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Ableize Disability Directory

Local Offer
Disability, mobility, health: support and advice website
Ableize is a directory of disability, mobility and health resources in the UK and Europe.

Age

Any age
Find out more about Ableize Disability Directory

About Learning Disabilities - Online Advice

Local Offer
Learning disabilities support and advice website
A unique reference point and comprehensive advice on learning disabilities.

Age

Any age
Find out more about About Learning Disabilities - Online Advice

ACE (Advisory Centre for Education)

Local Offer
Information and advice

Age

5 - 16 years
For the ACE Adviceline - 0300 0115 142 or for Business and Training related enquiries only - 020 8888 3377
Find out more about ACE (Advisory Centre for Education)

AceCentre

Local Offer
Providing support for people with complex communications difficulties

Age

Any age
Hollinwood Business Centre, OL8 3QL
0800 080 3115
Find out more about AceCentre

Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Educational and Child Psychology Team

Local Offer
Support and advice council service
Child development, education, to special educational needs to support children and young people and their families.

Age

Birth to 19 years old
The Civic Centre, OL1 1UT
0161 770 3110
Find out more about Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Educational and Child Psychology Team

Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Hearing Impairment Team

Local Offer
Support and advice service
A specialist support service for children and young people with a hearing impairment.

Age

Children and young people under 20
The Civic Centre, OL1 1UT
0161 770 3110
Find out more about Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Hearing Impairment Team

Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Visual and Physical Impairment Team

Local Offer
Support for young people with a visual or physical impairment
Specialist support for children and young people with a visual or physical impairment, enhancing educational opportunities and achievements.

Age

Children aged 0 - 19 years
The Civic Centre, OL1 1UT
0161 770 3110
Find out more about Additional and Complex Needs Service (Oldham) Visual and Physical Impairment Team

Adult Social Care

Local Offer
Support and advice council service
Help for people who need practical support due to illness, disability, old age or a low income.

Age

People over 18
0161 770 7777
Find out more about Adult Social Care

Afasic - Unlocking Speech & Language

Local Offer
Language support and advice service
Charity representing children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties.

Age

Children and young people under 26
Bowling Green Lane, OL3 7NH
Helpline: 0300 666 9410, Office: 020 7490 9410
Find out more about Afasic - Unlocking Speech & Language

Alzheimer's Society

Support and advice group
A leading charity for people with dementia and people affected by dementia.

Age

Any age
0161 483 4446
Find out more about Alzheimer's Society

Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

Local Offer
Support and advice service
Providing people-friendly information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Age

Any age
020 8952 2800
Find out more about Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

Autistic Society Greater Manchester

Local Offer
Support and advice group
Support for parents, carers, and people with autistic spectrum conditions, including Aspergers Syndrome.

Age

Any age
0161 866 8483
Find out more about Autistic Society Greater Manchester

B.I.R.D - Brain Injury Rehabilitation & Development

Local Offer
Support and advice, specialist treatment
Treatment for people who have an acquired brain injury and/or learning difficulty.

Age

Any age
Oldham Road, OL2 8SZ
01244 678 629
Find out more about B.I.R.D - Brain Injury Rehabilitation & Development

Blind Children UK

Local Offer
Support and advice group
The leading charity helping children and their families tackle the challenges of young sight loss.

Age

Children and young people under 26
Find out more about Blind Children UK

Blue Badge Department

Local Offer
Travel and mobility for disabled people
Blue badge applications and assessments: from 11am and 3pm, Tuesday to Friday at the Link Centre.

Age

People over 18
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4242
Find out more about Blue Badge Department

Breathe Easy Oldham

Local Offer
Support and advice group for people with breathing difficulties
Regular speakers and social activities, for people with respiratory/lung problems. Meets first Tuesday of every month, 1pm to 3.pm.

Age

People over 18
Hadfield Street, OL8 3BP
0151 224 7778
Find out more about Breathe Easy Oldham

British Blind Sport

Local Offer
Indoor and outdoor leisure activities
01926 424 247
Find out more about British Blind Sport

British Dyslexia Association

Local Offer
Support and advice service
We influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexia friendly society, to enable dyslexic people to reach their potential.

Age

Any age
0333 405 4555 (Switchboard)
Find out more about British Dyslexia Association

BSL Healthy Minds

Local Offer
Mental Health Support, Advice & Therapy for deaf people
A therapy service in British Sign Language. It helps deaf people struggling to live with anxiety, depression and similar problems.

Age

Any age
0149 687 606
Find out more about BSL Healthy Minds

Careline 365 Alarms

Local Offer
Home personal alarm service
A Careline alarm is perfect for older people, disabled people, people with health problems and those at risk of violence or theft.

Age

People over 16
0800 101 3333
Find out more about Careline 365 Alarms

Carelink24

Local Offer
Home personal alarm service
Personal alarms for older people and those in need of extra support at home. Our alarms can be delivered the next working day.

