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We act on behalf of the voluntary sector and represent our local communities in the local strategic partnership settings across Oldham and Tameside. We also have a role in some important changes happening across Greater Manchester including devolution and public service reform. We are currently undertaking a review of representation and are keen to greater involve representatives from local community organisations. If you are interested in getting more involved in representing the sector please contact Laura Windsor-Welsh on Tel: 0161 339 2345; Email:

Our key partners 

We have many key local partners, not least our membership of over 2,000 voluntary, community and faith groups and organisations across Oldham and Tameside. Our other key partners include NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning GroupNHS Tameside and Glossop the Clinical Commissioning Group, Oldham Council, Tameside Metropolitan Borough CouncilGreater Manchester Police, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Your voice matters. There are always chances for you to have your say in local and national consultations. When we spot an opportunity to influence we gather the views of our members through our networks.

Public Service Reform

Greater Manchester Combined Authority are reforming public services so everyone has the opportunity to contribute to and enjoy the benefits of Greater Manchester's growth and prosperity.

Through a programme of reform each of the 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester, including Oldham and Tameside, are using new ways to support people with difficult and complex lives: identifying problems early, helping them tackle those problems, and learning from their experiences to support others.

The new solutions are timely and coordinated, rather than coming from lots of different places. They will cover all a household's problems, not just some. They are based on what's proven to work.

The programme themes are; tackling crime and antisocial behaviour, helping troubled families, beating unemployment, giving children the best start, and making services easier to access, we will give Greater Manchester people higher aspirations and a better chance of a brighter future.

Click here to find out more about the Greater Manchester Public Service Reform programme.

For more information about Public Service Reform across Oldham and Tameside, and how the voluntary, community and faith sector are involved please contact Laura Windsor-Welsh on Tel: 0161 339 2345; Email: