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The Avalon Group - West Yorkshire

01924 439913

13 Willington Road
WF13 1HF

The Avalon Group - West Yorkshire provides support to adults with a disability as well as people with dementia and their carers. Support is provided in people's own homes, the community or dedicated houses.

The Bag Fairies

The Pavilion
South Kirkby Recreation Ground
South Kirkby

The Bag Fairies provide clothing, household textiles, kitchenware, small electricals, toiletries, crockery and cutlery to vulnerable families and individuals regardless of circumstances and without need for a referral from an official body.

The Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

01977 703384

Thornycroft Centre
Halfpenny Lane

Pontefract based Day Centre and Community venue. Base for Regional Personal Welfare Team, providing practical and emotional support for former miners and their families. Convalescent Home and Regional CISWO Services.

The Community Choir Wakefield


14 Southdale Gardens

The choir was established in May 2018 as a project within the Senior Citizens Support Group. The Trustees have agreed that in order to enable the choir to continue to grow that it should become independent of SCSG . The choir is now registered with Charity Commission with no 1191675. Since March we have had our rehearsals online and now are expanding into full performances going out online. We will offer this facility to Care Homes, ILS's, Hospices and individuals. It is a true Community Choir covering the whole of Wakefield with no restrictions on membership at all. Everyone is welcome to join.



151 Dale Street
L2 2AH

tide is a UK wide involvement network of carers and former carers of people with dementia (with a specific focus on Yorkshire and Humber). tide empowers carers through its carer development programme to enable them to use their lived experience and collective voice to bring about change by influencing practice, policy and research at all levels.

Tiny Hands Baby Bank Yorkshire

Tiny Hands Baby Bank Yorkshire is a voluntary run organisation that distributes essential baby items to families in need.
Who they work with: Families

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 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.

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 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 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