Services in Adults Care & Support (999)

  1. Support in Your Area

    There are local carers' groups across the UK that provide services for carers and host social events and activities. Find out what groups there are near you, and get in touch to find out what services they offer. Please search for services for information and support in…
  2. 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,…
  3. Veterans & Armed Forces

    Welcome to the Veterans & Armed Forces Toolkit.  Lots of work is taking place across Greater Manchester which is enabled by the introduction and commitment to a Community Covenant.  A Community Covenant is a voluntary statement of mutual support between a civilian community and its local Armed Forces community, which…
  4. Veterans and Armed Forces Toolkit

    Welcome to this dedicated area of 'Help & Support Manchester', for Veterans & Armed Forces. Lots of work is taking place across Greater Manchester which is enabled by the introduction and commitment to a Community Covenant.  A Community Covenant is a voluntary statement of mutual support between a civilian…
  5. Volunteering

    Every individual and community has unique skills, talents, knowledge and insights that are important. Through volunteering you can receive support and development to have a real influence over the places and communities in which you live. Please see the MACC website for further information.  MACC are…
  6. What is a Young Carer?

    What is a Young Carer? Young carers are children and young people under 18 years old who provide unpaid care to a family member who is physically or mentally ill, disabled or misuses substances. The tasks and level of caring undertaken by young carers can…
  7. Whole Family Pathway

    This is a tool for all adults’ and children’s services, education, health and other agencies who have contact with young carers and their families. The Children’s Society has developed this Whole Family Pathway, to ensure that however a family (Parent or Child) in need of…
  8. 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. To ask about your payment or to make a claim, call the Winter Fuel Payment Helpline on 0845 915 1515.…
  9. 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:…
  10. 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…
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