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Useful Links

Cancer Support (Oldham Cancer Support Centre) Offers help and support to patients, carers and family members affected by cancer.  Services include counselling, complementary therapies and an opportunity to talk.  Based in Failsworth but can help those where transport is an issue.  To find out more visit or call 0161 770 8751.

Community Centre (The Satellite Centre) is adjacent to Churchill Playing fields in Greenfield and house a variety of youth, community and sports related activities.  To find out more visit or call 07895 446619.

LGBT Support (LGBT Foundation) provide a wide range of support services to lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.  To find out more visit or call 03453 303 030  

Memory problems carers' support group (Saddleworth Carers Group) A social group aiming to provide information, and fun, to carers who look after someone with memory problems. Meets the second and fourth Friday 10.00am until 12noon on at the Sacred Heart Church Hall, Uppermill.  To find out more call 01457 810614.

Mental health carers' support group (Oldham Rethink) A friendly, informal support group for people caring for someone affected by mental illness.  Meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month from 10.00am to 12.00pm at the Carers' Centre, 140 Union Street.  To find out more visit or call 0161 770 1447

Relationship Counselling (Relate) Offers counselling services for every type of relationship. Provides advice on marriage, LGBT issues, divorce and parenting.  Bases at 7 Retiro Street, Oldham.  To find out more email or call 0161 624 0514.

Rheumatoid arthritis support group (Oldham NRAS Group) Meets at Neon Hub, Greenacres. To find out more visit or call 0845 458 3969

Slimmin’ Without Women is run by men, for men who want to Change Shape and Feel Great!    FREE weekly sessions offer a friendly and informal place to motivate and inspire each other.  Meet at the Satellite Centre, Greenfield, Thursdays 6pm til 8pm.  To find out more call Phil on 07919 917612.

Stroke (Oldham Stroke Recovery Service) provides information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke for stroke survivor, carer or family member.  To find out more visit or call 0161 621 3583

Young Adult Carers @ Hack Oldham for 18 to 30 year olds on Tuesdays 3pm until 5pm at 38–44 Yorkshire Street Oldham OL1 1SE.  To find out more contact Stephen Ashton-Newby call 07515192211 or emial

Young Adult Carers Mahdlo for 18 to 25 year olds on Friday 3:30pm until 5:30pm at Mahdlo YZ Egerton St Oldham OL1 3SE.  To find out more contact Stephen Ashton-Newby call 07515192211 or emial

Visual Impaired Support Group (Henshaws Pennine Vale Friendship Matters Group) For the visually impaired and their companions and carers.  Meets the 3rd Friday of the month from 10.30am to 12.30pm at the Sacred Heart Church Hall, Uppermill.  to find out more call 01457 874985.

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