Support for young disabled people in Greater Manchester

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 because it will help you keep up to date with issues, give advice and support where it can, and work with other organisations who can help. Their latest news is useful because it can let you know about great opportunities like free training or other freebies like mobile phones.

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Manchester Deaf Centre

If you’re young, deaf and living in Manchester, you probably already know about this organisation! They have a service for young people aged up to 25 with deaf MEETS, youth groups, day trips, activities, volunteering and youth projects.

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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!

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Proud and Loud Arts

This disability arts charity is based in Salford and Greater Manchester. It 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 express yourself through performance.

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Young Disabled People Advice and Advocacy Project

GMCDP is based in Windrush and it's an advice/advocacy service for young people who identify as disabled and are in crisis. Many young disabled people have experienced discrimination and barriers.

Do any of these sound like you?

  • Mobility impaired
  • Poor mental health
  • Hearing impaired or deaf
  • Have a ‘hidden’ impairment
  • Learning disabled
  • Visually impaired or blind
  • Multiple impairment issues
  • Have a ‘hidden’ health issue

If so, click the link to find out more about the Project can do for you if you are aged 15-25 and live in an area covered by Manchester City Council.

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