Handwashing

28/05/2020
We know these are unprecedented and worrying times for us all. Our absolute main priority throughout this is your safety and the safety of our staff. We we are working hard to maintain our services to you wherever we can and as a business, we’ve put a range of measures in place to protect you, y...

Crayons 2

25/05/2020
For a bit of fun during lockdown, we want your kiddies to enter our children’s colouring competition for the chance to win a fantastic arts and crafts prize. All they need to do is draw and colour a house. This can be any house, from the home they live in, a friend or relative’s house or even the...

Big Housing Thank You Square

20/05/2020
Today across social media, organisations are coming together to say a Big Housing Thank You to our frontline housing workers who’ve helped to kept things running during these uncertain times. We’re joining in with the messages of thanks by sharing a video of some of our fantastic frontline staff....

Copy Of Copy Of Joint Working News Relea

20/05/2020
From Wednesday 20 May we restarted our grass cutting service. Thanks to you all for hanging in there while we had to postpone our service due to coronavirus. We know some of our areas are looking overgrown and a bit unloved at the moment. We take pride in keeping our neighbourhoods neat and tidy...

FCHO 02

19/05/2020
This week the Housing Minister has written a letter to all social housing tenants in England to update them on the steps regarding coronavirus that the government is taking to prepare to reopen society and support social housing tenants to move on with their lives. As your landlord, our priority...

First Choice Homes And Casey Group Team Up To Make A Difference To Local People

13/05/2020
Colleagues from our development partner Casey Group, are helping us make a difference to customers and local people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. After being furloughed from their usual roles, staff are volunteering with us to provide important support to vulnerable people in our borough...

Emma Cafferky On Phone 2

10/05/2020
“I’m really getting to know my lady and I love my conversations with her. When I get off the phone my cheeks are aching from smiling so much – it’s just wonderful,” says Emma Cafferky, our Stronger Communities Manager, talking about her role as a befriender for Age UK Oldham. Emma is one of a...

Becky And Jack

07/05/2020
An unlikely friendship between First Choice Homes Oldham’s (FCHO) Becky and 94-year-old Oldham resident Jack has blossomed during the coronavirus outbreak. The pair, who chat every day, were acquainted when Becky volunteered to become a ‘befriender’ in the Oldham area with Age UK. The ‘befriender...

VE Day Image To Use

30/04/2020
“My dear friends, this is not victory of a party or of any class. It’s a victory of the great British nation as a whole." “Advance Britannia. Long live the cause of freedom.”Sir Winston Churchill, 8 May 1945 On Friday 8 May 2020, the nation should have been coming together to celebrate the 75th a...

Old Hands

28/04/2020
Our Independence Service does what it says on the tin. Our team of fantastic advisors spend their working week giving support, advice and guidance to customers who need a little bit of help to stay living independently. We help a range of people, including a 73-year-old gentleman who is supported...

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