Age

People over 16
8000076247
Find out more about Carelink24

Centre for Independent Living (OCIL) Board

Local Offer
Elected members who help shape, direct and support service delivery decisions that can impact on disabled or vulnerable people.

Age

People over 18
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Centre for Independent Living (OCIL) Board

Cerebra

Local Offer
Children with a brain condition: Support and Advice service
Charity for children with neurological conditions and brain injuries offering direct, ongoing support and funding vital research.

Age

Children under 17
07920 106 218
Find out more about Cerebra

CerebralPalsy.org.uk

Local Offer
Cerebral palsy support and advice website
Supporting families affected by Cerebral Palsy.

Age

Any age
Find out more about CerebralPalsy.org.uk

Changing Places

Local Offer
Toilets for disabled people: Support and campaign
Campaign for people who cannot use standard accessible toilets.

Age

Any age
Various venues
020 7696 6019
Find out more about Changing Places

Children and Genetic Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)

Local Offer
Specialist treatment for eye conditions
The ECLO works with medical staff and eye clinics to provide a link with local council services and community services.

Age

Children under 18, or any age with genetic condition
Central Oxford Road, Manchester
Find out more about Children and Genetic Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)

Children with Additional Needs Social Work Team

Local Offer
Social care
Counselling, advice and support for children and their parents. Links with other organisations, and alternative care such as family placement.

Age

Children and young people under 19
Hamilton Street, OL4 1DB
0161 770 3488
Find out more about Children with Additional Needs Social Work Team

Children's Occupational Therapy

Local Offer
Children's physical and psychological health: support and assessment
An open referral system for advice about equipment. For other assessments, referrals by GPs, paediatricians and school nurses

Age

Children under 18
New Radcliffe Street, OL1 1NL
0161 621 3604
Find out more about Children's Occupational Therapy

Children/Family Community Support Service

Local Offer
Support and advice service
We provide children and families with support in their homes, community or to enjoy a holiday break, after school and school holiday support.

Age

Families with children under 18
Cheadle, SK8 1JE
0161 283 4874
Find out more about Children/Family Community Support Service

Community Lived Experience Organisation

Local Offer
Mental distress: support and advice group
We are a group of people with experience of mental distress. We provide advocacy, peer support, social support and activities.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 1293
Find out more about Community Lived Experience Organisation

Community Mental Health Team: East

Support and advice service
Support for people with severe mental health problems and consideration for carers’ needs; risk assessment and management.

Age

Any age
Hamilton Street, OL4 1DB
0161 344 8048
Find out more about Community Mental Health Team: East

Community Mental Health Team: West

Support and advice service
Support for people with severe mental health problems and consideration for carers’ needs; risk assessment and management.

Age

Any age
Hamilton Street, OL4 1DB
0161 716 2727
Find out more about Community Mental Health Team: West

Council for Disabled Children

Local Offer
Disabled children: support and advice service
Our vision is a society where disabled children and young people’s rights are respected, their aspirations supported, and life chances assured.

Age

Children and young people under 26
020 7843 1900
Find out more about Council for Disabled Children

Creative Support Ltd

Local Offer
Support for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs.

Age

18 years and upwards
0161 236 0829
Find out more about Creative Support Ltd

Disability Rights UK

Local Offer
Information and advice

Age

Any age
General enquiries (this is not an advice line) 020 7250 8181
Find out more about Disability Rights UK

Down's Syndrome Family Support Group

Local Offer
Support group for carers
The group offers families with a child with Down's Syndrome the chance to meet, get mutual help and support and to share information.

Age

Any age
Foxdenton Lane, OL9 9QR
Find out more about Down's Syndrome Family Support Group

Dyspraxia Foundation

Local Offer
Support and advice group
A resource and information centre for those wishing to learn more about dyspraxia, its diagnosis and treatment.

Age

Any age
01462 455016
Find out more about Dyspraxia Foundation

Epilepsy Action

Local Offer
Support and advice group
Improving the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0808 800 5050
Find out more about Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action Oldham

Local Offer
Support and advice group
Support, friendship and awareness for people with epilepsy, their families and carers. We meet on the third Wednesday of every month.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Epilepsy Action Oldham

Equipment and Adaptations

Local Offer
Equipment and adaptations for independent living
Equipment and adaptations for people who need assistance to help with their daily independent living.

Age

People over 18
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 1447
Find out more about Equipment and Adaptations

Eye Clinic Information and Support Officer

Local Offer
Support, advice and eye health care
We offer immediate support to people experiencing sight loss from the point of diagnosis.

Age

Any age
New Radcliffe Street, OL1 1NL
0161 621 3814
Find out more about Eye Clinic Information and Support Officer

Family Support Services - Together Trust

Local Offer
Support for carers of children and young people with extra needs
Special services to enable families to get the help they need for children and young people to get the best from school and home life.

Age

Children and young people under 26
Cheadle, SK8 1JE
0161 283 4848
Find out more about Family Support Services - Together Trust

First Steps Counselling

Mental health, stress, development counselling
Counselling on depression, bereavement, stress, personal development, anxiety and panic attacks.

