Making a new life in a different country can be challenging. Which is why we’re here to help.
We provide detailed advice on a range of matters to help get you settled.
Islam teaches us specific methods by which to deal with the passing of our fellow human beings.
There are rules by which we have to conduct appropriate prayers, preparation and burial.
Bereaved families are not always familiar with the spiritual and legal requirements around bereavement.
At the Bolton Council of Mosques we have established a fully supported burial service for the Muslim community that meets both these requirements.
For further information please contact us on:
The Bolton Council of Mosques has teamed up with Forbes Solicitors to provide free legal advice surgeries.
You can access confidential advice on all legal aspects, including conveyancing, criminal and civil law, free of charge.
We hold surgeries every Saturday 9.30am to 12 noon at the Bolton Council of Mosque premises.
Every child who attends Madrassa should be able to learn in a safe and healthy environment.
We have adopted the Every Child Matters in Madrassa approach set out by the government to ensure the well-being of children and young people.
We are committed to supporting our Mosques and Madrasas in making changes to safeguard the children in their care.
To meet the Every Child Matters framework they must:
Develop a Charter for Madrasas and Mosques to sign up to
Ensure all staff and volunteers have had a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
First Aid Training for teachers and committee members
Child Protection - Train the Trainers training
Develop an “Every Child Matters in Madrasa Safeguarding Manual”
This is on order to make sure children:
We offer a weekly circumcision clinic in partnership with Orient House Medical Centre. This service is available for babies from 4 weeks old up to 18 months only.
Our charges are as follows:
We unfortunately do not circumcise babies over 18 months.
If you wish to book an appointment, you need to come in person to our office, as we do not book any appointments over the phone.
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is a Non Public body helping the employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable Children and Adults. If you are recruiting paid staff or volunteers to work with children under 18 years of age, you will need to obtain a DBS certificate for them.
BCoM is approved by the Disclosure and Barring Services to process the DBS checks for any registered organisation. Most of the DBS checks that we carry out come through our Mosques and Madrasas. We are an authorised signatory body for DBS Applications.
Our charges are: -
DBS Application forms can be collected from the Office and thereafter an appointment will need to be made for our staff to check over the form and send off on your behalf. For any more clarification please contact our office number or email.