People First Community Support

Having set up our first services in 2002 we now assist more than 150 households and employ around 20 staff through our support and befriending services. 

We offer floating support for the following services:

Mental Health:

People in Manchester who have issues around mental health


Elderly people who are showing early signs of dementia


People at risk of becoming socially isolated. People with alcohol or homelessness issues

To be eligible for support clients must be based in Manchester and have their own tenancy.

If you would like to make a referral for any of the above services – for yourself, or someone you know – then please contact us for a form

Weekly Drop-In Services:

We also run drop-in services for support clients across Manchester

You can even come along if you are on our waiting list or used to be one of our support clients in the past.

The drop-ins are held:

  • every Tuesday from 10am – 12pm at Avenue Library, Blackley
  • every Thursday from 10am – 3pm at our offices in Manchester
  • every Thursday from 10am – 1pm at Wythenshawe forum.

Advance booking is required (see below).

We offer up to an hour’s support with:

  • filling out forms
  • writing a CV
  • using the telephone to contact benefits, landlords, doctors, etc
  • reading through letters
  • using the internet

If you would like to use the services, please call us on 0161 235 6900 to book an appointment.

We can offer you a 30 minute or one hour slot. Please bring any relevant documents when you visit. You can find the location of all of our drop-ins here.

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