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  • Ethnic Minority Services

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    ETHNIC MINORITY SERVICES

    Trafford Carers Centre

    13 Warwick Road, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 0QX

    Tel: 0161 848 2400

    Fax: 0161 848 2408

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: www.traffordcarerscentre.org.uk

    Trafford Carers Centre supports unpaid carers in and

    around Trafford. Our specialist caseworkers can support

    you in your chosen caring role; making sure that your own

    needs are recognised. Our caseworkers can offer 1:1

    support, as well as support over the phone, in a variety of

    community languages. We can also organise the use of a

    translator if necessary.

  • Wai Yin Chinese Womens Society

    66-68 Swan Street M4 5JQ

    Tel: 0161 237 5908

    Fax: 0161 228 3096

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: www.waiyin.org.uk

    Monday to Thursday 9.30am-5.30pm

    This is a Carers Centre that specialise with Chinese carers.

    They also support any carer from any background/religion

    both men and women. Their services include:

    Chinese Elderly Carers Support

    Services that give the carer a break

    Home visits and befriending service

    Emotional support

    Benefits advice

    Festival celebrations

    Activities for the cared for

    Interpretation, translation, letter reading and form

    filling

    For more details of elderly carers services contact: 0161

    272 7482.

    ETHNIC MINORITY SERVICES

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  • Current projects are:

    Adult Education ESOL Classes and NVQ Childcare

    Family Unit: Family Learning, Women Project, Young

    Carer Project and Youth Project

    General Advice

    Kwan Wai Project: Adult Mental Health Project

    Older People Project: Adult Carer and Lunch club

    Seva Project: BME Mental Health

    They also support young carers as well with information,

    advice and support.

    Pulling Together Asian Womens Group

    Old Trafford Community Centre,

    Shrewsbury Street, Old Trafford, M16 9AX

    Tel: 0161 912 4657 or 0773 973 1786

    Website: pullingtogethergroup.org.uk

    Enable young Asian women and Asian women with

    children to participate in arts and cultural activities. They

    offer a wide range of weekly activities for Asian women and

    children.

    Children must be accompanied by mother/carer, if

    under 11 years of age.

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    ETHNIC MINORITY SERVICES

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    Enable Asian women to participate in arts and cultural

    activities.

    Use professional female artists to inspire creativity.

    Always consult group members when planning

    activities.

    Established a safe place for Asian women and

    children to meet.

    Pulling Together meets each Friday from 6.00pm 8.30pm

    LMCP Care Link

    95 Princess Road, Manchester, M14 4TH

    Website: www.lmcpcarelink.co.uk

    Tel: 0161 226 4632

    LMCP care link work with Asian people over the age of 60.

    The services offered by LMCP include:

    Visit older people in their homes to offer advice and

    information.

    Inform them of services available to them in

    Manchester.

    Provide them with practical help.

    Discuss social and health care services with staff.

    There services are free and completely confidential.

    Information would only be shared with others after

    discussing with the service user.

    ETHNIC MINORITY SERVICES

  • Afro Caribbean Care Group For the Elderly

    Claremont Resource Centre, Rolls Crescent, Hulme,

    Manchester M15 5FS

    Tel: 0161 226 6334

    Fax: 0161 232 1548

    Principal services offered by the African Caribbean Care

    Group include:

    Day Care

    Luncheon Club

    Meals on Wheels

    Community Outreach

    Transport

    Health Education Promotion

    Carer Support

    Arts and Crafts

    Indian Senior Citizens Centre

    16-18 Whalley Road, Whalley Range M16 8AB

    Tel: 0161 232 7994

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: www.iscc-manchester.org

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    ETHNIC MINORITY SERVICES

  • Is for Indian senior citizens over 55 years old.

    The languages spoken at the centre are; Guajarati, Hindi

    and Urdu. The services offered by the Centre include:

    Luncheon club

    Trips

    Social activities

    Transport to and from centre

    Hot Indian vegetarian meals cooked about 1.00pm

    Screening programme for diabetes and blood

    pressure

    Weekly medical talks on Thursdays by medical

    specialists

    BHAEquality in Health and Social Care

    Democracy House, 609 Stretford Road, Old Trafford, Man-

    chester, M16 0QA

    Tel: 0845 450 4247

    Website: www.thebha.org.uk

    Email: [email protected]

    Work with young people and adults using peer education

    techniques to raise awareness around issues that affect

    their lives.

    ETHNIC MINORITY SERVICES

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  • The services they offer include:

    Befriending

    Counselling talking therapy

    Drop-in sessions, providing support for refugees and

    asylum seekers, Thursday 5.00pm-8.00pm

    Advocacy

    Education Advice, job opportunity

    Primary care services

    Carers monthly group

    Trips and outings for carers

    Drugs Education and Screening

    Community Projects involving a number of issues

    Resource and Information library

    Manchester Bangladeshi Womens Organisation

    360, Dickenson Road, Longsight, Manchester M13 0NG

    Tel: 0161 257 3867

    Provides advice and support regarding employment,

    welfare rights, health and education. They have a range of

    different sessions and courses for the Bangladeshi

    community. They offer drop-in sessions that are held

    Monday to Friday 9.00am-3.00pm.

    ETHNIC MINORITY SERVICES

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  • Manchester Jewish Federation North Manchester) Heathlands Drive, Prestwich,

    Manchester, M25 9SB

    (South Manchester) 207A Ashley Road, Hale, Cheshire,

    WA15 9SQ

    Tel: 0161 772 4800 (North Manchester)

    Tel: 0161 941 4442 (South Manchester)

    Website: www.thefed.org.uk

    Run a Time Out For You project which offers carers

    services that include support, advice, respite, funding for

    breaks, events and outings and support groups. They also

    offer a mental health project that can help in two ways:

    Drop-in sessions these are held at the Philip J.

    Davies Centre on Holland Road. A meal is provided at

    each session and they give carers the chance to

    receive and give support, socialise and get involved in

    outings and events. They are held on Tuesday and

    Thursday evenings 5.30pm-8.30pm.

    Individual support workers offer one-to-one advice on

    managing appointments, help with daily living, social

    skills and budgeting and benefits advice.

    ETHNIC MINORITY SERVICES

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  • Trafford Care and Repair

    Tel: 0161 873 8666

    Email: [email protected]

    Care and Repair provide a low cost handyman service

    focusing on supporting the needs of older people from

    ethnic minorities.

    First Asian Support Trust (FAST)

    Specialises in providing support for disabled Asian people

    and their carers.

    All their services are open to people who live in the Greater

    Manchester area. The services they currently offer include:

    Advice Centre

    Guidance Service

    Employability

    Version 4: Aug 2014 Copyright Trafford Carers Centre

    ETHNIC MINORITY SERVICES

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    Products and services in this booklet are not endorsed or recommended by Trafford Carers Centre

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    Fundraising Team: 0161 848 2402 E-mail: [email protected]

    ADVERTISE WITH US

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    @TraffordCarers

    Carers Helpline: 0161 848 2400

    Fax: 0161 848 2408

    E-mail: [email protected]

    www.traffordcarerscentre.org.uk

    Trafford Carers Centre 13 Warwick Road

    Old Trafford Manchester

    M16 0QX

    Registered Charity No: 1102075 Company Limited by Guarantee: 4695523