Barnardo's Priory Family Centre
Young Carers Service

Young Carers are children and young people who help to look after a member of the family who is sick, disabled or has mental health problems, or is misusing drugs or alcohol.

Our Young Carers Service offers group work and one to one sessions to provide support to Young Carers.

Our group sessions take place on Tuesday evenings from 4.30pm to 6.30pm. Group sessions are FUN and interactive whilst being both informative and supportive for our Young Carers.

If one to one support is preferred we are happy to provide this.

You will get "You Time" at Barnardo's Young Carers.

Barnardo's Young Carers gives you chance to meet other Young Carers, make new friends and have fun. Activities include emotional wellbeing, anger management and first aid.

We also have a Young Carers Council that meet monthly to help develop our Service and make it the best it possibly can be for all future Young Carers.

If you would like to contact us about accessing our Young Carers Service please contact Kate, Gini or Carole on the contact details below:

Telephone: 01226 770619
Email:  prioryfamilycentre@barnardos.org.uk
Address: Priory Family Centre, Priory Campus, Pontefract Road, Lundwood, Barnsley, S71 5PN

If you are unhappy about the Service or have any concerns please ask to speak to Susan.



Sibling Support Service

Sibling Support is for children and young people (Sibs) aged between 8 and 16 who have a brother or sister with a disability, condition or life-limiting illness.

Our Sibling Support Service offers group work to provide support to Sibs.

Our group sessions take place on Monday evenings from 4.00pm to 6.00pm for a period of 10 weeks. Group sessions are FUN and interactive whilst being both informative and supportive for our Sibs.

The Sibling Support Service gives you chance to meet other children and young people with brothers and sisters who have a disability, condition or life-limiting illness and make new friends. Activities include sharing feelings and experiences, ways to manage feelings, have time out and feeling better about ourselves.

If you would like to contact us about accessing our Young Carers Service please contact Kate, Gini or Carole on the contact details below:

Telephone: 01226 770619
Email:  prioryfamilycentre@barnardos.org.uk
Address: Priory Family Centre, Priory Campus, Pontefract Road, Lundwood, Barnsley, S71 5PN

If you are unhappy about the Service or have any concerns please ask to speak to Susan.


Priory Nursery

Priory Nursery is for children aged between 2 and 5 to attend. We have Two Year Funded places and Three Year Funded places available, as well as places for those children entitled to 30 hours from September 2017.

The Nursery is open Monday to Friday term time only and we offer morning sessions from 9am - 12pm, afternoon sessions from 1pm - 4pm and full day sessions from 9.00am - 4.30pm. For those children entitled to 30 hours the sessions will be from 9am - 3.00pm.

We also have places available for fee payers at £ 4.50 per hour.

The nursery has a large, well equipped garden, messy play, an indoor sensory play area, arts and crafts and a large choice of resources to support your child's interests.

Fresh fruit, snack and milk are provided for every session. For those children staying for a full day, hot cooked dinners are available from Benedicts Cafe in Priory Campus.

If you would like to contact us about your child attending our Nursery please contact the Nursery Manager, Liz on the contact details below:

Telephone: 01226 770619
Email:  prioryfamilycentre@barnardos.org.uk
Address: Priory Family Centre, Priory Campus, Pontefract Road, Lundwood, Barnsley, S71 5PN

If you are unhappy about the Service or have any concerns please ask to speak to Susan.


Family Development Service

The Family Development Service is for parents and carers of children and young people, who want to learn more about children's learning, development and managing behaviours of all age groups.

Our FDS Service offers the Webster Stratton Parenting Programme, nursery/créche placements and workshops in partnership with Be Well Barnsley.

Our parenting programme takes place on Wednesday mornings from 10.00am to 12.00pm for a period of 12 weeks. These sessions can help give parents/carers the confidence in their skills and can support, encourage and develop their family relationships.

The package is individualised and additional home support can be offered for families attending the Service. Sessions include group discussions, watching video clips, learning new techniques and strategies, refreshments and FUN.

We also run Community Events in partnership with Priory Campus in the school holidays - please look out for posters or contact us for the next date.

If you would like to contact us about accessing our Family Development Service please contact Sarah or Catherine on the contact details below:

Telephone: 01226 770619
Email:  prioryfamilycentre@barnardos.org.uk
Address: Priory Family Centre, Priory Campus, Pontefract Road, Lundwood, Barnsley, S71 5PN

If you are unhappy about the Service or have any concerns please ask to speak to Susan.


Aiming High Short Breaks Service -

is a short break Service for disabled children and young people.

sessions take place in the school holidays on a Tuesday and Thursday between 10.00am and 3.00pm.

These sessions are usually held at Barnardo's Priory Family Centre but we also go on exciting day trips to places such as Canon Hall and the Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

We provide one to one support, the use of varied resources, free flow play and we have an indoor sensory room.

gives children and young people with complex needs the opportunity to enjoy experiences away from their family/carers, this supports their personal and social development and also provides parents, carers and families with a valuable break.

If you would like to contact us about accessing our Aiming High Short Breaks Service please contact Carole on the contact details below:

Telephone: 01226 770619
Email:  prioryfamilycentre@barnardos.org.uk
Address: Priory Family Centre, Priory Campus, Pontefract Road, Lundwood, Barnsley, S71 5PN

If you are unhappy about the Service or have any concerns please ask to speak to Susan.