Who we are

The Older People’s Forum is composed of over 2000 members of the ages of 50 and over.

Development Officer

The Older People’s Forum has one paid part – time member of staff, Misbakh Ahmed, the Administrative Assistant for the Forum.

Misbakh is based at the Boulevard Centre, 45 Railway Road, Blackburn, BB1 1EZ

She can be contacted in the officer or by telephone (01254 503046) or e-mail (enquiries@olderpeoplesforum.org.uk).

Alternatively, you can fill in a contact form if you would like to get in touch with Yvonne.


The Older People’s Forum is overseen by an Committee. Members of the Committee are elected by the Forum membership or are co-opted from partner agencies. Co-opted members do not possess voting rights.

In order to stand for election, prospective Committee members must be nominated by their fellow Forum members.


On the Committee, there sit four officers: the Chair, Vice-Chair, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer. These positions are also allocated by nomination and election.