Social mission Description of SE Products or services sold
Radcliffe Market Hall 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 We are a community owned and run market hall. Our aim is to bring you fresh and local food, ethical products, local services that you cannot find in any other place in and around Radcliffe and North Manchester. We want to be that place you spend time to do a bit of shopping, relaxing and unwinding with your friends over a drink and a bite to eat and watch the world go by... Venue hire, trading opportunities, food and drinks, ethical products, performance events
Raising Relationships CIC Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being A social enterprise set up to provide psychological interventions to families who are at risk of having their children taken into local authority care. We aim to promote healthy and safe family relationships with a range of specialist services. Psychological interventions including: - parent empowerment groups (safe carer groups, to reduce the risk of sexual and physical harm) - interventions for parents based on non-violent resistance principles (NVR) - psychologically informed parenting time plans (e.g. contact centre interventions) - interventions to reduce the risk of parental alienation. We will also provide psychological consultation and training, and increase awareness in the community.
Reason Digital Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We are digital agency specialising in social tech. We partner with organisations that care, to create digital tools alongside people with lived experience. Together, we create lasting social good. - Websites - Apps - Marketing - Social media & digital strategy
Recycling Lives Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We provide employment, training, and accommodation to support homeless individuals and ex-offenders back into Independent Living. We also operate Food Distribution Centre for Lancashire and Cumbria providing food to over 150 Charitable organisations. - Waste Management - Skip Hire - Scrap Metal Processing - Recruitment Services
Reform Radio CIC Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We are an online radio station based in Manchester that connects with young people throughout the local areas to provide them with digital skills training opportunities for the purpose of assisting them into the workplace We provide free training in digital skills as well as a pastoral care service that helps young people in the area to get the tools they need to continue on into the workforce
Refugees & Mentors CIC Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education Supporting refugees and vulnerable migrants to improve their employment prospects and get jobs We offer pre-employment information, guidance, and encouragement to refugees and migrants. We are based in Manchester. Our services work with people living in different locations: - Mentoring Project (Manchester or Salford) - Returner Project (Greater Manchester, and engineers further afield) - Rainbow Haven Work Club (for people living in Greater Manchester) Key to our work is our ability to work in partnership with employers and organisations supporting refugees. Our sustainability depends on our ability to generate income but also on receiving donations and grants.
Reply Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action Essentially we are a design studio, made up of experts in fields such as user research, service design, and in digital design and development. We work with individuals and organisations who are working to bring about social change. That might be charities, social entrepreneurs, government, funders, trainers, co-operatives, social enterprises, or corporate social responsibility... - Research - Service design - UX (user experience design) - Speaking engagements - Strategy and product development workshops - Impact measurement - Consultancy
Restorative Communities CIC Citizenship and community, Family, friends and relationships, Housing and local facilities, Mental health and well-being Restorative Communities CIC offers training and consultancy in a range of restorative approaches which are applicable to a wide variety of settings within the community.

We also specialise in providing management and facilitation of Neighbourhood Restorative Approach referrals which alleviate demand on front line agencies while positively bringing together all those affected...
- Mediation services - Workplace grievance facilitation. - Restorative approaches within schools - Assistance with employee assistance programmes - Training in restorative approaches, ranging from (pro-active) restorative practice, through to (re-active) restorative justice to both level 1 and level 2 standard Management and facilitation of restorative approach referrals. Referring agencies can be any community organisation working with conflict and currently include the police, local authority and housing associations.
Run For Your Life CIC Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health A fitness-first program for rehabilitation & re-engagement for people in the community and in prison We offer running & triathlon-based educational programs for those who are struggling, at risk, in custody or recently released so that they can make a sustainable transition back into mainstream society as a force for good by taking control of their physical health.
Salford Credit Union Income and financial inclusion Community Credit Union co-operatively owned and run to provide ethical financial services - Savings accounts - Affordable loans - Associated financial services
Salford CVS 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, Income and financial inclusion, Mental health and well-being, Physical health, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

