Creative Support has a strong commitment to encouraging staff and service users to raise funds for other charities both locally and nationally. Last year everyone’s efforts raised an impressive £7167 for our corporate charity, WaterAid, as well as a range of others including: the DEC Haiti Appeal, George House Trust, Help for Heroes, Cerebral Palsy […]

In response to the government’s ‘Big Society’ idea and because we are passionate about social inclusion, we are starting a Creative Communities project across all our services to encourage our staff and service users to get more involved in their local communities. We will be producing a Creative Communities guide and we are holding a […]

After the indulgence of Christmas many of us make New Years resolutions to improve our health. To help with this we will be hosting a number of Health & Wellbeing events across the country in February. Look out for events in London, Manchester, the South East, North East, Birmingham and Morecambe. The events will involve […]

Tuesday 8th March is International Women’s Day and to celebrate we are hosting a fun day of inspirational speakers, fashion workshops, craft sessions, ‘Being An Inspirational Woman’ empowerment workshops, cupcakes, beauty therapies and a clothes swap at the St. Thomas Centre (GMCVO) in Ardwick, Manchester, 11am – 4pm. Check out the poster here! We’re pleased […]

Creative Support hosted their first Christmas party for the Cumbria services on 21st December 2010. The event was held at Walney Cricket Club in Barrow, which was decorated in a lovely seasonal way. There were around 17 service users from all over Cumbria with family members and creative support staff who braved the snowy, frosty […]

Towards the end of last year, Princess Anne formally opened our service at The Rylands in Shropshire. Princess Anne met service users Victoria and Michael and their families, their friendly neighbour Barbara and staff members Michelle Winfield and Nicola Huxtable. Victoria and Michael thought she was a lovely lady and everyone was very impressed and […]