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YOPA Information Fair. 3rd July 2024


  Come along and see us if you are over 50 and need help with benefits, energy, finance, health, consumer complaints and more. . No matter how difficult it seems, OCAY will help you get your voices heard. We’ve helped 308 people in the last 6 months in very practical ways, through our network [...]

YOPA Information Fair. 3rd July 20242024-06-28T13:57:58+01:00

OCAY student volunteer Oliva Siwoku honoured with award for supporting the York community.


University of York student Olivia Siwoku recently received a “Student Volunteering and Community Award” for her wonderful work supporting local charity Older Citizens Advocacy York (OCAY). OCAY offers support and advocacy for over 50s in the York area and has helped 308 people in the last 6 months, in very practical ways including benefits, [...]

OCAY student volunteer Oliva Siwoku honoured with award for supporting the York community.2024-06-25T13:46:53+01:00



We will be at the following events this Summer West Bank Park Fair 2024 Sunday 30th June 2024 1pm - 4pm We are holding a stall at West Bank Park Summer Fair this year. We will have books, bric-a-brac, plants, crafts and our wonderful tombola with lots of prizes. Thank you to all who came [...]

UPCOMING FUNDRAISING EVENTS2024-04-30T12:52:24+01:00

Outreach Update


Our Outreach is changing. We are still available at the following places, with further venues to be confirmed - Nelli Cafe, Folk Hall New Earswick, 10am to 12pm, 4th Wednesday of every month Foxwood Community Centre, Cranfield Place, 12pm to 1.30pm, last Friday of every month Red Tower Community Hub & Foodbank, Foss Islands, [...]

Outreach Update2024-04-25T13:33:36+01:00

Musical Connections Workshop Update


Musical Connections run community music sessions and projects for older, isolated and vulnerable people in care and community settings across York. We also run a large programme of intergenerational events, which bring our beneficiaries together with local schoolchildren and students, and provide free transport for anyone who needs it. The sessions: https://www.musicalconnections.org.uk/joining-in/venues/ And, their Facebook [...]

Musical Connections Workshop Update2024-03-28T13:30:18+00:00
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