Age

People over 50
High Street, OL3 6AP
01706 661 746 Or 07931 477 932
Find out more about First Steps Counselling

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Local Offer
Support and advice services
Helping people with learning disabilities to get better lives by improving practice and influencing policy.

Age

Any age
London Bridge Walk, SE1 2SX
020 7803 1100
Find out more about Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Future Directions CIC

Local Offer
Disability and mental health support and advice service
Personalised support including: learning disabilities; autism spectrum; history/at risk of offending; mental health, complex needs.

Age

People over 16
Broadgate, OL9 9XA
0125 482 1720
Find out more about Future Directions CIC

Greater Manchester Dyslexia Centre

Local Offer
Support and advice, specialist treatment
Assessments for Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia Irlen Syndrome/Visual Stress Screening. Bespoke training for all ages.

Age

Any age
Adelaide Street, OL10 4HF
01706 360060
Find out more about Greater Manchester Dyslexia Centre

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Local Offer
Mobility support for people with a visual impairment
We have over 20 years' experience supporting children and young people with vision impairment.

Age

Children and young people under 26
Find out more about Guide Dogs for the Blind

Health Your Way

Local Offer
Financial advice service
Information, advice and support to people who want to use personal budgets for more choice and control over their care and support.

Age

People over 16
0800 644 6414
Find out more about Health Your Way

Healthy Young Minds Oldham - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Local Offer
Support , advice and health care
Specialist services to children and young people with mental health and emotional wellbeing difficulties.

Age

Children and young people under 19
Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2JH
Referrals: 0161 770 7777 Queries: 0161 627 8080
Find out more about Healthy Young Minds Oldham - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Henshaws Children and Family Service

Local Offer
Support and advice for families affected by visual impairment
Support for any family member or carer where visual impairment has an impact on their lives.

Age

Children and young people under 26
Talbot Road , M16 0GS
0161 872 1234
Find out more about Henshaws Children and Family Service

Henshaws Society for Blind People

Local Offer
Visual impairment support and advice service
Expert support, advice and training to enable people living with sight loss to become more independent.

Age

Any age
Phone 0151 708 7055
Find out more about Henshaws Society for Blind People

HSR Psychology

Local Offer
Support and advice for people with special needs

Age

0 - 25 years
0161 820 9229
Find out more about HSR Psychology

I CAN

Local Offer
Young people's education and care, support and assessment
Working with the people who educate, care for, support and advise 0 - 19 year olds and their and families.

Age

Children and young people under 20
0845 225 4073
Find out more about I CAN

Imagine, Act and Succeed

Local Offer
Supported housing, support and advice
Supported tenancies for people with learning disabilities: be part of the local community, and make and maintain relationships

Age

People over 18
Union Street, OL1 1PF
0161 627 1314
Find out more about Imagine, Act and Succeed

Independent Complaints Advocacy

Local Offer
Complaints about the NHS: support and advice
If you're not satisfied with the service you've experienced from a hospital, doctor, dentist, local surgery, you are entitled to complain.

Age

Any age
Chorlton Street, M1 3FH
0808 801 0390
Find out more about Independent Complaints Advocacy

Independent Options Community Support

Local Offer
Support and advice for children with special needs
Supporting children and young people with additional needs to participate in mainstream activities with their peers.

Age

Children and young people under 26
Various venues
0161 456 6502
Find out more about Independent Options Community Support

IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Educational Advice)

Local Offer
Support and legal advice for parents
Free information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special needs.

Age

Parents with children under 26
Advice Line: 0800 018 4016 Tribunal Helpline: 0845 602 9579 Head Office (Admin only): 01799 582 030
Find out more about IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Educational Advice)

Jigsaw

Local Offer
Support for pupils with social or mental health difficulties
Supporting primary school pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties through building skill capacity and sustainability.

Age

From 4 to 11 years old
The Civic Centre, OL1 1UT
0161 770 4485
Find out more about Jigsaw

Juvenile Arthritis - kids get arthritis too!

Local Offer
Support and advice group
Supporting children, young people and their families affected by juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).

Age

Families with children under 18
01628 823524
Find out more about Juvenile Arthritis - kids get arthritis too!

Kids Feeding Team

Local Offer
Feeding clinic service

Age

0 - 16 years
0161 820 8262
Find out more about Kids Feeding Team

Kidz to Adultz North

Local Offer
Event for disabled people
We hold large free exhibitions for children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs, their parents, carers and professionals.

Age

Any age
Barton Dock Road, M17 8AS
Find out more about Kidz to Adultz North

Lifeline24

Local Offer
Telephone alarm service
Personal alarm service for anyone that is frail, elderly or disabled.

Age

People over 18
232 Fakenham Road, Norwich, NR8 6QW
0800 999 0400
Find out more about Lifeline24

M.E. Support Group

Support and advice group for people with ME
The nearest support group to Oldham. Aims to improve the quality of life for all ME sufferers, their families and carers.

