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  1. Children’s Short Break Services

    Every local authority in England and Wales has a legal duty to provide breaks for carers of disabled children.  In Manchester we offer a range of short breaks including: Sports, Arts, Youth Clubs, Play schemes, Befriending/sitting services Please see the information on our website, and…
  2. 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…
  3. Connect with Other Carers

    When you’re caring, it is good to talk to people who do what you do. Carer volunteers and support groups can put you in touch with people who understand what you’re going through. Please see the Carers UK website for further information on Connecting With Other…
  4. Could you do with extra support?

    Please use this link to view our Accessibility Statement If you require any of our current Early Help products (September 2021 onwards) as produced from this time onwards, in a more accessible format, then please do email us: jeff.burns@manchester.gov.uk or Anthony.gilfillan@manchester.gov.uk The Early Help service work closely…
  5. Council Tax Reduction

    If you are liable for council tax, you can apply for Council Tax Reduction if you are on a low income. To apply for Council Tax Reduction you would need to contact your local council benefits department. Please see the Manchester City Council and Carers UK…
  6. Counselling

    Counselling can help make sense of your new or ongoing life as a carer, whether in specific areas such as dealing with bereavement or separation from a loved one, or with the more general feelings of stress, anxiety and depression you experience in your caring…
  7. Creating a safe home

    If you are getting older, or have a health condition that restricts your mobility, by making some simple changes in your home, you can:​ make it safer for you to move around your home and do things on your own​ remove any hazards that could cause you to trip, slip…
  8. Data Protection and Privacy Notice

    The Early Help Privacy and Data Protection notice explains what personal information is collected by the Early Help Hubs, what it is used for and who it is shared with. It also describes why the service requires your data, and the legal basis on which…
  9. Early Advice

    It is important you get advice at an early stage, to advise you of your rights and  to be offered a carer’s assessment. It is also important to reduce the pressure on your own health.  Please see the website links below for further information on…
  10. Early Help Hubs and Early Help Parenting Team

    Our Early Help Hubs are still responding to Requests for Early Help Support, however due to safety measures such as the need for social distancing and keeping families and workers safe, there may be some changes as to how we contact families and share information…
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