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Inspire Arts Group

c/o 01924 312000

c/o The Art House
Drury Lane

Inspire Arts Group is a group of individuals who have health problems (mental/physical) who meet at various locations and use the arts in their pathway of "recovery" and prevention of relapse and social exclusion.
Type of work: Health

Laila Milly Foundation


75a Kirkby Road

Laila Milly Foundation provides day respite care for families of children under 5 with severe and complex health needs and life limiting conditions.
Type of work: Health

Levi's Star Children's Brain Tumour Charity


Levi's House, 4 Charlotte Yard, Charlotte Street

Levi's Star Children's Brain Tumour Charity is a charity supporting children with brain tumours, donating to brain tumour research, raising awareness of brain tumours and their symptoms and offering bereavement support.
Who they work with: Children and/or young people
Type of work: Health

Marie Curie

01904 755260

89 Albert Embankment

Marie Curie is here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. It offers expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.
Type of work: Health

MindCare Foundation

01226 891185

MindCare Foundation was started for the purpose of helping to create awareness of mental health issues in Wakefield and in Kenya. We would like to ease social isolation and improve integration. We also want to combat the stigma of mental health stigma in the community as well as opening dialogue and openness.
Type of work: Health

Open Arms 5 Towns Service User Led Drop In

Open Arms 5 Towns Service User Led Drop In is a drop in for people with mental health issues offering peer support.
Type of work: Health

PEER Support Yorkshire CIC

08458 622633 Opt 6

3 West Parade

PEER Support Yorkshire is a not for profit organisation providing counselling and psychotherapy for children and young people aged 2-24 who are victims of trauma and abuse or have attachment issues. It uses child and adolescent trained therapists only. PEER Support Yorkshire offers education around: trauma and mental health; the brain, body and trauma; the adolescent brain; and mindfulness based education and techniques for organisations, professionals and clients.
Who they work with: Children and/or young people
Type of work: Health

Samaritans of Wakefield and District

01924 377011

37/39a Charlotte Street

Samaritans provides confidential emotional support by telephone, email, text and face to face at its Wakefield branch. Samaritans mission is to alleviate emotional distress and reduce the incidence of suicidal feelings and suicidal behaviour. It also works in partnership with other organisations to reach high risk groups, influence public policy and to raise awareness of the challenges of reducing suicide.
Type of work: Health

Second Chance Headway Centre

01924 366735

Almshouse Lane

Second Chance Headway Centre provides a therapy led day service for adults who are living with acquired or traumatic brain injury. The charity's objectives are to relieve and rehabilitate individuals living in or near Yorkshire and the Humber who have sustained an acquired brain injury likely to cause significant disability, particularly but not exclusively by: providing, assisting and promoting facilities for the provision of their support, enablement, education, training and welfare, advising and supporting carers, families and friends of such individuals.
Type of work: Health

SESKU Diabetes UK Voluntary Group


Joy's Hall Opportunities Centre
Mill Lane, South Kirkby

The group meets every second Wednesday of each month from 6pm to 8pm to: Provide support, companionship, education, help and information for people living with diabetes. Promote awareness, and understanding, of diabetes and Diabetes UK to the public in general. Share experiences of living with diabetes, which has often proven to be beneficial. Raise funds to help diabetics in the local area. Raise funds to contribute towards the Diabetes UK Research fund. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Type of work: Health

Singing 4 Pleasure

Singing 4 Pleasure runs a choir in Airedale, Castleford. The aims of the group are: to provide singing opportunities that engage with and are accessible to people within the community who are suffering pulmonary illnesses/mental health; to support partnership working with NHS services/GP practices; to enable people to feel more confident, happier and better able to cope with their problems; and to enable people to feel less isolated more connected and involved in their community.
Type of work: Health


0113 487 8360

Oak House
Park Lane

Solace is a charity which provides psychotherapy, complementary therapies and advocacy support to the survivors of persecution and exile living in the Yorkshire and Humber region, many of whom have been traumatised by torture, rape, the death or disappearance of loved ones and often combinations of all of these and other atrocities.
Who they work with: Asylum Seekers/refugees
Type of work: Health