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  1. Benefits and grants

    This information is part of the Local Offer SEND Information Hub.  In Manchester, Carers Manchester and Citizens Advice offer support and signposting around money matters. There is also Manchester City Council's Cost of Living Advice Line and information hub. Nationally, the charity Contact has a lot of helpful information. See the Household matters section for financial support around…
  2. 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…
  3. Best practice for adding or updating a service

    Here you will find our top tips on what to include and how to format your record. Content  Make sure your title explains what your service does not just your company name. For example, “Digital skills courses from Manchester Adult Education Service” rather than just…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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.…
  7. Carers Allowance Information

    Carer's Allowance is the main state benefit for carers, so it's important to find out if you can receive it.  Please see the Carers UK website for further information on Carers Allowance. 
  8. Carers Going Back To Work

    If you want to start or return to work, there are some things to consider and many schemes that can help you as a carer. There is support available to boost your confidence, if it has been a while since you worked and to help…
  9. Carers Services in the Voluntary Sector

    The voluntary or charity sector have services available in communities. These organisations are listed on Help and Support Manchester. Why not see what is available locally for you. (some charge for their services) Please see listed Carers Services for further information.
  10. Choosing Childcare

    Choosing Childcare Find details of local Childcare Providers in Manchester, including registered childminders who offer care in their own home, private day nurseries, adult and toddler groups, playgroups and out of school provision.  You can search for eligble providers of Early Education Funding for 2, 3 or…
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