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Who will be there when I need extra help?

0800 4 70 80 90 - The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

a self-referral service supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties, including anxiety, low mood, depression, and stress. There are a number of free online wellbeing workshops also available during lockdown. Contact them on 01924 234 860 or email

supporting healthy living for people in Wakefield, including support to manage long-term conditions, befriending, and support during COVID-19. You can self-refer by calling 01924 255363 or by completing a self-referral form on their website here:

Your local health and social care champion. They make sure NHS leaders and other decision makers hear your voice and use your feedback to improve care.

AccessBus is currently operating 7 days a week (excluding bank holidays) and with limited capacity on Sundays. To protect yourself, your fellow passengers and the driver we encourage you to wear a face covering.

Last updated: 8/24/2022