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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

Get Online Week 19th – 25th October

OPAL has teamed up with Cheshire West and Chester Council Libraries and Age-friendly Digital Inclusion group members to stage Get Online Week from 19th to 25th October.  Activities include ‘Get Online and Try Something New’ on the 21 October as well as encouragement and support to get online including one-to-one support by friendly volunteers. OPAL

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OPAL AGM 2020 announcement

In 2020 the OPAL Services Annual General Meeting will take place on November 11th at 5pm. Due to the current situation, the AGM this year will be a virtual event and will take place on Zoom. Members, volunteers and the general public are all warmly invited to join us. For further information and to register

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Community Response Fund Award September 2020.

OPAL is pleased to announce it has been awarded £6,000 by Cheshire West and Chester from it’s Community Response Fund. This funding will allow us to bring creativity and social contact into the lives of our elderly members who continue to be  vulnerable to the ongoing impact of Covid-19. While our OPAL Clubs continue to

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