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ABA Horizons

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Advice and support

Age

From birth to 11 years old
07789 414 817
Updated: 31/05/2022
Find out more about ABA Horizons

AccessAble

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Disabled people: support and advice service

Age

Any age
01438 842 710
Updated: 07/09/2021
Find out more about AccessAble

AceCentre

Local Offer
Providing support for people with complex communications difficulties

Age

Any age
0800 080 3115
Hollinwood Business Centre, OL8 3QL
Updated: 01/11/2021
Find out more about AceCentre

Action for sick children

Local Offer
Children and young people’s health services

Age

From 0 to 16 years old
0161 486 6788
Updated: 11/01/2023
Find out more about Action for sick children

Action together

Local Offer
Community group

Age

From 18 years old
0161 339 2345
Updated: 23/12/2022
Find out more about Action together

ADDISS - The National 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
Updated: 10/01/2023
Find out more about ADDISS - The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

ADHD Downloadable Resources

Local Offer
Support and advice service for ADHD
Free e-booklets
Updated: 19/08/2022
Find out more about ADHD Downloadable Resources

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

From 18 years old
0161 770 7777
Updated: 17/09/2019
Find out more about Adult Social Care

AKT (Albert Kennedy Trust)

Local Offer
Supporting LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 in the uk who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment
Safe homes and better futures for LGBTQ+ young people
0161 228 3308
Updated: 16/12/2022
Find out more about AKT (Albert Kennedy Trust)

Ambitious about Autism - Parents and carers

Local Offer
Advice and support
Our ambition is to ensure all autistic children and young people can learn, thrive and achieve and lead fulfilling lives

Age

All ages
020 8815 5444
Updated: 14/07/2021
Find out more about Ambitious about Autism - Parents and carers

Ambitious about Autism - Transition to Employment Toolkit

Local Offer
Advice and support
Our ambition is to ensure all autistic children and young people can learn, thrive and achieve and lead fulfilling lives

Age

All ages
020 8815 5444
Updated: 15/07/2021
Find out more about Ambitious about Autism - Transition to Employment Toolkit

Ambitious Youth Network

Local Offer
Online support
A fun and friendly space for autistic young people to be themselves

Age

16 - 25 year olds
Updated: 13/12/2022
Find out more about Ambitious Youth Network

Autism and UK airports

Local Offer
Support and advice
Improving assistance for passengers with autism
Updated: 08/04/2022
Find out more about Autism and UK airports

Autism Education Trust (AET)

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Advice and support
Helping children and young people with autism to receive an education, and to reach their full potential.
Updated: 15/12/2022
Find out more about Autism Education Trust (AET)

Autizma

Local Offer
Support and advice
Our aim is to support services who support children, young people and adults
Updated: 26/04/2022
Find out more about Autizma

BBC Bitesize - Parents' Toolkit

Local Offer
Online support
Practical advice and activities
Updated: 24/01/2022
Find out more about BBC Bitesize - Parents' Toolkit

Bladder and Bowel UK

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

Age

All ages
0161 607 8219
Priestley Road, M28 2LY
Updated: 01/11/2021
Find out more about Bladder and Bowel UK

Breathe

Local Offer
Parent and carer support group
A safe space to talk and share
Updated: 29/04/2022
Find out more about Breathe

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

From 21 years old
0300 303 0253
Hadfield Street, OL8 3BP
Updated: 01/11/2021
Find out more about Breathe Easy Oldham

Brighter Beginnings: Support for speech and language issues in young children

Local Offer
Online event
Suitable for parents of young children (aged 0 to 5) with speech, language & communication issues
020 7608 8700
Updated: 06/01/2023
Find out more about Brighter Beginnings: Support for speech and language issues in young children

Buttle UK - Chances for Children

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date
Charity
Grant programmes, which help children and young people in need across the UK
Updated: 08/09/2021
Find out more about Buttle UK - Chances for Children

Cafcass (Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service)

Local Offer
Putting Children and Young People First in The Family Courts
Representing children in family court cases in England
Cafcass call centre number: 0300 456 4000
Updated: 08/12/2021
Find out more about Cafcass (Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service)

Caremark (Commissioned short breaks)

Local Offer
Social and leisure activities for people with extra needs
Bespoke support to enable children and young people with a personal budget or other funding to participate in social activities.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0161 627 0891
Stamford Street, OL4 5AB
Updated: 09/09/2021
Find out more about Caremark (Commissioned short breaks)

Carers for Positive Change

Local Offer
Support group for carers of people with a learning disability
If you care for someone with a learning disability, whether you're a family member or a professional, we can help.

