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Our Services
  • Carer Support
  • Form filling, Advocacy and Advice
  • Emotional support
  • THRIVE for older Carers
  • Pampering Services
  • Carers breaks and lunches
  • Home visits for older carers


Our Services

Our THRIVE Service for older Carers!

CLICK HERE for more information

Thrive exists to provide support to parent carers over 50 years old.

Helping you and your loved ones THRIVE right now and into the future, in the way that you choose.




Our Mission

Talbot House exists to improve the quality of life for the parent carers

of people with learning disabilities. Our parents receive help and support in a safe, friendly environment, to laugh or cry,

identify with, and support each other. Sharing personal experiences with honesty and acceptance. Click HERE to find out more.

Our Mission
Thank you!

Sincere thanks to everyone who has made a donation to Talbot House.  Your generosity is enabling us to provide support services to parent carers of children with learning disabilities from advice and guidance to pamper sessions that make parent carers feel as special as we know they are!  Your donations are essential in helping us to keep doing what we do best.




Thank you!

Welcome to Talbot House

!! JOB VACANCY - THRIVE Support Worker. Application Deadline 17th July!!

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We are here to help and support Parent Carers across Manchester!!

If you would like to book an appointment or would like to find out more please call us on;

0161 203 4095 

We are open 9:30am to 3:00pm, Monday to Friday

Or email us at;





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Latest News

For the latest news and information please check out our Facebook and Twitter pages;






Our Service


So, what do we do? Talbot House is a charity that provides support services for parents and unpaid carers of children and adults with severe learning disabilities who live in the Manchester area. We operate a user-led one-stop-shop service that has supported parents and carers of all age ranges and ethnic backgrounds for over 48 years (founded 1976).

Our Mission statement is;

“Talbot House exists to improve the quality of life for parent-carers of people with learning disabilities. Our parents receive respite and support in a safe environment where they can laugh, cry, identify with and support each other through the sharing of personal experiences with honesty and acceptance”

Below is an overview of the support we provide for our service users;

How we support our carers ;

  • One to one support
  • Advocating for carers
  • Information about benefits
  • Brief Interventions
  • Finding Care services & Day Centres
  • Help with form filling, letter writing
  • Emotional and wellbeing Support
  • Our THRIVE service for elderly carers (see our THRIVE section)
  • Housing, education concerns and much more ...

In addition to our support services we also use our Support Centre building as hub for carers to enjoy various community events and activities, and to meet and socialize with other carers to build friendships and support networks.

Social and Wellbeing Activities and Events;

  • Monthly Carers Lunch
  • Free Pampering Services for service users - nail bar, massage and beauty treatments
  • Drop-in service (Thursdays)
  • Social venue for carers to meet (Tuesdays)
  • Weekly evening parent and child events
  • Day trips out for carers
  • Training and Information sessions for carers

Review our FaceBook page for the latest news on upcoming events here at Talbot House.

Appointment - Call us to make an appointment to see one of our support workers on 0161 203 4095

Drop-in for a Chat - Alternatively you can drop-in and have a chat with one of the team on Thursdays from 10am to 2pm

(we cannot fill in large forms on the drop-in day, this will require a full appointment)



We are open from 09:30am - 3:00pm Monday to Friday

Please click on our video to find out more about what we do  video




Our Funders


Find out more about our funders here


Our Partnerships


Talbot House is an associate partner of Carers Manchester.



Carers Manchester is a partnership of statutory and voluntary organisations, working together to improve services for Manchester’s unwaged carers.

This partnership has developed a new pathway for unwaged carers in the city to receive advice, guidance and support.

Talbot House works within this partnership and we are here for the unwaged carers of Manchester and our local community, striving to ensure that they get the right support at the right time, and in the right place.

Contact Point

Phone number: 0161 543 8000 

Email: contact.point@carersmanchester.org.uk



Even small donations make a big difference to families and carers of people with learning disabilities.

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