BOPA - Bradford & District Older People's Alliance
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About BOPA

BOPA is an established and successful community based organisation working on behalf of older people in the Bradford District.

Our Mission:

  • To actively work to support and speak out for all older people's voluntary and community groups in the Bradford District.
  • To challenge negative views of older people
  • Influence and support changes to bring positive outcomes for the over 50's

Our Values:

Always informed by the need and experiences of older people, we:

  • Are inclusive, making sure we reach out to and involve older people from every group and community
  • Always act with integrity and treat everyone with respect, dignity and fairness
  • Advocate for the rights of older people

Our Priorities:

  • To actively represent our member's issues, views and concerns to influence Bradford Metropolitan District Council who have the power to change things for the better
  • To engage and empower our voluntary/community groups to have a stronger collective voice for the over 50's in the Bradford District
  • BOPA will support our member groups to have access to a wide range of information on older people'sservices across the Bradford District
  • To offer voluntary and community older people's groups/organisations a collective voice at Bradford's Strategic Older People's Partnership Board and Action Groups

Our Vision:

Bringing older people's groups together to be part of a collective voice