Age

Any age
0161 770 4187
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
Updated: 24/09/2019
Find out more about Carers for Positive Change

Carers Support Group

Local Offer
Support group
Peer support for Oldham’s unpaid and informal carers

Age

18 years and over (under 18's see young carers)
0161 770 4786
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
Updated: 03/11/2020
Find out more about Carers Support Group

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

From 0 to 16 years old
0800 328 1159 (freephone)
Updated: 16/04/2021
Find out more about Cerebra

Change4Life

Local Offer
Healthy eating for your children
0300 123 4567
Updated: 01/11/2021
Find out more about Change4Life

Changing Places

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

Age

Any age
0207 803 2876
Various venues
Updated: 01/11/2021
Find out more about Changing Places

ChildLine

Local Offer
Safeguarding
Private and confidential service for children and young adults

Age

From 0 to 19 years old
0800 1111 (Free phone and doesn’t show up on the phone bill)
Updated: 31/05/2022
Find out more about ChildLine

Community Genetics

Local Offer
Genetic condition
Providing information and advice about services that can help you and your family.

Age

Any age
0161 484 1252 / 07814 549 893
Updated: 16/09/2019
Find out more about Community Genetics

Community Mental Health Team: East

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

Age

Any age (up to 65 years old)
0161 770 4151
Hamilton Street, OL4 1DB
Find out more about Community Mental Health Team: East

Community Mental Health Team: West

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

Age

Any age (up to 65 years old)
0161 770 4151
Hamilton Street, OL4 1DB
Find out more about Community Mental Health Team: West

Complex Care Training and Consultancy Ltd

Local Offer
Training and advice
Provides clinical training for personal assistants, carers and families
07825 912 897
Updated: 18/02/2022
Find out more about Complex Care Training and Consultancy Ltd

Contact a Family - Help with Completing DLA Forms

Local Offer
Advice and support
Charity that supports families with disabled children.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0808 808 3555 (free helpline)
Updated: 20/05/2022
Find out more about Contact a Family - Help with Completing DLA Forms

Contact for families with disabled children

Local Offer
Advice and support
Charity that supports families with disabled children.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0808 808 3555 (free helpline)
Updated: 20/05/2022
Find out more about Contact for families with disabled children

Coram Family and Childcare (SEND)

Local Offer
Guide to childcare for children with special educational needs and disabilities in England
Online advice
Updated: 21/09/2021
Find out more about Coram Family and Childcare (SEND)

Coram Family and Childcare Trust

Local Offer
Support for families
We work to make the UK a better place for families
020 7239 7535
Updated: 21/09/2021
Find out more about Coram Family and Childcare Trust

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

From 0 to 25 years old
Updated: 01/02/2022
Find out more about Council for Disabled Children

Crossroads Care in Greater Manchester

Local Offer
Support and advice for carers
Supporting anyone who cares for someone with a physical or sensory disability, learning difficulty, or chronic illness.

Age

Any age
0170 652 5361
Dale Street, OL16 3NJ
Updated: 01/11/2021
Find out more about Crossroads Care in Greater Manchester

Cuppa and Chat Drop In's

Local Offer
Information and advice for parents and carers of children and young people with Additional Needs and Disabilities
A support group for parents and carers of children and young people with Additional Needs and Disabilities (aged 0-25) who live in, or access services in Oldham.
Updated: 24/06/2022
Find out more about Cuppa and Chat Drop In's

Disability Rights UK

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Information and advice
Disability Rights UK campaign in parliament on behalf of all disabled people

Age

Any age
0330 995 0400
East Bay Lane, E20 3BS
Update: 22/09/2021
Find out more about Disability Rights UK

Disabled Access Holidays

Local Offer
Breaks for carers and people they care for

Age

All ages
0800 622 6000 or 0141 248 9400 07947 652 492 (Outside office hours)
Updated: 06/11/2019
Find out more about Disabled Access Holidays

