Our partnerships

We can only give excellent services and support the development of Barnsley and its residents by being part of the wider community. We work in partnership with other businesses and organisations,  supporting a wide range of community projects and partnerships.   Find out more about our Berneslai Homes partnerships.

Barnsley Council

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 the their wider ambitions for the borough.  These are set out in Corporate Plan. You can download a copy of this plan from the download section on this page.

Follow this link to the Barnsley Council website.

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce

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. 

Armed Forces and Veterans

We signed the Armed Forces Community Covenant in November 2012.  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.

Dementia Action Alliance

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. 

Barnsley Together

Barnsley Together is a race equality forum open to any Barnsley resident with an interest in promoting race equality. This Forum is funded by Barnsley Council and supported by 360 Engagement.

For more information visit 360 Engagement who support this forum

Gender Equality Forum

The Gender Equality Forum was launched in March 2014 on International Women’s Day. A feasibility study was undertaken by 360 Engagement which identified a need for a gender equality forum which would champion gender equality in an inclusive way, engaging men and women in debates and finding solutions.

For more information visit 360 Engagement who support this forum

My Barnsley Too

My Barnlsey 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.


Deaf Forum

Barnsley Deaf forum meets to support and develop access to services for deaf people.  They are supported by Leeds involving people.