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Wakefield and District Down's Syndrome Support Group


2 Moor Top Avenue

Wakefield and District Down's Syndrome Support Group provides activities and events which enable families to have fun and develop friendships and, ultimately, to support each other. It aims to improve understanding and positive awareness of down's syndrome in the community through social media, training for families and schools.

Wakefield and District Housing

01977 724444

Merefield House
Whistler Drive
WF10 5HX

Wakefield and District Housing is a registered social landlord.

Wakefield Autism Leisure Club

Wakefield Autism Leisure Club is a registered charity providing sports and leisure activities for people with learning difficulties.

Wakefield Baptist Church

01924 382966

Belle Isle Avenue

Wakefield Baptist Church is a community of people committed to helping one another follow Jesus. We do this by sharing our life and faith together. But that's only a small part of the complexity that is Wakefield Baptist Church. Because God is interested in the whole of life, we are as well; and we encourage each other to balance times of worship with serving others and with learning and growing.

Wakefield Breastfeeding Voices


The main aim of Wakefield Breastfeeding Voices is to give a voice to the breastfeeding women of Wakefield and look at what support is on offer for them, give feedback to different services and hopefully improve women's breastfeeding experiences.
Type of work: Health

Wakefield Cathedral

01924 373923


Wakefield Cathedral exists in order to worship God and point others to him. Wakefield Cathedral seeks to help people live as disciples of Jesus Christ, and to share his love with the world. The Cathedral is set in the heart of the city of Wakefield, and endeavours to offer a warm welcome to all who enter or pass by its doors. It has made public its desire that everyone who lives in Wakefield District will come inside at least once a year. Wakefield Cathedral tries to give priority to people who are needy or disadvantaged. It hopes to be a place of conversation for people of all faiths and none, and a cultural hub in the city centre.

Wakefield City Youth and Community Project

Wakefield City Youth and Community Project is a voluntary group working with disadvantaged young people in Wakefield District supporting them with various activities.

Wakefield Civic Society


PO Box 380

Wakefield Civic Society's aims as a charity are: (a) To encourage high standards of architecture and town planning in Wakefield and district. (b) To stimulate public interest in and care for the beauty, history and character of the City and its surroundings. (c) To encourage the preservation, development and improvement of features of general public amenity or historic interest. (d) To pursue these ends by means of meetings, exhibitions, lectures, publications, other forms of instruction and publicity, and promotion of schemes of a charitable nature.

Wakefield District City of Sanctuary

Wakefield District City of Sanctuary takes pride in welcoming Asylum Seekers and Refugees to the City and District and offers them every opportunity to share and contribute in the life of Wakefield District's communities. Its aims are: To promote the inclusion and welfare of Refugees and Asylum Seekers, by encouraging Wakefield District to make a public commitment to becoming a place of welcome and safety by adopting the title City of Sanctuary. To encourage and support local communities and voluntary, community and faith organisations in welcoming and assisting Asylum Seekers and Refugees. To publicise and celebrate the contribution of Asylum Seekers and Refugees to their local communities, to society and culture. Most importantly to challenge hostility and discrimination against them.
Who they work with: Asylum Seekers/refugees

Wakefield District Cycle Forum

01977 703546

16 Beechwood Avenue

Wakefield District Cycle Forum campaigns to improve infrastructure for cycling in the Wakefield District and organises events, and rides to promote cycling in the district.

Wakefield District Sight Aid

01924 215555

Parkside Centre
Leeds Road, Outwood

Wakefield District Sight Aid is a small voluntary organisation which supports visually impaired people across Wakefield District.

Wakefield Hospice

01924 331400

Aberford Road

Providing palliative care to patients and support for their families and carers.
Type of work: Health