Monthly Archives: February 2022

Take part in our Storytelling Month this March!

Take part in our Storytelling Month this March!


March is our Storytelling Month! We’d love as many people as possible to get involved to help make this a really magical, interactive month. We want to help everyone tell their story - in their own way. Do you have a knack for writing stories or poems? Do you like…

LGBTQ+ History Month- Rainbow Laces

LGBTQ+ History Month- Rainbow Laces


By Rebecca from the LGBTQ+ Network Football has the power to bring us together. These are the words that I remind myself of over and over; that football is for everyone. The Rainbow Laces campaign began when Stonewall UK looked to fight homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia in sport. Stonewall claim…

Our Great Outdoors Grants are now open!

Our Great Outdoors Grants are now open!


The Great Outdoors Grant is now open!   We are providing over 100 individual grants of £30 to buy or put towards clothing or equipment for outdoor activities. Spending time outside can positively effect your wellbeing, from improving your mood and reducing stress to increasing your confidence and self-esteem to…

We have an Instagram!

We have an Instagram!


Finally, after years of ‘will they, won’t they?’, we are so excited to announce we have officially launched the Creative Support Instagram! Check us out @crtvspprt for all of your gram updates, and give us a follow to see what we have planned. Get an extra sneak peek into the…

30th Birthday Events – Get Ready to Celebrate!

30th Birthday Events – Get Ready to Celebrate!


As part of our 30th Birthday celebrations, we are delighted to finally reveal that we will be holding six regional events across the country and can’t wait to see you there! These events will be open to all of our service users. Tickets cost £10 and will include a welcome…

Safer Internet Day – Download our Going Digital Guide

Safer Internet Day – Download our Going Digital Guide


Today marks #SaferInternetDay, which aims to kickstart conversations about using technology safely and responsibly. Lots of us have had to use digital technology to connect with loved ones over the pandemic, but some have found it easier to get to grips with than others. To help those who have found…

Winners at the Made in Manchester Awards

Winners at the Made in Manchester Awards


We're so pleased to announce that at this year's Made in Manchester Awards (MIMA), two of our fantastic members of staff brought home the gold!   Hollie Ward, HR The first went to Hollie in our HR team, who was awarded the coveted HR Professional of The Year award in…

Neurodiversity and being LGBTQ+

Neurodiversity and being LGBTQ+


By Josh from the LGBTQ+ Network for LGBTQ+ History Month A subject that isn’t considered much is the crossover of sexuality and disability. This is especially the case when we think about our peers and colleagues who identify as both LGBTQ+ and as neurodivergent. Let’s start at first by defining…