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Barnsley Recovery & Wellbeing College

Open to over 18’s who want to improve their wellbeing or the wellbeing of someone they care for.

Click here to see the latest prospectus

Tel: 01226 730433

Reds in the Community

Reds in the Community provides a range of opportunities for adults to get back into fitness, meet new people and feel less lonely. 

Check out their latest programmes here

or ring 01226 211333 for more information

Barnsley Refugee Council - Men's Group

Conversation, bush-craft and outdoor activities in association with Reds in the Community, meets Tuesdays 12 - 2pm @ BVCS, Queens Road, Barnsley, S71 1AN 

More information ring : 01226 320111 or email:

Andy's Man Club

Free-to-attend peer-to-peer support group for men aged over 18 meets every Monday Night at 7pm (except Bank Holidays) at the Lightbox Library, or the Honeywell Sports Village – no need to book just drop in! 

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Adult Skills - Positive Thinking Courses

Adult Skills & Community Learning offer FREE positive thinking courses which will help you to discover some simple techniques to improve your positivity.

For more information, including how to sign up click here

Resolute - Women's Support group

Resolute is a group created to provide a network of support for women who are affected by domestic violence and/or alcohol and substance misuse. 

Contact Debbie on 07939287367 

Men in Sheds

The Shed is a safe, supportive and friendly place to meet, where men can socialise, do a bit of light work or busy themselves doing a hobby or learn new skills.

The aims are to support older men aged 50 and over who may have experienced life changing events such as redundancy, retirement, bereavement and mental or physical ill-health.

Open Mon - Thur  09:30am - 3pm

For more information contact:

Telephone: 01226 730412

Check out the latest information here

Adult Skills - Wellbeing Courses

Adult Skills and Community Learning offer a range of creative wellbeing courses available. 

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sewing
  • Digital photography
  • Wire work
  • Glass painting
  • Baking
  • Sugar-craft and cake decorating
  • Calligraphy

Sign up, meet new people and learn a new skill

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Barnsley Refugee Council - Women's Group

Conversation, crafts information advice and support for refugees in Barnsley. Meets every Tuesday @ Hope House Cafe, Blucher Street, Barnsley S70 1AP 

More information ring : 01226320111 or email

The Hub

A place to come together with other parents, grandparents and carers to talk about wellbeing, enjoy a hot drink and good company. Little ones welcome. 

Oakhill Primary, Caretakers House. 

Wednesdays from 12pm no need to book.