Parents and community

Welcome to the parents and community page! In these pages you will find information, useful contacts and links for food, drink, oral health, physical activity and keeping happy, safe and well. You can use these pages to discover how you can make small changes to your lifestyle to create a big impact to the health and wellbeing of your whole family!

Parents and carers inofrmation


Families Information Service

The Families Information Service (FIS) is a website which includes a variety of services in Doncaster. It is available for parents or young people to use themselves. Some of the services available on the Families Information Service website are:


Childcare and School search
Are you looking for childcare and schools in your area? The Families Information Service childcare and school search has Ofsted registered provision in your area here

Help with childcare costs

The government is introducing new ways to help parents with childcare costs. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support. For more information, visit the website.

The Local Offer

The Local Offer provides information for children and young people with special educational needs (SEND) and their parents or carers in a single place.
It shows families what they can expect from a range of local agencies including education, health and social care. Knowing what is out there gives families more choice and therefore more control over what support is right for their children. For more information, visit the website

Doncaster AccessAble

On this website you'll find detailed access information to thousands of venues across the UK and the Republic of Ireland: shops, pubs, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, railway stations, hotels, universities, hospitals and more. 
The mission is to maximise independence and choice for disabled people in accessing their local area and the places we all want to visit.

Expect Youth

EXPECT Youth brings together professionals and facilities to help develop opportunities for young people. The website includes a ‘what’s on’ guide of local activities that young people can join in with.

Parenting Programmes

A range of parenting courses are available, including online courses.

Family Lives

Offer support and advice on a range of issues relating to parenting and families on the website and have a confidential helpline: 0808 800 2222.

Adult Family & Community Learning

Doncaster Adult Family and Community Learning Services deliver funded family learning courses across the borough. To view the timetable of current courses and to find out more information visit the website.

With ME in Mind

Mental Health Support Workers for schools and colleges, helping children and young people with their mental health.

NHS Sleep Guidance

NHS England have compiled a list giving the approximate hours of sleep needed by children of different ages, as recommended by the Millpond Children's Sleep Clinic. Together with advice about sleep and no sleep


Last updated: 14 July 2021 14:28:14