Being a Carer
Manchester Carers Centre
They deliver a range off free, high quality support services for unpaid carers in the city. These services include, providing information and advice, emotional support, practical help, community drop-ins, respite breaks, social activities, access to grants and training, and a dedicated young adult carers service for 16-25 year old carers.
Telephone: 0161 27 27 27 0
Talbot House has been supporting the families of people with learning disabilities in Manchester since 1976.
Telephone: 0161 203 4095
Free Carer’s Assessment
If you provide unpaid care for a friend or relative, you are entitled to a free assessment of your own needs as a carer from the council. You will be entitled to an assessment regardless of the amount or type of care you provide, your financial means or your level of need for support.
Manchester Carers Network
They aim to help improve carers’ health and wellbeing and reduce ‘carer breakdown’ (when carers are in crisis). They do this by coordinating carer support and working to increase the number of carers being identified.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice for Carers
If you provide unpaid care to friends or family there is information and support available.
Manchester Telephone: 0800 234 6123
Trafford Telephone: 0300 330 9073