A Service User Involvement Workshop will be taking place in the north east on Tuesday, 3rd July. Lorraine Gainsborough, Development Officer, will deliver two sessions during the day: 3pm – 5pm for mental health service users 5.30pm – 7.30pm for learning disability service users There will be a buffet from 5pm – 5.30pm for anyone […]

The winner of this month’s Service User Achievement Award is Christine from Middlesbrough! Jenni, the member of staff who nominated her, said: “Christine deserves this award for her commitment and determination to improve her diet and make changes to her lifestyle, as well as her motivation to be involved and included in more activities. Above all else, she […]

Over the past seven days Creative Support been celebrating Carers Week! We held a Carers Appreciation Afternoon at our Breakthrough Cyber Café in Manchester, where staff and service users enjoyed  food and relaxing holistic therapy sessions. Elsewhere, in Liverpool, we took part in a Carers Week event at St George’s Hall where we had a […]

After the success of our last trip to Howe Top in April, we’re organising another adventure holiday! The getaway is set to take place from Monday 10th September to Friday 14th September 2012. Limited places are available on a first come first served basis so get in touch as soon as possible if you’d like […]

The service user involvement pages of the website have been up and running for 6 months now and it has been great to hear your suggestions as to how we could make them even better. To keep the pages interesting and fresh we need to hear your local news and stories. This could be: information […]



Carers Week

Carers Week 2012 is now underway from now until 24th June! This nationwide celebration is a chance for all of us to recognise the contribution made by unpaid carers to the people they care for and their communities. Sir David Jason OBE, one of many celebrity supporters of Carers Week, says: “I am very happy […]

Learning Disability Week 2012 begins today and continues until 24th June. As part of this annual campaign, events and activities are taking place across the country to raise awareness of the issues that matter to people with learning disabilities. If you’re getting involved with this year’s Learning Disability Week we’d love to hear all about […]

Creative Support’s Business Plan Roadshow is coming soon to a town near you! These events are your opportunity to get involved in shaping our vision for the next three years and discuss how we can work together to achieve our goals. The roadshows will also feature information about our Employee Consultation Group and a presentation […]