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Manchester Support and Disability Groups

This section of ABLEize is dedicated to promoting Manchester based support groups covering all areas of disability and special needs. Browse through the websites highlighted below to find help, advice and guidance including deaf, mental health and brain damage support groups, clubs and centres throughout Manchester and Greater Manchester locations as well as volunteer groups, adults and teenage carers and many other support groups for individual conditions and disabilities.

For general Greater Manchester disability resources please see our main regional section covering Manchester disabled sports, social and recreational activities and much more by clicking Greater Manchester Disability Resources.

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Previously know as Manchester Mencap. Offers personal support services, advice and information to people with learning disabilities and their carers living in Manchester plus organises social meetings.

Located in Crumpsall, Manchester and providing disability training, independent living services, employment skills and support services to individuals and organisations. Check out the site to find out more.

An active support group for sufferers of ME/CFS providing advice, exercise class details and information about social activities in Manchester.

A voluntary organisation providing support to people with disabilities in and around Stockport. Includes counselling, advice and a range of social activities and events.

A South Manchester parent led group providing support to families and carers and those with down’s syndrome. Includes newsletters, resource details and offers contacts.

Providing campaigning and support services to the disabled people of Manchester. Includes details of events with local news, resources and disability projects.

A faith based organisation located in Manchester dedicated to supporting people with learning disabilities both locally and internationally. Includes a downloadable brochure to learn more.

Supporting the ADHD community of Manchester by providing social group activities, support and a number of online resources of interest.

Dedicated to offering advice and support to carers in Manchester caring for the elderly, sick and disabled. Includes contact details, events information and links of interest.

Dedicated to providing support, advice and a range of social activities for people that have had cochlear implants as well as those looking for more information.

Assisting the deaf and hearing impaired people of Manchester. Site offers details of local support, action and social groups with newsletters and support contacts.

Providing health and social care services as well as individual and family support to people with learning disabilities. Includes details of day services, short breaks and employment opportunities in Manchester.

Stockport ADHD support group run by parents to offer advice, meetings and assistance to parents, children and carers. Includes meetings dates and times and a number of online resources.

Details of social care and support services provided by Manchester City Council.

A parent led support group listing other parents with Down’s syndrome children by offering local social activities and a host of resources including training, events and much more support options in South Manchester.

Providing Manchester cerebral palsy services including leisure and social activities in Stockport. Site includes details of job and volunteering opportunities.

Stockport based independent local charity providing help and support services and social activities to blind and visually impaired adults. Also offers exercise classes at Walthew House in Stockport.