HOME – Barnsley

Early Support Wellbeing HUB

HOME takes a trauma-informed, relational, youth work approach, which is inclusive, empowering and led by the young people.  HOME is led by qualified mental health practitioners and youth workers and combines creative, engaging techniques with therapeutic tools in order to provide young people with healthy coping mechanisms, helping them to build their confidence, express their identity, and feel empowered, whilst being creative, connecting and having fun. 

HOME is funded by South Yorkshire ICS and staffed by a combination of qualified youth workers, mental health professionals and creative practitioners. The HOME team work with a range of other services and professionals who bring their own expertise and skills to the Hub to provide holistic support and work in partnership to deliver an innovative approach to early help. Check out more about our partners here.

As an early support hub, HOME provides a range of support including:

Wellbeing sessions

Counselling and psychological therapies

Employment and training advice

Access to information and signposting on other needs such as housing, sexual health, relationships, domestic abuse and eating disorders

Access and information to other services that can help you

Access to IT suite.

HOME wants to help young people achieve the following:

Better manage their feelings

Communicate and express themselves

Build their confidence, agency and ability to shape their own lives

Develop their resilience and determination

Explore their creativity

Develop and manage their relationships

Be able to plan, problem solve and critically think

If you’d like more information call: 01226 213 123 or Email us. Calls and emails are monitored by staff on a day-to-day basis please feel free to email or leave a message and we will respond as soon as we can.

HOME is not a crisis service.

If you are in crisis you can:

·Request mental health and emotional wellbeing support by contacting the Branching Minds Barnsley team on 01226 107377 or complete the request for support form and send this to BarnsleyCYPMHRequestSupport@swyt.nhs.uk.

Please note that a child or young person must be registered with a GP practice in Barnsley, or attend a school in Barnsley, to request support. The Branching Minds Barnsley team is available Monday – Thursday, 9am to 4:30pm and Friday, 9am to 4pm (excluding bank holidays).

. Access Barnsley Support Hub (18+) Phone: 07855 971 634 Email: barnsleysupporthub.mhm@nhs.net Opening hours: Saturday-Monday, 6pm-11pm (Thursday-Monday coming soon) Address: 10A Eldon Street, Barnsley, S71 1LQ – Walk in, no referral needed.

· If your life or someone else’s is in immediate danger call 999.

· Need someone to talk to? Text Shout Crisis Text Line: 85258 or call The Samaritans on 116 123 or Papyrus on HOPELINEUK on 0800 068 4141.

To keep HOME supportive and welcoming we ask all young people that join us to sign up to our HOME agreement, which was written with young people. It asks you to be mindful of how your behaviour might impact others. We have a quiet space available during sessions.