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Welfare & Benefits Blog

2020-08-16T19:48:43+00:00August 10th, 2020|

Weekly benefit blog (12) Joel Sloan - Welfare Rights and Money Advice Worker Manchester Carers Network  If you or the person you care for are worried about benefits or have any questions or issues feel free to contact me via phone or email, our contact details are; learning@manchestercarersnetwork.org.uk 0161 834 6069 (option 2 & option [...]

Carers Manchester Contact Point is on its way…

2020-08-16T19:49:40+00:00August 3rd, 2020|

From Monday 17 August a new information and advice service is available for carers in the City of Manchester. Carers Manchester Contact Point will form part of the new Carers Pathway in Manchester, which is a partnership of statutory and voluntary organisations working together to improve services for Manchester’s 62,000 unwaged carers. The service will [...]

Coronavirus Announcement

2020-08-16T19:50:50+00:00March 19th, 2020|

Dear Carers, Professionals and Colleagues, Due to advice from the government regarding the coronavirus pandemic, we have taken the decision to postpone all of our upcoming workshops for carers. This decision has been made to ensure safety of attendees and support the community effort to curb the spread of the virus. We will now be [...]

#bebothered A guide for Young Carers In Manchester

2020-08-16T19:51:30+00:00January 30th, 2020|

MCN are delighted to announce that a booklet for young carers in Manchester has been published aiming to help young carers understand their rights and the rights of those they care for. Gaddum  have been working closely with Manchester City Council, Our Manchester, Be Bothered campaign and a number of local organisations to create, Young [...]

Manchester Carers Network – Spirit of Manchester Award – WINNERS!

2020-08-16T19:52:26+00:00October 22nd, 2019|

Manchester Carers Network (MCN) are delighted to announce that it has won the Spirit of Manchester Award for Partnership and Collaboration 2019! Once nominated, the network had to produce a 60 second film to show why it was worthy of the prize. On the night over 400 guests voted for the winner of each [...]

Carers walking football event with Man City

2020-08-16T19:56:27+00:00March 5th, 2019|

Manchester Carers Network has been approached by Stepping Out Walking Group who run carers walks across the country, including one in Salford. They have been working with Manchester City and want to put on a walking football event for carers during carers week on  Tuesday 11 June 10am -12pm followed by food and refreshments. If there [...]

Lung health checks in north and east Manchester

2020-08-16T19:58:32+00:00March 1st, 2019|

Lung Health Checks are coming to north and east Manchester If you’re registered with a GP in north or east Manchester and are aged between 55 and 80, you’ll be receiving a letter in the post about lung health checks very soon. The letter will invite you for a Lung Health Check if you fit [...]

Connect support vacancy – Carer/Family Support Worker(s) to work in Central and North Manchester

2020-08-16T19:59:27+00:00March 1st, 2019|

Job Summary: The role of the Carer/Family Support Worker is to help and support those who are looking after someone with severe mental health problems (e.g. psychosis or bi-polar disorder) You would be responsible for developing Connect Support services in your locality by building and maintaining close working relationships with the various mental health services [...]

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