Coronavirus: Changes to restrictions

Only meet indoors with people you live with or your support bubble. Up to 6 people or 2 households can meet outside. Work from home if you can. If you have symptoms get a test and stay at home.

Coronavirus: Information and advice

3. Adults, Children, Young People and Families

Safeguarding

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

To report concerns about abuse or neglect:

Children’s and Adult safeguarding

On Tuesday 29, Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 December between 8.40am–5pm call 0161 770 7777

Outside of these hours and on Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Monday 28 December and Friday 1 January contact the Emergency Duty Team on 0161 770 6936 (24 hours a day)

Council Early Help Team

  • Closed from 4pm on Thursday 24 December to Monday 28 December
  • Reopens Tuesday 29 to Thursday 31 December
  • Closed Friday 1 January 
  • Reopens at 9am on Monday 4 January

Domestic Violence

If you need to seek support for domestic abuse, please call the police on 101 or in an emergency call 999.

Advice and support is also available 24 hours a day from the National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247 (calls are free from landlines and major mobile phone networks).

Oldham Independent Domestic Violence Adviser

Available Tuesday 29 to Thursday 31 December, 9am–4.30pm

  • T: 0161 770 1572

Pharmacies

If you need to find a pharmacy, the NHS website might be able to help. 

Children's Centres

Hollinwood, Medlock Vale, Alexandra, Royton, Beever, Saddleworth, Werneth and Stanley Road

Open

  • Thursday 24 December, 9am–12noon
  • Tuesday 29 December, 9am–5pm
  • Wednesday 30 December, 9am–5pm
  • Thursday 31 December, 9am–12noon

Closed

  • Friday 25 December
  • Saturday 26 December
  • Sunday 27 December
  • Monday 28 December
  • Friday 1 January
  • Saturday 2 January
  • Sunday 3 January

Coldhurst

Open

  • Thursday 24 December, 9am–12noon
  • Tuesday 29 December, 8.30am–4.30pm
  • Wednesday 30 December, 9am–5pm
  • Thursday 31 December, 9am–12noon

Closed

  • Friday 25 December
  • Saturday 26 December
  • Sunday 27 December
  • Monday 28 December
  • Friday 1 January
  • Saturday 2 January
  • Sunday 3 January

Spring Meadows

Open

  • Thursday 24 December, 9am–12noon
  • Tuesday 29 December, 8.30am–4.30pm
  • Wednesday 30 December, 9am–4.30pm
  • Thursday 31 December, 9am–12noon

Closed

  • Friday 25 December
  • Saturday 26 December
  • Sunday 27 December
  • Monday 28 December
  • Friday 1 January
  • Saturday 2 January
  • Sunday 3 January

Shaw closed from Wednesday 23 December to Sunday 3 January

All other children’s centres will remain closed due to Coronavirus

Other useful numbers

National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline

  • T: 0800 999 5428

Men’s Advice Line:

  • T: 0808 801 0327

Respect helpline (for anyone worried about their own behaviour)

  • T: 0808 802 0321