All Services in Wakefield

Connecting Opportunities works with new migrants to develop their skills and opportunities to find work and be part of the local community. Connecting Opportunities is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund.

Liaison and Diversion (L&D) services identify people who have mental health, learning disability, substance misuse or other vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the criminal justice system as suspects, defendants or offenders.

Shafa works with people form the South Asian community who have offended. We support people to access local resources, including employment, training, education and housing. We help people to address family relationship issues and substance misuse and will support people to recognise and address their triggers for offending behaviour. We focus on well being, health, housing, relationships, family, cultural considerations, employment and training.

The Wakefield Safe Space is open to anyone in crisis, this is  a partnership between Touchstone, Spectrum People and Gasped. The Wakefield Safe Space is funded by the Wakefield CCG until Oct 2022. The Wakefield Safe Space is currently open two  nights a week (Friday &  Saturday from 6pm-12am with the view of opening Sunday from the 1st of January 2021)