Useful Links

Here are some links to other useful organisations

 

Admiral Nurses

What they do: Specialist dementia nurses, working in the community, with family carers and supporters of people with dementia. Carers must meet criteria and be referred by Greater Manchester Mental Health team.

Phone: 0161 882 1063 (Admin hours 8:30am - 1pm except Wednesday)

Website: www.gmmh.nhs.uk/manchester-memory-and-dementiaservices

Twitter: www.twitter.com/DementiaUK

Facebook:www.facebook.com/dementiaUK1

 


African Caribbean Care Group (ACCG)

What they do: Services for people of African Caribbean descent. Respite available to support carers to continue their caring role and maintain employment.

Phone: 0161 226 6334 or 0161 848 8281 (Mon - Fri 9.00am to 4.30pm)

Email: admin@accg.org.uk

Website:www.accg.org.uk

Twitter: @ACCGManchester

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AfricanCaribbeanCareGroup

 


African and Caribbean Mental Health Services (ACMHS)

What they do: Provide support to older carers of African and African Caribbean
people with mental health problems.

Phone: 0161 226 9562

Email: carers@acmhs-blackmentalhealth.org.uk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/African-and-Caribbean-Mental-HealthServices-477977328945372/

Twitter: twitter.com/alzsocNWEngland

 


Alzheimer’s Society

What they do: Support people in Manchester who are caring or have cared for someone living with dementia

Phone: 0161 962 4769

Email: manchester@alzheimers.org.uk

Website: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Twitter: twitter.com/alzsocNWEngland

Facebook: facebook.com/AlzheimersSocietyNorthWest

 


Asian Parent Carers Project (MCCR)

What they do: Asian Parent Carers Project promotes access to services for Asian
parents with disabled children

Phone: 0161 227 8708 – Tuesdays only

Email: nahmed@mccr.org.uk

Website: www.mccr.org.uk

Twitter: @kmoghal

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Mccr-Manchester-Asian-Parent-Carers

 


CARES Club

What they do: Social and activities group at Withington Hosptial

Phone: 0161 217 4920

Email: michele.latham@UHSM.nhs.uk

Website: https://manchester.fsd.org.uk/kb5/manchester/directory/service.page?i d=0praNlNQf3w 

 


Carers UK

What they do: Information, advice and support for carers

Websitehttp://www.carersuk.org/

 


Choice Support

What they do: Charity providing support for disabled and disadvantaged people in England

Website: https://www.choicesupport.org.uk/

 


Connect Support

What they do: Connect Support provide a range of services for carers/families of individuals with severe mental health problems (e.g. psychosis, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder).

Phone: 01625 262658

Email: http://www.connectsupport.org/contact-us.php

Website: www.connectsupport.org.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ConnectSupport

 


Counselling Directory

What they do: Find a counsellor or psychotherapist 

Websitehttps://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/

 


Gaddum Centre

What they do: Gaddum provides health and social care services to adults, children & young people and families including Advocacy, Bereavement support, Palliative Care, Counselling and Carers Centres, and provides the network coordination role for Manchester Carers Network.

Phone: 0161 834 6069

Email: info@gaddum.co.uk

Website: www.gaddumcentre.co.uk

Twitter: @GaddumCentre

 


Himmat

What they do: Himmat is a support centre for carers of people with learning disabilities and physical disabilities from a south Asian background.

Phone: 0161 224 7250

Email: info@himmat.org.uk

Website: www.himmat.org.uk

Twitter: @himmatmcr

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Himmat-Support-Centre-North-West1628903444086428

 


In Control

What they do: This website has lots of fact sheets on different aspects of individual budgets, support planning etc in the resources section

Websitehttp://www.in-control.org.uk/

 


Indian Senior Citizens Centre

What they do: Services and support for older people of Indian origin

Phone: 0161 232 0999 / 0161 232 7994

Email: iscc@talk21.com

Website: www.iscc-manchester.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Indian-Senior-Citizens-CentreManchester-671420622995421

 


LGBT Carers advice

What they do: Advice on being a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender carer

Phone: 0345 330 3030

Websitehttps://lgbt.foundation/

 


 LMCP Care Link

What they do: Work with and on behalf of older South Asian people and their carers, and South Asian women with mental health needs and their carers.

