Support for Young Disabled People in Greater Manchester

Date: June 15, 2022
Categories: 11-15 | 16-18 | 19-24 | 24+ | Guides
See what kinds of support you can get in Greater Manchester if you are a young person with a physical or learning disability.

Disability Stockport

This organisation is a great starting point if you live in Stockport. They can help you keep you up to date with issues, give advice and support where they can, and they work with a wide range of other organisations who can help. The latest news section on their website is useful because it can let you know about great opportunities like free training or other freebies and support.

Manchester Deaf Centre

If you’re young, deaf and living in Manchester, you probably already know about this organisation! They offer young people aged up to 25 meetings, youth groups, day trips, activities, volunteering and other youth projects.

Manchester People First

If you’re young and have a learning disability, this organisation is there to support you. As a member you will get training, information in a way that works for you, and help in getting your voice heard by big bosses and services. When you join up you could make new friends and help to change the world for the better!

Proud and Loud Arts

This disability arts charity is based in Salford and works across GM. The charity knows how important creativity and community are to boost confidence, belonging and social change. Get involved and you could learn new creative skills as well as expressing yourself through performance.

Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People

The Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) is based in the Windrush Millennium Centre. It offers an advice service for young people who identify as disabled. Many young disabled people have experienced discrimination and barriers. Visit their website to find out more about what they could offer you.