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