On these pages you can find information about how to go about renting or buying a home or just finding somewhere to live.
When you are in work, you can be faced with many difficult issues, so it is essential to know what your rights are.
Debt & Money
The following pages will give you the information you need to make the right choices, including help to deal with your debt problems.
These pages give you information on benefits and tax credits. There is also information about council tax, housing costs, national insurance & payment of benefits.
On these pages we provide basic information about your rights to health care, the NHS complaints procedure, and much more.
Find out what your rights are if your relationship has broken down and other family or self matters.
Volunteering with Citizens Advice Wakefield District is a great way to pick up skills, make friends and feel part of an enthusiastic team.
More from us
We aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives.
How to contact us
Calls to Adviceline are free from mobiles and landlines. You can see more about our call charges. Adviceline’s available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. It’s usually busiest at the beginning and end of the day. It’s not available on public holidays. If you call from a mobile, we’ll ask you to enter a local landline number on your keypad. This can be any number – we only use it to send your call to a local adviser if one’s available. We’ll answer as soon as we can – at busy times you might need to wait up to an hour. If the wait is long, we’ll tell you about other ways to get advice. You can also try calling again later.
Where to find us
Our premises back on to the Cheapside car park where you can park for 2 hours. There are also some disabled parking spots directly outside the back door.
We are a 5 minute walk from Westgate Train Station and a 15 minute walk from Kirkgate Train Station.
From the bus station leave via the main entrance. Continue straight along Providence Street, cross the road on Northgate and continue up Cross Street. This will bring you onto Wood Street. Cross Wood Street and make your way up to the Town Hall on Wood Street. The CAB is directly behind the Town Hall on King Street.
Wakefield Opening Times
Monday : 10:00am – 3:00pm
Tuesday : 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Wednesday : Closed
Thursday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Friday: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Our Telephone Service is unaffected and is still Monday to Friday 9-5