About Us

Barnsley DV Group Ltd trading as Pathways Family Support Centre     Registered Charity No: 1085073

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Pathways History

In 1994, a steering group was formed to examine the gaps in services for the people of Barnsley who were experiencing domestic abuse.  The steering group consisted of the Police, Probation, Relate, SocialCare and other local statutory and voluntary groups.  From these meetings, Barnsley DV Group was born. A small amount of funding was secured and BDVG opened its doors in March 1995.

Our Mission

Pathways exists to provide information and support to anyone whose emotional wellbeing has diminished and they need some help moving forward.  

Aims & objectives

To provide services which enable people to rebuild self-esteem, confidence and emotional resilience by the provision of a range of interventions. Ongoing flexible support enables people to make informed choices about their future, reach their short and long term goals, realise their potential and actively contribute to their communities and society.

Ian McMillan

Pathway’s Patron

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Listen to Ian’s appeal on behalf of Pathways