December 2020

The Well Women is closed from Friday 18th December 2020 and will reopen on Monday 4th January 2021,  we will answer your email upon our return.

You can visit our website for further information regarding our centre and how we are continuing to offer remote services during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Our last Drop-in registration session will be Friday 18th December 10am-12.30pm and our first in the new year will Monday 4th January 5pm-7.30pm.

 

If you require support over the festive period please see the information below:

 

Who to call for support if you feel unsafe:

If you or someone else is feeling that they are going to harm themselves or are at risk from another person, there are services available to help.

  • In an emergency call 999 or go to Accident & Emergency
  • Contact your own GP or out of hours GP
  • For support with your health or Covid-19 call NHS direct: 111

Other support:

  • National Samaritans telephone: 116 123 (free phone)
  • Emergency Housing Advice telephone: 01924 302 085
  • Food Banks Wakefield District: www.wakefield.gov.uk/more-money-in-my-pocket/healt
  • If you need help with drug or alcohol problems, Inspiring Recovery telephone: 0300 123 1912
  • Wakefield & District Bereavement Support Service. This service is for any bereaved adult living in the Wakefield District. It is a community service to support people to find ways of coping and living with grief following the death of a significant other, however and wherever they died. Telephone: 01977 781452
  • Wakefield district information, response and support about Covid-19 can be found here: www.wakefield.gov.uk/about-the-council/coronavirus-information

 

Supporting women during Covid-19 – 2020

Well Women Centre are continuing to follow government guidance for the Covid-19/ Coronavirus outbreak. We have changed the way we are our providing services.

Our priority is the health and wellbeing of all service users, volunteers and staff and in consideration of social distancing we are continuing to provide a remote service offer. This means that our services take place using telephone or video calling and clients are not able to attend the centre in person. Please contact us by telephone or email only.

Please be aware during this time our admin staff are working remotely so there may be a delay in processing messages.

If your enquiry is of an urgent nature please contact your GP surgery for further advice,  other NHS services on 111 or 999 in an emergency and Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

 

If you are seeking support/ new clients:

Self- referral to our services is re-opening from the week commencing Monday 13th July.

To register for our services you need to contact us by telephone in the time slots outlined below or enquire by email.

  • Registration days + times: Mondays 5pm – 7.30pm/ Fridays 10am -12.30pm
  • Registration contact details: Telephone – 01924 211 114/ Email – info@wellwomenwakefield.org.uk

We are not accepting visitors into our centre. Please contact us by telephone or email only for self-referral during our Registration times.

 

Finally, we want to take a moment to reassure you that even though there are temporary interruptions to our service delivery, we aim keep our website updated and would advise you to keep checking it for regular updates and links to useful self-help resources and guidance.

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