Events and Activities

To coincide with Manchester City Council’s Hate Crime Awareness Week and the 10th anniversary of Safer Internet Day, we’re hosting a Hate Crime and Safer Internet Day on Friday 8th February. The event will take place from 1pm until 4pm at Manchester Digital Laboratory, 36 – 40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN. Entry is free […]

If you’d like to experience some live sports action then we have exciting news for you! The Heroes Project, in partnership with Forever Manchester, is offering Creative Support service users the opportunity to watch Manchester Phoenix Ice Hockey Club’s home games for free! Matches take place on various dates between now and March 2013 at […]

Here at Creative Support we’re celebrating the start of what’s sure to be another successful year! So what better time to look back at some of our favourite moments from the past twelve months? Here are four of our brightest 2012 highlights: Good Sports! Our football league went from strength to strength in partnership with […]

LDOK is an inclusive online radio station which gives talented people living with a disability the chance to get experience coordinating a radio show. It is an important platform for the recognition, support, promotion and development of the UK’s disabled community. We have our own radio show on LDOK which is broadcast on Thursdays at […]

The new season starts on Friday 18th January at Blackburn Rovers Indoor Centre. After last season’s promotions and relegations together with the addition of two new teams the League will take the format as outlined below. Division 2 matches will kick off at 11.00am. Therefore teams need to arrive at 10.45am at the very latest. […]

Creative Support’s Health Grant will be closing on Wednesday 9th January. The grant ran throughout Autumn and we have been really impressed by the number of our service users who have requested grants for a variety of items, classes and events that will help them to become fit and healthy. Over £3000 has been spent […]

We hope you had a great Christmas and a Happy New Year – take a look at what Creative Support got up to over the festive season!

Creative Support’s annual Service User Involvement Consultations are now under way  Meetings have been held in the North Lincolnshire and Midlands regions. The events were packed with people giving their views on the services they had received from Creative Support during 2012 and what they would like to see in 2013. Once service users in all the regions […]

Check out the flashmob which some of our staff and service users in Birmingham took part in on the 10th December! A flashmob is a group of people who appear out of nowhere to perform an action in sync. Service users, family and friends, volunteers and professionals got together to publicly dance to ‘Cha Cha […]

The Creative Support’s Christmas party in Manchester will take place at Wednesday 12th December from 12 noon – 5pm. Tickets are on sale for just £2. Be sure to book yours before they sell out before we sell out! Entertainment will include a free raffle, a quiz and a DJ. A buffet lunch will also […]

On Monday 19th November we celebrated International Men’s Day with an afternoon of discussion, entertainment and information for our male service users and staff at Manchester Digital Laboratory. The event aimed to encourage men to take care of their physical and mental health and promote positive male role models. Guests enjoyed a variety of music and […]

Our Breakthrough service in Manchester celebrated Halloween with a spooky party. Take a look at a gallery of photos from the event below!

Our services in the Halifax area got together for a Bollywood themed party to celebrate the festival of Eid Al-Adah. Many of the guests arrived in traditional Asian dress, and as the party took place on 31st October, some also wore spooky Halloween costumes. Activites included henna painting and a live music performance. Spicy food […]

In the upcoming month Creative Support will be celebrating International Men’s Day by holding a celebration event in central Manchester. The event will include speakers, performance poetry and workshops. Many Creative Support employees and service users will also be supporting Movember, the campaign that raises awareness about prostate cancer through competitive moustache growing. We look […]

Creative Support’s Housing Week  is now under way! Over the next few days we’ll be distributing tips on a whole range of different topics to staff and tenants in the properties we own and manage nationwide. We’re also hosting an event and awards ceremony in Manchester on Thursday 25th October. Take a look at this […]

Wednesday 10th October is World Mental Health Day and our services are holding events and activities around the country to commemorate the occasion. The aim of World Mental Health Day is to raise public awareness about mental health issues. The day promotes open discussion of mental disorders, and investments in prevention, promotion and treatment services. […]

Creative Support’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on Thursday 27th September at the National Football Museum in Manchester. Our Chief Executive, Anna Lunts, gave a presentation showcasing all our achievements in the last year to an audience of service users and staff members. Highlights included our Jubilee and Olympic events, and the many new […]

Creative Support attended a Health and Wellbeing Day organised by the Somali Adult Social Care Association on Wednesday 26th September. At the event, held at the Trinity House Community Centre in Rusholme, staff from our Manchester Community Services were on hand to provide information on the care we offer in the local area. Other organisations which […]

On Friday 21st September, our Leeds Older Person’s Service enjoyed a day trip to the historic City of York. The group spent the day sightseeing, including a visit to York Minster (pictured), and stopped for a cup of tea and a bite to eat at a café. The wet and windy weather didn’t dampen spirits. Everyone who […]

Today is one of the busiest days of the year at Creative Support’s Head Office as we prepare for our Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year it is set to take place in the National Football Museum at Urbis in Manchester. The meeting is a chance for our staff to look back at our achievements and […]