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

Trafford Carers Centre Art Group The group is open to all carers interested in art no experience necessary We meet every Monday, 10am-12.30pm, at St. Matthews Hall, Chapel Lane, Stretford. M32 9AJ.
Trafford Carers Centre Singing For Fun Group All Carers welcome We meet every Monday, 4.15pm-5.30pm, at Fiona Gardens (Hobby Room), Atkinson Road, Sale. M33 6GG.
Trafford Carers Centre Gardening Group  The group meets on Mondays 10-1pm   Gorse Hill Allotment, Burleigh Road. Every Monday from 10.00am – 1.00pm
Trafford Carers Centre 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, 10.30am-12.30pm, at Urmston Library, 34 Golden Way, Urmston. M41 0NA.
Trafford Carers Centre Flower arranging Meets the last Wednesday of the month between 1pm - 3pm. Coppice Library and Wellbeing Centre, Sale. M33 4ND. 1pm - 3pm.
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 9am -4pm Monday to Friday - open late night Thursdays until 8pm).

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

Trafford Carers Centre Yoga (online) Online via Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 11am - 11.45am.

Contact Trafford Carers Centre for meeting log-in details - 0161 848 2400 or email info@traffordcarerscentre.org.uk.     

Trafford Carers Centre Wellbeing Wednesday (online) Online via Zoom every Wednesday, 10am - 11am. Contact Trafford Carers Centre for meeting log-in details - 0161 848 2400 or email info@traffordcarerscentre.org.uk     
Trafford Carers Centre Genealogy Group They meet the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of each month, 1pm - 3pm. Anyone welcome! Broomwood Community Centre, Mainwood Road, Timperley. WA15 7JF.
Trafford Carers Centre Chatty Cafe They meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 10am - 12pm. All welcome for a complimentary drink and cake. The Life Centre Cafe, 235 Washway Road, Sale. M33 4BP.
Trafford Carers Centre Knit and Natter They meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 11.30am - 1.30pm. All welcome, everything provided. Feel free to bring your own project. Cafe in the Park (activity room), Stamford Park, 40 Mayors Road, Altrincham. WA15 9RP.
Trafford Carers Centre Stretford Public Hall Carers Group They meet the 2nd Thursday of the month, 12.30pm - 2pm.  Stretford Public Hall, Chester Road, Stretford. M32 0LG.
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.Toy
Toy House Carers Support Group They meet on a Wednesday, 1pm- 3pm. The Toy House, 91 Irlam Road, Urmston. M41 6DU. 0161 746 8185 / email@toyhouse.org.
Young Carers Project Groups Various support and activities available - please contact for more details. 07985 288 294 or email youngcarers@traffordcarerscentre.org.uk
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

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