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Welcome to Woodkirk Academy

Sixth Form applications are now being received

    Sixth Form applications are now being received

      Sixth Form applications are now being received

        Welcome to Woodkirk Academy's website

          Financial Support

          Please also check our Family Support Services page for information about emergency food services during the Coronavirus lockdown period.

          Citizens Advice Leeds

          Leeds Citizens Advice offers free, confidential, impartial and independent advice and information on a wide range of subjects including employment, debt, discrimination, legal matters and benefits. Bureaux in Leeds city centre, Crossgates, Pudsey, Morley and Otley, plus a wide range of other locations. Click here

          Citizens Advice Kirklees

          Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on a wide range of issues including benefits, debt, employment, housing, relationships, immigration and much more. Outreach sessions in: Meltham, Marsden, Slaithwaite, Skelmanthorpe, Shepley, Batley, Cleckheaton. Click here

          Citizens Advice Wakefield

          Provides general advice and/or guidance and/or signposting on a wide range of topics including debt, employment, benefits, consumer rights, housing, law and immigration. Satellite bureaux with shorter opening hours [see website] at Featherstone, Normanton, Pontefract and South Elmsall, Upton and South Kirby. Click here

          Information links for those who are Self-Employed

          Gov.UK website: claim a grant through the coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme - click here

          Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership: COVID-19 - support for businesses click here

          Kirkless Council: help for businesses in Kirklees to manage the impact of COVID-19 - click here

          The Leeds Money Information Centre

          The Leeds Money Information Centre website and publications provide details of all the organisations and charities across Leeds providing free and independent debt advice, including some of those listed below. Click here to access the website.

          StepChange (until 2012 known as Consumer Credit Counselling Service)

          StepChange help people overcome their debt problems. Through the telephone debt helpline, and online Debt Remedy tool, they provide free and effective debt advice and practical solutions, to help transform the lives of those struggling with the stress and worry of any type of problem debt. Click here to access the website.

          The Money Advice Service

          Set up by the Government, The Money Advice Service offers clear, unbiased money advice and can be accessed by telephone or online. The website provides interactive tools and information on a wide range of financial issues including debt, credit and borrowing, budgeting and savings. Click here.

          The National Debtline

          The National Debtline provides online and telephone advice and information for individuals experiencing debt and financial difficulties. Factsheets are available online, along with budgeting tools and sample letters. Debt advice is also available by using the online webchat or emailing service, or by calling the helpline 0808 808 4000. Click here for website.

          MoneySavingExpert

          Consumer website, founded by Martin Lewis. Click here to access the site.

          Mental Health & Money Advice

          Mental Health & Money Advice has been developed by Mental Health UK - a UK-wide charity that represents its four member charities; Rethink Mental Illness in England, Hafal in Wales, Support in Mind in Scotland and MindWise in Northern Ireland. The service provides free and impartial information, support and advice for anyone affected by mental health and money issues - click here to access their website.

          Engage Leeds

          Housing Support Service - click here

          Emmaus Leeds

          Helping homeless people - click here

          Leeds Housing Concern

          Support for single, homeless people & day-care facilities. Click here