The Nicky started life in 1951 as The Jewish Blind Society and, under the management of Manchester Jewish Community Care it has moved with the times to meet the needs of the community.
With improvements in medical intervention for visual impairment, the charity addressed the needs of older and disabled people suffering from social isolation. In 1987 a state-of -the-art facility - The Nicky was built, offering a full programme of activities.
To support the individual, family and community by improving the quality of life of older, disabled and vulnerable people, helping maintain independence, reducing the need for residential care and illuminating loneliness.
To support the individual, family and community in confronting the problems [economic, social, medical] created by a larger, aging population.