Support in Manchester

If you have concerns that you or someone you know is vulnerable or might become vulnerable as a result of covid-19 then please consider contacting the following services:

1. There is a free phone helpline and email set up by Manchester City Council for people that need support with food, medicines, household bills and combatting social isolation –

Tel: 0800 234 6123

2. The Care Navigator Service works closely with NHS Teams, GPs, Social Care, and Community and Voluntary Sectors groups and organisations to ensure that you are connected with the right services in your neighbourhood to meet your health and wellbeing needs. If you think that you would benefit from having a chat with a Care Navigator then please contact the service on:

Tel: 0300 303 9650

3. Be Well Social Prescribing Service can support you if you’re experiencing social isolation; mental health difficulties or a long-term condition, or if you need help with lifestyle change, welfare rights, and employment advice (including furlough information and guidance). Support is available via telephone or video call during the covid-19 pandemic. Referral is via ANY organisation, including your GP practice. Further information can be found at: or you can email: or call: 0161 470 7120