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Housing Department

Barnsley MBC - Housing Options Advice and Homelessness Prevention

Services 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. 01226 773870 or freephone 0808 196 3530.

Area served

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council area.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

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

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Drop into the office at Wellington House, 43 Market St, Barnsley S70 1SN or call 01226 773870 or freephone 0808 196 3530 Phone lines are open 9am – 5pm every weekday apart from Wednesday 1pm – 5pm.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 10am - 4pm
  • Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm - 4pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 4pm
  • Friday: 10am - 4pm


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

Town centre location.