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Coach Trip to Cleethorpes

Our trip to Cleethorpes is on the 12th of June. We’ll be going to the seaside and having fish and chips for dinner. It will be quite the day out along the seafront. We will be leaving Priory Campus at 9.15am (boarding 9am) Picking up from Goldthorpe Highstreet at 9.30am. Leaving Cleethorpes at 4pm (boarding […]

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New rights for unpaid carers - unpaid carers leave

New rights for working carers come into effect on April 6th 2024 

Juggling a job and caring for someone can be emotionally and physically challenging, often leading to mental health problems, including stress and anxiety. It is important that Carers are supported in their workplace to ensure they remain employed while being able to give the best possible care to their loved one without any compromise.  New […]

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Parent Carer Coffee & Chat

Are you a Parent Carer who looks after a child with additional support needs? If this is you, come along and join us for a cuppa and a chat. Location: Priory Centre S71 5PN Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday 10am – 11.30am Contact Andrea for info 07761040703/01226 288772 Useful links: Parent Carer Coffee and Chat […]

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Stress Awareness Month Looking After Your Wellbeing as a Carer

Looking after your own wellbeing as a carer 

Caring for a loved one can be emotionally and physically challenging and often overwhelming at times. It’s important you take the time to look after yourself so you don’t burn out and can continue giving the best level of care not only to your loved one, but yourself too.  April is Stress Awareness Month, and […]

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Young Carers Action Day 2024 – Fair Futures for Young Carers

#YoungCarersActionDay (YCAD) is an annual awareness day to shine a light on Young Carers in the UK. According to research by Carers Trust, there is an ‘estimated one million young carers in the UK’ – children under the age of 18 looking after a family member or friend with an illness, disability, or addiction. An […]

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The first image is of the Barnsley Carers Logo. Next is the text: Latest News/Jan-Mar 2024. WELCOME! To the latest newsletter from Barnsley Carers Service. This quarter we’ll be covering all the latest news, updates, groups and information that you need to help you in your caring role. If there’s anything you’d like to see in future editions - or you’d like to contribute an article - drop us a line or give us a call! Cloverleaf - who deliver Barnsley Carers service - have been successful in securing three years of funding to deliver relationships training to people with learning disabilities, their families and carers and professionals involved in their support. Training will be delivered across Kirkleess, Calderdale, and Barnsley. We’re currently setting up a steering group of people with lived experience to make sure the courses reflect what people with learning disabilities want and need. If you would like to be involved, please contact Joanne Green on 01924 454875 or email enquiries@cloverleaf-advocacy.co.uk

Newsletter Jan-Mar 2024

Our newsletter has some interesting and helpful information inside if you’d like to have a read. There’s a rundown on what happened last year and some new changes coming this year. Click on the image above, to open the newsletter.

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Season’s Greetings and Holiday Opening Times

Season’s Greetings from everyone here at Barnsley Carers Services. We wish you all a festive break and a happy New Year. We will be closed over the holidays on the following days: Our phone lines will be open outside these dates 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM.  As we have reduced staffing during the holiday period, please contact […]

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Easy Read: Cloverleaf receiving funding from the National Lottery

Cloverleaf celebrates after receiving £261,203 of National Lottery funding to support people with learning disabilities to develop positive relationships!  Happy, Healthy, Relationships builds on a pilot delivered by Self Advocates in Kirklees and Calderdale over the last few years. It was developed with people with learning disabilities, their families and friends. To download the PDF […]

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Cloverleaf celebrates after receiving funding from the National Lottery

Cloverleaf celebrates after receiving £261,203 of National Lottery funding to support people with learning disabilities develop positive relationships! Cloverleaf are pleased to announce we have been awarded over £260,000 in funding from National Lottery to deliver a three-year project that will support people with learning disabilities living in Barnsley, Calderdale, and Kirklees to develop positive, […]

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image of a colourful selection of healthy food. Text reads: Barnsley Carers Awarded £8,351 to Support Unpaid Carers Reduce Household Food Costs We are thrilled to announce Barnsley Carers have been awarded £8,351 by Barnsley Council and the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) to help support unpaid carers who are struggling with their food bills this winter. The funding will provide 100 unpaid carers with an ‘essentials’ food package, a £50 food voucher (to use at a local supermarket), and a cookbook focused on producing healthy meals on a budget.

Barnsley Carers Awarded £8,351 to Support Unpaid Carers Reduce Household Food Costs

We are thrilled to announce Barnsley Carers have been awarded £8,351 by Barnsley Council and the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) to help support unpaid carers who are struggling with their food bills this winter. The funding will provide 100 unpaid carers with an ‘essentials’ food package, a £50 food voucher (to use at […]

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Craft, Knit and Create

Calling all crafters and creatives! Come and join our relaxing group where you can learn new skills, share your projects and get creative with others at Craft, Knit and Create. 2nd & 4th Friday of each month from 10 am – 12 pm No need to book, just come along on the day! Full address: […]

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Carers Rights Day 2023

Thursday the 23rd of November sees the return of Carers Rights Day! At Barnsley Carers Service, we understand the many challenges that unpaid carers face, and we are here to help you in any way we can – every day of the year. Your rights: today, tomorrow and in the futureAlongside Carers UK and other […]

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World Mental Health Day 2023

Every year, World Mental Health Day is celebrated on 10th October. The World Foundation of Mental Health has set the theme for 2023 as ‘Mental Health is a universal human right’. World Mental Health Day is about raising awareness of mental health and driving positive change for everyone’s mental health. This World Mental Health Day, […]

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Barnsley Carers Bowling

Thanks to funding from the South West Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust and Ey UP charity, a group of unpaid carers from Barnsley recently got the chance to enjoy a day out bowling at Superbowl Barnsley. Carers came together across two days – the 30th and 31st of August – to spend time together enjoying a […]

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