Disabled Living

Local Offer
Information and Advice
Information about services for disabled individuals, older people, and those that support them

Age

Any age
0161 214 4590
Priestley Rd, M28 2LY
Updated: 19/07/2021
Find out more about Disabled Living

Diversity Role Models

Local Offer
Education service
Embedding inclusion and empathy through education and role model storytelling
020 3795 9201
Updated: 31/05/2022
Find out more about Diversity Role Models

Doctors of the World

Local Offer
Health
Translated Health Information for Patients
Main Office 9.30am-6pm 0207 167 5789 Clinic advice Monday to Thursday 10am-12pm 0808 1647 686
Updated: 06/01/2023
Find out more about Doctors of the World

Down's Syndrome Family Support Group (DSWestPennine)

Local Offer
Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
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
0784 255 5725
Foxdenton Lane, OL9 9QR
Updated: 06/01/2023
Find out more about Down's Syndrome Family Support Group (DSWestPennine)

English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Class

Local Offer
English Class for Beginners
Develop your English language

Age

19 years +
Updated: 17/12/2021
Find out more about English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Class

Enjoy Your Baby: A Course for New Parents

Local Offer
This new book and linked online course is aimed at parents with a new baby.
Revised and updated with inputs from the Greater Manchester Perinatal, Parent and Infant Mental Health Services.
Updated: 22/07/2022
Find out more about Enjoy Your Baby: A Course for New Parents

Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

Local Offer
Support, Information and Advice

Age

From 16 years old
0808 800 0082 (Freephone) 0808 800 0084 (Text phone)
Updated: 06/11/2019
Find out more about Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Local Offer
Support and advice on equality and diversity

Age

From 16 years old
0161 829 8100
Updated: 22/03/2019
Find out more about Equality and Human Rights Commission

ERIC (The Children's Bowel & Bladder Charity)

Local Offer
Continence and toilet training

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0808 169 9949
Updated: 29/03/2021
Find out more about ERIC (The Children's Bowel & Bladder Charity)

Estate Planning Solutions

Local Offer
How to use Wills and Trusts to secure your child's long term financial future
Estate Planning Solutions are a very experienced and highly qualified Will writing and Estate Planning company
0800 781 6658
Head office: 321 Wilmslow Road, SK8 3PW
Updated: 11/07/2019
Find out more about Estate Planning Solutions

Families Online

Local Offer
Parenting information, news and family friendly events
Making family life a little bit easier and a whole lot more fun!
01628 535499
Updated: 22/09/2021
Find out more about Families Online

Family Fund Support

Local Offer
Advice and support
Family Fund supports families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people
Updated: 14/04/2022
Find out more about Family Fund Support

First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

Local Offer
Tribunal Guidance for SEND children, young people and families

Age

Any age
01325 289 350
Updated: 07/11/2019
Find out more about First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

Food Pantry

Local Offer
Foodbank
Come along and visit our Food Pantry
07837 439 261
Updated: 03/02/2021
Find out more about Food Pantry

Free Digital Sessions from Oldham Libraries

Local Offer
Online resource
Would you like to get online but need a device, connection, and some guidance to get started?
0161 770 8000
Updated: 23/12/2022
Find out more about Free Digital Sessions from Oldham Libraries

Gingerbread

Local Offer
Advice and support
Expert advice, practical support and campaigns for single parents.

Age

From 16 years old
0808 802 0925 (Helpline)
Updated: 22/07/2022
Find out more about Gingerbread

Greater Manchester Autism Consortium - Grow in confidence in your Autism

Local Offer
Online monthly meeting
Virtual meeting on Zoom exclusively for autistic adults, to allow them to meet other people, discuss matters of general interest, and share their experiences and ideas.
Mark Simpson: 07876 746 403
Updated: 20/05/2022
Find out more about Greater Manchester Autism Consortium - Grow in confidence in your Autism

Healthy Young Minds

Local Offer
Emotional health and wellbeing support

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
Updated: 23/09/2021
Find out more about Healthy Young Minds

Hidden Disabilities

Local Offer
Disability awareness
Wearing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower discreetly indicates to people around you including staff, colleagues and health professionals that you may need additional support, help or a little more time.
Updated: 23/09/2021
Find out more about Hidden Disabilities

Home From Home Care

Local Offer
Supported housing for people with extra, complex needs
Residential service for adults with complex needs, including Autism, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, PMLD, Sensory Impairment and mental health issues.

