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OPAL Services

OPAL In Touch

A service to enable older people with little or no prior experience of using IT, get connected.

Opal Clubs

Clubs and more…

A suite of services for older people who may find it difficult to take part in community social activities.

Breaktime Plus

A redesigned flexible support service for the 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

Food for Thought

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

Recent News

OPAL are looking for new Trustees to join our team!

OPAL are currently seeking to recruit 2 Trustees to join our Board of Trustees. This is an opportunity to be part of a passionate and energetic team dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable older people. OPAL has exciting ambitions, and you will be involved in shaping and influencing the future direction. If you’d like

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New Service – Good Neighbours

Following our short trial in the Tarporley area, OPAL are pleased to announce it is to launch this new service – Good Neighbours – across the whole of rural Cheshire! This new service is supported via a 2 year grant from the Community Led Care Commission funded by Cheshire West and Chester and the local

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Send an OPAL Christmas card

This year, with thanks to our lovely volunteers’ pictures/photographs, we have some produced some fundraising Christmas cards, available to send electronically, to spread some festive cheer. (click on this link to see an example If you would like to send a card, please go to

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