Age

Any age
Stockport, SK4 5BP
0845 519 4116
Find out more about M.E. Support Group

Meditation Group for People with Mental Health Conditions

Meditation group
A free, supportive group for people with mental health conditions, building confidence and community awareness.

Age

People over 25
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Meditation Group for People with Mental Health Conditions

Mencap

Support, advice and professional care at home
Home care support

Age

Any age
0777 622 8967
Find out more about Mencap

Mental Health Care Home Liaison Team Oldham

Professional care at home
Mental health care and treatment to care home residents; and education and support to care home staff and in primary care.

Age

People over 18
Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2JH
0161 716 2165 / 2168
Find out more about Mental Health Care Home Liaison Team Oldham

Mental Health Foundation

Local Offer
Charity and research organisation
Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.Prevention is at the heart of what we do.

Age

Any age
020 7803 110
Find out more about Mental Health Foundation

MERU

Local Offer
Products for disabled peole
Life-changing disability products for children and young people.

Age

Children and young people under 26
01372 725 203
Find out more about MERU

MindEd

Local Offer
Educational resources
A free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health suitable for adults working with, or caring for children or teenagers.

Age

Children and young people under 26 and families
Find out more about MindEd

Moving and Handling Team

Local Offer
Support and advice about domestic tasks
Assessing the moving and handling needs of people at home or at day centres, or care home residents and staff to keep them safe.

Age

People over 18
Various venues
0161 770 1447
Find out more about Moving and Handling Team

MS Society

Multiple sclerosis: support and advice group
We support people diagnosed with MS and their carers: social activities and yoga every Wednesday morning.

Age

Any age
01706 841 759 or 07890 606 485
Find out more about MS Society

My Adult - Still My Child

Local Offer
Information and advice
Call the free helpline 0808 8088 100
Find out more about My Adult - Still My Child

My Health My Community

Local Offer
Support , advice and health care
An project from Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust for people who use our service, their families and our colleagues.

Age

Any age
Old Street, 0L6 7SR
Find out more about My Health My Community

National Autistic Society Family Services Development Project and the Greater Manchester Autism Consortium

Local Offer
Support and advice services
A point of contact for anyone in Greater Manchester needing information about autism and related issues.

Age

Any age
Stockport, SK3 0RF
0161 998 4667
Find out more about National Autistic Society Family Services Development Project and the Greater Manchester Autism Consortium

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)

Local Offer
Support and advice service
Free information on childhood hearing loss including: education, audiology, benefits, technology, communication, parenting.

Age

Children and young people under 26
0808 800 8880
Find out more about National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)

National Teaching and Advisory Service

Local Offer
Children with special needs: education support service
Teaching, advice and support for children with SEN and their families. We work with young people who can’t access other education.

Age

Children and young people under 26 and families
0845 3736886
Find out more about National Teaching and Advisory Service

New Bridge Horizons

Local Offer
Day centre for young people with additional needs
A flexible and personalised day provision for young people aged with a range of additional needs.

Age

From 19 to 25 years old
Phoenix Street, OL1 1AN
0161 883 2403
Find out more about New Bridge Horizons

New Visions, Together Trust

Local Offer
Learning difficulties, heath needs: activities and social group
A voluntary organisation offering innovative and vibrant services for adults with learning disabilities, autism or complex health needs.

Age

People over 18
Harper Street, OL2 8JE
0161 283 4848
Find out more about New Visions, Together Trust

Newbridge Centre - Together Trust

Local Offer
Learning difficulties, heath needs: activities and social group
A range of innovative and vibrant community services for adults with learning disabilities, autism or complex health needs.

Age

From 18 to 30 years old
Stockport, SK1 2NY
0161 477 0742
Find out more about Newbridge Centre - Together Trust

Noah's ART - animal assisted therapy

Local Offer
Therapy through animals
In this competitive world, we often feel alone, unhappy and disconnected.

Age

Any age
Dukinfield, SK16 5AU
07973 453 942
Find out more about Noah's ART - animal assisted therapy

Oldham Adult Community Physiotherapy Team

Professional care, physiotherapy
Assessment and care to those who need therapy, at home, in a care home or day centre: guiding and facilitating people to manage their condition.

Age

People over 18
Waddington Street, OL9 6EE
0161 622 4311
Find out more about Oldham Adult Community Physiotherapy Team

Oldham Adult Learning Disability Service

Local Offer
Support and advice service
We support individuals with a learning disability to develop, maintain or restore a valued life in the community.

Age

People over 18
Hamilton Street, OL4 1DE
0161 621 7272
Find out more about Oldham Adult Learning Disability Service

Oldham Adult Musculoskeletal Physio Service

Support and advice, physiotherapy
Treatment of patients with problems including back, neck and shoulder pain, soft tissue injuries, arthritic problems, headaches and dizziness.

Age

People over 18
Featherstall Road South, OL9 7AY
0161 484 1375
Find out more about Oldham Adult Musculoskeletal Physio Service

Oldham Adult Speech & Language Therapy Service

Support and advice, speech therapy
Diagnosis and treatment for adults with communication or swallowing problems, and therapy for people with voice problems.

