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*Trafford Carers Centre & Trafford Young Carers

Coronavirus update

Now that Covid-19 restrictions are starting to lift, the Young Carers team are open to face-to-face meeting requests if preferred by the young person. These will be in addition to the offer of online meetings. They will continue to offer online socials and have resumed some face-to-face group activities in line with current restrictions.

About our service 

Trafford Carers Centre is here to offer help and support to any unpaid Carers in the Trafford area that may need support in their caring role.

As a registered charity all of our services are free to any Carers regardless of their type of caring role.

We have a dedicated team of caseworkers to support every caring role; from Learning & Disability, Autism & Asperger’s, Dementia, Stroke, Health, End of Life and Young Carers.

Our caseworkers are here to provide any carer with;

  • Advice
  • Advocacy
  • Help with a free Carer's Assessment
  • Counselling
  • Help with the Emergency card scheme
  • Emotional support
  • Assistance with applying for funding
  • Welfare & Benefits advice 
  • Health Checks
  • Home visits
  • Information
  • Complementary therapies
  • Training sessions

Along with this Trafford Carers Centre also has a bereavement support group, an emergency helpline, young carers support group, an Art club, Craft club and a Choir.

See Trafford's Carers, Family and Friends Strategy for how we are working to:

  • promote the independence and physical and mental wellbeing of carers and their families.
  • empower and support carers to manage their caring roles and have a life outside of caring.
  • ensure that all carers receive the right support, at the right time, in the right place, including when caring comes to an end.
  • respect the right of all carers to decide and choose in relation to how much care they will provide.
  • ensure all carers will be respected and listened to as expert care partners and will be actively involved in care planning, shared decision-making and reviewing services.
  • ensure all carers have access to training & learning to support their caring role.

Who to contact

Telephone
0161 848 2400
E-mail
info@traffordcarerscentre.org.uk
Website
www.traffordcarerscentre.org.uk/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/TraffordCarers
Twitter
https://www.twitter.com/@TraffordCarers

Where to go

Name of Venue
Trafford Carers Centre
Venue Address
19b
School Road
Sale
Manchester
Postcode
M33 7XX

When is it on?

Days & Times
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am - 4pm and Wednesday 10am – 8pm

Who is it for?

Ages
Young carers and adult carers all welcome
Offering Services To
Carers
Eligibility Details

We are a registered charity that provides support to unpaid carers looking after someone in the Trafford area. 

Many people don't realise they are carers - please pass our details on to anyone who you think may need our support. 

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Yes
Referral Details

Referrals to the Young Carers service can be made by professionals, family or the young person themselves. This can be done via email to youngcarers@traffordcarerscentre.org.uk stating the following:

- Name of Young Carer

- Contact name and telephone number

- Brief outline of the situation and support needed from Young Carers team

- Confirmation that consent has been given by a parent / guardian if the young carer is under the age of 14.

Referrals are usually contacted within 1-10 working days. For more information or to discuss a potential referral, please contact Shay Garry or Karen Flowers on 07435 249 651 or 0161 848 2400, option 3

 

Cost Information
Free and/or discounted services to eligible carers
Related Links
Carers News - November to January 2020 (PDF)

How accessible is this service?

Further Details

Disabled access to all sites via lifts or stairlift. Disabled toilets accessible at Sale Waterside.

Last updated date:
25 August 2021

We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Trafford Directory disclaimer

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