Direct Access

Direct Access is designed to make accessing help as easy as possible. For anyone service users, carers, family members or professionals the team provide an easy way in to Aspire and advice, support or signposting.

First contact and engagement with services is critical to a successful outcome. As such we have a dedicated and highly skilled team specifically for this part of the service.

The team is supported by peer mentors who are there to welcome people into Aspire and offer support and reassurance.

Tel: 03000 213900

Duty and Assessment

The service provides immediate support via duty and assessment though to access more formal help people are booked into our welcome session which offers orientation and advice and information. These run daily.


We believe it’s vital people can access our services in the communities where they live, to make it as easy as possible for them to get the help and support they need, and build meaningful recovery in communities.

Our hubs are at:


Tel: 03000 213900

Sinclair House, 29 Thorne Road, Doncaster DN1 2EZ

Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Aspire staff pictured at the Central Hub


Tel: 03000 213900

The Hallgate Centre, Hallgate, Mexborough S64 0DQ

Open Mondays and Thursdays, 9am to 5pm

Aspire staff pictured at the Mexborough Hub


Tel: 03000 213900

The Jade Centre, Askern Road, Bentley DN5 0JR

Open Tuesdays and Fridays, 9am to 5pm

Aspire staff pictured at the Bentley Hub


Tel: 03000 213900

Stainforth Clinic, Church Road, Stainforth DN7 5PW

Open Wednesdays, 9am to 5pm

Aspire staff pictured at the Stainforth Hub








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Advice and information

The team offer support and someone to talk to straight away. Advice and information and sign posting to other services are also offered for people who drop in or phone.

Assessment and access to other elements of Aspire

After a welcome session if it is appropriate we will book you into a confidential assessment slot.

In the comprehensive assessment we will identify the strengths and needs of service users which helps inform an individually tailored recovery plan for each person.

Specialist Needle Exchange

A discrete and separate entrance provides access to a specialist needle exchange where people can exchange their needles and other paraphernalia and get specialist advice and information.

The exchange is clearly signed from Rosslyn House, 37 Thorne Road, Doncaster, DN1 2EZ or phone for directions on 03000 213900.

For more information about needle exchange services in Doncaster, please follow this link.

Aspire Group programme

A short programme is offered which for many people provides the support they need to begin their recovery. The programme is suitable for people with either drug or alcohol problems. The programme supports learning, early identification, reduce and control, as well as harm reduction and relapse prevention.

Recovery café/social area

A social area which offers a warm and friendly environment for the groups to run in and supports personal development as well as host mutual aid and fellowship groups.

Early intervention alcohol

Aspire offer a highly structured six or twelve week programme for people who are using alcohol in a problematic way which may be causing issues within their home, work or family life.


About Aspire

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).

We pride ourselves on being innovative and forward thinking, and work closely with the recovery communities we serve to provide flexible, responsive services, which offer the best possible recovery outcomes for all our service users.