Useful websites

English Classes

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

http://wfgo.uk/engl

Stories for children

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

Free play sessions for children

Free play sessions for children and parents

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)https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc 
BBC Radio / TV / News / Weatherhttps://www.bbc.co.uk
Wakefield Express (Local News)https://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk
Al Jazeera (International News)https://www.aljazeera.com
Local and National Information
Free City Bushttps://www.wymetro.com/buses/free-town-and-city-buses/wakefield-freecitybus/
Local transporthttps://www.wymetro.com
Wakefield Local Governmenthttps://www.wakefield.gov.uk 
Welcome to Wakefieldhttp://welcometowakefield.uk
Farsi Church in Wakefieldhttps://wakefieldbaptistchurch.co.uk/activities/farsi-worship
UK Governmenthttps://www.gov.uk
Research
Googlehttps://google.co.uk 
Google Mapshttps://google.co.uk/maps
Wikipediahttps://wikipedia.org
Video meetings
Zoomhttps://zoom.us
Email services
Yahoo Mailhttps://mail.yahoo.com
Gmailhttps://mail.google.com
Hotmailhttps://outlook.live.com

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 Schoolshttps://welcometowakefield.uk/useful-links/schools-in-the-uk/
Learn English by Zoomhttps://wakefield.cityofsanctuary.org/refugees-and-asylum-seekers-2/english-classes
City of Sanctuary learning resourceshttps://schools.cityofsanctuary.org/resources/covid-support
Learning English in Yorkshire & Humberhttps://www.learningenglish.org.uk
Financial help for University courseshttps://star-network.org.uk/access-to-university/scholarships/list/

Health Websites

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

National Health Service (NHS)https://www.nhs.uk
Doctors of the worldhttps://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk
MESMAChttps://www.mesmac.co.uk
Wakefield & COVID19https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/Pages/about-the-council/wakefield-council-covid-19-resource-centre.aspx
Wakefield COVID19 resourceshttps://www.wakefieldccg.nhs.uk/home/patient-in-wakefield/get-involved/coronavirus-covid-19-resources
Solace: Mental Health helphttps://www.solace-uk.org.uk/therapy

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 Sanctuaryhttp://wakefield.cityofsanctuary.org
Migrant Helphttps://www.migranthelpuk.org
Migrant Help – Portalhttps://ellis.custhelp.com
City of Sanctuaryhttps://cityofsanctuary.org
Help in Leedshttps://helpinleeds.com
RETAS Leedshttps://retasleeds.weebly.com
Migration Yorkshirehttps://www.migrationyorkshire.org.uk
Asylum Hosting Wakefieldhttps://ahw.org.uk 
Welcome to Wakefieldhttp://welcometowakefield.uk
Manuel Bravohttps://manuelbravo.org.uk
Asylum Mattershttps://asylummatters.org
Central Asylum Yorkshirehttp://www.centralasylumyorkshire.org
Refugee Councilhttps://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk
Refugee Actionhttps://www.refugee-action.org.uk
Migrant Info Hubhttps://migrantinfohub.org.uk
Right to remainhttps://righttoremain.org.uk/
Mears feedbackhttps://www.mearsgroup.co.uk/contact-us/accommodation-feedback

Interesting Websites

More websites you might like.

Stand and Be Counted – Theatrehttps://www.sbctheatre.co.uk/
Hidden Winter – a story walk adventurehttps://www.hiddenwinter.co.uk/

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