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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – resources for parents

We know that juggling the needs of different people is something that carers already do on a daily basis. But with the schools closed there may be one or more extra people around the house to think about. Here are a few things which might help over the coming weeks, as we work to control…


Young Carers Awareness Day

Young Carers Awareness Day is an annual event, being held on Thursday 30 January 2020. It is organised and led by Carers Trust, to raise awareness of the challenges faced by young carers and to campaign for greater support for them. Every day across the UK thousands of young people help to look after someone in their family, or a friend, who…


Caring, Working, Living – support for carers to return to work

Are you a parent or carer? Are you currently looking to return to work after taking time off to care for someone? Have you been out of work for at least 12 months? Do you live in Greater Manchester? The Caring, Working, Living project will support carers that are looking to return to the workplace…


Understanding the financial assessment

Trafford Carers Centre has been working closely with Trafford Council’s Financial Assessment team to look at how we can simplify some of the information you may come across should you need to go through the process. We spoke to Helen Machin who told us this….. “The Council recognises that having to arrange care for someone…