for carers across South Yorkshire
Welcome to Beacon South Yorkshire
Welcome to Beacon South Yorkshire. We are dedicated to supporting carers across South Yorkshire. Wherever you’re from, whatever your background, everyone is welcome.
We’re dedicated to improving the lives of carers across South Yorkshire
Beacon South Yorkshire provides a range of services for family and friends who care for their loved ones. Our services are designed to support carers supporting people with substance misuse, disabilities, mental health, dementia, or who are elderly.
Shining the light for carers living with substance misuse, disabilities, mental health, dementia, or who are elderly, we aim to: –
1. Welcome any carer without judgement, who are willing to be open, self -reflective and make a personal change.
2. Create connections in a confidential and safe environment whenever needed, so no -one feels alone.
1. Provide well-being support to build strength in dealing with difficult situations.
2. Offer care and skills to support carers’ demands with day-to-day needs.
1. Build trust to be able to communicate openly to understand personal aims.
2. Look after carers by listening and offering options to enable future opportunities.
Here at Beacon South Yorkshire Carer Support Service, we are very honoured to announce we are a chosen charity by the Mayor of Barnsley. Caroline Makinson chose Beacon South Yorkshire alongside ‘TADS – Therapies for Anxiety, Depression and Stress‘, another remarkable local charity supporting young carers.
A caregiver or carer is a paid or unpaid member of a person’s social network who helps them with activities of daily living. Since they have no specific professional training, they are often described as informal caregivers.
Carers save the economy £132 billion per year, an average of £19,336 per carer.
in the UK are juggling caring responsibilities with work - that's 1 in 7 of the workforce.
give up work every day to care for an older or disabled relative.
A minimum of 35 hours per week works out at only 1.94 per hour.
Beacon South Yorkshire has provided a range of services to hundreds of carers. These statistics continue to grow along with the demand for carers across South Yorkshire.
April 2021 - August 2022
Face to face, telephone or video
Yoga, mindfulness and massages
The support journey is person-centred, with regular reviews in order to remain focussed.
Whilst accessing support in Beacon SY, you also have access to the following activities:
We’re proud to be inclusive and pride ourselves on creating a supportive and welcoming environment for all.
Quality 4 Health + Wellbeing accreditation
Beacon South Yorkshire are pleased to be working towards the Quality 4 Health + Wellbeing accreditation.
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Together, we can make lives better for carers in South Yorkshire
We’re working hard to support carers across South Yorkshire. You can help support our cause by donating to our registered charity and allowing us to dedicate more services to carers.
We would like to thank the current and past carers for their individual donations. We’d also like to send a huge Thanks to National Lottery Players for their support.