What we do

The Office for Civil Society (OCS) is responsible for policy relating to young people, volunteers, charities, social enterprises and public service mutuals. We aim to enrich lives, drive growth and promote Britain to the world by working in partnership with civil society, private businesses, investors and all parts of government.

OCS is part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.

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Our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

Our ministers

Our management

  • Helen Judge

    Director General for Performance and Strategy

  • David Knott

    Director of the Office for Civil Society

Contact OCS

Main office address

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
100 Parliament Street

Press office

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