Wakefield District City of Sanctuary
part of a grassroots movement to build a culture of hospitality for people seeking sanctuary in the UK.
Wakefield district city of sanctuary
We want to welcome visitors to Wakefield who have come to us seeking Asylum, or who are Refugees.
We hope to meet you at one of our weekly activities here in Wakefield.
This section of our website is for visitors, coming either as asylum seekers or as refugees. It will include details of places to go where you will find a welcome, and can ask for help.
Links to useful Web pages.
Here is a list of web pages you may find helpful.
This group of organisations can offer help for you to find work if you have recently got permission to work. Help can include learning english, help to find work, and it can also include help with travel costs and childcare costs where appropriate.
- Connecting Opportunities – https://www.migrationyorkshire.org.uk/?page=the-service-we-offer-co
The city of Leeds has many organisations and sources of help
- Manuel Bravo offers free legal assistance to asylum seekers http://manuelbravo.org.uk/
- St Vincents in Leeds offer a drop in with Manuel Bravo http://stvincents-svp.org.uk/how-we-help/migrant-support/
- Directory of places offering help in Leeds http://helpinleeds.com/
- Leeds Asylum Seelers Support Network https://lassn.org.uk/
- Help for those who are arriving in Leeds as Asylum-Seekers https://newtoleeds.org/
- Help for those who have just got Refugee status in Leeds. https://transitionguide.org.uk/