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Home Cost of living support

Learn more about the cost of living advice and support services Wakefield Council have to offer, such as job, housing, energy, and more.


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Get cost of living advice and support

Your Money Matters advice events are coming to nine community venues across the district throughout January and February. The events are being held to encourage residents to seek support on a range of issues relating to the Cost of Living.


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Welcome Spaces helping people through the cost-of-living crisis

Our ‘Welcome Spaces’ are open to everyone as a free, warm, safe place where people can enjoy a hot drink, free activities and some company. The cost-of-living crisis is still affecting residents across the district, with some people hesitant to turn on their heating as the weather grows colder.


Money Other organisations offering support

Learn about the many other organisations offering support and advice nationally and locally.


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Cabinet set to agree £3m fund to support residents

Wakefield Council’s key decision makers are set to accept over £3million of funding to provide financial support to vulnerable households across the district.


Home care services Help with living at home

Often families, friends and neighbours are able to help, but some people may need more support to keep living at home. This is where Wakefield home care services may be able to help.


Adult social care Connect to support

Learn more about the support available in the Wakefield District for those who need support to live independently.


Information for adult social care providers Care market sustainability and fair cost of care exercise

As part of the government’s adult social care reform agenda, local authorities are required to complete a fair cost of care exercise to arrive at a shared understanding with providers of the local cost of providing local care.


Help with your Council Tax Council Tax Support

Find out what Council Tax support is available to you and how to claim it, support for working age people, support for pension age people, second adult rebate, let us know about changes.


Library Information Free Business Support

Learn more about the free business support available at Wakefield Library.


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