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0113 271 8277

Touchstone House
2-4 Middleton Crescent

Established in 1982, Touchstone is a health and wellbeing charity with the vision to inspire communities and transform lives. Touchstone delivers a broad range of support to people including mental health services, volunteering/peer support, specialist BME services and community development.
Type of work: Health

Trans Wakefield


Trans Wakefield is a social and support group for all trans people, including families and friends. It can provide: a safe and confidential space; experienced support workers who can meet in confidence; practical help with living in a new gender role, whether full time or part time; information and guidance on transgender issues; trans awareness workshops; trans confidence building workshops; and guidance on working with/employing trans people. Meetings are held in Rotherham, Leeds and Wakefield.

Trinity Mission Night Shelter and Drop In

The Hope Centre
Powell Street
WF10 2BZ

Trinity Mission Night Shelter and Drop In provides support for the homeless, vulnerably housed and marginalised in the Castleford area and beyond. It holds twice weekly luncheon, Sunday evening drop in and during the winter months a twice weekly night shelter.

Turning Lives Around - Sustain Wakefield

01924 764078

St Catherine's Church Centre
Doncaster Road

Turning Lives Around - Sustain Wakefield is a multi-use support service that intervenes to ensure people do not lose their homes and to prevent homelessness among single people and families. It has a team of Support Workers who provide housing related (floating) support to people at risk of homelessness, to enable them to maintain their tenancies.

Turning Point

01924 377704

Grosvenor House
8-20 Union Street

Turning Point is a leading social enterprise providing health and social care services for people with complex needs in 200 locations across England and Wales, including community services, primary care settings, hospitals and prisons. For 50 years we have worked with those affected by drug and alcohol misuse, mental health conditions, offending behaviour, unemployment issues and people with a learning disability.

University of Leeds

0113 343 4073

Sustainability Service
Facilities Directorate, Cloberry Street

The University of Leeds is acutely aware that it has the ability to help influence the world in and beyond Leeds. It collaborates with a wide range of civic, community and cultural partners to ensure its activities have a lasting positive impact on society, both in Leeds, the UK and internationally. The University of Leeds takes an innovative approach to embedding social responsibility into operations, teaching and learning and research. It is proud of its commitment to being a positive partner in society, and with its track record of delivering programmes that create positive change.

Upton and North Elmsall Community Forum

01977 649317

Upton Community Library Development and Learning Centre
Waggon Lane

Upton and North Elmsall Community Forum (UNEF) has taken over the former authority run library. The newly titled 'Upton Community Library Development and Learning Centre' is not only community funded, but community led. The centre provides free holiday club schemes, a calendar of special themed events such as Halloween, and facilitates historical events in the community such as the upcoming 30 years since the miners' strike. The centre has 10 free public use computers, free Wi-Fi connection, and provides a low cost printing, fax and photocopying service, and free telephone use. It also runs a weekly job club providing job search, CV writing, interview techniques', provides welfare benefit advice and a more general information, advice and guidance service. Adult education courses are now delivered from the centre. Examples of courses to date are: business administration, food hygiene, IT, garden with pleasure, creative writing and family history. The centre has a small meeting room that is available for community groups to meet. It is in the process of establishing a café/snack bar provision for visitors. It is also the official information point for the Upton Country Park and provides parking with CCTV coverage, toilets and is entirely fully DDA compliant.

Upton Warriors

2 Malton Road

Upton Warriors is a football club looking to develop 11 acres of land for the community.

Urban Dance Theory

01977 517634

The Glasshoughton Centre
Leeds Road
WF10 4PF

Urban Dance Theory provides all forms of urban street dance to children from 4 years upwards. Its near future plan is to create an urban arts hub consisting of Parkour, dance studio, sprung dance floor. Urban Dance Theory's vision is to become one of the biggest youth providers in Wakefield, to also provide provision to schools, pupil referral units and a NEET provision. It also envisages it could provide work opportunities to young people.

Victim Support Wakefield

0300 303 1971

19-25 Wood Street

Support victims and witnesses of crime both in the community and in court.

Wakefield & District Society for Deaf People

01924 375958

7 South Parade

Wakefield & District Society for Deaf People provides support services to deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing people living in Wakefield District.

Wakefield Able2 Clubs

01977 709576

16 Royal Court

Wakefield Able2 Clubs are sports and leisure clubs predominantly for people with a physical disability. The clubs are: Able2 Boccia Club (Wednesday, Kinsley and Fitzwilliam Community Centre), Able2 Swim Club (Thursday, Featherstone Pool), Able2 Saturday Club (Featherstone Sports Centre), Featherstone Rovers Wheelchair Rugby League Club (Monday, Featherstone Sports Centre), Yorkshire Cerebral Palsy FC (Friday, Featherstone Sports Centre), Yorkshire Wheelchair FC (Saturday, Featherstone Sports Centre), Able2 Pontefract Special Olympics Club, Yorkshire Lions Wheelchair Rugby Club (Saturday, Featherstone Sports Centre and Spinal Injuries Unit at Pinderfields Hospital), Wakefield Whirlwinds Wheelchair Basketball Club (Friday, Featherstone Sports Centre) and last, but certainly not least!, The Little Twisters (Junior) Wheelchair Sports Club (Saturday, Featherstone Sports Centre.)