The local welfare assistance scheme for Wakefield is called Local Welfare Provision. The scheme aims to help vulnerable people:

  • to meet short term emergency/immediate support needs
  • to establish or maintain a home in the community

For more information see the Wakefield Council website and:

How to apply

Phone the Local Welfare Provision team or fill in their online form to ask them to phone you back (usually within 1 working day). The phone number and online form and opening hours are on the website.