Who we are and what we do.
OPAL is a registered charity providing independent advocacy services and activities for people with learning disabilities and/or autism in Oldham.
Voice, choice and equality for people with learning disabilities
To work with people with learning disabilities and/or autism to make sure they have a voice in shaping services so that they can have the same life chances as everybody else.
Inclusive– people with learning disabilities are at the centre of everything we do
Honest– we act with integrity and honesty at all times- we won’t say we can do something if we can’t
Kind- we treat everybody with dignity, respect and kindness
Challenging– if we think things aren’t fair or right we ask ‘difficult questions’.
Cooperative – we work with other organisations to help them feel more confident meeting people with learning disabilities and/or autism.
Positive – we believe in a fairer future and that we are making a difference
Meet Our Team
Our welcoming, professional and enthusiastic staff help people learn new skills, make new friends and enjoy their time with us:
As a registered charity OPAL is governed by a Board of Trustees who volunteer their time and skills to help us achieve our mission.