Barnsley MBC - Housing & Welfare Team

Contact details

Barnsley MBC - Housing & Welfare Team
1st Floor, Wellington House, 43 Market Street
S70 1SN

Public phone: 01226 773870 or freephone 0808 196 3530


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. General housing advice and information for private and council tenants and homeless people.

Target group: General public, including people who are or may be homeless with an emphasis on prevention.

Area served: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council area.

How to contact: 01226 773870 / / Freephone 0808 196 3530 + . The phone line is open 9am to 5pm


Monday: 9am – 5pm

Tuesday: 9am – 5pm

Wednesday: 9am – 5pm

Thursday: 9am – 5pm

Friday: 9am – 4.30pm

Weekends: Closed (but for out of hour emergencies)

Office Hours: The office opening hours are as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10am to 4pm; and Wednesday 1pm to 4pm.


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Level entrance. Lifts. Loop system and access to BSL signers. Home visits for people unable to attend the office.

Other information

Languages other than English: Language Line and BSL.

Charity number:

Year established: 0


Public transport: Town centre location.

Record last checked: 16 May 2023


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