Welcome to the GMSEN Social Enterprise Directory
This directory enables anyone to browse existing social enterprises across Greater Manchester.
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|
|Careerwise CIC||Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education||A one stop virtual employability shop offering support with learning, training and employment across Wigan and Leigh. We encourage skills development to improve employment and life chances.||1:1 careers guidance, job search support, CV creation, interview skills, bespoke advice|
|Cartwheel Arts||Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being||We are a participatory arts organisation delivering Art for a Reason - passionate about providing opportunities for participants who live in low income neighbourhoods, or belong to vulnerable, marginalised groups at risk of exclusion||We deliver projects developing stronger and more cohesive communities, more involved and engaged young people, improved health and wellbeing and greater skills and employability|
|Catalyst Psychology CIC||Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being||We are a Community Interest Company, offering child and educational psychology services throughout the Greater Manchester area||Child and educational psychological services that are accessible, make sense and promote positive change|
|CHIS (Community Help and Information Service) CIC||Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||
We are an independent, multi-skilled company who work to support Charities and Voluntary, Community & Faith groups in Greater Manchester.
We do this by providing our clients with a wide range of services on a not-for-profit basis.
|- Support in accessing grant funding (research and applications) - Mentoring for chief officers, managers or chairs - Updating and revising Policies and Procedures - Helping our clients decide their future direction and how they will get there. - Carrying out research to meet our clients’ many and varied information requirements - Helping our clients to develop and implement their marketing and fundraising plans|
|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|
|Claremont Hall CIC||Citizenship and community, Housing and local facilities, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||A Not-for-profit organisation who plan to restore the former Height Youth club and reopen it back as a Public Hall||The hall will host a range of events, sessions and services for all members of the community as well as having spaces to hire for events|
|Colbe Consulting Ltd||Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being||Colbe is a social enterprise helping businesses overcome barriers to give opportunities to young/vulnerable people. We give businesses 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, to allow them to be inspired and have their lives and their current/future family's lives enhanced.|
|COMED - Community Education Initiative CIC||Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education||We are COMED - Community Education Initiative CIC. Our purpose is to deliver General Secondary Education, Cultural Education and Education Support Services.||- General secondary education provision (Maths, English and Science - KS3 & 4) - Cultural education - Educational support services - We have commenced student registration for our new summer programs|
|Cracking Good Food||Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being||Cracking Good Food is a Manchester-based cookery school and community cooking network. We are a social enterprise that promotes cooking from scratch using sustainable and seasonal ingredients. We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.||Community Outreach Cooking sessions along with Cookery Courses for the public|
|Creative Experts (Contact Theatre)||Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Income and financial inclusion, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||
Delivering innovative creative solutions to business and the community, the Creative Experts programme is all about supporting young people to become fully professional and successful in the creative industries.
We deliver corporate and community creative services such as training, conference enhancement, community engagement projects, mentoring and consultation on behalf of...
|Creative solutions, conference enhancement, staff training, role-play and mentoring as well as bespoke community engagement projects.|
|Creative Together||Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health||Creative Together is a co-produced, inclusive centre and cafe for adults with support needs. We are committed to providing inclusive opportunities for creativity and co-production. Each week we offer a timetable of enriching activities and events in our city centre hub with and for people with support needs.||Activity sessions, events, support and nutritious food|
|Developing Matters CIC||Citizenship and community, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being||
At Developing Matters CIC (formerly Studio Serenity CIC) we support young people and their caregivers through a number of interventions, training courses and support. Our sessions can be delivered face-to-face or online.
We also produce resources which can be used by young people to help focus on being mindful.
Our specialism is anxiety, including life transitions and events...
|We offer several different types of sessions for schools and families. From assemblies to family interventions, our sessions are tailored to suit our clients’ needs.|
|Discover Training CIC||Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education||We work to reduce worklessness in the North West area by delivering training and education in the community. We are trying to increase the skills, knowledge and qualifications of people who are looking to get into employment in the childcare and education sector.||We offer accredited level 2 classroom-led qualifications, in partnership with West Lancashire College. All our courses are fully funded by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA).|
|DOSport UK CIC||Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health||
Disability Opportunities in Sport UK (DOSportUK) is a community interest company which offers sporting and physical activity opportunities to people with a disability.
