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0113 393 3200

Four Gables, Clarence Road
LS18 4LB

Barnardo's provides support to vulnerable children, young people and their families.
Who they work with: Children and/or young people

Battle Scars


Supporting anybody affected by self-harm by running adult peer support groups, on line support for all ages, discussion groups for family, workshops for under 18's and training for professionals.



The Art House
Drury Lane

Beam is the trading name of Public Arts – an arts charity founded in 1986, based in Wakefield, working locally, nationally and internationally. Beam draws upon 30 years of experience linking arts, people and places to develop robust yet flexible approaches to embedding the arts and creativity into the public realm and also respond sensitively to the needs of communities to enhance a wider sense of place.

Beat Autism

Beat Autism is a not for profit community interest group that offers parent/carer support and learn groups to families who have children waiting to be diagnosed or have a diagnosis of Autism. It also offers evening activities for the whole family (Autistic child, parents and siblings).

Bethany House Healing Centre

West Wakefield Methodist Church
Thornes Road

Bethany House Healing Centre provides a safe place where people over 18 going through emotionally difficult times in their lives can find help and refuge from the pressures of life in a loving, supportive and peaceful environment.
Type of work: Health

Bilal Community Association


26 Chantry Croft

Bilal Community Association promotes inter-cultural dialogue between communities, building trust and understanding and empowering communities to engage peacefully with each other. It provides help to communities which have been affected by cultural conflict.

BLESS Community Services CIC


BLESS Community Services CIC provides a large range of social activities for the community in Upton.
Type of work: Community centre

Brass Bands England

01226 771015

Unit 12, Maple Estate
Stocks Lane
S75 2BL

Brass Bands England works with a wide range of partners in strategic, tactical and informal ways to help share the fun, challenges and rewards of being involved with a brass band. It promotes and shares the brass band story and encourages the support of bands across the country. It is a voice for its bands and its players and it shouts about the life-enhancing benefits of this vital part of its culture.

Break Poverty Cycle International

Break Poverty Cycle International’s aim is to provide comfortable accommodation which is safe and warm and suitable for people’s housing needs. They aim to provide tailored support to manage people’s health needs. Their vision is to facilitate confidence building and help people to function fully within their communities. Break Poverty Cycle International assist people with basic life skills and social skills. They aim to support with CV writing and will work with organisations such as Turning Point and health services.

Break the Silence


48 RCM Business Centre
Dewsbury Road

Domestic Violence help and support - all in one service. Social and Police referrals including vulnerable and children.

Breast Cancer Haven

0113 284 7829

4-5 The Gateway West
East Street

Breast Cancer Haven offers vital one-to-one emotional, physical and practical support to anyone affected by breast cancer.
Type of work: Health

Bridge-It Housing UK Team Limited

0845 862 2633

Wakefield New Media Centre
West Parade

Bridge-It Housing UK Team Limited provides temporary accommodation for people, particularly ex-offenders, rough sleepers, victims of domestic violence, people with drug and alcohol problems and people with mental health issues.