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 […]


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 […]


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 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. […]


May is Creative Support’s Older Persons’ Month. An events fund is available to relevant services. Please complete this application form and return it by email to natasha.parmar@creativesupport.co.uk. Below is a list of useful resources  which will be updated throughout Older Persons’ Month: Information on Creative Support’s Older Persons’ Services Older Persons’ Month – Useful Links […]


The Space Centre‘s gala ball takes place on Friday 13th June at The Villa, Wrea Green. Places are limited for this popular annual fundraising so book now to avoid disappointment. For more information, take a look at this poster, or call Hilary on 01772 769391.


Press Release: Mental Health Awareness Events in Dudley For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk


Congratulations to Paul, winner of our Service User Achievement Award for March 2014. He raised £230 for Epilepsy Action by completing a one mile sponsored swim. Paul will receive a £50 gift voucher in recognition of his efforts. For more information, including a full list of this month’s nominees and Highly Commended Winners, read our […]


Creative Support’s Client Finance Week takes place from 14th – 17th April 2014. Throughout the week, we’re raising awareness of money matters. We’re also inviting our service users and staff to join us for lunch, information stalls, activities and an awards ceremony at our Head Office on Thursday 17th April. To find out more or to […]


Voting is underway in Together Mutual Insurance’s Better Together Contest. Nine community groups are in the running to win £25,000 funding to support their work. Click the image below to find out more about the shortlisted projects and vote for the one you think is most deserving:


Press Release: Place of Change Launch Event For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk


Press Release: Creative Arts Art Exhibition at Kendal Library For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk


Creative Arts is holding an art exhibition to showcase the talents of the group’s members. The event, which opened on Monday 31st March, will run for two weeks upstairs at Kendal Library. The exhibition features a range of artwork, including drawings, paintings and collages. Creative Arts works with people with learning disabilities and mental health […]


Creative Support is keen for more service users and tenants to join our Board of Trustees, who oversee the running of Creative Support. A special event was held on 11th March for all those who were interested to find out more about what is involved and have the chance to meet some board members. Service […]


Press Release: Creative Support and Delos Community For all press enquiries, please call Claire Croskery on 0161 236 0829 or email claire.croskery@creativesupport.co.uk