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19th May 20

Live Chat

BSARCS has launched a new service – LIVECHAT.  We are reaching out to those of you who may be struggling with the impact of sexual harm, rape, sexual assault, previous childhood sexual abuse and who may be feeling isolated during this lockdown period.   LIVECHAT is for people who haven’t used BSARCS and who don’t […]

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24th Mar 20


In light of recent Government Health advice, BSARCS has had to close all our face to face support until further notice.  We are however, continuing to work with all our clients requiring contact during this time of uncertainty. We are: Offering each client currently accessing our service regular contact via telephone or video call as […]

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16th Dec 19

Christmas 2019

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you all for your continued support. BSARCS will be closed from Christmas Eve until 2nd January. On the 2nd January there will be limited staff so please bear with us. If you need to talk to someone the following helplines are […]

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13th Jun 19

What I wish someone had said…I say to you…

If you were in a coercive and controlling relationship: I started small…I did one thing a week that I couldn’t (wasn’t allowed to) do before, and build that up.  I changed my hair, took the kids on holidays, went to the cinema, built up to seeing stand-up shows and learning to drive, took back a […]

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20th Mar 19

We Are Moving Premises!

Please Note! BSARCS will be closed from Monday 25th March and will reopen on Monday 8th April in our new town centre building. During this time we will be unable to take any calls; we will be checking the answer phone but it may be a while until we can get back to you. We […]

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20th Nov 18

Barnsley Football Club Bucket Collection

Saturday 13th October 2018 The day had arrived – Barnsley Football Club v Luton Town and we had been allocated a slot to carry out some bucket collecting. The weather was blustery and a little wet but that didn’t deter our enthusiasm. We arrived promptly at reception, 10:15 as it was an early kick off with the match […]

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Tesco Bags for Help Scheme – Delivery one!

A few months ago you may remember that we received some money from Tesco bags for help scheme which enabled us to buy creative resources for children and young people supported by BSARCS. It was exciting to get our first of many orders of resources. The clay is used to create anything a child or […]

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11th Sep 18

Pride 2018

Firstly…what an awesome day, we had so much fun and it was great to be in the sunny weather. There was entertainment, music and stalls for all the family and it was great to see the Mayor of Barnsley getting involved #glittereverywhere It was a great event which will hopefully be bigger and better next […]

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25th Jul 18

The results are in…

We won!! BSARCS put forward a project to the Tesco Bags of Help Scheme which involved buying therapeutic resources for Children and Young people who are accessing our services. On Tuesday 3rd July BSARCS met with staff from Tesco Wombwell and Tesco Carlton to receive our cheque for £3250.00 We cannot thank everyone who voted […]

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27th Feb 18

Tesco Bags of Help initiative

Barnsley Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Services (BSARCS) calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund Barnsley Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Services (BSARCS) is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which […]

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