Signing into our websites

To access some of our services online you'll need to sign up for an account. If you want to know more about the information that we store about you, please read our privacy policy.  

If you register with more than one of these websites, you're creating different accounts for each. You could use the same log in details for each one, but we recommend that you use different passwords, as this is more secure.

Council Tax, Housing Benefit and business rates

To manage your Council Tax, Housing Benefit, landlord and business rates accounts, you can create a My Bentax account.

Household waste recycling centres

To use our recycling centres you need to have a pass, permit or make a booking to visit. You can apply for these on the household waste recycling centre customer portal.


Setting up an account on our jobs section allows you to store your personal details, employment history, skills and expertise. This can save you having to enter your details each time you apply for a job with us.

You can also register your interest in a role and when a vacancy comes up we'll let you know about it.


Our library catalogue allows you to search for books in the library and log into your account to request and renew books.

School admissions

To apply for a school place online you need to set up an account on the Barnsley Virtual Family Hub.

You can also find details on the hub of events and activities for all the family.

Contact us

Using our website is the quickest way to access our services. But if you need some help to sign into one of our websites or to use our online services, you can contact us by phone or online.