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 […]

Digital Unite’s Spring Online campaign takes place this week. This annual event is dedicated to encouraging more people to join the online world. Spring Online began life as Silver Surfers’ Day back in 2002. The aim was to introduce older people to the world of technology by encouraging libraries, community centres, schools and sheltered housing […]

Yesterday, Time to Change – a programme which aims to end discrimination faced by people with mental health problems – held a Meet the Media event for print journalists. The event – which took place on the same day as a deal to regulate the press was struck – aimed to challenge the myths and […]

One of our Administration Interns has been busy this month making her way into the news! Beth joined Creative Support in the West Midlands as part of her Business Administration Apprenticeship and has been a valued member of the team since. Beth recently made the news for her hard work and development at Enta. After […]

Members of Creative Support’s Trafford Compass service in Manchester recently visited Trafford Town Hall as part of the Construction Youth Trust’s Mobile Classroom initiative. On their visit to the site, where massive regeneration work is currently underway, participants learnt about the many different career opportunities within the construction industry and received mentoring from workers and […]

From my early beginnings at Creative Support nervous apprehension filled my waking hours: can I, will they, what if … the list seemed endless! But as the days and weeks passed I gradually realised this was not some sort of detention centre do it our way or else! Not at all, the truth as I […]

Residents at Kwanzaa House in Manchester have recently been learning about fire safety and what to do in an emergency situation. A group of service users took part in a course provided by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service. Members of Moss Side Fire Station’s Blue Watch visited the service on September 19th to present […]

Creative Support is pleased to announce the recent achievement of Investors in People Silver status. Our organisation is among only 2.8% of Investors in People organisations to achieve Silver Status. Ray Corry, Training & Development Manager said:   “We are delighted to have been awarded the Investors in People Silver Status which recognises our commitment […]

Places are still available on two upcoming staff training courses, and our service users are also encouraged to attend. Understanding Learning Disability and Understanding Interpersonal Skills will both be held at Creative Support head office in Manchester on Thursday 23rd August from 9.30am until 4pm. To book your place, please complete a service user training […]

Members of our Choices For Life service in Hartlepool have been working hard to gain new skills and qualifications. Recently, two service users took part in Hartlepool Borough Council’s Walk Leader Training with and Walk about in Hartlepool with the aim of planning and running their own walking groups. Four others have attended Food Hygiene […]