We are currently providing advice over the phone - 0161 740 8999

We can advice you over the phone. We can provide advice in ten languages and can also arrange interpreters when needed. Please phone to speak to us. If you cannot phone then you can also text or email if that is easier. We can phone you back so we are paying for the call.

We still offer our full range of advice and casework. We are also providing advice about your rights that are specific to the situation with lockdown and Covid-19.

 

We are an independent neighbourhood advice centre, established in 1977.

We provide confidential help, advice and support to local residents in Cheetham and Crumpsall and across Manchester.

We provide advice on a wide range of subjects including:

  • Welfare Benefits
  • Money & Debt
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Consumer and employment problems
  • Getting into work
  • Access to adult learning, training and volunteering
  • Immigration/Nationality issues (we are registered with OISC to provide Level 1 advice)
  • Access to Education, Health and other statutory services
  • Information about other local services and opportunities 

In providing residents with clear and comprehensive advice and support, we empower them to make their own choices and decisions about their lives, to bring about lasting change and improvements in their standard of living and general health and wellbeing.

 

About Us

We are managed by a voluntary Management Committee which consists of local residents and individuals interested in our particular scope of work or the area in which we operate.

We regularly recruit and train local people as volunteers, enabling them to undertake a range of roles e.g. to give advice, provide interpreting or carry out administration work.

 

As an active member of the voluntary sector in Manchester we work collaboratively with many local agencies and have strong relationships with national and statutory organisations, all of which helps us to keep up to date with relevant issues and information and enables us to refer residents to the most appropriate types of help and support.

 

Our advice services are funded by Manchester City Council, the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund, and the Henry Smith Charity and Volunteer Expenses are funded by The Peter Kershaw Trust.

We are a member of Advice UK and hold the Advice Quality Standard.

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Opening Times

We are open
Monday to Friday

 

Call
0161 740 8999

 

Email
triage@cheethamadvice.org.uk

 

Text
07823 495 307

 

Languages

We can provide advice in Urdu, Pushto, Punjabi, German, Cantonese, Mandarin, Malay, Bahasa, Hakka and English.

We can also provide advice in other languages via an interpreter.

Privacy Policy

You can read the CHAC Privacy policy here.

Contact Us

0161 740 8999

 Fax: 0161 720 9231

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