Rochdale Networks

Rochdale Networks

Action Together hosts a range of networks to strengthen voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations in Rochdale:

Children, Young People and Families Network Collaboration Networks  Digital Tech Library   Emotional Health and Wellbeing Network   Economic Support Network    Food Solutions Network    Women’s Services Network    Disability Forum    Inclusive Messaging    #TogetherRochdale  Grassroots Gatherings - Rochdale  Families Grassroots Gathering

Children, Young People and Families Network

Hosted by Barnado's. Action Together is supporting the work around this. Please contact on Julie Durrant on Email: or Tel: 0161 339 2345 extension 4107.

Food Solutions Network

Facilitates community, voluntary, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) sector organisations, alongside statutory partners, to improve access to food for the people of Rochdale Borough. The Food Solutions Network welcomes and supports all foodbanks, pantries, clubs and social food projects in the borough. If you want to find food support in the borough. Click here for more information or contact Julie Durrant on Email: or Tel: 0161 339 2345 extension 4107.

Economic Support Network

This network is building an ecosystem of economic support that values worth beyond wealth and maximises opportunities to tackle scarcity.  It includes 20+ VCFSE Partners and is co-hosted by Action Together and Citizens Advice. For more information about this network click here or contact

Digital Tech Library

A group of grassroots voluntary organisations, in collaboration with Action Together in Rochdale, formed a consortium to purchase digital equipment to tackle digital poverty and exclusion in Rochdale. Click here to find out more.

Women’s Services Network

Tackling inequality in women’s lives and connecting the dots between women’s services and support. There are 22 voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise groups involved. If you are interested please click here to find out more or contact Nichelle Cutler on Tel: 0161 339 2345 ext 4109 or Email:

Emotional Health and Wellbeing Network

The Emotional Health and Wellbeing network is part of the Respond, Repair and Recover programme and aims to:

  • Sustain and develop inclusive VCFSE support pathways
  • Create new collaborative work, that benefits the whole network
  • Support the supporters

For more information click here or contact, please contact

Families Grassroots Gathering

To connect and develop relationships between organisations that support families including VCFSE and statutory services. Working in Rochdale borough to come together to share information, make ‘asks and offers’, develop new ideas and connections. Click here to book on sessions. For further information, contact Julie Durrant on Tel: 0161 339 2345 or Email:

Disability Forum

An opportunity to connect, share information, highlight issues and work together to break down barriers experienced by disabled people. If you would like to contribute, please email

Inclusive Messaging

This group is co-designing inclusive messages, with people who are closest to some of the barriers to inclusion. It includes 15+ VCFSE partners and is coordinated by Action Together. If you would like to join, please contact


To receive local information and advice you might like to follow #TogetherRochdale on social media or visit the #TogetherRochdale page on Healthwatch Rochdale’s website. #TogetherRochdale is a local partnership communications group that exists to bring together voluntary, community, social enterprise, and faith organisations with statutory partners and local providers to ensure there is a consistent partnership approach to communications within the Rochdale borough.

Grassroots Gatherings - Rochdale

Grassroots Gatherings offer a space for voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise groups in Rochdale to come together, network and share information, ideas and resources. Please click here for the dates of the next Grassroot Gatherings.

For more details, contact Action Together on Email or Tel: 0161 339 2345.