Age

From 17 years old
0800 587 0372
Various addresses
Updated; 12/12/2018
Find out more about Home From Home Care

Home Start - Play, Learn, Grow Course

Local Offer
Activities
Making it REAL (Raising Early Achievement in Literacy)

Age

2 - 5 year olds
0161 344 0669
Updated: 09/10/2022
Find out more about Home Start - Play, Learn, Grow Course

Home Start Oldham, Stockport and Tameside

Local Offer
Support and advice for parents
Supporting parents in situations like isolation, bereavement, multiple births, illness, disability, or who are finding parenting a struggle.

Age

From 0 to 5 years old
0161 344 0669
Trafalgar Square, OL7 0LL
Updated: 25/01/2022
Find out more about Home Start Oldham, Stockport and Tameside

I AM - Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester

Local Offer
Support group
I AM – Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester by creating opportunities and providing a sense of personal freedom and choice.

Age

10 years to adult
0161 866 8483
Updated: 24/09/2021
Find out more about I AM - Celebrating Autism in Greater Manchester

I CAN (Talking Point for Parents)

Local Offer
Child Language Development
Your first stop for information on children's communication
Updated: 29/07/2022
Find out more about I CAN (Talking Point for Parents)

ICON

Local Offer
Parenting advice
Speak to someone if you need support such as your family, friends, Midwife, GP or Health Visitor.
Updated: 11/03/2022
Find out more about ICON

Independent Living Brokerage Partnership (ILBP Ltd)

Local Offer
Support Group
Brokerage Firm · In-Home Service - Direct Payments Team - Payroll - Pensions - Support

Age

Any age
01706 249 595
Various
Updated: 07/06/2019
Find out more about Independent Living Brokerage Partnership (ILBP Ltd)

Internet Matters.org - Online money management guide

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Money management
Top tips to help children and young people build good online money management habits
Updated: 30/09/2021
Find out more about Internet Matters.org - Online money management guide

IntraQuest

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Emotional health and wellbeing support
IntraQuest Community is a specialist learning, well-being and community service provider based within East Manchester and offering services UK wide.

Age

All ages
07831 204 043
Updated: 14/10/2022
Find out more about IntraQuest

Johnson's (Healthcare Professionals)

Local Offer
Parenting
To provide the best care to parents and babies worldwide.
UK Careline: 0808 238 1614
Updated: 01/09/2021
Find out more about Johnson's (Healthcare Professionals)

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

From 0 to 16 years old
0162 823 524 or 0845 458 3696
Updated: 01/11/2021
Find out more about Juvenile Arthritis - kids get arthritis too!

Kare Plus

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Professional care at home and supported living

Age

Over 18 years old
0161 236 5740
Updated: 20/12/2022
Find out more about Kare Plus

Learning Disabilities and/or Autism Service

Local Offer
Hospital support service

Age

Any age
Lead Nurse Ruth Bell - 0789 690 3290
Updated: 21/12/2022
Find out more about Learning Disabilities and/or Autism Service

Lloyds Bank - Autism Friendly Sunday

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Autism friendly event
Autism Friendly Sunday
0345 602 4501
42-46 Market Street, M1 1PW
Updated: 30/09/2021
Find out more about Lloyds Bank - Autism Friendly Sunday

M.E. Support Group

Local Offer
Support and advice group for people with ME
An independent registered charity, which aims to help improve the quality of life for all ME sufferers, their families and carers.

