Here’s some info we have gathered to help you if you are new to Wakefield. You may be staying in Wakefield’s Initial Accommodation centre, or one of the hotels, or in NASS accommodation, or simply decided to settle in Wakefield.
Health Related Advice
The Welcome to Wakefield website has a useful page about health.
Latest Wakefield NHS news
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
Mental Health (Advice from Wakefield Council)
Mental Health Support (Solace – If you need help and support ask us to refer you)
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.