Website maintenance - Thursday 18 July

We are carrying out some website maintenance on Thursday 18 July between 11am and 2pm. My Account and some online forms may be unavailable during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

This website has been designed and built to adhere to the latest accessibility standards, making sure the site is as accessible as possible whilst maintaining a high level of usability.

Text size

The Oldham Council Web site has a standard text size of around 12 pixels.

You can adjust the font size for this site only:

Alternatively, you can ask your Web browser to consistently display text using a larger or smaller typeface. Please click on the link below to view the instructions from the BBC describing how you can do this:

Colour scheme

You can adjust the colour scheme for this site only:

Alternatively, you can set your Web browser to ignore the colours that we have used on this Web site. You can also ask your browser to use your own preferred colour scheme when viewing this site.

Additional support

Listen to our website

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We use the Browsealoud program to make our site more accessible to people with literacy and print disabilities and for those who have English as a second language. The program can translate our pages into a number of languages, 40 of which are spoken.

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Please be aware that these are automated translations by machine. They give you a sense of of the information rather than an accurate, trusted translation. If in doubt seek the services of a competent human translator.

Help for deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired people

Relay UK brings relay services for deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired people.

You don't need any special kit – just download the app from the App Store, Google Play or the Microsoft Store onto your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Download the Relay UK app - Relay UK website

Accessibility statement

We have tried to make our site as accessible as possible, read our accessibility statement.

Accessible Information Standard

The Accessible Information Standard is there to make sure that disabled people who use adult social care services (and their carers) have access to information that they can understand and any communication support they might need.