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We are +me, A user led organisation and most of the support services are run by volunteers, service users and carers.
We provide a wide range of support services, activities and training free for people living with or affected by HIV in Barnsley and Sheffield.

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About +Me

We are +me, A user led organisation and most of the support services are run by volunteers, service users and carers.
We provide a wide range of support services, activities and training free for people living with or affected by HIV in Barnsley and Sheffield.


Our rapid screening service for Blood Borne viruses includes testing for HIV only.

It’s a free and confidential service for people living in South Yorkshire. For further information please contact us in Barnsley on 01226 448782 or in Sheffield  07376371815

COVID-19 Update

Because of Covid-19 we have closed our offices in Sheffield but
We are still providing outreach services and 1-2-1 support and these can be arranged with our support worker in Sheffield please call 07376371815

 For further information please contact us in Barnsley on 01226 448782 or in Sheffield on 07376371815.

Regarding vaccines the NHS will let you know when it’s your turn to have the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. The vaccine is being offered at larger vaccination centres, pharmacies and some local NHS services such as hospitals or GP surgeries. More people are being offered the vaccine every week. For more information click the button below

News / Updates

Nov 11, 2022 / general

Find Your Four

Earlier in 2022, Gilead worked with Positively UK and the HIV community to develop three videos to help HIV peer mentors and advocates discuss broader health and wellbeing topics with the people they support. These videos form the second series of the Peer Mentor...

Nov 1, 2022 / general

Changing Faces’ online Christmas Family Day

The workshop will run on Sunday 4th December 10.30-2.30pm via Zoom and it’s easy to sign up to. There is a QR code on the flyer that can be scanned, or you can email support@changingfaces.org.uk to find out more. Here are a few comments from last year’s Christmas...

Mar 26, 2020 / feature

+me and the Government restrictions

 The offices that +me uses in Barnsley and Sheffield are now closed. Under the new government restrictions we can no longer meet clients in person, but we are keeping in touch by phone.Please follow the government rules and stay...

Mar 26, 2020 / feature

+me and the Government restrictions

Because of Covid-19 we have closed our offices in Sheffield but we are still providing outreach services and 1-2-1 support.These can be arranged with our support worker in Sheffield please call 07376371815Please follow the government rules and stay safe. Sheffield...

Jul 5, 2018 / general

Suicide in people with HIV

Two studies have recently been published on suicide in people with HIV. To put this into context, Public Health England last year found that suicide accounted for 2% of deaths in people with HIV. In men living with HIV, the rate of suicide was twice that of the...

Jun 22, 2018 / general

23 Queens Rd, Barnsley

Earlier this year we were told our contract’s with BMBC and Public Health Barnsley would be reviewed. Following an extremely quick review and consultation we were informed that our contracts would not be renewed after July 31st 2018. Despite working to secure...

Jun 15, 2018 / general

A new location for +Me

Despite working to secure additional funding for Barnsley we have been unsuccessful, but rather than closing down and relocating to Sheffield we have decided to carry on providing social support as this came up in the consultation time and time again. On Thursday...

Jun 8, 2018 / general

STILL HERE but DIFFERENT

Earlier this year we were told our contract’s with BMBC and Public Health Barnsley would be reviewed. Following an extremely quick review and consultation we were informed that our contracts would not be renewed after July 31st 2018. Over the last few months we...

May 15, 2018 / general

Spring European Hepatitis-HIV Testing Week

The Spring European Hepatitis-HIV Testing Week pilot is from 18 – 25 May 2018. This pilot serves as another opportunity during the year to promote testing and increase awareness of knowing one's hepatitis/HIV status. Through this pilot, there will be a focus on...

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