When people have the right information and advice they are able to understand their options. They can then make the decisions and choices which are right for them and their personal circumstances. Read more about our information and advice services.
DIAL offers you the chance to be involved in every aspect of the work we do. You will have the opportunity to learn new skills as well as using your existing skills and experience to help other people in Barnsley. Read more about the chances to achieve your potential and aspirations.
We actively promote social inclusion as a way of improving your wellbeing. Participating in activities and being part of your community can help you feel more connected and valued as an individual. Read more about our services helping people connect with each other.
Living a healthy lifestyle can help manage chronic disease and long-term illness. Feeling good about yourself and taking care of your health, are important for your self-esteem and self-image. Read more about how you can make healthy changes.
Who we are
DIAL is a local charity supporting disabled people, their families and carers in Barnsley. We provide free, confidential information, advice and support to enable local people to achieve their aspirations and live independent lives. Our team are down to earth and non-judgemental and we strive to achieve our vision for a world that is truly inclusive.
All our services have been developed in response to what local people told us they need. Together we’ve designed solutions and we are always checking to make sure we’ve got it right
We are excited to share that the Online group for our Stronger Together project is launching on Wednesday 6th December at 11am! Join us from the comfort of your own home via Google Meet for our fortnightly sessions to connect
Meet Our ICAS Lead Advocate, Jo! Jo Stanley-Cook is DIAL’s Independent Complaints Advocate (ICAS). To celebrate Advocacy Awareness Week (6th – 10th November 2023), we interviewed Jo to hear about her role and why advocacy is so important. What is