About us

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.

Who we are

We have over 100 staff working within DCMS in London and across England.

OCS champions the civil society sector and works with national and local agencies, commissioners, social enterprises, mission led businesses, mutuals and charities and community groups large and small.

Our responsibilities

Our responsibilities include:

Our priorities

Through our work with and for civil society, OCS aims to enrich lives, drive growth and promote Britain to the world.

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