Age

People over 18
Waddington Street, OL9 6EE
0161 621 3679
Find out more about Oldham Adult Speech & Language Therapy Service

Oldham Audiology Hearing Assessment & Hearing Aid

Local Offer
Support and advice, hearing assessment
Hearing assessment, hearing-aid fitting and management, aural rehabilitation and support for people who are hearing impaired or have tinnitus.

Age

Any age
New Radcliffe Street, OL1 1NL
01706 837 120
Find out more about Oldham Audiology Hearing Assessment & Hearing Aid

Oldham Cancer Family History Service

Support and advice group
A personalised risk assessment for people who are concerned or have an increased risk of developing certain inherited cancers.

Age

Any age
Union Street West, OL8 1DL or Withins Road OL8 3QD
0161 909 8537 / 8539
Find out more about Oldham Cancer Family History Service

Oldham Cancer Support Centre

Support and advice for people affected by cancer
Information, benefits advice, complementary therapies, counselling and the chance to talk for patients, carers and family affected by cancer:

Age

Any age
Ashton Road, M35 0AD
0161 906 2940
Find out more about Oldham Cancer Support Centre

Oldham Children with additional needs outreach team

Local Offer
Support and advice service
Advice and support to young children with complex health, sensory and developmental needs through play and learning.

Age

Children under 8
Featherstall Road South, OL9 7AY
0161 484 1252
Find out more about Oldham Children with additional needs outreach team

Oldham Children's Community Nursing Team

Local Offer
Support , advice and health care
Qualified children's nurses and practitioners, who provide nursing care, support and education to children and young people.

Age

Children under 18
New Radcliffe Street, OL1 1NL
0161 621 3870
Find out more about Oldham Children's Community Nursing Team

Oldham Children's Epilepsy Service

Local Offer
Support and advice service
Advice and information to support children and families; epilepsy awareness sessions for schools, nurseries and individual care plans.

Age

Children under 18
Featherstall Road South, OL9 7AY
0161 484 1252
Find out more about Oldham Children's Epilepsy Service

Oldham Children's Learning Disabilities Team

Local Offer
Support and advice service
Support for children with a learning disability, their families and carers: specific behaviour assessments, health assessments, risk assessments.

Age

Children under 18
Featherstall Road South, OL9 7AY
0161 484 1252
Find out more about Oldham Children's Learning Disabilities Team

Oldham Children's Speech and Language Therapy Service

Local Offer
Speech and language therapy
Therapy for children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties or swallowing problems, and for adults who stammer.

Age

Children under 18
New Radcliffe Street, OL1 1NL
0161 621 3666
Find out more about Oldham Children's Speech and Language Therapy Service

Oldham Community Falls & Fracture Prevention Team

Support and advice service
Assessment of over 65s who have fallen within the last 12 months, and information and support to reduce their risk of further fall

Age

People over 65
Mellor Street, OL4 3DG
0161 622 4311
Find out more about Oldham Community Falls & Fracture Prevention Team

Oldham Community Neuro Rehab Service incl Parkinson's

Neurology support, advice, treatment
Physiotherapist, an occupational therapist, rehabilitation, and a nurse specialising in neurological conditions.

Age

People over 18
Waddington Street, OL9 6EE
0161 621 3785
Find out more about Oldham Community Neuro Rehab Service incl Parkinson's

Oldham Community Occupational Therapy Team

Local Offer
Physical and psychological health: support and assessment
Promoting maximum function and independence for permanently ill or disabled people, preventing deterioration.

Age

People over 18
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 1447
Find out more about Oldham Community Occupational Therapy Team

Oldham Community Paediatric Physiotherapy

Local Offer
Support, advice, physiotherapy for children
A comprehensive service for children to manage disability, accident, illness or other pathology, to enable as active and independent life as possible.

Age

Children under 17
New Radcliffe Street, OL1 1NL
0161 621 3500
Find out more about Oldham Community Paediatric Physiotherapy

Oldham Community Paediatric Team

Local Offer
Support and medical assessment for children with extra needs
Services and assessment for children with complex health needs like neuro developmental disorders, autism, dyspraxia, epilepsy and cerebral palsy.

Age

Children under 18
Featherstall Road South, OL9 7AY
0161 622 6631
Find out more about Oldham Community Paediatric Team

Oldham Community Specialist Palliative Care Team

Support, advice, palliative treatment
Support for people with cancer or other long term conditions: high quality pain and symptom control,and psychological support.

Age

Any age
Waddington Street, OL9 6EE
0161 621 7190
Find out more about Oldham Community Specialist Palliative Care Team

Oldham Community Stroke Team

Support, advice, stroke therapy
A comprehensive, high quality service to support stroke survivors and their family members or carers, in a timeley and flexible way.