Phone: 0161 226 4632

Email: lmcpcarelink@btconnect.com

Websitewww.lmcpcarelink.co.uk

Twitter: @lmcpcarelink

 


Manchester Carers Centre

What they do: Services for carers: Young Adult Carers Project (16-25) and all Adult Carers over 18+ general services

Phone: 0161 27 27 27 0 – open 10am – 4pm Tuesday to Friday

Email: admin@manchestercarers.org.uk

Website: www.manchestercarers.org.uk

Twitter: @McrCarers

Facebook: www.facebook.com/manchester.carers.centre & www.facebook.manchesteryoungadultcarers

 


Manchester Carers Forum

What they do: Aim to provide adult carers with a collective voice and to provide reassurance that someone is listening.

Phone: 0161 819 2226

Email: info@manchestercarersforum.org.uk

Website: www.manchestercarersforum.org.uk

Twitter: @CarersForumMCR

Facebook: www.facebook.com/manchestercarersforum 

 


Manchester Jewish Federation

What they do: Carer services to members and their spouses/partners of the Jewish community of Greater Manchester

Phone: 0161 772 4800 (press option 2)

Email: duty@thefed.org.uk

Website: https://www.thefed.org.uk/services/community-services-adults-andolder-people/carers-support/

Twitter: @FED_Manchester

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/THEFEDManchester/

 


Manchester People First

What they do: We are run by learning disabled adults and are independent of services. We give training, and support to learning disabled adults and professionals and campaign for disabled people's rights.

Phone: 0161 839 3700

Email: mcrpeoplefirst@googlemail.com

Website: www.manpf.org

Twitter: @firstmcr

 


Moodswings

What they do: For people living with severe anxiety, depression, high and low mood, and their families

Phone: 0161 832 3736

Email: info@moodswings.org.uk

Website: www.moodswings.org.uk

Twitter: @moodswingstweet

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Moodswings-289363603529/

 


Neesa Well Women

What they do: Drop in project provides services for South Asian women of Cheetham and Crumpsall.

Phone: 0161 740 2995

Email: neesa01@tiscali.co.uk

Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/neesawellwomen/

 


NHS - Social care and support guide

What they do: NHS information about being a carer

Websitehttps://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/

 


Sleep-Safe ®

What they do: Anti-Suffocation Pillows! Protect them while they sleep, and give yourself peace of mind

Website: www.sleep-safe.co.uk

 


Stroke Association

What they do: Stroke Recovery services aim to help people make the best possible recovery from stroke by offering practical help, support and information to both Stroke Survivors and Carers

Phone: Helen Gilbertson/ Colette McGrath, Stroke Recovery Coordinators – Tel: 0161 742 7482 / National Helpline - Tel: 0303 3033 100

Email: helen.gilbertson@stroke.org.uk

Website: www.stroke.org.uk

Twitter: @TheStrokeAssoc

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheStrokeAssociation

 


Targeted Youth Support Service (Career Connect)

What they do: Information and advice for young carers 13–18 years old

Phone: 0800 0126 606

Email: yc@careerconnect.org.uk

Website: https://www.careerconnect.org.uk/ManchesterConnexions-i169.html

 


The Autumn Group

What they do: Manchester charity which provides support families of children with Autism

Website: http://www.theautumngroup.co.uk/

 


Tree of Life Centre

What they do: The Tree of Life is a centre for health and well-being in Whythenshawe

Websitehttp://www.treeoflifecentre.org.uk/wordpress/

 


Wai Yin Society

What they do: Provide health and social care to the Chinese and other minority communities

Phone: 0161 833 0377

Email: info@waiyin.org.uk

Website: http://www.waiyin.org.uk/

Twitter: @waiyincws

Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/waiyinsociety/

Service centre: Sheung Lok Centre, Justin Close, Manchester M13 9UB

 


 

Links to Special Needs schools in Manchester

 

Camberwell Park Specialist school

Education: Primary school

Website: www.camberwellpark.manchester.dbprimary.com/manchester/primary/camberwellpark

Phone: 0161 682 7537 (Moston), 0161 795 3491 (Blackley)

Twitter: @CamberwellPark

Email: admin@camberwellpark.manchester.sch.uk

 


 

Lancasterian Specialist School

Education: Early years, primary and high school

Websitehttp://www.lancasterian.manchester.sch.uk/

 


 

Day centres for learning disabled adults