We have tried in the following pages, to provide information for people who find themselves in Wakefield and the surrounding district. You may be staying in Wakefield’s Initial Accommodation centre, or one of the hotels, or in NASS accommodation, or you may have been “dispersed to or simply have decided to settle in Wakefield.
Health Related Advice
Latest Wakefield NHS news
What to do in a medical emergency
Register with a Doctor!
Finding a Dentist (NHS site – you will be asked to enter your postcode)
Opticians (Eye specialists)
The Well Woman Centre
Mesmac (Yorkshire Mesmac) HIV and COVID 19 testing
NSPCC (National Society for Protection of Cruelty to Children)
Housing and Accommodation
Wakefield Council Housing –
WDH and Homesearch
Beds, Wardrobes, furniture
Cookers, Fridges, Washing Machines & Dryers
Energy Suppliers (Gas, Electric)
Broadband / Telephone / TV
What Wakefield District City of Sanctuary can help you with:
The Clothing Store
The Resource Centre
Our Food Bank
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See our LINKS page for other organisations helping Asylum Seekers and Refugees, plus other useful links to associated organisations or services.