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  1. Advice about choosing childcare

    The first thing you will need to do when arranging childcare is find out exactly what is available in your area. Once you have found local providers, you will need to do a bit of research to see which will suit your child best.  See…
  2. Advocacy

    Gaddum Centre Advocacy and Advice services can support you as a Manchester resident to understand your choices, know your rights and express your views in order to ensure you are being treated fairly. Please see the Gaddum Centre website for further information on Advocacy.
  3. Anxiety Based School Avoidance

    Anxiety Based School Avoidance - Manchester Schools Guidance Document The Anxiety Based School Avoidance guidance document is the result of a co-production between Manchester Local Authority, One Education Educational Psychology Service, Parents, Health as well as schools, colleges and provisions across Manchester. Anxiety Based School…
  4. Benefits and Advice

    Working out what benefits or tax credits you might be entitled to doesn’t need to be overwhelming. Having the right information and support can make a huge difference. Please see the Citizens Advice Website for further information on Benefits and Advice.  
  5. Bereavement Services

    If you have been caring for a person that has died, the loss can seem even greater. How you cope with the death of the person you cared for is a very personal thing. There is no right or wrong way to feel following a…
  6. Cancer: end of life care

    There isn't any universal advice on how to come to terms with a life-threatening illness.  Each person will deal with their situation in their own way. Some people take on activities and challenges. Others prefer to spend their time quietly with family, friends or on their own. A terminal diagnosis…
  7. Care and Repair Handyman Services

    Care & Repair provides a HandyHelp service in Manchester. Their volunteers can complete smaller repairs. These jobs can include fitting curtain rails, unblocking sinks, repairing dripping taps and more.  Please see the Manchester Care & Repair website for further information on the Care and Repair…
  8. The Care and Support Jargon Buster

    The Care and Support Jargon Buster is a plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean. The definitions were developed and tested by a steering group that included people who use services, carers, representatives from local…
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