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Support with food

Top of page 2021 has got off to a difficult start, if you're particulary struggling with food there is help available.  Find out more below about who you can contact and how they can help. Food banks Food hampers Supermarket provisions Futher information on support with…

Coronavirus (Covid-19) helpful resources

See also covid-19 SEND specific resources UK Government Advice and Information Coronavirus (Covid-19) What you need to do 12 April 2021 video update - Meeting Outside   Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19  - This guidance is for everyone who has…

How to report concerns about an adult

Concerns about an adult If you have concerns about an adult in Trafford, aged 18 or over, and you are worried that they are being harmed or are at risk of harm, please visit Trafford Strategic Safeguarding Partnership for advice for members of the public…

Capacity

Mental Capacity Act The Mental Capacity Act protects people who cannot make decisions for themselves or lack the mental capacity to do so. This could be due to a mental health condition, a severe learning difficulty, a brain injury, a stroke or unconsciousness due to…

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) apply to people aged 18 and over who lack capacity to give consent to arrangements for their care or treatment. The care or treatment could be in either a hospital or care home. The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards apply…

Breathing Space

Breathing Space and Mental Health Crisis Debt schemes On Tuesday 4 May two new government schemes are launching which aim to help millions who are struggling with problem debt: Breathing Space and Breathing Space Mental Health Crisis Debt Scheme. Who is eligible? To receive assistance,…

Keeping fit and well

Shape Up for a Safe Summer 2021   On this page you can get advice and find out about a wide range of services and activities available in your local community: Mental health and wellbeing Substance Misuse Help to Stop Smoking Sexual Health Getting Active Healthy Weight…

Speaking for you

Advocacy is about communicating needs, wishes and views. Some people are able to do this for themselves and make decisions about what is important in their lives. Other people may want some help to do this, to make sure their voice is heard.   What is…

Paying for support

If you are 18 or older you may have to pay for your support. This will depend on: Your income and savings. If you have nursing care. If you own your own home. If you live with someone else. The amount you pay will depend…

Support with money matters

On this page you will find: Help with Debts General Advice on making savings and using money wisely Help with Benefits Advice Trafford Citizens Advice and Community Response Hubs Trafford Assist Welfare Scheme Help with Fuel/Heating Courses to help manage money Trafford Crisis Fund Help…