Adult social care
About getting help early
If you need help with things such as your cleaning, laundry, shopping or gardening there's lots of services and support groups around Barnsley who can help. You can find a service on the Live Well Barnsley website. You might also find our guide to older people's services useful.
Visit our housing webpages for advice about how to make your home warmer and cheaper to run, this includes energy saving measures such as new boilers and insulation, and how to get help with energy bills. If you're a Berneslai Homes tenant, contact them to find out about the support you could get as part of your tenancy agreement.
If you need more advice and think you'd benefit from having a social care assessment, find out how we can help with your care needs.
Assistive living technology
Technology to help you live independently at home, including telecare alarms, remote monitors and sensors.
Equipment and adaptations
Equipment or adaptations to your home that can improve your life and help you remain independent.
Ways you can make changes to your lifestyle, home and health to reduce your risk of falling.
Health and wellbeing
Healthy living advice and guidance, including information about how to protect your health.
What's Your Move is helping Barnsley to be more active for good physical and mental health.
Our health and wellbeing centres offer social activities and help for people who might otherwise become isolated in their own home.
Information about autistic spectrum conditions, including how to get a diagnosis and support services for young people and adults.
Information and advice, including how to reduce the risk of developing dementia, how to get help, and local support services.
Occupational therapy services provide assessments and advice if you need some help with daily living tasks.
Find a service
Live Well Barnsley is a directory of services, groups, activities and events that contribute to the health and wellbeing of the people of Barnsley.