Local Carer Groups

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Manchester Carer Groups

Manchester groups
Name Description Contact
Admiral Nurses Person-centred assessments of the needs of family carers and individuals with dementia - Psychological support - Information -  Practical advice - Helping family carers to develop and improve skills in care giving - Guidance about how to access appropriate services - Therapeutic, psycho-educational and social support groups for family carers - Referral to treatment and support services - End of life and bereavement support

0161 882 1063 (Admin hours 8.30am to 1pm except Wednesday)

Admiral Nurse Service, 11th Floor, Hexagon Tower, Crumpsall Vale, Blackley, Manchester M9 8GQ


African Caribbean Care Group (ACCG) 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

0161 226 6334 or 0161 848 8281 (Mon to Fri 9am to 4.30pm)

Email: admin@accg.org.uk

Website: www.accg.org.uk

Twitter: @ACCGManchester 

Claremont Resource Centre, Rolls Crescent, Hulme, Manchester M15 5FS


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

Telephone: 0161 226 9562

Email: carers@acmhs-blackmentalhealth.org.uk

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

Alzheimer’s Society Carers Information and Support Programme (CRISP) training – Range of information booklets and leaflets on dementia – Home visits – Appointments – Emotional support – Phone support

Telephone: 0161 962 4769

Email: manchester@alzheimers.org.uk

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

Asian Parent Carers Project (MCCR) Parent carer support group - Emotional peer support - Healthy living activities – Information and advice service - Personal development and self-help workshops - Home visits - Telephone support - Respite care – Bilingual support for Urdu and Punjabi speakers

0161 227 8708 – Tuesdays only

Email: nahmed@mccr.org.uk

Website: www.mccr.org.uk

Twitter: @kmoghal

Manley Park Community Centre, York Avenue, Whalley Range, Manchester M16 0AS

Central Manchester
Service User & Carers’ Network

Do you use mental health services or care for someone who does? Why not come along and meet like-minded people?

We’d love to meet you and hear your experiences in a service user and carer led discussion group. 

Third Monday of every month 12.30 - 2.00pm

Brunswick Parish Church, Brunswick Street M13 9TQ

For more information please contact: Helen Rogers on 07776 212413

Connect Support 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’.

Telephone: 0161 945 5044

Website: www.connectsupport.org.uk

Benchill Community Centre, Benchill Road, Manchester M22 8EJ

Gaddum Centre Gaddum coordinates the carers Manchester Network and is the lead partner within the new Carers Manchester Contact point, a single point of contact for carers in Manchester. Gaddum provides health and social care services to adults, children and young people and families including Advocacy, Bereavement support, Palliative Care, Counselling and Carers Centres.

For carers support in Manchester call 0161 543 8000 or email contactpoint@carersmanchester.org.uk

To find out more about Gaddum. Visit our website – gaddumcentre.co.uk or call 0161 834 6069


Himmat 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 

Telephone: 0161 224 7250

Email: info@himmat.org.uk

Website: www.himmat.org.uk

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

Indian Senior Citizens Centre 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 – Phone support – Home visits – Help with form filling - Prevention and well-being services - Weekly yoga and exercise classes

Telephone: 0161 232 0999 / 0161 232 7994

Email: iscc@talk21.com

Website: www.iscc-manchester.org 

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

Larkhill Dementia Cafe

Specifically for both "Carer's" and their "Cared For"  to maintain community contact, social inclusion, support, signposting and entertainment. We are open twice a month 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to 12.  Cost £3 pp. 
Clients from any area are made most welcome. 
Phone: 07708430887

The Larkhill Centre, Thorley Lane Timperley, WA15 7AZ.

Later Life Living Adult Day Club


Open Monday to Friday 10am - 3-45pm, where we offer small group activities, memory games, snooker, table tennis, art and crafts, gardening, board games, singing. We work for passion not profit for people over 50 who may want to increase their confidence, social interaction, our clients live with various illnesses, Dementia, Parkinsons Disease, loneliness, isolation, depression and other long term illnesses. Cost is only £32-50 per day.  Free half day trial.

Phone:   07731795418

Email   Laterlifeliving@gmail.com

Web.    Laterlifeliving.co.uk

Lifted Carers Centre

Elevating parent carers of children and adults with special learning needs. They are a user led organisation based in Wythenshawe, Manchester, but would be happy to support parents and carers in Greater Manchester.

