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
HSR Psychology Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being We are a not-for-profit social enterprise as we provide children and young people with the skills they need to maximise their potential, and to be happy, safe and ready for life's challenges. Educational and clinical psychology services.
Hulme Community Garden Centre Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action A not for profit, community led organisation and charity (XR39212), created by 3 enterprising local residents in 1999 with a shared vision of greening and regenerating Hulme and its surrounds.
Our garden centre, open to the public 7 days a week is the heart of our business and gets bigger and better every year. We grow as much of our stock as possible and never use or sell...
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Invisible Manchester Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education We train people who have been affected by homelessness to become walking tour guides of their city. Tours
Joining Communities Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being We provide learning interventions for local people who need help looking for work but have multiple barriers to sustainable employment. Multiple barriers include, but not limited to, low skills (including maths, English and digital), low confidence, long term unemployment, long term illnesses, learning difficulties and mild to moderate mental health issues.
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Joining Communities sells a service that is free at the point of contact to support people to overcome their complex barriers to work. The services comprises group workshops and one-to-one support for those with socialisation issues or more personal issues. This could mean an intervention to help them become more work ready or individual interactions to help them prepare for returning to work. Wherever they are in their journey, we will help them find their starting point and identify a route to a sense of wellbeing and a more fullfilled lifestyle which includes being in work.
Just Psychology CIC Mental health and well-being We provide services to address the psychological and mental health needs of children, adults and families, with particular emphasis on cultural diversity, cultural competence and social justice. Family group conferences, therapy, training, expert witness work