A carer is someone who, without payment, provides help and support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help.
This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, addiction or disability. Carers come from all walks of life, all cultures and can be of any age.
Salford Carers Centre
451 Liverpool Street
Telephone: 0161 212 5451
Benefits of contacting the Salford Carers Centre include:
Carers Direct, provided by the NHS, provides national information, advice and support for carers. Call 0808 802 0202 between 8am and 9pm from Monday to Friday or between 11am and 4pm at weekends.
Salford Parent Voice is a group of parents/carers of children and young people with SEND. They represent your voice as parents and carers, working alongside you, the local authority, schools, health services and other providers to make sure the services they plan and deliver meet the needs of your children and families.
There are two drop in coffee mornings each week, organised by We Care:
Contact Salford Parent Voice for more details.
Young carers are children or young people under the age of 18 carrying out significant caring tasks and assuming a level of responsibility for another person, which would normally be taken by an adult.
Find out about the Salford Young Carers Service and how they can provide help and support, including group events and activities. Call 0161 212 5451 or text 07799 831711. For online help and support visit the Carers Trust website which is run through the Princess Royal Trust for Carers.
This page was last updated on 6 November 2017