General Help & Support

Below are a number of help and support services available to people in Doncaster and the surrounding area.

Alcohol Concern


The leading national charity working on alcohol issues. Our goal is to improve people's lives by reducing the harm caused by alcohol.

British Liver Trust


Liver disease is the fifth largest killer in the UK. We are here for everyone affected by liver disease.
We support patients so they don't have to face liver disease alone
We campaign to improve awareness so people are aware of the risks to the liver
We lobby for improved services for liver patients
We fund research to find the causes and treatments of liver disease.



ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything - no problem is too big or too small.

Children's Liver Disease Foundation


Formed in 1980, Children's Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) is a unique national charity dedicated to taking action against the effects of all liver diseases of childhood.
Based in Birmingham, CLDF is:
A comprehensive information hub for healthcare professionals and the general public
A tailored support service for young people with liver disease and their families
The lead charity supporting medical research into all aspects of children's liver diseases
The voice for young people, their families and adults diagnosed with liver disease in childhood.

 Hate Crime - Have You Been A Victim

Hate crime is an incident or crime which is perceived to be motivated by hostility or prejudice on the grounds of:
Sexual orientation
Transgender identity
South Yorkshire Police is committed to tackling hate crime, no matter what form it comes in. We will deal with your report professionally and with consideration to your needs and wishes. 
For more information about hate crime


OK Rehab - Drug & Alcohol Rehab Support

Find the best addiction rehab for your needs

Detox and Rehabilitate Safley

We believe everyone has the chance to turn their situation around, no matter how complicated their current situation may be. Since 2000, we've promoted inclusive addiction treatment.

Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service


Doncaster Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service (DRASACS) our aim is to help local people 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.

Doncaster Sexual Health Services

 For urgent and non-urgent sexual health advice and information, including:
  •              HIV Prevention (including urgent PEP HIV prevention)
  •             Testing and treatment for STIs
  •             Testing and treatment for HIV
  •             Contraception

Haemophilia Society


To raise awareness and bring together people affected by Haemophilia, Von Willebrand's disease, and other related bleeding disorders. Our aim is to increase knowledge about such conditions, and support families with information on the best possible care and treatment available.

The Hepatitis C Trust


The Hepatitis C Trust is the national UK charity for hepatitis C. It was founded and is now led and run by people with personal experience of hepatitis C and almost all of our Board, staff and volunteers either have hepatitis C or have had it and cleared it after treatment.

Herpes Viruses Association


The Herpes Viruses Association helps to improve life for people with herpes simplex by:
Helping them to understand the condition and put it into its proper perspective as a common skin complaint; Publishing a quarterly journal SPHERE which covers everything from research news to articles on stress management and our social events. 
Running trials to ascertain the effectiveness of complementary treatments;
Publishing the results from our questionnaires about the experience of living with herpes simplex;
Supporting and encouraging local groups and meetings;
Training and supporting volunteer helplines.

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline


Don't wait until you're certain. If you are worried about a child or need advice, contact our free 24/7 helpline. Email

Talk To Frank


Friendly, Confidential Drug Advise.



Young People's Health and Wellbeing Service.

Rotherham - Doncaster & South Humber

The Mix


The Mix is the UK's free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help but don't know where to turn. Helpline open 3pm - 12am every day.



Information and support for the LBGTQ communities and their allies.

LBGT+ Helpline Switchboard


Welcome to Switchboard – the LGBT helpline – a place for calm words when you need them most.
Helpline open 10am - 10pm every day.

LBGT Foundation


Advice, Support and information.


Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it's best to call us on the phone. This number is FREE to call.

Doncaster Aspire Drug & Alcohol Services

 Welcome to Aspire Drug and Alcohol Services.

We support people with drug and alcohol problems and their families to beat their addictions and go on to successfully lead fulfilling, independent lives within their communities.
Aspire is a partnership organisation set up by Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) and registered charity The Alcohol & Drug Service (ADS).

Think Employment


Think Employment helps people get back to work with free adult learning courses including; Mathes, English and IT, also CV writing, job application support and local job opportunities. For more information email or contact them on the number above.

Healthwatch Doncaster

Your Spotlight on Local Services.

Terrance Higgins Trust

Terrence Higgins Trust is a British charity that campaigns on and provides services relating to HIV and sexual health. In particular, the charity aims to end the transmission of HIV in the UK, 
to support and empower people living with HIV to eradicate stigma and discrimination around HIV, and promote good sexual health. 

The Queer ParentingPartnership

We are here to revolutionise the birth world for LGBTQ+ people!


Helping you find addiction rehab
Your recovery begins today
Rehab 4 Addiction was founded to assist those affected by substance misuse and their loved ones. 
We offer a range of services and help signpost you to the most effective treatments. 
This includes alcohol rehab, drug rehab, detox services, intervention, aftercare and outpatient counselling. 
Our helpline advisors are committed to helping you in your quest to locate effective treatments for addiction.
0800 140 4690

The LBGTQ+ Guide To Online Saftey

At vpnMentor, we conducted a survey in which we asked 695 LGBTQ+ people worldwide about their experiences online as they relate to their sexual orientation and gender identity. 
The results – referenced throughout the article – illuminated the unique challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community.