Stronger Families Application Form


1. Stronger Families: Kindred. Application
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Stronger Families: Kindred is a two-day programme of outdoor and arts-based activities for Barnsley families with 11-18-year-olds. 

Activities involve craft, art, nature identification and micro-volunteering.

Families must live in the Barnsley borough. 

Children involved in the programme will be aged between 11 and 18 years old. 

Stronger Families is for families who feel that they need some help with 2 or more of the following issues: 
  • Staying safe in the community. Parents or children who are affected by crime and/or antisocial behaviour
  • Getting a good education and skills for life. Children who have not been attending school regularly
  • Improving children’s life chances. Children who need extra help, from the earliest years to adulthood
  • Improving living standards. Families who are out of work,  who need help with money matters , or who are worried about being homeless.
  • Staying safe in relationships. Families who are affected by domestic abuse
  • Living well, improving physical and mental health and wellbeing. Parents and children with health needs.
If you're unsure about your eligibility, please give Joanna a call on 07968 869732.

What's included

All activities are FREE
Lunch is included (you choose from a selection of lunch options)
Taxis to and from your home and Cannon Hall / Worsbrough Mill are included

Younger children
The programme is for parents / carers and 11-18 year olds and, ideally, arrangements would be made for childcare for any younger children in the family for the two days. However, if you're unable to arrange childcare for any younger children, please still apply and we will do our best to accommodate them.