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  • African & Caribbean Mental Health Services

    African & Caribbean Mental Health Services

    Provide support to older carers of African and African Caribbean people with mental health problems

    0161 226 9562


    Windrush Millennium Centre, 70 Alexandra Road, Moss side, Manchester, M16 7WD

    • Emotional support
    • Home visits
    • Benefits advice
    • Phone support
    • Advocacy
    • Information and advice
    • Carer voice
    African and Caribbean Mental Health Services (ACMHS)
  • African Caribbean Care Group

    African Caribbean Care Group

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

    0161 226 6334 or 0161 848 8281 (Mon – Fri 9.00am to 4.30pm)


    Claremont Resource Centre, 2 Jarvis Road, Hulme, Manchester M15 5FS

    • Support for Carers
    • Day Care
    • Home Care
    • Holistic Therapies
    • Excursions Health Checks Hospital Visiting
    • Exercise Sessions
    • Art & Craft
    • Music Therapy
    • Health Promotion
    • Meals on Wheels
    • Luncheon Clubs
    • Information and Advice sessions
    • Befriending
    • Advocacy
    • Transport
    • Library
    African Caribbean Care Group (ACCG)
  • Alzheimer’s Society

    Alzheimer’s Society

    Support people in Manchester who are caring or have cared for someone living with dementia

    0161 962 4769



    Dunham House, 85-89 Cross Street, Sale M33 7HH

    Provide a range of support for anyone who is caring for someone affected by dementia. Support can be accessed face to face, over the phone or through a variety of online services. A large range of information is available alongside signposting, onward referrals and emotional support. We run a number of support groups across Manchester for carers of people affected by dementia and also offer training via our Carers Information and Support Programmes (CRISP)
    Alzheimer’s Society
  • Connect Support

    Connect Support

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

    01625 262658



    Benchill Community Centre, Benchill Road, Manchester M22 8EJ

    • Home visits to offer emotional support
    • Information and practical help
    • Support Group Meetings (Central and South Manchester)
    • Social events
    • Mental health education programmes including ‘What is Mental Illness?’ and ‘Coping & Stress Management’.
    Connect Support
  • Gaddum Centre

    Gaddum Centre

    Gaddum is an established charity offering a range of health and social care services empowering and enhancing the lives of people in greater Manchester. We have been supporting people since 1833. We have three main focus areas:

    • therapy services (including palliative and bereavement support)
    • statutory advocacy
    • carers support services (including provision for young people).

    0161 834 6069



    Gaddum House, 6 Great Jackson Street, Manchester M15 4AX

    • Counselling
    • Advocacy
    • Advice
    • Family and individual support
    • Training and development programmes for individuals, families, agencies, local and health authorities, professionals and companies
    Gaddum Centre
  • Himmat


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

    0161 224 7250


    Midway Business Centre, 703 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M12 4QN

    • Classes in fitness, health awareness, sewing, English
    • Health action plans
    • Over 60’s swimming classes and walking groups
    • Emotional support
    • Help with form filling
    • Home visits
    • Benefits advice
    • Carers newsletter
    • Phone support
  • Indian Senior Citizens Centre

    Indian Senior Citizens Centre

    Services and support for older people of Indian origin.

    0161 232 0999 / 0161 232 7994

    Indian Senior Citizens Centre, 16/18 Whalley Road, Whalley Range, Manchester M16 8AB

    • Day support services, social and recreational activities
    • Luncheon club and meals on wheels
    • Carers’ drop-in sessions
    • Information, advice and interpretation service
    • IT suite
    • Gym
    • Rehabilitation services (Chiropody and Physiotherapy)
    • Phone support
    • Home visits
    • Help with form filling
    • Prevention and well-being services
    • Weekly yoga and exercise classes
    Indian Senior Citizens Centre
  • Lifted


    A user-led carers’ centre that strives to make a positive difference and improve the health & wellbeing of carers in Manchester. We offer one-to-one support, guidance & advocacy and assistance with completing forms and more.

    0161 498 0312


    Alpha House, Rowlandsway, Wythenshawe, M22 5RG

    • One-to-one appointments
    • Advice & guidance
    • Form completion
    • Daily drop-ins (have a brew and chat)
    • Workshops
    • Craft Days
    • Game Days
    • Social/ family events
    • Information sharing
  • LMCP


    Work with and on behalf of older South Asian persons and their carers and South Asian women with mental health needs and their carers

    0161 226 4632


    The Pastoral Centre, 95A Princess Road, Manchester M14 4TH

    • Outreach work
    • Information and advice
    • Prevention and early intervention support
    • Monthly meetings of the Asian Carers’ Group
    • Drop-ins for South Asian women with mental health needs
    • Cultural awareness training
    • Social work student placements
    • Volunteering opportunities
    LMCP Care Link
  • Manchester Carers Centre

    Manchester Carers Centre

    Services for carers:
    Young Adult Carers Project (16-25)
    All Adult Carers over 18+ general services

    0161 27 27 27 0 10am – 4pm Tuesday to Friday



    Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street, Manchester M4 7HR

    Telephone helpline service for individual carers offering tailored information & advice, a listening ear, emotional support and practical help.

