Trafford Centre for Independent Living

Trafford CIL is a charitable company which was established in 2011 to provide services to residents in Trafford who have physical, sensory, learning or mental health impairments. The centre has developed a strong track record of working directly with the community, responding to individual’s needs in a compassionate and understanding way. The centre has built up a number of services (funded by Trafford MBC) including caseworker support in the following areas: Advocacy, Brokerage and Information. 

Trafford Mental Health Advocacy Service (TMHAS)

Trafford Mental Health Advocacy Service (TMHAS) provides the Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) service for people detained under the Mental Health Act and are qualifiying patients as defined by this Act. 

Rethink Mental Illness (Rethink)

Rethink’s Manchester Mental Health Advocacy service works on behalf of mentally ill in-patients in NHS and independent hospitals throughout Manchester. It began operating in 2006, commissioned by Manchester Joint Commissioning Team after winning a competitive tender. Previously, advocacy was provided by several agencies but the PCT wanted one comprehensive service. 

African Caribbean Care Group (ACCG)

The African Caribbean Care Group (ACCG) is a registered charity providing Health and Social care support to adults in Manchester, Trafford, Salford and Stockport. Established since 1983 the ACCG strives to alleviate social isolation and loneliness of older adults of African and Caribbean decent. We provide a person centred approach to all services offered to service users. The work undertaken within the ACCG significantly enhances the lives of vulnerable older adults through health promotion, information and guidance on social reform and adult welfare.