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Carer's Credit

Carer’s Credit You could get Carer’s Credit if you’re caring for someone for at least 20 hours a week. Carer’s Credit is a National Insurance credit that helps with gaps in your National Insurance record. Your State Pension is based on your National Insurance record.…

Young Carers Campaign Presentation

12 - 18 June 2017 is Carers Week. To mark this we're launching the Young Carer's Strategy 2017-2019 - You will find the strategy and briefing slides for professionals in the download section of this page. In Manchester we know there is a significant under-identification of young…

Caring for someone? - how to access a carers assessment

Caring can take a variety of forms, including preparing meals, doing shopping, taking someone to appointments, managing finances, bathing or toileting, giving medication or emotional support, or doing laundry. If you support a relative, friend or neighbour, due to their age, physical or learning disability,…

Manchester Young Carers Strategy

Please find the Manchester Young Carers Strategy 2020-2023 attached

Manchester Discretionary Childcare Fund

A limited pot of discretionary childcare funding is available to support parents or carers of pre school age children to attend regular appointments or sessions as part of a package of support. Only professionals can apply for discretionary childcare funding such as Health visitors, Support…

Young Carers - Know your rights

Young Carers Know Your Rights Booklet Informed by the Manchester Young Carers Forum #BeBothered Campaign this easy read booklet, produced by a number of local organisations, can help young carers to understand their rights and the right of those they care for. Young Carers In Focus:…

Tools & Resources for Practitioners

Being a carer can mean lots of different things - for young people caring for a member of their family could make them a young carer. Young carers are people under 18 years old who look after a family member who has a disability, illness,…