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.
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
Information on schools, colleges, alternate provision and education support services for people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their carers.
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.
01709 822 580
0 – 19 years
Offer family and school support, support for children with SEN, advisory role, training and transition support
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 has a LGBTQ+ Youth Group and further information can be found at:
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
28 Christchurch Road
- One to One and Group Therapy
- Counselling, Art Therapy, Training and more
- Support for adults, children, couples and families
Zone 5-19 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.
You can contact the team Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) between 9am and 5pm via our Single Point of Contact (SPOC) on 0300 021 8997.
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.
(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.
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.
0114 272 8822
Website: https://www.syeda.org.uk/self-referral-form – referral form
26-28 Bedford Street
(14 years and above)
Offer support groups, discussions groups, Befriending, Talking therapies, Guided self-help and Occupational therapy for young people with eating disorders.