The Shaw Lane Foundation is a registered charity (no 1140880). The role of the charity is to provide activities and facilities for the benefit of the local community – with an emphasis on activities that improve physical or mental health and wellbeing.

Community Projects are based at Shaw Lane Sports Club, and include:

Work Skills/ Employability Project for Adults with a learning disability

Women’s Walking Football

Outdoor Activities/ Social Prescribing Project for people with Anxiety/ Mental ill Health

Social Activity Drop in for Older Isolated People

Healthy Bones / Postural Stability Class for older people

Tea and Toast Drop in for the local community

Community Library / Book Exchange

Community Sensory Garden

Our Community Sensory Garden is under construction. Many items have already been created by participants on our Work Skills/ Mental Health Projects, as well as some interactive boards constructed by Barnsley Men in Sheds. The Garden will be available to the community in Spring 2023


Contact Details

For further details about our activities, contact Fiona Hall, Community Engagement Manager 07341 265319