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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.

Trustee / Director - Voluntary role

Age UK Wakefield District is a dynamic local charity.  Over the past ten years we have developed a portfolio of services and activities aiming to help make later life an enjoyable and fulfilling experience for people over 50.

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

Find out more about our Trustee / Director Voluntary role

Counselling Services

From November 2019 we are pleased to be offering a low-cost confidential counselling service by an experienced and qualified BACP Registered Counsellor.

We can provide One to One Counselling sessions which will be for 50 minutes (therapeutic hour).  

Our trained counsellor will tailor the sessions to individual needs.

Find out more about our new Counselling Service

Some of our services

Peace of Mind Service

Age UK Wakefield District’s new Peace of Mind Service supports people aged 50 and over who are anxious about returning home after a stay in hospital. 

One of our trained Support Workers will visit patients in their own home to find out what help they need and then continue to support you while they resettle at home, or while other help is put in place for them.


More information on our Peace of Mind Service


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.


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What else is good to know

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.

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.