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OPAL Services

Carers Connect

A service connecting carers aged 60 or over in the rural areas of west Cheshire.

Opal Clubs

OPAL Clubs

For older people who find it difficult to take part in community social activities.



A free respite service for carers of older people living in rural West Cheshire.



A service aimed at helping older people in rural areas access the internet.

Branching out

Branching Out

Provides support to older people to take up or renew interests in hobbies and community activities

What's cooking

What’s Cooking

Provides support to older people to re-kindle an interest in cooking for themselves

Recent News

OPAL receives Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2020

OPAL is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This prestigious national award is in recognition of the hard work and commitment of our amazing volunteers.  The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work

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Volunteers’ Week 1st – 7th June 2020

At OPAL we celebrate all our volunteers during Volunteers Week 1st – 7th June. Although this year we will not be able to hold our usual in-person celebrations to honour and thank our hundreds of volunteers, we will celebrate them and highlight the impact they have on our charity. A massive thank you for everything you do,

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OPAL benefits from Marshes Community Benefit Fund

OPAL Services is among 10 projects to have been awarded funding from The Marshes Community Benefit Fund (MCBF) in May 2020. Says Joycey Bailey MCBF Panel Member PR; During these difficult times and amidst the lockdown the independent Panel were able, through the Zoom meeting platform, to consider this round’s applications. After much deliberation and

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