We are keen to continue improving the service we offer, and to make sure that we are listening to our service users and tenants we are holding regional service user consultation meetings across the country. We will be asking you to tell us what is good about the service you receive from us and what […]

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our Quality Forum event in Reading on Wednesday 29th October has been postponed. Apologies for any inconvenience. A new date will be announced soon.

Please follow the links below to find details and the application form for 2014’s Christmas grant Christmas Grant 2014 Application form Christmas Grant 2014 Information poster

Creative Support’s Housing Week returns for the third year from 3rd – 7th November 2014. Each day we’ll be sending out bulletins packed full of useful tips to our tenants and staff. You’ll also be given the opportunity to choose the winners of our Housing Week Awards. Perhaps you have a neighbour who’s worked hard […]

Do you want a career supporting people with learning disabilities in their own homes or in supported tenancies? Are you hardworking, flexible and motivated? Our Calderdale services are holding a recruitment open day on Tuesday 23rd September from 12-7.30pm at the The White Swan Hotel, Princess Street, Halifax, HX1 1TS. Full time and part-time posts are […]

The Burkhart Centre is our new women’s mental health service in South Manchester, offering holistic and alternative therapies, peer and recovery support, life skills including money advice, fitness and photography sessions, a café, a charity shop, and lots more! We need volunteers to fundraise, host activities, and support the running of the centre. For more information, take a […]

Creative Support’s Annual General Meeting will be taking place on 25th September at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel.  Everyone who is a Shareholding Member of Creative Support will receive an invitation to attend and will be entitled to vote at the meeting. If you would like to become a  Shareholding Member, click here for more information […]

Season six of the Creative Support Football League at Blackburn Rovers Indoor Centre came to a close on Friday 20th June. Everton were crowned Division 1 champions, Wigan topped Division 2, and Stockport Utd won the Social Inclusion Cup! The new season begins on Friday 18th July and there are two places available in Division […]

Congratulations to Stephen, winner of our Service User Achievement Award for May 2014. He has overcome sensory loss by mastering new skills with his guide dog Barney, and demonstrated a positive and independent attitude in adapting to his changing circumstances. Stephen will receive a £50 gift voucher in recognition of his efforts. For more information, including a […]

In our latest blog post, Creative Support service user Paul shares his thoughts on what it takes to be a good support worker. “What makes a good support recovery worker is one who takes interest in our pastimes and hobbies as well as helping us to get better at our own pace. All the staff […]

Press Release: NIA from Birmingham win the shield at Creative Support’s 5-a-side football tournament For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk

On Monday 2nd June, it was announced in The London Gazette that Sandy Lane Gardening Group from Accrington has received The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The award is the MBE for groups of volunteers who work in their local community for the benefit of others. This year’s recipients were selected from over 300 groups […]

In June we are celebrating Creative Communities Month! We’ll be offering advice and information, and giving you the opportunity to get involved in events and activities! Please see below for a list of useful resources which will be updated in the coming weeks: Community Champion Awards: Nomination Form Creative Communities Month: Week One Bulletin Creative […]

Press Release: Blackburn Brasilia win the cup at Creative Support’s 5-a-side football tournament For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk

Press Release: Sandy Lane Gardening Group receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service  For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk

Congratulations to Pauline, winner of our Service User Achievement Award for April 2014. Despite her learning disability and visual impairment, she works as a volunteer teaching computer skills to people in her local community. Pauline will receive a £50 gift voucher in recognition of her efforts. For more information, including a full list of this […]

In our latest blog, Creative Support service user Tony tells us about his experiences of being a radio presenter on the inclusive online station LDOK.net, and explains why you should get involved: “My time as an LDOK radio presenter has been a great journey and experience. It began in the summer of 2013 (which sounds a little like […]

In the run-up to our Creative Communities Month in June, we’re inviting you to make nominations for our Community Champion Awards. We are looking for service users or staff who have shown a significant commitment to improving their community or achieved an outcome to be proud of in this area. Winners will receive a certificate and a voucher worth £20. […]

Two of our Support Workers from the West Midlands contacted us to tell us how the people they care for experienced discrimination on a trip to the cinema. Here, they discuss their experiences, and explain how the situation was resolved: Two service users from  Foresters Fold, Dudley Supported Living Service were the subject of discrimination […]

Last night, ITV Tonight broadcast a report into the lives of people living with dementia. There are now about 800,000 people in the UK with the condition, and presenter Fiona Foster met experts and carers who help those with the illness cope. It’s now estimated that one in three people will develop dementia in the […]