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Carers rights day – thank you!

December 4th, 2018|

We wanted to say thank you to all those that attended our carers rights day event on Friday 30 November. We had 96 people attending in total with professionals, carers and young carers. The day [...]

LPA and Will advice sessions

December 4th, 2018|

Lasting Power of Attorney and Will Advice Sessions Advice sessions with a qualified solicitor will be available at The Curve, in Prestwich. These are open to all carers, family members, friends of our service users, [...]

Successes of 2018

December 4th, 2018|

As the year draws to a close, we wanted to take a look back at successes of Manchester Carers Network during 2018. There's so much to celebrate and we spoke to some of our network [...]

MCN – End of year and festive events

November 27th, 2018|

Our network members are holding a whole range of events to celebrate the end of the year and the festive period. Take a look below at what's on... Talbot House Christmas fayre: Saturday 8 December [...]

What’s on in December

November 27th, 2018|

Songs and scones at the Bridgewater Hall - Tuesday 6 December 10.30am–12pm Meridiem Duo (Sarah Miller – Flute & Elinor Nicholson – Harp). Live Music Now's Songs and Scones programme brings together older people who live [...]

Hidden Carers campaign

November 1st, 2018|

How can we get people to recognise that the support they’re giving to a loved one, with a mental health problem, makes them a carer and then take steps to get help The majority of [...]

Job/volunteering opportunities

October 30th, 2018|

Trustee - Dynamic Support of Greater Manchester Dynamic Support of Greater Manchester is a small charity that exists to promote the benefit of all women and girls in Greater Manchester, but particularly BME women and [...]

What’s on in November

October 30th, 2018|

Manchester Cares Winter Wellbeing  Manchester Cares are running a wellbeing scheme this year to reach and support even more of our isolated neighbours. If you could invite them to an event you’re holding, or you know [...]

Get to know the network – #MCNtogether

October 30th, 2018|

Earlier in the year we collected some feedback from all member organisations about their thoughts on the network, what’s working and what people would like to see more of. One of the things that came [...]

Volunteering with Manchester Carers Forum

October 4th, 2018|

Most of our current volunteers are former carers who are using their experience to support carers, plus at the same time learning new skills and developing their own confidence. There are various volunteering roles available: [...]

Moodswings ‘Make Work Bearable’ week

October 1st, 2018|

Between the 8th-12th October, Moodswings will be hosting a 'Make Work Bearable' week. Take your teddy to work week is a mental health campaign by Moodswings to help raise awareness of the positive benefits of [...]

Manchester Carers Centre – Finding Me Workshops

October 1st, 2018|

Manchester Carers Centre’s new and upcoming workshops for unpaid carers called ‘Finding Me’ in partnership with Morrison’s Foundation. Beginning on Wednesday 10th October 2018, Manchester Carers Centre will be holding 6 free workshops/group sessions for [...]

Carers Rights Day 2018

October 1st, 2018|

We are excited to announce that Manchester Carers Network will be hosting a joint event with Manchester Young Carers Group to celebrate Carers Rights Day 2018. This year's theme is "Caring for your Future". To [...]

Job/volunteering opportunities

October 1st, 2018|

See below for upcoming job and volunteering opportunities: Himmat - Project Manager Please see below to download the cover note and person specification: Cover Note Person Specification gaddum - Independent Mental Health Advocate (Maternity Cover) Please [...]

What’s on in October

October 1st, 2018|

See below for events happening around Manchester during October: Black History Month The month of October is black history month and there are plenty of events happening around the UK. Click here to take a [...]