Useful support services


116 123 (free phone)

01924 377011 (Local base in Wakefield)

You can call the Samaritans about any issue, at any time, every day of the year.

Check in and Chat Service

‘Check in and Chat Service’ is a safety net to help with heightened anxiety, where you can share your feelings if needed, during Covid-19. You can directly refer yourself for a chat by completing a referral form or via the Councils Contact Centre 0345 8 506 506, choose option 3.

Referral form:

Mental health support in the Wakefield District

List of local support services in the Wakefield District.

Wakefield District Domestic Abuse Service

It’s a very uncertain time for many of us, but particularly for those in lockdown with an abusive partner. This is why domestic abuse remains a priority during the Coronavirus outbreak.

For advice, help and support WDDAS are here to help. Please call 0800 915 1561

Please note this line is open 8:30am – 5pm Monday – Thursday and 8:30am – 4:30pm Friday


Supporting women during Covid-19

Well Women Centre are continuing to follow government guidance for the Covid-19/ Coronavirus outbreak. We have changed the way we are our providing services.

Our priority is the health and wellbeing of all service users, volunteers and staff and in consideration of social distancing we are continuing to provide a remote service offer. This means that our services take place using telephone or video calling and clients are not able to attend the centre in person. Please contact us by telephone or email only.

Please be aware during this time our admin staff are working remotely so there may be a delay in processing messages.

If your enquiry is of an urgent nature please contact your GP surgery for further advice,  other NHS services on 111 or 999 in an emergency and Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you are seeking support/new clients

Self-referral to our services is re-opening from the week commencing Monday 13th July.

To register for our services you need to contact us by telephone in the time slots outlined below or enquire by email.

Registration days + times: Mondays 5pm – 7.30pm/ Fridays 10am -12.30pm

Registration contact details: Telephone – 01924 211 114/ Email –

We are not accepting visitors into our centre. Please contact us by telephone or email only for self-referral during our Registration times.

Finally, we want to take a moment to reassure you that even though there are temporary interruptions to our service delivery, we aim keep our website updated and would advise you to keep checking it for regular updates and links to useful self-help resources and guidance.