Coronavirus: Wakefield Area

Covid-19 ​Mutual Aid UK centres in the Wakefield area

Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK is made up of volunteers supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the Covid-19 outbreak in the UK.

Some of the groups are shown here. You can search for a group near you on this link

Wakefield

Wakefield, St Johns

Wrenthorpe, Wakefield

Stanley, Wakefield, WF3

Horbury, Wakefield

Ossett

New Lane, East Ardsley, Wakefield

Crofton, Wakefield

Volunteer Wakefield

Volunteer Wakefield is maintaining a directory of local centres in the following places.

  • Altofts and Normanton Community Support Hub
  • Eastmoor Community Project
  • Featherstone Community Hub
  • Havercroft and Ryhill Community Learning Centre
  • Hemsworth Community Hub
  • Kinsley & Fitzwilliam Learning & Community Centre
  • Knottingley & Ferrybridge Community Support Hub
  • Lightwaves & Next Generation Leisure and Community Centre
  • Pontefract Community Support Hub
  • Queen's Mill Castleford
  • Senior Citizens Social Group
  • St George's Community Centre
  • The Well Project
  • Wrenthorpe and North West Community Hub

More information and contact details are available on the Volunteering Wakefield website

or by email CommunitySupportVolunteer@wakefield.gov.uk

A list of community hubs in the area is also available on the NOVA website

Working with Volunteers

Many thousands of volunteers are helping to support the most vulnerable members of our communities. It is essential that volunteers are recruited and managed safely.

Coronavirus: Working with Volunteers

Wakefield

St Catherine's Church in Wakefield have been responding to COVID-19 with digital worship and continued support for those in need of food.

Age UK Wakefield

Age UK in Wakefield will post occasional updates on their website

They say if you are struggling to get the essentials you need during this period, you can ring their main phone number on 01977 552114 and a team members will help you.

Sharing good stories

Please share your stories of how you are responding on social media using the hashtag #peopleofhope