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  1. 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.
  2. Promoting Positive Relationships in Manchester

    Support, Resources and Information. What is Promoting Positive Relationships? Conflict between parents is normal, but if exposure is frequent, intense, and poorly resolved, this can have a damaging impact on children, resulting in long-term mental health issues and emotional, social, and behavioural and academic problems…
  3. SEND families experiences during the Covid pandemic

    We wanted to capture how SEND families were experiencing the Covid pandemic and their thoughts of some of the ways we responded. Luca, Geraldine and Jodie share their stories in short video recordings. We also asked our Changemakers to co-produce a survey to understand the…
  4. Free Sims with Internet Access

    Any Manchester resident (over the age of 18) who is on a low income and struggling to pay for internet access can now get a free SIM loaded with free data. SIMs come with free internet access for up to 6 months! All you have…
  5. Emotional and mental wellbeing

    This information is part of the Local Offer SEND Information Hub.   Here is a list of local and national organisations to support the emotional and mental wellbeing of parents/carers and the children they care for.  For under 25s, see the Young people section.     
  6. Education Send

    This section includes information about Education and Support for children with additional needs under 5 years old, Specialist Support Schools for children aged 5 - 16 years and post-16 education for young people.  Special Education Needs and Disability Information, Advice Support Service Manchester
  7. 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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