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  1. What is the Manchester Local Offer?

    This is an introduction to who we are and how we can support you, especially if you are: a parent/carer a young person up to 25 with SEND working with families and young people Watch our short film about Manchester Local Offer.   
  2. When Things Go Wrong

    Downloads How to appeal a SEND decision How to bring a disability discrimination claim Mediation Send Reforms Young offenders Judicial Review Legal aid Complaints CYP SEN in Youth Custody Disagreement Resolution and Mediation EHC Assessment Timelines Equality Act Early Years Equality Act Equality Act Easy…
  3. Where to get help with Childcare

    If you have any issues relating to Childcare, be it finding a suitable provider, applying for a place or paying for it.  Please contact your local Children's Centre for advice. Search for your local Children's Centre.
  4. Winter Fuel Payment

    Winter Fuel Payment or Winter Fuel Allowance is an annual payment to help with heating costs, made to households with someone over Pension Credit age. Please see the Gov.UK website for further information on the Winter Fuel Payment.
  5. Working

    Please use the sub-categories to find what you are looking for. For more information on getting the most out of the directory, see search help.
  6. Young Carers Rights - Guides to Support and Plans.

    Young Carer Guides to Support:  These guides have been coproduced with Manchester Young Carers and members of the Young Carers Partnership. These guides can aid conversations with children and young people who are identified as or suspected to be young carers.  The guides help explain…
  7. Young people with SEND up to 25

    This information is part of the Local Offer SEND Information Hub. Watch this fun video about stuff to do in Manchester, made by students from Loreto College. There is also this video about the Flip project, an example of a SEND Community Offer activity for young people.     …
  8. Your Wellbeing Services

    Caring for someone can be rewarding, but when you’re coping day to day and responding to the needs of others, it's easy to forget your own health needs. It's important to think about your health and wellbeing too. Please see the Carers UK website for further information…
  9. Youth Offer

    Here you will find information on positive activities and support services for young people, most of which are low cost or free. This includes details of employment, skills and training services, holiday activities, youth clubs, one to one support, dance, arts and drama groups and…
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