcome disadvantage so that they can fulfil their potential and have a brighter future.

Open Minds Counselling Service

07765 224564

Website: https://www.counsellingdoncaster.com/

28 Christchurch Road

Doncaster

​DN1 2QL

  • One to One and Group Therapy
  • Counselling, Art Therapy, Training and more
  • Support for adults, children, couples and families

Project 3 – Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber (RDASH)

01302 640032,

Email: rdashproject3.referrals@nhs.net

Website: www.rdash.nhs.uk/services/our-services/children-young-people-and-families-doncaster-community-integrated-services/project-3/

Project 3 works with young people aged 18 years and under who need advice information, help, support and intervention around: Sexual Health and Contraception, Drugs, Alcohol and Legal Highs, Stop Smoking, Hidden Harm Support and they offer Education, Early Intervention and Prevention.

School Nursing 

You can contact the team Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) between 9am and 5pm  via our Single Point of Contact (SPOC) on 01302 566776.

Alternatively you can text into the service on 07917 031891. If your call is assessed as non urgent we aim to respond to you within 5 working days.  If we assess your call to be urgent, then we aim to respond within 24 working hours.

Website: https://ww.healthvisitors.rdash.nhs.uk/

(age 5-19 years)

Our Doncaster school nursing team is a group of experienced qualified nurses and support workers who support young people aged 5-19 years and their families to stay healthy.

We work in partnership with other health service and education providers, and other wider social care and voluntary services for children young people and families.

Sleep Charity

01302751416

info@thesleepcharity.org.uk

Website: www.thesleepcharity.org.uk

They have information resources on their website on areas such as sleep routine, relaxation tips and bedroom environment and courses available for parents, teachers and professionals.

Service also offers drop in sessions.

South Yorkshire Eating Disorders Association

0114 272 8822

Website: https://www.syeda.org.uk/

Website: info@syeda.org.uk

Website: https://www.syeda.org.uk/self-referral-form  – referral form

26-28 Bedford Street

Neepsend

Sheffield

S6 3BT

(14 years and above)

Offer support groups, discussions groups, Befriending, Talking therapies, Guided self-help and Occupational therapy for young people with eating disorders.