About us

Action Together CIO is the infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) sector in Oldham, Rochdale, and Tameside. We connect people with what’s happening in their community, develop community ideas into action, strengthen local organisations, and provide strategic influence for the charity and voluntary sector. Membership of Action Together is free and open to any VCFSE organisation in Oldham, Rochdale, or Tameside.

Our work is organised into these core themes:

Action Together supports people to volunteer in their area, and assists local organisations in developing volunteer programmes, policies, and roles.

We provide support for VCFSE organisations to establish and develop, including specialist information, advice, and training for staff, volunteers and trustees.

Action Together works in partnership with other charities, infrastructure organisations and public bodies and collaborates on key thematic work. We also promote and advocate for the work of VCFSE organisations locally, and across Greater Manchester and the wider area.

We deliver locally-focused projects including Oldham Social Prescribing, Tameside Social PrescribingHealthwatch Oldham and Healthwatch Tameside, Big Local Oldham, and Miles of Smiles.

Action Together invests in the sector, and members can apply for funding from our grants programmes. We also provide support for groups seeking and applying for investment, and direct members to appropriate sources of funding.

Action Together is a registered charity (No.1165512).


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We aim to provide the best services possible to our members, partners, volunteers, and all the people we work with across Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside.

Your feedback helps us develop and improve our service, so we have processes in place to make sure you can share your compliments, comments and complaints.

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