Sefton OPERA are a registered charity delivering a wide range of health and wellbeing activities for Older and Vulnerable People in Sefton. We also work with young people to provide work placement opportunities, volunteering and accreditation. We work locally with youth clubs and schools to develop intergenerational projects that help build a better understanding between young and old in local communities.Why the community needs us
Our aim is to empower older people to make their own choices with regard to their own health and wellbeing. We do that by delivering a wide variety of activities, information days i.e. Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Services Available to Older People Day etc. We listen to our beneficiaries and develop our services to meet local needs. Training is also provided to give people confidence, build self esteem and reduce the isolation of many older people.Our impact on the community
Improving health and wellbeing - providing a wide range of health and wellbeing activities including, arts and craft, computer training, zumba, learn to swim, drop in pamper sessions, complimentary therapies, tai chi & meditation, stress awareness programmes.Volunteering development - offering a range of training for young and older volunteers.Training and empowerment of older people.Intergenerational work - breaking down barriers between young and older people in local communities.
As a charity primarily working with older people in residential care, sheltered and community settings. We are always looking for caring understanding volunteers who are interested in talking to and working with older people.
We have a range of volunteering opportunities if you are interested call us on 0151-330-0479