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Carers Wakefield and District

01924 305544

25 King Street

Carers Wakefield and District provides support, information, advice and advocacy to unpaid carers.


0113 242 6619

4th Floor, Calls Landing
36-38 The Calls

CHANGE is an award winning national human rights organisation led by disabled people. We are based in Leeds and for the last twenty years have employed people with learning disabilities to work for the human rights of all people with learning disabilities. We campaign, run projects and research issues that affect the lives of people with learning disabilities. We deliver training to professionals and people with learning disabilities and we produce high quality Accessible Information in easy words and pictures to empower vulnerable adults to make choices about the issues that affect them. CHANGE has a co-working model of employment. This means that people with learning disabilities are employed to co-lead on all of our projects alongside non learning disabled colleagues. Both are paid an equal salary.

Christians Against Poverty

CAP DEBT HELP: CAP's debt help is tailored to help financially and socially disadvantaged people out of debt. The combination of face-to-face home visits, a befriending service and CAP's in-depth debt counselling empowers individuals who are struggling or have complex needs to work themselves out of debt. CAP JOB CLUB: CAP Job Club allows jobseekers to face this challenge with other people in similar situations. They also receive practical and tailored support through one-to-one coaching and the eight session Steps to Employment course, which takes them through each step of the job hunting process. CAP RELEASE GROUP: These groups offer support to anyone with life controlling issues. Whatever it is people are struggling with, the groups provide a safe and confidential place where they can tackle the issue right at the core to break free and stay free.

Citizens Advice Barnsley

1st Floor, Wellington House
36 Wellington Street
S70 1WA

Citizens Advice Barnsley's service aims are: i) To provide the advice people need for the problems they face ii) To improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives. The organisation is also guided by the principles that its services are: i) Independent, free, confidential and non-judgemental ii) Available to everyone regardless of race, gender, belief, disability, age, or sexuality.

Citizens Advice Wakefield District

03444 111 444

27 King Street

Citizens Advice Bureau - Wakefield District provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. It values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.

Cloverleaf Advocacy

01924 438438

1st Floor
9 Wellington Road
WF13 1HF

Cloverleaf Advocacy provides person centred advocacy services for people with mental health needs, people with learning disabilities, people with physical or sensory impairments, acquired brain injury, older people and carers.

Crofton Parish Church

Crofton Parish Church serves the village of Crofton.

DIAL Wakefield

01977 723933

Castleford Civic Centre
Ferrybridge Road
WF10 4JH

DIAL Wakefield provides a free comprehensive independent advice and information service to disabled people, their carers, families, friends and other professionals.

ECHO Community Programme


ECHO (Every Child Has Options) is a Community Interest Company. The provision is available for all, from the very young to the very old making the offer a completely inclusive one. The provision allows all who attend the opportunity to access services after school/working hours. It is delivered from two venues in the heart of the community, Ash Grove Medical Centre and Ferrybridge Medical Centre. It operates an open door, drop in facility that is accessible to all between the hours of 4pm to 6pm two evenings a week, and from July 2019 it will be open on a Saturday morning. Anyone from the community can access the provision and gain support/advice from a team of professionals.

Ellis' Cradle

57 Manorfield Drive

Ellis' Cradle raises funds for cuddle cot systems following a still birth. Cuddle cot systems are not funded by the NHS and not seen as a necessity, however following a still birth a cuddle cot allows the parents to make memories with their child and say goodbye in their own time. The cuddle cots will be donated to Wakefield and Dewsbury hospitals.

Flag Fundraising


17 Garden Terrace

Flag Fundraising is a small group of community minded members that organises fundraising events for various charities and encourages and assists others in the undertaking of charitable acts.

Future Years

01274 725451

13 - 17 Sunbridge Road

Future Years is the forum on ageing for Yorkshire and Humber. Its aim is to represent the views of older people to influence policy makers and service development to take into account the views and needs of older people.
Who they work with: Older people