Older people's support groups
Voluntary groups for older people can provide help if you, or somebody you know, needs some support or is at risk of becoming isolated.
Our new online marketplace for adult social care services has a directory of groups where you can search for a particular organisation or look at what activities and groups are meeting in Barnsley.
We have also included a selection of local and national support and advice services below for your information, for more details we recommend that you look at our online directory.
Age UK Barnsley provides a wide range of services covering the whole of the area of Barnsley that are tailor-made for the over 50's.
The Barnsley branch of the Alzheimer's Society offers information and advice services, peer support groups and carers' support.
Barnsley Independent Alsheimer's and Dementia Support (BIADS) is a local charity offering support to people in Barnsley affected by any form of dementia together with carers, families and friends.
Independent Age is a national charity providing information and advice for older people that focuses on social care, welfare benefits and befriending.
Voluntary Action Barnsley also publishes details of local groups on their website, as well as details of how you can get involved and help out others in your community.
If you are caring for a family member because they are older or have a disability you may be interested in finding out more about local support groups for carers.