Welcome to the GMSEN Social Enterprise Directory

This directory is designed to help customers find social enterprises in Greater Manchester that they can buy from or trade with. It is also intended to help individuals, businesses and organisations find social enterprises they may wish to support according to their social impact.

Social Enterprises can be searched by either key word, or you can use the sector and borough filters. This directory is focused on Greater Manchester and is free to register and use. You may also wish to use Social Enterprise UK’s Buy Social Directory which includes social enterprises from outside Greater Manchester.

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Social mission Description of SE Products or services sold
Banana Enterprise Network Employment, training and education We are a provider of effective "Real World" pre-business start-up support at grass root level supporting unemployed people who wish to take their first steps to exploring the idea of self-employment/starting a business, as a potential option for work. We also provide business training courses suitable for business owners, employees, employers and the general public who want... We provide business start up training, employability training and a whole host of non accredited and accredited business/personal development courses. We also provide one to one coaching and mentoring.
Be Ethical.Org Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Housing and local facilities, Mental health and well-being, Physical health, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We are not-for-profit Social Responsibility consultancy with a passionate ambition to advocate and drive businesses to take action and make a positive social and environmental impact through innovative solutions. We bridge the gap between the business community, government and third sectors organisations. We are dedicated to changing the landscape of business operations to... Social Responsibility Management & Consultancy/Fundraising Strategy & Campaign Delivery/Sponsor Acquisition/Measurement & Reporting
Beacon Counselling Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being Exists to improve the lives of adults, young people and children who experience mental health problems Schools service: working with primary and secondary schools to support young people via 1-1 counselling, trauma therapy, group programmes in mindfulness, well-being, and exam stress; external supervision for safeguarding, pastoral, and senior roles; staff well-being support. Services for adults: 1-1 counselling, couples counselling, and group programmes (mix of paid for and funded work). IAPT service: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies through contracts with NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups. Employer Service: EAP support (Employee Assistance Programmes) to support staff experience mental and emotional health problems, build resilience, and reduce staff sickness. Trauma service: for young people and adults with complex needs. Includes traumatic experiences from child sexual exploitation, domestic abuse, forced marriage, honour-based violence, radicalisation, and criminal gangs.
BME Promise Employment, training and education, Income and financial inclusion, Mental health and well-being Our service will support ‘job ready candidates’ and ‘not job ready'. We will support candidates with CV writing, gaining Maths and English qualifications, ESOL/EAL, DBS applications, confidence building, interview techniques and application forms.
If issues around health and poverty are identified, we will then support our candidates via our partnership collaborations and...
BreathChamps CIC Citizenship and community, Physical health BreathChamps offers simple, playful and memorable ways for children and young adults to learn about asthma and share what they learn with their community.
Online asthma education programmes Singing for lung health Asthma innovation projects and consultancy Affordable asthma products including asthma devices, story books, games and crafts.