Manchester Carers Centre


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Please find a list of resources below covering a range of subjects that can help you:

Mental Health

Young Minds

Tips and advice on looking after your mental health during coronavirus:

Young Minds

Information on different mental health conditions:


Online counselling service for 11-18 year old young people:

Looking after someone

Carers UK have a range of resoruces and factsheets available to download here:

Carers UK

These factsheets cover a range of topics such as benefits, assessments and thinking ahead.

Your rights as a Young Adult Carer

Manchester Carers Centre

Manchester Carers Centre with Manchester City Council and other partners worked together to develop and publish a document for Manchester Young Carers to help you learn about your rights. You can download the booklet here

Manchester City Council

Manchester City Council have a dedicated page on their website for Young Carers. You can visit the page here

Support for Refugee and Asylum seeker Young Adult Carers

Manchester Refugee Support Network

Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) is a grass-roots organisation directly managed by refugee communities in Manchester. For over 24 years, we have been providing practical support to those fleeing persecution, conflict, and various forms of injustice and abuse.

Refugee Action

At Refugee Action, we help refugees who’ve survived some of the world’s worst regimes. We get them the basic support they need to live again with dignity. Then we help them build safe, happy and productive lives in the UK

Student Action for Refugees

STAR (Student Action for Refugees) is the national network of students building a more understanding and just society where refugees are welcomed and can thrive in the UK.

Financial Information and Support


The Gaddum Centre provide a welfare and benefits service to Carers. To find out more about this or access this support please download the information leaflet here

The Open University

The Open University run free courses for young people to learn about managing your money. The course covers a range of aspects such as understanding how to choose and manage bank and savings accounts, understanding how to finance further and higher education studies and budget effectively, throughout different stages of your life, borrow sensibly and manage debts effectively and plan ahead to make your goals financially achievable. You can find out more here:

If you are in need of financial assistance or facing financial difficulty, please get in touch with Manchester Carers Centre and we can offer support.


Emotional Support

Emotional Support

Need someone to talk to? We provide a 1-1 carers service where you can talk with a member of our teams either over the phone or in person.

Practical Help

Practical Help

We offer a range of support services to Carers such as access to grants, help completing important forms, emergency planning, and much more.

Social and Peer Support

Social & Peer Support

We facilitate regular group sessions for Carers. These sessions provide a space to socialise, take respite breaks, and learn relevant information related to caring.



Whatever your issue we will work with you to find the best service for you. We have strong networks across the voluntary and public sectors.