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  1. Barriers faced by Veterans and Reservists

    Members of the Armed Forces Community face a number of disadvantages as a direct result of military service, they span across many areas such as employment, access to health care, housing, education, and more. Here are some firsthand experiences from both Veterans and Reservists in…
  2. Veterans & Armed Forces Toolkit

    Manchester City Council signed the Armed Forces Covenant in 2013, to both support the Armed Forces Community within the City and align Council values with those of the Covenant. The Covenant is a pledge that we, as a nation, recognise and understand that those who…
  3. NW SEND Regional Network June 2022

    Please click here to see the full Newsletter. If there are particular areas of work or themes that you would like support with, activities or events then do let us know. We would also welcome any good news you have to share, or challenges you’d…
  4. Early Help Practitioners Zone

    Effective Early Help is essential to improve the life chances of Manchester’s children, young people and their families.  The aim of the Manchester Early Help Service is to build capacity in communities that will prevent crime, support education and enterprise, and keep children, young people…
  5. Maintaining your Home

    Maintaining your home is an important part of living independently. Making sure your home is safe, warm and secure helps to keep you well in your home and prevent risks, such as falls.​ ​ Family and friends​ It might be worth talking to family or close friends about helping you…
  6. Staying Physically and Mentally Healthy‚Äč

    It's important to look after your physical and mental health to help you to live well, for longer. It's never too late to work towards getting a healthier lifestyle, and it can have a range of benefits, including:​ Reducing the risk of you becoming ill​ Improving your mood ​ Helping you get a…
  7. Living well with Long Term Conditions

    We want to support residents with long term conditions to live independently, so they can live well for longer. If you've had a recent diagnosis of a long-term condition, or a deterioration in an existing condition, there's lots of things you can do to and support you can access.​ Equipment, Adaptations and Technology-Enabled…
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