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Wakefield Outward Bound Association

The Wakefield Outward Bound Association's aim is to identify and support young people from Wakefield to attend either a one or three week adventure based course in an Outward Bound Trust centre. The Wakefield Outward Bound Association raise and find funds to help towards the cost of courses for local students, and where certain criteria apply, gain discounts for low income families. It works with schools and youth groups to identify potential candidates to attend the courses.

Wakefield Parent Carer Forum

The organisation is the official Parent Carer Forum for Wakefield and works alongside NHS Wakefield CCG and Wakefield Council.

Wakefield Parkinson's Support Group

01924 828564

3 Chandlers Close

Wakefield Parkinson's Support Group helps and supports sufferers, carers and the families of those living with Parkinson's disease.
Type of work: Health

Wakefield Pride

Wakefield Pride's aim is to promote equality and diversity and in particular the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity and marginalised groups such as the BAME community, promoting social inclusion and community cohesion. We organise the annual Pride event in the City Centre but also organise smaller events through the year. We help to raise awareness among the public about the issues and difficulties affecting the lives of LGBT+ people within Wakefield and its 5 Towns and emphasis this year will also be placed on the effects of Covid-19 within the City.

Wakefield Rural Arthritis Care

01924 251544

11 Painthorpe Lane
Hall Green

Wakefield Rural Arthritis Care is a support group for people with arthritis, their carers and family. We provide a monthly meeting on the first Thursday of every month, when we provide speakers and instructors on a variety of subjects and leisure activities. We also organise outings and events.
Type of work: Health

Wakefield Scouts

Scouting exists to actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society. Wakefield Scouts offers Scouting for male and female young people aged between 6 and 25.

Wakefield Sea Cadets

01924 372519

Thornes Wharf
Thornes Lane

Wakefield Sea Cadets is a uniformed youth organisation whose primary aim is to inspire young people aged 10-18 through nautical adventure and challenge to help give them a head start in life based on the traditions and skills of the Royal Navy. Its secondary aim is to provide facilities to support other community organisations and groups to improve the wider society of Wakefield for all.

Wakefield Street Kitchen

Charitable organisation providing food, clothing and support to the homeless and all those in need.

Wakefield Talking Newspaper

01924 201000 (answerphone)

35 Peterson Road

Wakefield Talking Newspaper records and distributes the Wakefield Express each week to approximately 200 registered blind and partially-sighted people on both CD and audio tape. The service is completely free.

Wakefield Trinity Amateur Boxing Club


Unit 2
2-6 Carlton Street

We are an Amateur Boxing Club affiliated with England Boxing.

Wakefield Trinity Community Trust

01924 211611

The Mobile Rocket Stadium
Doncaster Road

Wakefield Trinity Community Trust is the charitable arm of Wakefield Trinity RLFC. It uses the power of sport and other physical activities such as dance to engage with young people, especially, though not exclusively, those who are disadvantaged or deprived and encourage them towards more healthy, fulfilling and positive lifestyles.

Wakefield Visually Impaired Group

01924 365357

8 Speak Close

Wakefield Visually Impaired Group was formed by people with sight problems as a self-help group. It offers facilities for meeting socially, which provides an informal and relaxed environment for people to swap notes on their experiences and problems.