Age

Any age
Helpline - 0845 519 4116 Stockport group 0161 426 5481
Stockport, SK4 5BP
Updated: 23/08/2019
Find out more about M.E. Support Group

Made by Dyslexia

Local Offer
Dyslexia support
We’re here to redefine dyslexia
Updated: 20/05/2022
Find out more about Made by Dyslexia

Manchester Airport - special assistance and invisible disabilities

Local Offer
Special assistance and invisible disabilities
We can offer you a special lanyard to wear on your journey through our airport
Updated: 30/09/2021
Find out more about Manchester Airport - special assistance and invisible disabilities

Mencap

Local Offer
Support, advice and professional care at home
Home care support

Age

Any age
0300 003 7007
Golden Lane, EC1Y 0RT
Updated: 12/10/2021
Find out more about Mencap

MindEd for professionals

Local Offer
Educational resources for professionals
A free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health suitable for adults working with, or caring for children or teenagers.
Updated: 12/10/2021
Find out more about MindEd for professionals

Motiv8

Support service
Building Better Opportunities for Greater Manchester
Updated: 09/09/2022
Find out more about Motiv8

National Autistic Society

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Support and advice

Age

All ages
0808 800 1050
Updated: 12/10/2021
Find out more about National Autistic Society

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Support and advice service for childhood deafness and hearing loss
Free information on childhood hearing loss including: education, audiology, benefits, technology, communication, parenting.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0808 800 8880 or 020 7014 5919
Updated: 12/10/2021
Find out more about National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)

Newlife - The Charity for Disabled Children

Local Offer
Charity for disabled children
Newlife exists because if it was your child, you would want the best for them and that’s what we are working for every day.

Age

Age from 0 to 19 years old
Updated: 01/11/2021
Find out more about Newlife - The Charity for Disabled Children

Newlife - The Charity for Disabled Children (Play Therapy Pods)

Local Offer
Charity for disabled children
Play Therapy Pod loan service which is completely free and widely accessible to families with disabled children.

Age

Age from 0 to 19 years old
Updated: 12/10/2021
Find out more about Newlife - The Charity for Disabled Children (Play Therapy Pods)

NVR Practitioners Consortium

Local Offer
Training courses for parents and carers
We train parents/carers in the Non-Violent Resistance (NVR) Parenting Approach
Updated: 12/08/2022
Find out more about NVR Practitioners Consortium

Nystagmus Network

Local Offer
Support and information
The Nystagmus Network is here for you

Age

All ages
01427 718093
Updated: 04/04/2022
Find out more about Nystagmus Network

OBA Millennium Centre

Local Offer
Community centre
Multi use community centre, located centrally in the Oldham Coldhurst ward
0161 622 3812
Updated: 18/06/2021
Find out more about OBA Millennium Centre

Oldham Carers' Services

Local Offer
Support and advice for carers
A range of services, support, information and advice for carers.

Age

Any age
0161 770 7777
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
Updated: 12/09/2019
Find out more about Oldham Carers' Services

Oldham Memory Service

Local Offer
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

From 18 years old
0161 716 2792
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
Updated: 05/12/2019
Find out more about Oldham Memory Service

Oldham Parent Carer Forum (POINT)

Local Offer
Parent/carer forum
For parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs and disabilities

Age

To support families with children and young people 0 to 25 years old
0161 503 1555
Updated: 04/01/2022
Find out more about Oldham Parent Carer Forum (POINT)

Oldham Parent Carer Forum (POINT) - Dads supporting SEND

Local Offer
Support and advice group
For dads of children/young people with additional needs and/or disabilities in Oldham

Age

To support families with children and young people 0 to 25 years old
0161 503 1555
Updated: 04/01/2022
Find out more about Oldham Parent Carer Forum (POINT) - Dads supporting SEND

Oldham Parent Carer Forum (POINT) - Tea and Toast

Local Offer
Support and advice group
For parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs and disabilities

Age

To support families with children and young people 0 to 25 years old
0161 503 1555
Updated: 04/01/2022
Find out more about Oldham Parent Carer Forum (POINT) - Tea and Toast

Oldham SEND Mediation & Disagreement Resolution (DRS) Service

Local Offer
Mediation and disagreement resolution
POINT SEND Mediation & Disagreement Resolution (DRS) Services are designed to help settle disagreements about the provisions being made for a child or young person aged 0 to 25 years, with special educational needs/disabilities (SEND)

Age

From birth to 25 years old
0161 503 1540
Updated: 01/10/2022
Find out more about Oldham SEND Mediation & Disagreement Resolution (DRS) Service

Oldham Support Group for Carers of Children and Adults with Autism (OSCA)

Local Offer
Support and advice for parents and carers
A local support group for the families of people with autism and related conditions.