    Health & wellbeing services including social & peer activities, information & training workshops and projects for different groups of carers.

    Young Adult Carers service for those caring aged 16-25 years. This project supports individual young people to deal with the personal barriers they face and enables them to reach their full potential and make the most of opportunities.

    Manchester Carers Centre
  • Manchester Carers Forum

    Manchester Carers Forum

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

    0161 819 2226



    Gaddum House, 6 Great Jackson Street, Manchester, M15 4AX

    • Support groups
    • Training
    • Peer mentoring for dementia carers
    • Activities
    • Volunteering
    • Legal advice sessions
    Manchester Carers Forum
  • Manchester Jewish Federation

    Manchester Jewish Federation

    Carer services to members and their spouses/partners of the Jewish community of Greater Manchester

    0161 772 4800 (press option 2)



    Heathlands Drive, Prestwich, Manchester M25 9SB

    • Carers’ assessments
    • Carers’ groups (including male carers group)
    • Carer breaks
    • Training
    • Annual calendar of carers events
    • Home visits
    • Information and advice
    • Respite provision
    • Phone support
    • Volunteering
    Manchester Jewish Federation
  • Moodswings


    We provide information and support to those experiencing severe anxiety, depression, low/high mood and their friends and family.

    0161 832 3736


    36 New Mount St, Manchester M4 4DE

    • One to one support
    • Recovery work
    • Confidence-building groups
    • Workshops and courses
    • One to one support to make changes, manage mental health symptoms and reach goals
    • Helpline
    • Information, advice and support in person, over the phone or skype
  • Neesa Well Women

    Neesa Well Women

    Drop in project provides services for South Asian women of Cheetham and Crumpsall.

    0161 740 2995


    Woodville Resource Centre, Shirley Road, Manchester M8 0NE

    • Support and advice for isolated women
    • Drop in
    • Coffee mornings
    • Older women’s luncheon club
    • Stay & play
    • Library
    • Home visits
    • Outreach
    • English and sewing classes
    • Health seminars
    • Pamper sessions
    • Day trips
    • One to one support
    • Information and advice
    • Volunteer training
    • Chair based exercise
    Neesa Well Women
  • Stroke Association

    Stroke Association

    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.

    Local Contact details – Helen Gilbertson, Stroke Recovery Coordinator – Tel: 0161 742 7482
    National Helpline – Tel: 0303 3033 100



    Stroke Association, 6th Floor, St. James House, Pendleton Way, Salford M6 5FW (office base only)

    • Helpline
    • Information and emotional support
    • Training for professionals
    • Stroke cafes
    • Life After Stroke grants
    • Information leaflets on website
    Stroke Association
  • Talbot House

    Talbot House

    Support service for parent/carers of children and adults who have learning disabilities, who live in the Manchester area.

    0161 203 4095



    Talbot House Support Centre, 1 High Peak Street, Newton Heath, Manchester M40 3AT

    • Emotional support
    • Training
    • Information
    • Advice on money and benefits
    • Carers breaks
    • Advocacy
    • Sing and sign
    • Pamper service including nails, reflexology, massage and beauty
    • Emergency planning
    • Home visits
    • Phone support
    • THRIVE, supporting parent carers over the age of 50 with planning for the future of those they care for
    Talbot House
  • Together Dementia Support CIC

    Together Dementia Support CIC

    We support people who are affected by dementia – people with a diagnosis and their family carers. We run a range of weekly support and activity groups across Manchester.

    07854 335 890


    Kath Locke Centre, 123 Moss Lane East, Manchester M15 5DD

    • Groups that people with mild-moderate dementia can attend by themselves (we arrange transport for these people if necessary)
    • Evening carers’ drop-in, particularly for carers who may work during the day (offers massage therapy, speakers, information sessions and other therapeutic activities for carers)
    • Run three friendship & activity groups, games for the brain group, walk & talk group, gospel choir, and an influencing group called ‘Fabulous Forgetful Friends’
    Talbot House
  • Wai Yin Society

    Wai Yin Society

    Provide health and social care to the Chinese and other minority communities.

    0161 833 0377



    Sheung Lok Centre, Justin Close, Manchester M13 9UB

    • Advice and information
    • Interpreting Chinese and other languages
    • Luncheon club
    • Welfare advice
    • Carers Breaks and activities daily
    • Training
    • Outdoor sessions
    • Home visits
    • Hospital visits
    • Mental health support for carers
    Wai Yin Society

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