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Salford Carers Centre

Telephone: 0161 833 0217

Support for you ...

Would you like advice, support or information?

Looking after someone can be difficult and many people find they may need extra help. If you look after someone Salford Carers Centre has specialist Carers Support Workers who could help.

  Would you like more information or advice?

Do you need a break from caring?

  Are you getting the right benefits?

  Would you like to work or study?

The Carers Support Service provided by Salford Carers Centre is free, confidential and independent. Phone us on 0161 833 0217 or contact us by clicking on the link or emailing us at carers.centre@salford.gov.uk

If you would like a copy of our carers guide to benefits, or would like more information about benefits issues please call or email us and ask to speak to a Carers Support Worker.

' Am I a carer? A carers guide to benefits ' 2013 / 2014

Would you like to register with the Centre?

Telephone us on 0161 833 0217 to register with the Centre to receive our FREE Carers Information Pack and regular newsletters. You can also ask to speak to one of our Support and Information Workers. Or contact us by email.

What's On? for events, activities and carers training
Social events are combined with information, education and advice sessions such as creative activities, first aid, health
and wellbeing courses and talks for carers.

See the What's On tab for details of our forthcoming events and contact us on  0161 833 0127 if you would like to join us.

Newsletters
The Centre produces Salford Carers News and Young Carers Newsletters. To receive a copy by email please contact us.

You can view the current newsletters on the Home Page.

Salford Carers Personal Budgets

Looking after someone who is disabled, physically or mentally ill, frail or otherwise in need of support at home may be rewarding but it can be very tiring. Sometimes all you need is just a few hours break to recharge your batteries or a few days away from your day to day routine. Occasionally a longer period of time is needed to get back on an even keel.

If you are caring for someone who is living within Salford City Council boundaries you may be eligible for a Carers Personal Budget (subject to criteria) to support you to take a break to help alleviate some of the difficulties that can arise for caring for someone.

The aim is to enable the carer to decide for themselves the way(s) in which they would like to have a break such as a holiday, gym membership, educational courses, driving lessons, pampering or complementary therapies. For more information contact the admin team on 0161 833 0217

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