Age

People over 18
Waddington Street, OL9 6EE
0161 621 3785
Find out more about Oldham Community Stroke Team

Oldham Criminal Justice Mental Health Service

Help for offenders or potential offenders with mental health problems
Advice, assessments, short-term interventions for people with mental health problems who are at risk of offending or have committed an offence.

Age

People over 18
Hamilton Street, OL4 1DB
0161 344 8000
Find out more about Oldham Criminal Justice Mental Health Service

Oldham Diabetes Service

Local Offer
Support and advice service
The service is for adults who have diabetes, are registered with an Oldham GPand meet the service referral criteria.

Age

People over 18
Glodwick Road, OL4 1YN
0161 622 9162
Find out more about Oldham Diabetes Service

Oldham Diabetes Voluntary Support Group

Local Offer
Support and advice group
A group run by people who have diabetes, providing help, advice and support to fellow sufferers, their families, friends and carers.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
07754 476 369 or 0161 770 4786
Find out more about Oldham Diabetes Voluntary Support Group

Oldham Disability Information Point

Local Offer
Support, advice and information for disabled people
Drop in advice sessions and a range of information about disabilities and services.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Oldham Disability Information Point

Oldham Enhanced Intermediate Care

Health care
Ground floor accommodation in central location: three wings,with their own lounge area, dining facilities and single bedrooms

Age

People over 18
Wallis Street, OL9 8NG
0161 716 2855
Find out more about Oldham Enhanced Intermediate Care

Oldham Hard of Hearing Association

Local Offer
Support and advice group
Social activities and support for people with hearing problems. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Oldham Hard of Hearing Association

Oldham Healthy Minds

Local Offer
Mental health support, advice, therapy
Support and treatment for those with symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, low mood, depression, stress, worry or anxiety.

Age

People over 16
Union Street, OL1 1RU
0161 716 2777
Find out more about Oldham Healthy Minds

Oldham Macmillan 1-1 Support Team

Support and advice for people affected by cancer
Support to any adult affected by cancer: improving wellbeing and quality of life.

Age

Any age
Hamilton Street, OL4 1DE
0161 621 7684
Find out more about Oldham Macmillan 1-1 Support Team

Oldham Macular Society Support Group

Support and advice group
Support group for individuals diagnosed with macular degeneration, wet or dry. Sessions are free, every second Wednesday of the month.

Age

Usually over 50
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 1275
Find out more about Oldham Macular Society Support Group

Oldham memory assessment and treatment service

Support, advice and treatment
A diagnostic and treatment service for dementia and support for people with dementia, their families and carers. A café for younger people.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 7162792
Find out more about Oldham memory assessment and treatment service

Oldham Memory Service

Memory and dementia: support and advice service
Assessment and diagnosis of people with memory problems: ongoing support and information to live well with the condition

Age

People over 18
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 716 2792
Find out more about Oldham Memory Service

Oldham Nocturnal Enuresis

Local Offer
Bedwetting support, advice, treatment
We offer numerous treatments, and referrals are accepted from any health professional, parents or carers.

Age

Children under 18
Waddington Street, OL9 6EE
0161 622 4306
Find out more about Oldham Nocturnal Enuresis

Oldham Older People's Single Point of Entry

Mental health support and advice
An easy access route into older people’s mental health services. We signpost patients to the most appropriate service.

Age

People over 50
Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2JH
0161 716 2158
Find out more about Oldham Older People's Single Point of Entry

Oldham Parent Carer Forum

Local Offer
Forum for parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs
Information, advice, support and consultation to help parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs and disabilities.

Age

Children and young people aged 0-25 years
0161 503 1555
Find out more about Oldham Parent Carer Forum

Oldham Personal Advocacy Limited

Local Offer
Support and advice for people with learning disabilities
Registered charity providing independent advocacy services and activities for people with learning disabilities.

Age

People over 14
Featherstall Road North, OL9 6QB
0161 633 5544
Find out more about Oldham Personal Advocacy Limited

Oldham Podiatry Department

Foot and leg problems: support, advice, treatment
A range of podiatric assessments and treatments for people with problems with the foot and lower limb.

Age

Any age
New Radcliffe Street, OL1 1NL
0161 621 3803
Find out more about Oldham Podiatry Department

Oldham Psychological Medicine Service

Psychological support, advice, treatment
Support for people with anxiety or low mood associated with persistent unexplained pain or medically unexplained conditions.

Age

People over 18
Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2JH
0161 716 2070/2071
Find out more about Oldham Psychological Medicine Service

Oldham Psychological Therapies Working in Physical Health

Psychological support, advice, treatment
Support for people experiencing psychological distress related to a physical health condition, helping them find ways of coping better

Age

People over 18
Birch Hill Hospital, OL12 9QB
01706 676080
Find out more about Oldham Psychological Therapies Working in Physical Health

Oldham SEND Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)

Local Offer
Support for children and young people with extra needs
High quality information, advice and support for parents, carers, children and young people with a special educational need or disability.

