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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Supporting older people to live happy, healthy, informed lives in their own homes.

OPAL is a registered charity which supports the over 60’s living in Cookridge, Ireland Wood, Tinshill, Holt Park, Adel and Bramhope - Leeds 16 above the Ring Road.

If you are over 60, and live in our area, you can become a full member of OPAL. If not, you may become an affiliated member. Affiliated members can access all our activities apart from those with an asterisk next to them on the Services & Activities page.

Full OPAL membership and affiliated OPAL membership costs £10 per year.

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​UPDATED 6th May 2016. 

​​OPAL on Film
​Here's a short film made by ​​final year students from Leeds Beckett University who have been raising money for OPAL (Older People’s Action in the Locality).

Please click on the photo below to watch.​


OPAL update

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OPAL has won a National Award

Welcome In Progress
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Work has started on the kitchen area of the community café and we are thrilled to have received a grant of £94,000 from The Henry Smith Charity and this means we will also receive £25,000 from The Garfield Weston Foundation. This money will be used to complete the café itself and the toilets so it’s all system go to get the Welcome In Community Café open as soon as possible.

Other money which we have successfully applied for or had donated includes: 
£10,000 from the Charles and Elsie Sykes Trust, 
£5,000 from Screwfix, 
£7,500 from Leeds Inner North West Area Community Committee, 
£7,500 from Leeds Outer North West Area Community Committee,
£1,000 from Sir George Martin Trust,
£250 from Spooner, and
£150 from Bramhope WI.​

Thank you everyone.

OPAL awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.​

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We are thrilled to announce that OPAL has been awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service - the highest award of it's kind in the UK, for our work in providing social opportunities and support to over 700 people in the LS16 area.​​​​

​For more details and pictures please see our 

​blog page here.

To make a donation to OPAL click the link here