HIV social support

The Begin Project provides support and advocacy for all people living with or affected by HIV in the Wakefield District. This includes 1-2-1 support, support groups and courses.

We are a Wakefield based HIV support service working with people living with and affected by HIV. The focus is to offer a quality service to all people living with HIV or AIDS in the Wakefield District.

We are currently providing support from three locations in Wakefield District: Wakefield, Castleford & Pontefract. Please get in touch about when we are offering services for the last two locations as they are once a month.

We provide free, confidential, flexible, culturally sensitive services including:

  • 1-2-1 support
  • Counselling
  • Support group sessions
  • Workshops and training on issues that matter to HIV positive people
  • Advocacy
  • Advice and information
  • Assistance applying for hardship grants
  • Practical support and referrals to other services
  • Help to access complementary therapies
  • A variety of additional social activities and support