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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 Matters – March 2021

To read the latest news from OPAL, download Issue 10 of our OPAL Matters newsletter.

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OPAL In Touch receives a funding boost from the Masonic Charitable Foundation.

OPAL In Touch, a new service to support older people who currently have little or no experience of using technology has received a generous boost of funding from the Masonic Charitable Foundation (London Office), and the Cheshire Province. This funding will be invaluable in helping OPAL to help older people in rural communities in west

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OPAL to provide Carer Break services through to 2022.

OPAL is delighted to announce that Cheshire West and Chester Council has awarded us a new contract to provide carer breaks through to Autumn 2022. Further funding on £30,000, also from the Council, will allow us to relaunch our carer services as BreakTime Plus. We will provide an enhanced befriending service as we emerge out

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