Breakthrough UK - North Connecting

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Breakthrough UK is a Manchester based disabled people’s organisation. We are led by disabled people, and we support other disabled people to work and live independently.

We offer one-to-one support over 12 weeks.  

We can support you if you live in North Manchester, are over 18 and consider yourself to be a disabled person. We can: 

  • Find out what you are interested in and connect you to activities 
  • Support you to access and understand services (including health services) and become more independent  
  • Support you to become more digitally confident 
  • Support to become more confident travelling 
  • Tell you about other groups and organisations who can help too  
  • Contact activities and agencies on your behalf 
  • Help connect you to organisations that can support you with everyday things.

The North Connecting Programme also offers:

  • A digital focus and includes one face to face digital workshop designed for anyone with limited to no experience of using digital technology.
  • This covers basic IT such as accessing Wi-Fi, setting up an email, using Zoom, contacting your GP online and online grocery shopping. 
  • There is also a focus on Online Safety. Avoiding internet scams, protecting privacy and identifying misinformation around health and news. 
  • There are also opportunities to help you develop digital skills that suit their personal interests.
  • Further signposting is given towards apps and other technology that can aid with accessibility needs.

 There are still spaces available on the September to December 22 Cohort.

If you are interested, you can refer yourself or others to the course using the links below.

 

Who to contact

Telephone
0161 234 3950 0161 234 3950
E-mail
referrals@breakthrough-uk.co.uk
Website
Breakthrough UK Website
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Where to go

Name
Breakthrough UK
Address
Kevin Hyett Suite Abraham Moss Centre
Manchester
Postcode
M8 5UF
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Costs

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Availability

Referral not required

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