Our people and communities

Connect to support

For information to take care of yourself or a loved one, stay independent and connect with others. The Children’s Services link will take you to the SEND Local Offer

Information on local communities, partnerships, available grants and support, find out what we are doing to help keep communities safe and fight hate crime.

  • Grants and funding

    Find out what grants are available with Wakefield Council, and read more about our community grants scheme and Culture Grants.
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  • Protecting our communities

    Find out what Wakefield Council are doing to help keep communities safe, fight hate crime, modern slavery and human exploitation.
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  • Volunteering for Wakefield

    Find out how you can make a difference, learn new skills, meet new people, improve your career prospects, gain experience and help support your local community
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  • Welcome to Wakefield

    Information for people new to the Wakefield District, finding somewhere to live, finding a job, health services, work and education, useful contact details for local services
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  • Ukraine relief

    Wakefield Council is working closely with other councils across the region, and Migration Yorkshire, to identify how we can help support Ukraine and those fleeing the conflict.
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  • Your local area and ward

    Find out the latest news and updates on projects in your local area and ward, in cooperation with the communities team and local partner.
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