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At Bolton Cares, we see every day as an opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives.

Our communities provide an environment in which people can grow in confidence, be active citizens and join in community activities so they are better able to help themselves and better connected to each other.

Our employees are what make Bolton Cares great.

It’s our teams’ dedication to ensuring that the people we support have the opportunity to live the best lives possible, with more independence, and more choice, that has made Bolton Cares a success.

So if you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers you the opportunity to make a real and positive difference to someone’s life every day, then you’re in the right place.

We have more opportunities to join in everything life has to offer.

Our ambition is to see communities become stronger, experience more opportunities, and take control of local decisions.

We have more opportunities to join in everything life has to offer including: sports; leisure; friendships; relationships; volunteering; education; employment; good health and wellbeing; democracy, and community decision making.

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Our teams have a wealth of expertise and do everything they can to support people to live the life that they want, their way.

We play an active part in the communities of Bolton, Salford and Wigan.

Supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs, and older people, including those with dementia, to THRIVE. Above all, we will be there when you need us.

The people we work with are respected as experts in their own lives.


Bolton Cares is constantly changing and evolving. You can keep up with our regular news updates here as well as on our social channels.

28th July 2022

Bolton Cares celebrates staff’s achievements

Gemma Clark and Sally Fletcher, Support Workers at Thicketford Centre have both achieved a Distinction in their Level 5...

29th June 2022

Celebrating our Shared Lives service

Last week was Shared Lives week and we celebrated Bolton’s fabulous Shared Lives Carers and the amazing work that...

3rd May 2022

Service Update – Winifred Kettle Centre

The Winifred Kettle day centre closed temporarily in 2019 during the Covid pandemic. During this time, the centre was...