Our work includes providing support for VCSE organisations to establish and develop, including delivering training for their staff, volunteers and...
- Training – we offer a wide range of bespoke training options, including business planning, responding to bids and tenders, demonstrating impact / social value, safeguarding, volunteer management - Consultancy – we provide a wide range of specialist support on an hourly rate basis - Financial management - including advice (pensions, HMRC, etc), budget-setting, book-keeping, payroll, management accounts, independent examinations - Office space – including hot desk facilities - Administration services - including minute-taking, copying, record-keeping - PQASSO Mentoring Service - DBS (was CRB) checks – for staff and volunteers - Event management NB – our chargeable services are available to VCSE organisations from across Greater Manchester
Script Social Media Employment, training and education, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action Script Social Media (SSM) is a not-profit social enterprise which offers Digital PR services to the Third Sector, the Public Sector and specialist SMEs. It also offers training which builds the capacity of organisations.

SSM was born from the realisation that voluntary sector organisations struggle to market themselves; today we provide cost-effective digital marketing,...
A range of social media products and services: - Consultancy - Training - Social Media Management, - Events and Campaigns
Shared Future CIC Citizenship and community, Housing and local facilities, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We are a Community Interest Company primarily serving the North West of England. With a growing pool of associates based across the UK, we are also able to undertake work anywhere in the country. Our aim is to provide an excellent service that makes a difference to communities and individuals and works towards a fairer, more equal society. We provide a range of services from social enterprise start up advice and support, through to citizen engagement and participatory budgeting. Through our associates we undertake a wide range of consultancy services that support the work of public bodies, not for profit organisations and social entrepreneurs.
Shared Health Foundation Citizenship and community, Housing and local facilities, Mental health and well-being, Physical health We work across Greater Manchester to identify the impacts of poverty on health.

We then develop initiatives or support existing grassroots projects to reduce these health inequalities.

Our on-the-ground work informs us of the changes that need to be made in practice and in policy.

We share our insights with local and national organisations, governments and policy makers...
All our projects are fully funded so are free to service users. We offer: - support to Homeless Families - training to GP's working in deprivation - health literacy classes for the under 7's and mental health - resilience training to professionals working with 8-18 year olds
SharpFutures Employment, training and education SharpFutures is a social enterprise that supports diverse young people into employment in the creative digital and tech sectors POD (People on Demand). SharpFutures POD is a pool of entry level, eager to gain experience, new entrants with the ability to provide important, flexible support to fledgling and fast-growing businesses in the creative digital sector. With members recruited and retained based on a desire to develop sector-relevant skills, SharpFutures POD offer clients the opportunity to bring on board temporary, support staff while also playing a valuable part in young people’s career development.
SK Eight Citizenship and community, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action A social enterprise coffee shop Food, beverages and events catering
Social adVentures Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health Social adVentures is a wellbeing social enterprise specialising in public health and social care contracts that run alongside social businesses – such as garden centres, community cafes and, childcare nurseries. - Public health contracts (wellbeing, mental health & social prescribing) - Community Cafe - Community Gym - Childcare Nurseries; - Community Garden Centre - Forest School
Social Value Quality Mark CIC Employment, training and education A Community Interest Company that is focused on the raising of social value knowledge, awareness and confidence within the UK through audit and verification, training and development. - Training - Social Value Quality Mark - Consultancy services - Forums for networking
Sow the City Conservation of the natural environment, Housing and local facilities, Mental health and well-being Sow the City is an award winning social enterprise based in Manchester. Established in 2009 with a few packets of seeds and some compost, we’re now the leading specialist food-growing company in the city.

Growing food in cities makes a lot of sense – gardens, allotments, patios, rooftops and window-ledges all have the potential to provide us with an abundance of free and...
We largely sell services. We offer: - Community consultation - Site design - Landscaping - Running workshops - Community development - Events - Consultancy
St Thomas Centre Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action An accessible, attractive and unique conference and meeting venue offering excellent customer service. We offer a range of meeting rooms and layouts, packed with character, to suit a wide variety and size of events. Our main hall is the central hub of the building, and can host up to 140 people (theatre style). It blends stunning original features of the old church with the modern technology required by today’s conference organisers. Five separate breakout/meeting rooms all benefit from natural light flooding in from the original church windows, creating spaces that you can inspire and reflect in.

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