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Caring, Working, Living

Caring, Working, Living are still accepting referrals during the coronavirus. The Caring, Working, Living team is working from home to safeguard the health and wellbeing of staff and the people we work with. We can still respond to emails sent to the address. If you need to contact us by phone, then please use our mobile number: 07825 291044.

Caring, Working, Living aims to support people with caring responsibilities who have had a career break of at least 12 months and are looking to return to work.

  • provide information to 'Returners' about agencies in their local area that provide support with job search skills

  • provide financial support towards the cost of job searching, for example towards the cost of childcare or other care; travel to an employment support activity; interview costs such as travel or clothing

  • provide information about employers that are offering workplace visits; work trials; placements or Returnships as part of their recruitment

  • provide peer support through our Facebook page



In order to be eligible for support you must be:

  • either a parent or a carer

  • have been out of work for at least 12 months due to caring responsibilities

  • be looking to return to work

  • live in Greater Manchester

If this applies to you and you would like support you can complete our Eligibility Form here.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Vicky Maher
Contact Position

The programme runs from June 2019 to May 2020

Time / Date Details

When is it on
The programme runs from June 2019 to May 2020


Referral required
Referral Details

Self-refer online -

Find a printable form on our website -


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