Office for Civil Society

Latest from the Office for Civil Society

  1. Civil Society Strategy: building a future that works for everyone
  2. Civil society strategy: have your say
  3. Government outlines vision to empower and invest in society

See all latest documents

What the Office for Civil Society does

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.

Read more about what we do

Our policies

Documents

Our consultations

  1. Civil society strategy: have your say
  2. Consultation on Society Lottery Reform
  3. See all consultations

Our statistics

  1. Community Life Survey: Focus on Diversity
  2. Community Life Survey 2016-17
  3. See all statistics

Our ministers

Our management

Sue Owen
Sue Owen
Permanent Secretary
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
Westminster
London
SW1A 2BQ
United Kingdom

General enquiries

020 7211 6000

Press office

Media enquiries (journalists only)

020 7211 2210

Out of hours telephone number

Media enquiries (journalists only) 020 7211 2210 Out of hours telephone number 07801 405524

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  2. Procurement at OCS
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