Age

Children and young people 0-25 years
Pass Street, OL9 6HZ
0161 503 1540
Find out more about Oldham SEND Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)

Oldham Stoma Patient Support Group

Ileostomy, colostomy, urostomy: support group
Helping existing and newly diagnosed ileostomy, colostomy and urostomy patients and their families.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 678 7086
Find out more about Oldham Stoma Patient Support Group

Oldham Stoma Support Group

Local Offer
Ileostomy, colostomy, urostomy: support group
Support for anyone with a colostomy, urostomy or ileostomy. Information and updates on new products and changes in the NHS.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
Find out more about Oldham Stoma Support Group

One to One Counselling

Local Offer
Psychological support, advice, therapy
A generic service for young people centred on cognitive behaviour therapy, and sexual minority counselling.

Age

People over 18
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 624 9141 or 0161 770 4786
Find out more about One to One Counselling

Parkinson's Disease Society

Support and advice group
Help and advice for sufferers of Parkinson's Disease, and a part-time welfare officer.

Age

People over 18
Brooklands Drive, OL4 4LD
0161 665 2020
Find out more about Parkinson's Disease Society

Parkinson's UK Oldham Branch

Support and advice group
We advise to Parkinson’s sufferers, their carers and family. We help people live an independent life and can help fund respite care.

Age

People over 18
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 682 3010 or 07913 559 432
Find out more about Parkinson's UK Oldham Branch

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Local Offer
Health care
Community and mental health services in hospitals and in the community.

Age

Any age
Old Street, OL6 7SR
Find out more about Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Positive Steps

Local Offer
Preparing for adulthood advice for young people with extra needs
Careers information, advice and guidance in schools and colleges for young people who have a special educational need or disability.

Age

From 13 to 25 years old
Union Street, OL1 1DJ
0161 621 9350
Find out more about Positive Steps

PromoCon

Bladder and bowel problems: support and advice
Support with managing bladder or bowel leakage problems.

Age

People over 18
Priestley Road, M28 2LY
0161 607 8219
Find out more about PromoCon

Pure Innovations

Local Offer
Financial support and advice service
Bespoke services for people with an individual budget: 1:1 support, catering, community access projects, volunteering and work opportunities.

Age

People over 16
Park Road, OL8 2AX
0754 542 3648
Find out more about Pure Innovations

Rescare

Professional care, support and advice
Support for people with a learning disability in all types of residential care (including people who live at home).

Age

Any age
0161 474 7323
Find out more about Rescare

Right Start Additional Needs Service - Early Years

Local Offer
Health and social care for young children
Services to meet the needs of children, young people and families using our organisation

Age

Children under 5
Various addresses
Find out more about Right Start Additional Needs Service - Early Years

Rochdale, Oldham, Bury Epilepsy Society

Local Offer
Support and advice group
A support group for people with epilepsy, their family and friends. Information, meetings, speakers, social events and outings.

Age

Any age
Smith Street, OL16 1XU
0161 761 7140
Find out more about Rochdale, Oldham, Bury Epilepsy Society

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Local Offer
Support and advice service
If you’re losing your sight or are blind or partially sighted, our practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.

Age

Any age
0303 123 9999
Find out more about Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC)

Local Offer
Support and advice service
Support to any child who has a visual difficulty. We can help apply for benefits, equipment and holidays.

Age

Children and young people under 26
Find out more about Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC)

S.H.I.E.L.D.

Mental health support group
Practical and emotional support, discussion and talks for anyone with a mental health illness, every Wednesday evening.

Age

Any age
Werneth Hall Road, OL8 4BD
0161 770 8500
Find out more about S.H.I.E.L.D.

Saddleworth CAFE (Cancer Aid For Everyone)

Support group for people affected by cancer
Support group for anybody affected by cancer: patients, carers and health care professionals. Meets every other Wednesday.

Age

Any age
Chew Valley Road, OL3 7JJ
0161 633 0162
Find out more about Saddleworth CAFE (Cancer Aid For Everyone)

Samaritans

Support for people feeling distress, despair or suicidal
Confidential emotional support, 24 hours a day 7 days a week for people in distress or despair, or feeling suicidal.

Age

Any age
Caton Street, OL16 1QJ
08457 90 90 90
Find out more about Samaritans

Samaritans (Oldham & Rochdale District)

Support for people feeling distress, despair or suicidal
Confidential emotional support, 24 hours a day 7 days a week for people in distress or despair, or feeling suicidal.

Age

Any age
Caton Street, OL16 1QJ
01706 868 686
Find out more about Samaritans (Oldham & Rochdale District)

Seashell Trust Stay and Play

Local Offer
Play session for babies/toddlers

Age

6 months - 36 months
0161 610 0741
Find out more about Seashell Trust Stay and Play

Seasonal Affective Disorder Association (SADA)

Support and advice group
A voluntary organisation which informs the public and health professions about SAD and supports and advises sufferers.

Age

Any age
Find out more about Seasonal Affective Disorder Association (SADA)

SEND Mediation & Disagreement Resolution

Local Offer
Mediation in disputes involving children or young people with additional needs
Independent mediation for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities.

