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
Can-Survive UK Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action Providing culturally sensitive support to people living with cancer, their family and friends. The service is targeted at but not exclusive to individuals from a Black and Ethnic background. Can-Survive UK's services include Cancer Support Groups, Holistic and Diverse range of Therapies, Health and Wellbeing workshops, Cancer Awareness sessions and events, Focus Groups and... Focus Groups & Consultations (facilitation and delivery) Training (cultural competency) Events/Campaigns Home Visiting
Carbon Co-op Housing and local facilities Carbon Co-op is an energy services and advocacy co-operative that helps people and communities to make the radical reductions in home carbon emissions necessary to avoid runaway climate change. Community energy management services, energy assessment tools and methodologies, home energy assessment & whole house retrofit
Cheshire Parenting Collective CIC Family, friends and relationships Peer support for parents through groups, courses, and workshops. Courses, workshops, baby sling/carrier hire, nappy kit hire
Chronicle Films Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being Chronicle Films (Registration No. 09971263) is a not for profit company specialising in making personalised photo films for people living with dementia. Photo films for people living with dementia
Colbe Consulting Ltd Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being Colbe, a social enterprise helping businesses overcome barriers to give opportunities to young/vulnerable people. Giving you the confidence to inspire. Colbe are a Social Enterprise who offer bespoke services to businesses who work with young people or vulnerable adults through community work, work experience placements, community work, school visits or employment. We will give you and your team the confidence to inspire. Whether changing your community work policy, offering work experience, starting a project with ex-offenders, employing apprentices offering your team the chance to use their volunteer days - Colbe will help you understand and overcome any barriers people may have. The overall aim is to increase the number of opportunities given to young or vulnerable people, allow them to be inspired and have the lives of them and their current/future families lives enhanced.