Age

Any age
07365 772 711
Connaught Street, Oldham
Updated: 10/12/2019
Find out more about Oldham Support Group for Carers of Children and Adults with Autism (OSCA)

Our Place (Parenting)

Local Offer
Parenting support
The place to unearth all your potential as a parent or a carer
Updated: 05/04/2022
Find out more about Our Place (Parenting)

Parent Classes (Solihull)

Local Offer
Online learning
Give your best parenting habits a polish, make them sparkle and shine
Updated: 10/03/2022
Find out more about Parent Classes (Solihull)

Parenting Smart

Local Offer
Parenting support
Want some tried and tested tips parents have found helpful?

Age

4 - 11 years old
Updated: 09/10/2022
Find out more about Parenting Smart

Parkinson's UK Oldham Branch

Local Offer
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

Any age
0161 682 3010 or 07913 559 432
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
Updated: 26/09/2019
Find out more about Parkinson's UK Oldham Branch

Pathways to Opportunities LTD

Local Offer
Day Care Service
Specialist support and domiciliary care for adults with learning disabilities, autism, complex support needs.

Age

From 18 years old
0161 652 6466
Bentley Street, OL9 6NE
Updated: 02/11/2021
Find out more about Pathways to Opportunities LTD

Pure Innovations

Local Offer
Adult daycare provider
Bespoke services for people with an individual budget: 1:1 support, catering, community access projects, volunteering and work opportunities.

Age

From 16 years old
0161 509 1248 or 07703 887 466
Park Road, OL8 2AX
Updated: 27/01/2021
Find out more about Pure Innovations

Pure Innovations - The Jonathan Burns Adult Daycare

Local Offer
Adult daycare service
We host a variety of fun filled and inspiring activities.

Age

From 16 years old
07710 385 878 or 07703 887 466
Updated: 27/01/2021
Find out more about Pure Innovations - The Jonathan Burns Adult Daycare

Rainbow Trust Children's Charity

Local Offer
Support for seriously ill children and their families

Age

From 0 to 18 years old
0161 628 2194
Updated: 09/10/2020
Find out more about Rainbow Trust Children's Charity

Rehab Jigsaw Limited

Local Offer
Specialist Support
Experienced Occupational Therapists working throughout the UK with adults and children who have been affected by injury, illness or ageing.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
03333 440783
Updated: 17/12/2019
Find out more about Rehab Jigsaw Limited

Respect for all - Counselling

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
For Autistic People, People with Learning Disabilities, and Their Families and Carers
We believe that each person is unique and has potential. We show our respect through taking the time and effort to communicate with clients at a pace and in a way that is both helpful and empowering.
0161 532 4075
Updated: 16/12/2022
Find out more about Respect for all - Counselling

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

From 16 years old
0303 123 9999
Updated: 15/10/2021
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

From 0 to 25 years old
020 3198 0225
Updated: 15/10/2021
Find out more about Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC)

Royal Voluntary Service

Local Offer
Volunteering opportunities
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm 0330 555 0310
Updated: 06/01/2023
Find out more about Royal Voluntary Service

Royal Voluntary Service - Dementia Support

Local Offer
Support service
Our services support people living with dementia to continue to do the things they enjoy
Updated: 15/10/2021
Find out more about Royal Voluntary Service - Dementia Support

Scope

Local Offer
Support, Information and Advice
Support, information, and advice for disabled people and their families

Age

All ages
0808 800 3333
Updated: 02/11/2021
Find out more about Scope

Selecta Day Service for Vulnerable Adults

Local Offer
Day service provision for vulnerable disabled people
Sewing hand/ machine, computer skills, cookery, jewellery making, crafts, easy gardening, shared lunches, nails and make up

Age

From 16 to 65 years old
07866 791 238
Chapel Road, OL8 4QQ
Updated: 20/12/2019
Find out more about Selecta Day Service for Vulnerable Adults

SEND Workshops & Training Service

Local Offer
Support for Carers

Age

Parents and carers of children and young people from 0 to 25 years old
0161 503 1551
Middleton Road, OL9 9LB
Updated: 03/07/2020
Find out more about SEND Workshops & Training Service

