Local Carer Groups

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Trafford Groups

Name Description Contact
Alzheimer's Society

Dementia Support Service - Our dementia support workers offer information and practical guidance to help carers understand dementia, cope with day-to-day challenges and prepare for the future. We have a range of information and factsheets and offer ongoing support via home visits or phone calls.

Please contact 0161 962 4769

Alzheimer's Society Continued...

Singing for the Brain – For people living with dementia and/or their carers. Join us to sing a wide variety of songs in a supported environment. Led by a skilled professional musician and hosted by a Dementia Support Worker. Singing improves wellbeing and mood. Chance to talk to other carers. Refreshments.

We meet fortnightly on Fridays 1 – 3pm at St John’s Centre, St John’s Road, Old Trafford M16 7GX

Please contact 0161 962 4769

Carers Art Group The group is open to all carers interested in art no experience necessary We meet every Monday, 10am-1pm, at Trafford Carers Centre, 19b School Road, Sale, M33 7XX.
Carers Choir All Carers welcome Sale West Community Centre, Newbury Avenue, Sale from 4.15pm - 5.30pm. (Monday)
Carers Gardening Group  The group meets on Mondays 10-1pm   Gorse Hill Allotment, Burleigh Road. Every Monday from 9.30am – 12.30pm
Carers Craft Club The group meet in a room that is fully accessible, and the group is open to all carers . We meet most Fridays, 10am-1pm, at Trafford Carers Centre, 19b School Road, Sale, M33 7XX.
Meditation Session for carers Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, 11am-12pm The Hope Centre, Hampden Rd, Sale, M33 7UB Second Thursday of each month from 11am - 12.00pm
Mental Health Carers Group Trafford Caring for Carers Partnership are interested to know of any carers who would be interested in forming a carers group of their own. This would probably include making plans to meet up regularly for a chat/coffee or social events. The carers would be in control of how they would like to see the group evolve For further information, please contact Trafford Caring for Carers Partnership on 0161 746 3941.
Flower arranging Meets once a month at Trafford carers centre 19b School Road Sale Meets once a month at Trafford carers centre 19b School Road Sale
Trafford Carers Centre Trafford Carers Centre is a non-profit organisation that supports unpaid carers looking after someone who lives in the Trafford area. They provide advocacy, care assessments, health checks, counselling, funding for carers, emergency card scheme, information e-books, newsletters, social events, therapy services as well as training and volunteering. The majority of their services are free and everything you tell them will be kept in confidence.

9 Springfield Rd, Sale, M337XS.

The Trafford Carers Helpline is 0161 848 2400 (helpline open 10am -4pm Monday to Friday)

Visit www.traffordcarerscentre.org.uk to sign up to receive their quarterly produced newsletter and learn more about the groups offered to carers.

Mindful Yoga   (Meets via zoom)  Gentle yoga classes for all abilities all carers welcome

The Avenue Methodist Church Wincham Rd Sale M33 4PL meet each Tuesday 11-12                      

Rethink Mental Illness Group

The Rethink Mental Illness Manchester Group is a group for people affected by severe mental illness to come together to share information and support with each other.

The group meet every Thursday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.  Please contact the group for a link to the meeting

The group takes place online (via Zoom) and can be accessed by service users and carers across Greater Manchester.

(M) 07816 754032 (Mary Patal)


Trafford Directory Information on activities, resources and support for young people, families, carers and older people in the Trafford area. Visit www.trafforddirectory.co.uk/kb5/trafford/fsd/home.page for more information.
Trafford Hard of Hearing Group Free Lip reading Classes Trafford Hard of Hearing Group are running regular lip reading classes, free of charge. The classes take place at St Matthew’s Church Hall, Chapel Lane, Stretford, and are free to anyone with a hearing loss and their families. Tea and biscuits are available for a small charge. The classes are on Thursdays with the Multilevel class from 10.30am - 12.30pm and the Beginners class from 1pm - 3pm. Places are limited, so please contact Jacqui Atherton on 07583 826550 or email jacq.atherton@gmail.com  if you would like to attend.
Young Carers Project Groups Two young carers groups; Teenagers and Young Adults and younger children’s group every Wednesday evening from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Trafford Carers Centre, 19b School Road, Sale, M33 7XX
Vibrant Voices Choir For anyone living with dementia, their family, friends and carers. The choir costs £3 per person, which includes tea and cakes in the first hour. Ground Floor of The Cinnamon Club, The Firs, Altrincham, WA14 2TQ Every Wednesday 2 - 4pm
As a patient

As a service user, relative or carer using our services, sometimes you may need to turn to someone for help, advice, and support. 

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