Age

Children and young people aged 0-25 years
Pass Street, OL9 6HZ
0161 503 1558
Find out more about SEND Mediation & Disagreement Resolution

Sense Children's Specialist Services

Local Offer
Support and advice for people affected by deafblindness
Supporting and campaigning for deafblind people. Tailored support, advice and information as well as specialist services.

Age

Children and young people under 20
Wakefield, Yorkshire
0300 330 9256
Find out more about Sense Children's Specialist Services

Sensory Duty Drop-In Service

Local Offer
Support and advice for people with visual or hearing impairment
Supporting people with a visual impairment or hearing impairment: weekly drop-in sessions with advice, information and equipment to try.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Sensory Duty Drop-In Service

Shaw and District Disabled Association

Local Offer
Support and advice group for disabled people
A craft group for people with a congenital impairment. We raise money for social events outside of the craft group.

Age

Any age
Oak Street, OL2 8EJ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Shaw and District Disabled Association

Shaw Disability Association

Support and advice group for disabled people
Regular activities are free for disabled people but there is a small membership fee.

Age

Any age
Harper Square, OL2 8QS
0170 688 1646
Find out more about Shaw Disability Association

Side by Side Counselling Service

Local Offer
Mental health, stress, eating disorder counselling
Free, open-ended counselling on a range of issues such as bereavement, self-harm, sexuality, depression, anxiety, eating disorders.

Age

People over 17
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
07830 159 749
Find out more about Side by Side Counselling Service

Social And Friendly Environment group (SAFE)

Local Offer
Rehabilitation support after a long hospital stay
After a long stay in hospital, going back to normal life can be hard. We help you regain the confidence you had before.

Age

People over 18
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about Social And Friendly Environment group (SAFE)

Specialist Paediatric Dysphagia Service

Local Offer
Babies and children with eating difficulties: support and assessment
For infants and children who have difficulties eating and drinking, sucking, biting, chewing and swallowing.

Age

Children under 18
Featherstall Road South, OL9 7AY
0161 484 1252
Find out more about Specialist Paediatric Dysphagia Service

Tameside, Oldham & Glossop MIND

Local Offer
Mental health support and advice service
An innovative and dynamic organisation promoting wellbeing, and the improvement of mental health services.

Age

Any age
Union Street, OL1 1DJ
Find out more about Tameside, Oldham & Glossop MIND

The Communication Trust Local Offer

Local Offer
Children with communication needs: support and advice service
A coalition of not-for-profit organisations supporting children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.

Age

Children and young people under 26 and families
Find out more about The Communication Trust Local Offer

The Link Centre - Centre for Independent Living (OCIL)

Local Offer
Support, advice, cafe, computers for people with additional needs
Free information, access and support to services, groups, professionals and tools to help disabled and vulnerable people live independently. Cafe and computer suites.

Age

Any age
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 4786
Find out more about The Link Centre - Centre for Independent Living (OCIL)

Through Scarlett's Eyes

Local Offer
Online support for people with a visual impairment
Through Scarlett's Eyes is an online support and information sharing network.

Age

Any age
Find out more about Through Scarlett's Eyes

Together Trust - Outreach Services

Local Offer
Support for people with autism, learning difficulties and other needs
A range of care, educational and community services for children and adults with autism, learning difficulties and/or complex needs.

Age

Any age
Cheadle, SK8 1JE
0161 283 4848 0800 013 0014(out of hours)
Find out more about Together Trust - Outreach Services

Total Communication Services CIC

Local Offer
Support and advice for people with a learning disability
A community interest company providing a range of services for people with learning disabilities.

Age

People over 14
Rawtenstall, BB4 6AJ
Find out more about Total Communication Services CIC

Transition Information Network

Local Offer
Disabled children and young people: support and advice service
<Sharing information and good practice for disabled young people, families & professionals.

Age

Children and young people under 26
020 7843 6006
Find out more about Transition Information Network

Transport For Sick Children

Local Offer
Travel to medical appointments
Transport for sick and disabled children to hospital and clinic appointments. Free for families on low incomes or benefit dependent.

Age

Children under 18
Reddish, SK5 7DL
0161 443 4122
Find out more about Transport For Sick Children

VI Talk

Local Offer
Support and advice for blind and partially sighted people
Supporting blind and partially sighted people, their families and friends, and those who works in the field of visual impairment.

Age

From 12 years old
Find out more about VI Talk

Volunteering for All

Local Offer
Support and advice for volunteers and potential volunteers
Volunteering opportunities to suit a range of people. For those who want to help others, share skills and experiences, or learn a new skill.

Age

People over 18
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
0161 770 1437
Find out more about Volunteering for All

Whizz-Kidz Young People's Services

Local Offer
Disabled children: support and advice service
We want every disabled child to lead an active, fulfilling life, and to to develop the skills, independence and confidence for adulthood.

Age

Children and young people under 26
020 7233 6600
Find out more about Whizz-Kidz Young People's Services