Support groups and services

Salford Carers Centre
Telephone: 0161 212 5451
Email:
salford.carers@gaddum.co.uk
Salford Carers Centre provides advice, information and support for carers, including young carers and young adult carers aged 18 to 24. The centre works with health and social care professionals from GP surgeries, community health services, Salford Royal Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester West Mental Health Foundation Trust and voluntary and community organisations to encourage them to identify and refer carers to the centre. The carers centre also produces regular newsletters and administers carer's personal budgets.

Autistic Society Greater Manchester Area (ASGMA)
Telephone:
0161 866 8485
Email: admin@asgma.org.uk
We provide social and leisure opportunities, breaks, advice, information and support for people with Asperger's and higher functioning autism and their carers.

Age UK - Dementia Support Service
Telephone: 0161 788 7300
Email: dssadmin@ageuksalford.org.uk
The Dementia Support Service supports carers of people with dementia via support groups, activity groups, information and training.

Crossroads Care
Telephone: 0161 787 9002
Crossroads provide practical and emotional support to carers by providing trained carers' support workers who take over the care needs for the card-for person so that the carer can take a break. There are also alternative providers that offer a similar service.

The Fed (Federation of Jewish Services)
Telephone: 0161 772 4800
The Fed offers a range of support services to carers in the Jewish community. Its carers' advice workers carry out carers' assessments. Support includes help and advice in accessing carers' personal budgets, grants and benefits, and providing educational and social opportunities for carers.

Wai Yin - Chinese Carers' Corner
Telephone: 0161 833 0377
Providing support advice and information to Chinese carers of older people. Activities include Tai Chi, singing and day trips.

For national information and advice, visit the Carers Direct website or call 0808 8020202.

Adult Social Care is now provided by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

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