Useful websites

Health care

Watch this new video about getting help with your health. The video has subtitles in many different languages.

English Classes

You can join in with others online learning English by Zoom.

Stories for children

Free drop-in session for pre-school children and their families

Wakefield District City of Sanctuary

The City of Sanctuary group in Wakefield District is keen to help all new arrivals in the area, visit their list of activities page to see what is available for you.

Look Here

We recommend these websites for you if you are new to Wakefield and new to the UK. If you would like to contact us so that you can see other web pages on your tablet you can do so here.

You can view this website in your own language here.

Media and news
CBBC (BBC Radio & TV for Children) 
BBC Radio / TV / News / Weather
Wakefield Express (Local News)
Al Jazeera (International News)
Local and National Information
Free City Bus
Local transport
Wakefield Local Government 
Welcome to Wakefield
Farsi Church in Wakefield
UK Government
Leeds information
Google Maps
Video meetings
Email services
Yahoo Mail

Places to visit

There are some places in Wakefield that you can visit

Theatre Royal WakefieldVisit the Theatre Royal’s “Conversation Cafe“. Details on their web page. Please book in before coming. Wakefield Theatre Royal is a Theatre of Sanctuary.
Wakefield LibraryYou will be welcome at Wakefield’s library at Wakefield One. They are a library of sanctuary and are happy to help you with free WiFi, access to computers and somewhere quiet and comfortable to sit.
The Art HouseThe Art House WF1 2TE in the Terrace Room on Thursdays from 2pm – 4pm Crafts, Games and Chat sessions For individuals and families Everyone welcome

Online Learning websites

These websites can help adults and children to learn.

UK Schools
Learn English by Zoom
City of Sanctuary learning resources
Learning English in Yorkshire & Humber
Financial help for University courses

Health Websites

These websites will help you get the advice and health care you need.

National Health Service (NHS)
Doctors of the world
Wakefield & COVID19
Wakefield COVID19 resources
Solace: Mental Health help

Websites to help you

We recommend these websites for information and help if you are seeking asylum or settling in Wakefield as a refugee.

Wakefield District City of Sanctuary
Migrant Help
Migrant Help – Portal
City of Sanctuary
Help in Leeds
Migration Yorkshire
Asylum Hosting Wakefield 
Welcome to Wakefield
Manuel Bravo
Asylum Matters
Central Asylum Yorkshire
Refugee Council
Refugee Action
Migrant Info Hub
Right to remain
Mears feedback

Interesting Websites

More websites you might like.

Stand and Be Counted – Theatre
Hidden Winter – a story walk adventure
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