Who we are and what we do.
OPAL is a registered charity providing independent advocacy services and activities for people with a learning disability and autistic people in Oldham.
Voice, choice and equality for people with a learning disability
To work with people with a learning disability and autistic people 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 a learning disability and autistic people 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 a learning disability and autistic people
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.