All advice at Greater Manchester Law Centre, 159 Princess Road, Moss Side, Manchester, M14 4RE.

For more information visit GMLC, call reception on 0161 769 2244 or email reception@gmlaw.org.uk. We are open Monday to Friday, 10am – 3pm.

Please note that the dates for the monthly Legal Advice Clinics may be subject to change. Please call/email us or visit our Twitter page for updates.

Every second Monday of the month, 12.30-4pm

This is a drop in clinic. We can only see the first 7 people on each day. This service is kindly offered by AGI Criminal Solicitors.

What is community care law?

Community care refers to the support and services provided by the NHS or Local Authorities when you are ill, disabled or have a mental health condition. These services are for children, adults and older people.

What we can do for you

  • Getting an assessment of your needs for support at home or in the community
  • Accessing a mental health assessment
  • Resolving disagreements about your needs with professionals involved in your care
  • Getting the right support to meet your needs
  • Increasing your hours of support if you don’t have enough
  • Obtaining suitable housing
  • Obtaining support and services for carers
  • Reducing your care charges if you are struggling to afford them or feel they are too high
  • Getting equipment to help you at home
  • Getting an adaptation to your home so you can move around easily and safely
  • Support for disabled children and their families
  • Support for looked after children
  • Resolving problems with residential and nursing home placements or charges
  • Support for disabled asylum seekers
  • Safeguarding or capacity issues
  • Closure or reorganisation of your local services