Doncaster Young Persons Advice Service

Pillar House,
19 - 21 South Parade,
Doncaster
DN1 2DJ

Phone:01302 361777

Fax:01302 361163

DYPAS Leaflet

Doncaster Young Persons Advice Service is a free and independent Big Lottery funded project, for 16 to 25 year olds, who require advice regarding: Housing, Debt or Welfare Benefits.

The service is delivered, in partnership, by: the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), Disability Advisory Service (DIAL Doncaster) and the M25 Housing & Support Group.

We recognise that Young People often face:

  • Increased pressure; due to low incomes
  • Increased unemployment
  • Increasing debt
  • Increasing reliance on welfare benefits
  • Significant and complex changes to the welfare benefits system
  • Increased difficulties; in relation to accommodation
  • Increasing costs, increasing disrepair and increased landlord / tenant issues

Examples of advice available (these lists are not exhaustive):

Housing Advice (M25 Housing & Support Group):

  • Homeless options
  • Disrepair issues
  • Council housing
  • Finding accommodation
  • Rent arrears
  • Possession proceedings
  • Landlord eviction and harassment

Debt Advice (CAB):

  • Assist with debts
  • Budget plans
  • Debt relief orders
  • Insolvency

Welfare Benefit's Advice (DIAL):

  • Provide welfare benefit checks
  • Help with filling in forms
  • Assist in tribunals

    How to contact us?

    We offer telephone advice and face-to-face appointments in a safe, confidential environment. 

    Telephone advice is available by phoning or texting the service required:

    Debt Advice: CAB - Landline (01302) 217777 or Mob - 07582 462223

    Welfare Benefits Advice: DIAL - Landline (01302) 327800 or Mob - 07855 460666

    Housing or Homelessness Advice: Landline (01302) 361777 or Mob - 07584 685351

     

    If you wish to have a face-to-face appointment or home visits, please arrange by telephoning the advice service you require.