SEND-Together

Local Offer
Counselling for children and young people with SEND and their families
07956 848 618 or 07821 541 326
Counselling is available in Oldham and surrounding areas
Updated: 06/07/2020
Find out more about SEND-Together

SEND: Guide for parents/carers

Local Offer
Information and advice

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
Updated: 07/02/2019
Find out more about SEND: Guide for parents/carers

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

From 0 to 20 years old
0300 330 9256
Wakefield, Yorkshire
Updated: 14/12/2022
Find out more about Sense Children's Specialist Services

Shout 85258

Local Offer
24 hour text service
Free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope
Updated: 15/10/2021
Find out more about Shout 85258

Solihull Approach

Local Offer
Parenting support
We're all about emotional health and wellbeing!
Updated: 05/04/2022
Find out more about Solihull Approach

Special Needs Jungle

Local Offer
Information resources about children and young people
Information for parents and carers of children with special needs, disabilities and health conditions to enable them to navigate the special needs system

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
Updated: 02/11/2021
Find out more about Special Needs Jungle

Sunshine Support

Local Offer
Advice and support
We help parents, carers and professionals who are responsible for a child or young person with special educational needs.
Updated: 18/10/2021
Find out more about Sunshine Support

Take 5

Local Offer
Mental Health & Wellbeing Hub for children, young people and their families
Mental health support for children and young people across Oldham

Age

8 - 18
0161 330 9223
Updated: 26/11/2021
Find out more about Take 5

The Communication Trust

Local Offer
Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN)

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0207 843 2526
Updated: 06/04/2020
Find out more about The Communication Trust

The Diana Award

Local Offer
Information and resources
Empowering young people to make positive change
Updated: 31/05/2022
Find out more about The Diana Award

The Lullaby Trust

Local Offer
Advice and support
Safer sleep for babies and support for families
Bereavement support: 0808 802 6868, Information & advice: 0808 802 6869
Updated: 01/09/2021
Find out more about The Lullaby Trust

The VICTA Parent Network

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

Age

From 0 to 29 years old
01908 240 831
Updated: 06/04/2020
Find out more about The VICTA Parent Network

Time to Talk Next Steps

Local Offer
Mental health and emotional wellbeing support
Supporting young people with additional needs to build confidence, provide motivation and make plans for the future.

Age

16-25
01225 255268
Updated 30/09/2022
Find out more about Time to Talk Next Steps

Together Trust - Therapy and Specialist Support

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

From 0 to 25 years old
0161 283 4848
Cheadle, SK8 1JE
Updated: 08/02/2022
Find out more about Together Trust - Therapy and Specialist Support

Tommy's

Local Offer
Advice and support
Together, for every baby
020 7398 3400
Updated: 01/09/2021
Find out more about Tommy's

Tordan Healthcare

Local Offer
Professional care at home

Age

From 50 years old
0333 355 3621
King Street, M2 4NH
Updated: 26/02/2019
Find out more about Tordan Healthcare

Transition Support (POINT)

Local Offer
Advice and support
There are many different experiences at transition points for children and young people with additional needs.
Updated: 02/09/2022
Find out more about Transition Support (POINT)

Vestacare Oakdene Day Centre

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Day centre for young people with a learning disability

Age

From 18 to 45 years old
0161 220 5840
Updated: 22/10/2021
Find out more about Vestacare Oakdene Day Centre

Warm Homes - Caudwell Children

Local Offer
Making the most of your home energy and finances.
Improving the wellbeing of families with disabled children.
0345 300 1348
Updated: 08/12/2021
Find out more about Warm Homes - Caudwell Children

Westwood Coldhurst Women's Association

Local Offer
Employment and jobseeking advice
Inspiring change empowering lives

Age

From 16 years old
0161 652 0000
Featherstall Road North, OL9 6QB
Updated: 18/06/2021
Find out more about Westwood Coldhurst Women's Association

Your Health Oldham

Advice and support service
0161 960 0255
Updated: 12/01/2023
Find out more about Your Health Oldham

Your Trust

Local Offer
Support Group
We aim to inspire people to live healthier, happier and creative lives through combining cultural and leisure services
Updated: 04/06/2021
Find out more about Your Trust