We support the development of Barnsley and its residents by being part of the wider community. Working jointly with other businesses and organisations we support many community projects. Find out more about our partnership working.
Barnsley Council is the only shareholder in Berneslai Homes, owning the homes which we manage on their behalf. As well as this contractual partnership we work closely with the council to support them in helping to achieve their wider ambitions for the borough. These are set out in their Corporate Plan.
We are a Silver Member of Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce, who are the region’s leading business organisation bringing business together and representing the interest of all business across the region.
Follow this link to the Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce website.
We’ve signed the Armed Forces Community Covenant. We’ve done this to encourage the local community to support the armed forces community in our area. We are aware of the particular challenges they face in civilian life and signed this covenant to recognise and remember the sacrifices they face and encourage activities that help to integrate them into local life.
We are a member of the Dementia Action Alliance, alongside other partner agencies in Barnsley, with the aim of promoting Dementia Friendly Communities. This has involved staff becoming Dementia Friends, and having a Dementia Action Plan. Our staff act as good neighbours and maintain a general awareness of the health and well being of residents, dealing with any concerns in line with our vulnerability strategy.
Follow this link to the Dementia Action Alliance.
The Barnsley Together Forum supports racial equality and integration across the borough. It’s a space for issues, challenges and ideas to be discussed openly, both by service providers and local residents.
My Barnsley Too is a forum to promote disability equality and they are supported by Cloverleaf. The aims of the Forum are to provide accessible information and advice to people with disabilities, develop a support network and empower people to ensure the voice of disabled people is heard in public sector services.
Barnsley Deaf forum meets to support and develop access to services for deaf people. They are supported by Leeds involving people.