Tel: 0161 498 0312

Mob: 07385 568990 (Emma)

07384 784262 (Sue)

Website: liftedcarerscentre.org.uk

LMCP Care Link Emotional and practical support - Asian Carers' Group and drop-ins - Monthly support group - Introduction to care-related work -  Information and advice - Training

Telephone: 0161 226 4632

Email: lmcpcarelink@btconnect.com

Website: www.lmcpcarelink.co.uk

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

Manchester Carers Centre


Manchester Carers Centre offer a range of practical and emotional support services to Carers in Manchester including; Social and peer activities to improve carers’ health and well-being - 1:1 appointments – Phone support – Young Adult Carers support (age 16-25). For more information and to register with us visit -  www.manchestercarers.org.uk 

Telephone: 0161 272 7270

Email: admin@manchestercarers.org.uk

Website: www.manchestercarers.org.uk

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

Manchester Carers Forum

 One to one and group support for any adult carer - telephone support line - trips - volunteering - carer awareness

Telephone: 0161 819 2226

Email: info@manchestercarersforum.org.uk

Website: www.manchestercarersforum.org.uk

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

Manchester Jewish Federation 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

Telephone: 0161 772 4800 (press option 2)

Email: Carers@thefed.org.uk

Website: http://www.thefed.org.uk/services/adult-social-care-services/carers-support/
(Currently undergoing maintenance as of June 2017)

Heathlands Drive, Prestwich, Manchester M25 9SB

Moodswings 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 - Friends and family support group – Helpline -  Information, advice and support in person, over the phone or skype

Telephone: 0161 832 3736

Email: info@moodswings.org.uk

Website: www.moodswings.org.uk

36 New Mount St, Manchester M4 4DE

Neesa Well Women

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

Telephone: 0161 740 2995

Email: neesa01@tiscali.co.uk

Woodville Resource Centre, Shirley Road, Manchester M8 0NE

North Manchester Black Health Forum

A user led forum that works with vulnerable adults from marginalised communities living with long-term health conditions, poverty & economic pressures.

Tel: 0161 720 9974

Mobile: 07914350602

Ruqia's (Chief Officer) Twitter: twitter.com/nmbhf2010ruqia

Stroke Association Helpline - Information and emotional support - Training for professionals - Stroke cafes - Life After Stroke grants – Information leaflets on website

Helen Gilbertson, Information, Advice & Support Coordinator – Tel: 0161 742 7482. National Helpline - Tel: 0303 3033 100

Email: helen.gilbertson@stroke.org.uk

Website: www.stroke.org.uk

6th Floor Stroke Association, Salford M6 5FN

Talbot House Emotional support - Training - Information – Advice on money and benefits – Carers breaks – Advocacy - Pamper service including nails, reflexology, massage and beauty – Emergency planning – Home visits – Phone support

Telephone: 0161 203 4095

Email: admin@talbot-house.org.uk

Website: www.talbot-house.org.uk

Twitter: @talbothousemcr

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

Targeted Youth Support Service (Career Connect) Information and advice – One-to-one support – Home visits – Advocacy – Benefits advice – Young carers wellbeing – Work with schools and colleges – Support for young people moving into education, employment and training

Telephone: 0800 0126 606

Email: yc@careerconnect.org.uk



Together Dementia Support in Manchester

Together Dementia Support in Manchester  run an evening  Carers’ Drop-In at Chorlton Central Church, Barlow Moor Rd M21 8BF, Tuesdays, 7-9pm.  At the group, we have information and training sessions, peer support and therapeutic activities.  They also have massage therapy monthly at thier Feel Good Club (for people with dementia) in Clayton, they also have a carer’s support and discussion session each month, which takes place on Wednesday afternoons from 1.30 to 3.30pm. 

Together Dementia Support in Manchester also run a range of groups for people with dementia, giving carers a break at home. Carers can attend some of the groups along with their relative, if they wish.

Telephone: 0161 226 7186

Email: admin@togetherdementiasupport.org

Wai Yin Society Advice and information – Interpreting Chinese and other languages - Luncheon club - Welfare advice - Carers Breaks and activities daily – Training - Outdoor sessions - Home visits - Hospital visits

Telephone: 0161 833 0377

Email: info@waiyin.org.uk

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

Twitter: @waiyincws

Sheung Lok Centre, Justin Close, Manchester M13 9UB