In a Crisis? 

  If you are in a crisis and need urgent help or advice, the following information may be useful.  If you are in a real emergency, remember to telephone 999 and ask for the appropriate service.
   
  Asylum Seekers  
 

A local organisation which can help asylum seekers and refugees is: https://wakefield.cityofsanctuary.org/

Also of help are:

 - Palm Cove Society www.palmcovesociety.co.uk  

  Debt and Money Advice  
 

If you need help and advice about debt, managing your money or grants/loans, the following may help:

- Buttle UK (information on grants) www.buttleuk.org

- Citizens Advice http://wakefielddistrictcab.co.uk/advice/debt/

- National Debtline www.nationaldebtline.co.uk/ 

   
  Drugs and Alcohol  
 

If you are having problems with drugs or alcohol, contact the following organisation for their help:

- Change, Grow, Live www.changegrowlive.org/content/wakefield-young-peoples-drug-alcohol-service 

   Forced Marriage
   See the following websites for information on Forced Marriages:
 
www.gov.uk/stop-forced-marriage 

www.forcedmarriage.net 

- www.karmanirvana.org.uk
 
   
     Mental Health
 

  If you're looking for counselling or someone to talk to, the following can help:

  - www.headspace.com

  - https://kooth.com

  Housing and Homelessness
 

The following may be able to help you if you are have nowhere to stay or think you may become homeless soon:

- Wakefield Council http://www.wakefield.gov.uk/residents/health-care-and-advice/adults-and-older-people-services/homelessness

  Staying Safe 
 

If you are dealing with any issues which you feel are affecting your safety, the following may be of help:

- Bullying  www.bullying.co.uk

- Childline  www.childline.org.uk

- Rape Crisis  www.rapecrisis.org.uk

- Self Harm (support for those impacted by self-harm) www.selfharm.co.uk  

- The Calm Zone (self harm support for young men aged 15-35) www.thecalmzone.net 

- The Hideout (for children and adults dealing with domestic abuse)  www.thehideout.org.uk

- The Site (general information on lots of different areas) www.thesite.org 

- Women's Aid www.womensaid.org.uk

  Other Useful Links
 
 

- Samaritans  www.samaritans.org or call them locally on 01924 377011

 

 

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