More money in your pocket

If you're a Berneslai Homes tenant and are struggling with the cost of living crisis, you can get help and support from the Berneslai Homes Tenants First service.

About Tenants First

Tenants First is a specialist tenancy and family support hub for tenants. It offers: 

  • family intervention support
  • tenancy support – including help with claiming benefits, support accessing services and grants
  • referrals to third party services like Citizens Advice, charities and trusts
  • housing coaches
  • mental health housing-related support for adults and families
  • employment training support - helping tenants to get into training, learning skills and employment (funded through the European Social Fund scheme)

The service supports tenants with a wide range of tenancy issues, as well as offering family support to those who have multiple support needs at a complex level.

The support's targeted to your needs, with the team focussing on practical approaches to help you when you need it.

How to get in contact

The Tenants First service are holding free money advice drop-in sessions each week across Barnsley for tenants to get help and support. You can find details of the sessions and more information about the service by visiting the Tenants First webpage on the Berneslai Homes website.

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