Rosalie Ryrie Foundation is unique in the field of supporting people living with Domestic Abuse including coercive control. Teen to parent/carer abuse, behaviour management and parent support in Wakefield. It exists to improve the lives of family members in destructive relationships living with past or present Domestic Abuse by giving individuals’ safety and freedom from fear and domestic abuse. We develop assertiveness, self-esteem and confidence to enable freedom of choice.


Rosalie Ryrie Foundation


Rosalie Ryrie Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales with company number 7762294 and registered charity number 1150419.

Registered office address: 69 Brunswick Street, Wakefield, WF1 4PA

The service provides group and individual sessions for men, women, children, singles, families and same sex couples of all ethnic origins to understand behaviours whether they be aggressive, conforming or teen violence against parents. Domestic abuse includes aggressive and conforming behaviours, whatever form, are learnt and we work with all parties to change mind-sets and behaviours. The results are successfully breaking destructive abusive behaviour patterns within families, enabling these families to have positive relationships and futures. We specifically look at aggressive, abusive and conforming behaviours in domestic abuse such as: physical, verbal and emotional abuse, domestic abuse, learnt behaviours, conforming behaviours and parenting issues, child to parent violence, including lack of boundaries.

Our aim is to  break the cycle of abusive and conforming behaviours.



The Rosalie Ryrie Foundation would like to thank all clients, public and professionals for their ongoing support to the foundation. The foundation would also like to thank their funders for past, present and continued support which is invaulable.

Wakefield CCG Future in Mind project, Brelms Trust, Wakefield West, Allen Lane Foundation, Wakefield Police and Crime Comissioner, Coalfield Regeneration Trust, Future Builders, Awards for All, Founders Family, Tudor Trust, Wakefield Community Chest, Wakefield Council Family Services, Community Improvement Fund District Wide, Community First, Asda, Rothwell Lions Club, Pontefract Lioness Club, Rotary Club of Wakefield, Wakefield Probus Club, Wakefield Soroptimists, Howdens Joinery and donations from services users and the public.