ORCC is able to significantly increase both the effectiveness of its own work and the scope of services delivered to rural communities in Oxfordshire through involvement in a wide range of partnerships and networks. ORCC has particularly close working relationships with the following organisations:
Oxfordshire Playing Fields Association (OPFA)
OPFA's aim is to ensure that people of all ages, including people with disabilities, have access to good quality local outdoor sport and local recreational facilities, including children's play. For further information: www.opfa.org.uk.
Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment Limited (TOE2)
TOE2 is a new charity established by ORCC to drive and support community environmental initiatives in Oxfordshire. Building on the work of its predecessor TOE, TOE2 will provide advice and funding for communities wishing to deliver real improvements and positive lasting change in 3 key areas –
- Access to Green Spaces
- Use of renewable resources
If you have a project in need of funding or if you would like to make funds available through TOE2, please visit our website for further information: Trust for Oxfordshire's Environment (TOE)
Healthwatch Oxfordshire is the new independent 'customer champion' for people and patients of all ages, who wish to raise concerns about their local health and social care services. For further information: www.healthwatchoxfordshire.co.uk or 01865 520520.
Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action (OCVA)
OCVA supports the county's voluntary and community sector with development and funding advice, information and training. They also help organisations find volunteers and help volunteers find a role. OCVA is based in Oxford at The Old Court House, Floyds Row, St. Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1SS. For further information: www.ocva.org.uk
Oxfordshire Association of Local Councils (OALC)
OALC provides advice and information for Town & Parish Councils, and Parish Meetings. It is based at South Oxfordshire District Council, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, OX10 8HQ. Tel: 01491 823118. Visit their website: Oxford Association of Local Councils