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Earlier this year we moved to our new Head Office building in Stockport after nearly twenty years in Manchester, now our Learning & Development team will be joining us in Stockport. We are excited about being reunited with our colleagues at Creative Academy. As of Monday 17th July, our admin team will be based at […]


Creative Support has a duty of care and holds all of the people we support in positive regard. We are committed to protecting adults at risk from harm and abuse. As part of that commitment, for several years now we have made July our ‘Safeguarding Month’. The aim of this month is to raise everyone’s […]


Creative Support’s National Lottery funded Social Inclusion Football League is very pleased to announce the launch of its new website. The website has been designed by Volunteer and Media Student Louis Hamer. The website will be the main focal point for the League where people can obtain all the information they need from one place. […]


Our Creative Values campaign for 2017/18 focuses on increasing the involvement of our service users in the community of Creative Support. Service users currently have a big say in the events and activities that we put on throughout the year, including Creative Life, videos, social media and event organisation – but we want to see […]


We are very happy to announce that Creative Support have been awarded Silver in our Investors in People accreditation. We would like to thank all of our staff for all of their hard work and input into the accreditation process. We all should be very proud! By achieving silver, this puts us in the top 5% of […]


Welcome to Creative Support – you have been re-directed from the Delos website. We are a not-for-profit provider of person centred support services for adults with learning disabilities, mental health related needs and other support related needs. We have over 25 years’ experience of providing innovative services and we support over 6,000 adults across England. […]


Creative Support is an innovative, not-for-profit organisation providing social care services for people with a wide range of support needs since 1991. We are currently recruiting for a number of office based staff at our Head Office in Stockport and to support this we will be running a number of Recruitment Events throughout May and […]


The Spring edition of Creative Life is now available. Inside this issue you’ll find a new feature  called ‘My Journey’, where we meet a Creative Support member and hear about their journey and their hopes for the future. We also have a section on ‘Staying Safe Online’ and we catch up with the team at […]


We have recently launched an Easy Read version of our  ‘Using and sharing information about you’ leaflet. This leaflet details the type of information we hold about you, how we use this information and how it is kept safe. You can download a copy of this leaflet here, alternatively you can pick up a copy at our Head Office […]


Looking for a rewarding career in social care? Creative Support is an innovative, not-for-profit organisation providing social care services for people with a wide range of support needs since 1991. We are looking for caring, patient and enthusiastic individuals to join our Extra Care Team in Slough. Visit our Recruitment Open Day to find out […]


Creative Support is an innovative, not-for-profit organisation providing social care services for people with a wide range of support needs since 1991. We are currently recruiting for a number of office based staff at our Head Office in Stockport. We offer competitive rates of pay, excellent training and a wide range of employee benefits. To find […]


‘The Shawe’ – ‘Supported Housing Achieving Women’s Empowerment’ – is our longstanding service in Wythenshawe, South Manchester, for mothers with mental health needs. We are proud and excited to announce that we have received over £7,000 funding to launch a programme of sessional work for women at The Shawe and other local organisations – called […]


Creative Support are pleased to announce that they been granted just under £4,000 from The Big Lottery, Awards for All, to run a series of art workshops for our tenants at Halton and Brennan Lodge homeless service. These services are in Halton, a Borough which is dispersed on either side of the River Mersey, as […]


Creative Academy, the dedicated training arm of Creative Support have just released their 2016-2017 staff training questionnaire report, showing an overall satisfaction rate of over 80 per cent. Creative Academy strives to deliver inspirational and creative training opportunities for Creative Support staff members, service users and external organisations such as the Manchester Police, the University […]


Earlier this year we started a questionnaire and sent it out to find out what you thought of the services we offer. Martin O’Neill from Northampton was the lucky recipient of £100 in voucher for his responses to the survey. He was chosen at random from over 870 responses to our questionnaire that were sent in from […]


Tony is a regular contributor to our Creative Life magazine. Every week, he hosts Tony’s Time Machine on LDOK, an inclusive online radio station. In this blog post, he tells us about his experience over the last two years. January 2014 – After short trial runs of 1 hour per month, Tony’s Time Machine was […]


In this post, James shows us some of his latest art work. Thanks for sharing James! I got lots of ideas for painting from the artist Jackson Pollock. I go to an art class in Chorley, where I make amazing masterpieces! I call myself the Amazing Firecracker because “I’m on fire!” This painting is a […]


In this post, guest blogger Emma Bennett shares some great tips for planning a disability-friendly ‘staycation’, including some of her favourite UK holiday destinations! 

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Bond Forever


In this post, James tells us about his Bond collection – and gives some great advice on where to pick up some good bargains! When I went into Chorley to have a look around the shops, something caught my eye as I walked past a charity shop. I had to go and get it. It was […]


In this post, James returns to tell us about another one of his hobbies – collecting autographs from the stars of EastEnders. Check out James’ collection below!  I love watching soaps, such as Eastenders, Hollyoaks, Emmerdale and Coronation Street. I like the actors, actresses, the gossip they do and they’re easy to watch. I have a hobby of […]