We want you to feel welcome if you arrive in our area as a visitor, especially if your journey has been long and difficult.
We believe that people from Yorkshire, and especially Wakefield are very good at welcoming people.
We are working hard to make your stay with us in our city as good as it can be. Look at these free activities!
We have collected a number of website links that we think you might find useful.
Here are some maps showing you where interesting and helpful places in Wakefield can be found.
If you are concerned about schools and education we have a page to help you find information.
Wakefield council provides local government for Wakefield and the surrounding area. The council provides local facilities for everyone living here.
Wakefield District City of Sanctuary is our local city of sanctuary charity and is part of a nationwide movement who want to help make sanctuary seekers welcome in the UK.