Welcome to the website of Wakefield District Citizens Advice Bureaux, consisting of an office at Wakefield and various outreach sessions throughout the Wakefield Metropolitan District. Together we serve a population of over 315,000 people.

We, along with Bureaux all over the country, are working together to improve peoples` lives and offer a free, confidential, independent and impartial service to all.

Healthwatch Wakefield

Find out about Healthwatch, the local independent consumer champion for health and social care service

Information Charter

This Charter sets out the standards you can expect when we ask for, or hold, your personal information.

Find out more about our Information Charter

Advice Guides

We have handy advice guides available for some of the regular issues we are contacted about - letting agents, changes to council tax benefit, gym membership and returning goods to stores that have clsed down.

Take a look at the Advice Guides

Welfare Benefits Changes

Find on more on the national CAB website

Fair Welfare campaign

The Citizens Advice Fair Welfare campaign is calling for a just, efficient welfare benefits and tax credits system. It is a broad campaign incorporating several separate objectives for change. How can I help?

RAD Legal Services Webcam Project

A new service where Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users who live across Wakefield District with a low income or receiving benefits can obtain free, confidential legal advice via a webcam. More about the RAD project

Online advice

Take a look at our Top Tips for help with money matters and problems with racial harrassment.

Apart from these tips we do not offer online advice on this website. Please visit the CAB's national site at

TV Licence

TV Licensing ensures people have the correct information on the need for a TV Licence, different ways to pay and concessions available. You can contact TV Licensing via our local-rate telephone number or via our website: