Community Groups


Surestart centres give help and advice on child and family health, parenting, money, training and employment.

Telephone: 0161 871 2619

Angels of Hope for Women

A women’s organisation running an Outreach service and working with women and girls who have experienced Domestic Abuse, Mental Health and Older women who are isolated.

Telephone: 07487 364004

Expert Patients Programme

The programme is run by trained tutors, people with experience of self-managing a long term condition. It takes place over six weekly sessions which are once a week for 2.5 hours at local venues throughout Manchester.

NHS: Expert Patients Programme


Manchester City Council Coronavirus Hub Hotline

For concerns about food, medication, loneliness, domestic fuel payments, carers, care leavers  or young carers.

Be Well

We offer free, confidential advice to give you the tools to help you feel good again. We will help you to steer yourself through some of the difficulties you can experience when you’re having a hard time.


Manchester Community Central

Manchester Community Central provides Manchester’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector with an extensive range of resources, information and tools designed to meet current and future development needs.

Telephone: 0333 321 3021

Facebook: VCMOfficial

Twitter: @McrCommCentral


Manchester Bangladeshi Womens' Organisation

Muna: 07379 519899

Shafa: 07493 687884

Brunswick Church

Telephone: 0161 273 6608

Citizens Advice Manchester

Citizens Advice Manchester are offering contact via telephone, Web Chat and Facebook Messenger service and contact number 03444 111 222. Community hubs are closed.

Telephone: 0344 411 1222

Help to Claim (Universal Credit): 0800 144 8444

Caribbean and African Health Network

They work collaboratively with commissioners, statutory organisations and voluntary sector organisations with a particular emphasis on sustaining health and wellbeing provision within the Caribbean and African community.



Greater Manchester Youth Network

Greater Manchester Youth Network is a youth organisation that provides opportunities for young people and supports local youth organisations.

Telephone: 0161 274 3377

Facebook: gmyouthnetwork

Twitter: @gmyn


Meetups in Manchester

Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. Meetup brings people together to create thriving communities.