Manchester Carers Centre

“Changing carers' lives in Manchester”.

Manchester Carers Centre

Carers Consultation Meeting - Wed 14th January 2015 12-2pm

Manchester City Council are holding a Carers Consultation meeting at our centre next week.  This is a chance for anyone that is a carer to have their say on the proposed budget cuts and changes to carers support services.  We really encourage you to attend if you can and share your views. Please call to let us know you are attending on 0161 2727270.  For more information on the proposed cuts please visit Manchester City Councils website.

Groups re-commence:

Coffee Morning Thursday 15th January - 10.30am

SAFE Group Wednesday 21st January - 11.30am

During this period the telephone will be closed.  If you need any urgent support please ring Manchester Contact Centre 0161 234 5001 / CARERS UK 0808 808 7777 / The Samaritans 0161 236 8000

Health and Wellbeing Sessions

Coffee morning/drop-in (for all carers): Every Thursday 10.30am - 12pm. Open to all carers for information, support, advice and a break from your caring role. 

SAFE group, for parent carers of individuals with challenging behaviour, ADHD, Autistic Spectrum and learning differences): Share your experiences in a friendly family atmosphere.

Termtime Wednesdays 11.30am - 1pm

Telephone Information and Support Services

If you need help on a one to one basis, our information and support telephone line is available; please feel free to contact us on 0161 27 27 27 0 at the following times:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 10am - 12noon   2pm -4pm

Fridays: 10am - 12noon

Appointments

If your enquiry requires more in-depth support, we can book you a one-to-one appointment. This is booked in advance and will either be a telephone appointment where we will ring you at a pre-agreed time or a face to face appointment at our centre. We can also advise you of outreach sessions taking place across the city.

Rethink Manchester Carers in Action

Rethink Manchester Carers in Action provides information and a support group for anyone in Manchester who is affected by mental health problems, as a carer or service user. Rethink meetings are held at Manchester Carers Centre every second Wednesday of each month, 6pm - 7.45pm  (10th September)

Other Services:

Our services include: Outreach, Young Adult Carers project, Time for Me Fund and Money Matters - please call us on 0161 27 27 27 0 Tuesday to Friday for support.

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