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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…

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:…

Caring for someone? How to access support

Covid-19   Funding has been made available to support Carers during the Covid-19 pandemic through the Carer's emergency fund Additional guidance and support is available through the Carers Manchester Website. Ongoing advice and support for carers Caring can take lots of forms, including preparing meals, doing…

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,…

Skills for Life

Skills for Life is a universal approach which aims to raise the profile of skills so that for children and young people know when and where they are developing these vital skills for life. The five key skills are :  Communication Problem Solving Self-belief (inc…