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Resources and information

Beacon South Yorkshire are dedicated to supporting carers across South Yorkshire through physical and emotional support sessions that allow them to carry on caring.

Find support in your area


(Above Parkgate Mobility)
19 Doncaster Road
S70 1TH

Phone: 01226 814 012

Monday: 9am – 3pm
Tuesday: 9am – 3pm
Wednesday: 9am – 3pm
Thursday: 9am – 3pm
Friday: By appointment


Riverside Buisness Exchange,
Sheffield Road,
S60 1FL

Phone: 01709 285 388

Monday: 9am – 3pm
Tuesday: 9am – 3pm
Wednesday: 9am – 3pm
Thursday: 9am – 3pm
Friday: By appointment

Helpful information​

We’ve compiled a collection of useful websites and links that should provide you with some helpful information.

Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. They work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. Their vision is that unpaid carers count and can access the help they need to live their lives.

Carers UK, a national charity providing a range of support services, advice and information for carers.


You can sign up to access digital resources for carers with e-learning, factsheets, guides and tools to help you manage your caring responsibilities. To sign up you will need an access code (DPCN9333).


Honest information about drugs.

13 sobering facts about teen substance abuse.

Dementia Action Alliance – providing support and information to people caring for dementia sufferers.

Support for carers in and around the Barnsley borough area.

Twenty secret signs of addiction.

Treatment approaches for drug addiction.

Overdose emergency: How to identify one and what to do.

Addiction in the waiting room: How to go to the doctor in sobriety.

Helping an adult family member or friend with a drug or alcohol problem.

7 tips for mothers of adult addicts.

Citizens Advice, access advice online or find the address of your nearest Citizens Advice office and drop in for some advice and support in person. 

As a carer you will be entitled to welfare benefits, this handy online tool will help you calculate what you might be entitled to.

Butterflies Dementia Support and Activities Group | Facebook.

BIADS | Help for today – hope for tomorrow.

BSARCS is Barnsley’s only specialist provider of services to survivors of sexual violence. We offer support to women and men.

Northern College is an adult residential college providing opportunities for people to change their life.

High Hopes Counselling is a counselling based in Barnsley currently offering counselling sessions to anyone who may need it.

Able brings together a range of different services to provide support for the elderly and people with disabilities to lead independent lives.

Rehab 4 Addiction works closely with rehabilitation centres and outpatient clinics throughout the United Kingdom and the admission team match a patients’ addiction with an appropriately placed rehabilitation centre.

NHS Continuing Healthcare (NHS CHC) is a package of care for adults aged 18 or over which is arranged and funded solely by the NHS.

If your partner, family member, friend or colleague has cancer, there can be a lot to think about. You might be a carer, or just want to help. Here is some information to help you with the practical, emotional and financial impacts of supporting someone with cancer.

An Alliance based approach to SEND Parent and Carer Engagement in the Borough of Barnsley.

The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe.
You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

Jointly is an app that combines group messaging and to-do lists with other useful features, including medications lists, calendars and more.


Jointly makes communication and coordination between those who share the care of an individual as easy as a text message.

Parkgate Mobility stocks a large variety of mobility aids, mobility scooters and other daily living aids.

Making Space are a national charity that provides services in the heart of local communities, in the comfort of people’s own homes, and in specialist care and support services.

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