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to Age UK Wakefield District. Thank you for visiting our site. Our aim is to always make living for the over 50s in Wakefield District a positive and, wherever possible, enjoyable experience.

Trustee / Director - Voluntary role

We are currently expanding our Board of Trustees and looking for individuals who are interested in working with others to improve the lives of older people in the District of Wakefield.

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News from Age UK Wakefield District

Keep up to date with our planned events, new services on offer, and information about how we're campaigning within Wakefield District to improve older people's lives.

The Big Knit is back

So grab your needles and your brightest yarn and get knitting for Age UK Wakefield District, to help us be there for older people who have no one else to turn to.

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Some of our services


Volunteering is a fulfilling, satisfying and creative experience. You can help to meet the needs of older people by volunteering to support the services we provide.


Please help support Age UK Wakefield District by shopping online.  Every time you shop, you’ll raise a free donation for Age UK Wakefield District.

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Our shops

Looking to bag a bargain, declutter your life, or volunteer? You can do all this at our charity shops. We currently have two very nice charity shops in Wakefield Town Centre and Horbury Town Centre

Cuppa Club

Following on from the successful 'Finding Friends' event, Age UK Wakefield District, is supporting The Ridings Wakefield, in a monthly meet-up event, promoting friendship and community.

Instant Theatre

Instant Theatre will work with people recently diagnosed/or with early stage dementia and their carers and with specially trained Age UK WD volunteers to provide a structured participatory group theatre experience

Work for us

Would you like to work at Age UK Wakefield District?

Our quality marks

Age UK Wakefield District has achieved the Age UK Charity Quality Standard (CQS).  The CQS is externally assessed by quality assessment experts, SGS.