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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

Important Information


Current Service Operation


Our support centre is now partially open again. We will hold face-to-face support on an appointments only basis. All other support work will remain over the telephone until further notice.


If you would like to book an appointment please call us on;

0161 203 4095 

We are open 10am to 3pm, Monday to Friday

Or email us at;




IMPORTANT: If you have a face-to-face appointment at our support centre we would ask you to please wear a face mask and sanitise your hands on entry of our building. 



Latest News

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

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Do you want to join a passionate and dedicated charity, supporting our older Parent Carer communities across the Manchester area?

Job Vacancy - Administrative Worker Job Role

For more information go to 'Get Involved' > 'Jobs & Volunteer' section from the above menu, or click here



Our Service


Talbot House supports parents and carers of people who have learning disabilities in Manchester. We are a one stop shop where carers can pop in for a cup of tea and a chat with others in the same boat.  We also offer additional services such as:

  • One to one support
  • Information about money and benefits
  • Training for carers
  • Carer's lunches
  • Day trips out
  • Pampering treatments - nail bar, massage and beauty treatments
  • THRIVE - this is our special project for older carers where we assist carers to make plans for the future
  • and much more...

We are here to improve the quality of life for parent carers of people with learning disabilities.

People can laugh, cry, identify and support each other here through the sharing of personal experiences and they always leave feeling better than when they came in!

Call us or pop into the centre you will always be made welcome and our tea is second to none!

We are open from 10:00am - 3:00pm Monday to Friday

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


Our Funders


Talbot House is extremely grateful and thankful for the funding and support we have received from the below organisations and trusts during 2021 & 2022. Without them we wouldn't be able to support our service users, so thank you !!

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.

Find out more
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    talbothousemcr: For full details and application pack please follow the link. https://t.co/dSdDQIEzTk Closing date for application… https://t.co/4XK2lWdXYz

  • 02/02/2021 - 13:53

    talbothousemcr: @TNLComFund @DCMS https://t.co/Y64iUlWsbX

  • 18/11/2020 - 12:09

    talbothousemcr: Talbot House would like to highlight and congratulate the We Love MCR charity for the amazing support they have off… https://t.co/Pzr1M0mky2

  • 01/11/2020 - 22:53

    talbothousemcr: RT @DimensionsUK: To better understand how the coronavirus has affected people with learning disabilities and/or autism. We're running a sh…

  • 09/06/2020 - 10:25

    talbothousemcr: Well done Bev ❤️ keep up the brilliant work you do not just for Nathan but for others aswel x https://t.co/3L1nDhrzKY

  • 09/06/2020 - 10:24

    talbothousemcr: RT @lisajonesMFT: Great see and hear positive outcomes #Mutualrespect #learningdisabilityawareness #yearofthenurseandmidwife @NicNak42 @mcr…

  • 21/04/2020 - 10:21

    talbothousemcr: RT @AnnaYoussefITV: Life as a parent carer in lockdown. Thank you to Bernie and Geoffrey for sharing their story with me. @talbothousemcr @…

  • 21/04/2020 - 10:21

    talbothousemcr: @AnnaYoussefITV @mencap_charity Thank you so much for highlighting the struggle our parent carers face every day.

  • 21/04/2020 - 10:19

    talbothousemcr: Please take a moment to watch this moving video highlighting the struggle parent carers are facing in this current… https://t.co/qc6vEmSc34

  • 18/03/2020 - 10:36

    talbothousemcr: RT @FTCT: Great to meet the team @talbothousemcr today. A wonderful charity supporting parents & carers of people with learning disabilitie…

  • 18/03/2020 - 10:34

    talbothousemcr: RT @coopuk: @talbothousemcr Congratulations on receiving your donation from Co-op’s Local Community Fund! We can’t wait to hear how this mo…

  • 18/03/2020 - 10:31

    talbothousemcr: Talbot House staff are now working from home. You can still call the office on 01612034095 and you will be connecte… https://t.co/IIZyxxuAY0

  • 22/10/2019 - 11:38

    talbothousemcr: RT @OMVCS: The "First 1,000 Days" Fund is live! 😀😀 All the application materials are on Macc's website. Remember you need to be funded by…

  • 22/10/2019 - 11:38

    talbothousemcr: @tupmayorsoffice Hi i have only just seen this as i have had no access to the twitter account for some time, i thin… https://t.co/JXumdjwJqS

  • 22/10/2019 - 11:34

    talbothousemcr: RT @debbie_winfield: @talbothousemcr I’ve been supported by the fabulous ladies at Talbot house for just over a decade. From helping me lea…

  • 22/10/2019 - 11:34

    talbothousemcr: RT @debbie_winfield: @talbothousemcr These people have lives too yet they work tirelessly for people in not just the local community but th…

  • 22/10/2019 - 11:33

    talbothousemcr: RT @SilentVic: Spent an hour chatting to this inspiring human this morning. What a force of nature and what a passion. Bernie Woods, Mana…

  • 22/10/2019 - 11:31

    talbothousemcr: RT @McrCALDS: It was great to be joined by @talbothousemcr and @firstmcr at our Carers Day event. #CarersWeek @mcrlco https://t.co/VraGNP9P

  • 22/10/2019 - 11:30

    talbothousemcr: RT @OMVCS: Onto the second round of discussions about the application process & requirements. We have people from: @waiyincws , Whaley Rang…

  • 22/10/2019 - 11:30

    talbothousemcr: RT @MicMediauk: SO looking forward to releasing this episode of Strong Manchester Women tomorrow It's a funny & touching talk with Bernie…

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