Welcome to OPAL

OPAL is a registered charity providing independent advocacy services and activities for people with learning disabilities and/or autism in Oldham.

Our vision: is a world where people with learning disabilities and/or autism have the same life chances as everybody else. The values of voice, choice and equality for people with learning disabilities and/or autism are at the heart of everything we do.

Our activities are:

  • A day service
  • A women’s group
  • An Independent advocacy service
  • Learning Disability Friends project

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What does OPAL do?We provide these services for adults with learning disabilities.

Day Service


Independent Advocacy

L.Disability Friends

Become a Learning Disability Friend!

  • You’ll get a free, fun awareness session from OPAL
  • We’ll give you a free badge and sign to let people know that you’re a Learning Disability friend!
  • Help to make your community group or service more learning disability and/or autism-friendly!
  • Learning disability and/or autism-friendly groups and services are displayed on this website!
  • Receive ongoing support from OPAL
  • Help us to make Oldham a more learning disability and/or autism-friendly town!
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