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Support at Work

You might find that by opening up about your caring responsibilities, your colleagues or manager might be able to help you to cope. From flexible working to time-off in emergencies, there are a range of ways your employer may be able to help. Please see…

Support for working carers

Support for working carers Continuing to work while caring can help you feel good about yourself and provide you with social interaction outside of your caring role. To help you stay in work or return to work you may find it helpful to ask your…

Support for Young Carers

Please see the links below for further information on Support for Young Carers. NHS UK Young Carers Rights Carers UK - Know your rights Barnados - Young Carers Young Carers Stuff Website Making a step change website

Support for young people with SEND to access Apprenticeships

Support is available for apprenticeships with additional needs The Government provides extra funding to support apprentices with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). Payments of £1,000 each are available for training providers and employers with apprentices aged 16 to 18, or 19 to 24 who…

Support in an emergency

Support in an emergency  As a carer you need to know that if an emergency happens, replacement care will get sorted speedily and efficiently. You should only call '999' when an immediate response is required and someone is in immediate danger. Call “111” if it…

Support in Your Area

There are local carers' groups across the UK that provide services for carers and host social events and activities. Find out what groups there are near you, and get in touch to find out what services they offer. Please search for services for information and support in…

Support to Parent Carers

Support to Parent Carers  A parent carer is a parent, or other adult with parental responsibility, who cares for a child or young person who requires more care and support than other children or young people of the same age. For further information, please view…

Support to stay well

Support to stay well  As an unpaid carer, it is important to look after your own health, so your ability to care is not affected. For further information, please view the services featured in this area of the directory, and advice & guidance articles.  …

Support with housing options

Support with housing options  Finding appropriate housing, or adapting either your home or the home of the person you care for, might be required for essential caring responsibilities, make your home safer and provide independence for the person you are looking after. For further information,…

Supporting Young Carers

It is estimated that there could be up to 18,000 young carers in Manchester, many of who may not know who to turn to for advice and support. They might not even be aware that they are classed as a carer. What is a young…