The company is based in Glossop but our community sessions are based all through Derbyshire and Greater Manchester.
|Coaching, taster sessions, regular sports sessions, community sports groups. We currently run 8 community sessions each week and look to work with many schools, colleges, and other service providers in our areas of work.|
|Driving Change||Employment, training and education||
Driving Change is the social enterprise arm of Kenny Waste Management; a waste management company who have been providing environmentally safe and controlled waste management service for over 30 years.
Through the activities of Driving Change, our aim is to support marginalised people into training and employment. It is the most important challenge in our region and will...
|Waste Consultancy services|
|Ekhaya Empowerment CIC||Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health||We are a new CIC that aims to educate, empower and integrate women within the BAME community. We know the challenges faced by lone parents are multi-dimensional and we aim to support you in all the ways you may need to thrive.||We support by engaging single mothers in many ways: - Course and training to help build up knowledge that may have been missed - Employability support - Relief childcare as well as support with childcare when starting work - Organised breaks and holidays - Health and lifestyle training - Financial life skills|
|Embrace Resilience||Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being, Physical health||
Embrace Resilience is a social enterprise with a mission to enable individuals, organisations and communities to develop resilience and wellbeing.
We’re all about using online learning technologies to help build capacity to navigate change and promote resilience using evidence-based e-learning content.
|We provide coaching, deliver training workshops, consultancy and online learning modules. Our specialities include: - Developing bespoke e-learning packages - Tailor-made learning to support mental health and wellbeing strategies - Delivering a robust and efficient Learner Management System.|
|Emerge Recycling||Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education||Sited on New Smithfield Market in Openshaw, we are a leading social enterprise pioneer in recycling in Greater Manchester. EMERGE has been at the front line of sustainability practice for over two decades; all its operations having at their core carbon emission reduction, resource efficiency and social benevolence.||EMERGE provides a range of unique, customised and flexible options to meet your business needs. As well as enabling your company to be fully compliant with environmental and data-protection legislation, by using EMERGE you can rest assured that we recycle to the max whilst helping you reduce waste and attendant disposal costs. Additionally, we can assist your CSR goals by adding value through our charitable works. We specialise in confidential waste disposal, having the British Standard for confidential data handling. We're also members of the BSIA so you can rest assured your data will be handled correctly. We collect pretty much everything you might want to dispose of; we can even empty the bins in your office so that you don’t have to! Alternatively we will collect your waste materials from a central location; please talk to us to help you identify the options which best suit your company’s needs. Materials we collect for recycling (or reuse where possible): - Paper - Cardboard - Confidential waste for secure shredding - Metal - Plastic bottles (and some other plastics, like film) - Fluorescent light bulbs - Redundant IT & Electrical Equipment – we can also offer secure destruction for computer waste - Batteries - CDs and Mobile phones - Glass - Printer toner cartridges (excluding photocopier and Xerox cartridges) - Wood waste from construction sites We also provide services for: - Residual waste - Food waste|
|Emmaus Salford||Employment, training and education, Housing and local facilities||We are a Salford charity that provides homeless people with a home, work and companionship. We also run a social supermarket providing food to low income Salford people.an opportunity to progress.||Emmaus Salford is working towards self-sufficiency. The majority of our income is raised via our three Salford charity shops which sell a wide range of donated furniture, household items, electrical items, clothes, books, entertainment and bric-a-brac. Alongside our charity shops we also run Lucie’s Pantry social supermarket and a School Uniform Hub. These two additional social enterprises are run by companions and benefit Salford residents who face financial hardship and may be at risk of homelessness themselves.|
|Enactus UK (Manchester & Salford)||Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action||Our mission in the United Kingdom is to be recognised as a leader in developing a national network of socially-minded young leaders of the future who transform communities and society through real life social action and environmentally responsible enterprise, dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social...||University of Manchester and Salford University are both partners, both with their own individual projects which sell a range of products ranging from food, candles, cards to consultancy and marketing services.|