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About us

The Voice of Older People (55+) in the City of Bristol.

The Bristol Older People’s Forum (BOPF) promotes the rights of older people in the city of Bristol by informing, campaigning, and working with key local, regional and national partners.
Our aim is that every older person in the city is an equal, valued, participating member of the community who can influence the decisions which affect their lives

Member led organisation

With over 2700 members

Over 25 years old

BOPF was founded in 1993

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

We became a CIO in 2015

Our Manifesto outlines how Bristol must recognise diversity and address inequality to become a great Age Friendly City for everyone.

It sets out the priorities in achieving our aim through influencing key providers and decision makers in the city.

Partnership working

We work in partnership with other organisations including: The Care Forum (lead partner in the Voice and Influence Partnership), The Bristol City Council, Bristol Ageing Better, Age UK Bristol, St Monica Trust, LinkAge Network, John James Bristol Foundation and the Bristol Dementia Action Alliance.