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.

Facebook: @manchester.carers.centre

Twitter: @mcrcarers

Telephone: 0161 27 27 27 0



Talbolt House

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 City Council – Caring for someone

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.

Facebook: @manchestercarersnetwork


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


Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 7777