Social mission Description of SE Products or services sold
Plastic Shed Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Mental health and well-being Plastic Shed bring people together in Stockport to turn plastic waste into new, useful things. From wallets made from waste plastic packaging to planters made from old vinyl banners - Plastic Shed are exploring the possibilities of this abundant waste material, sharing their learnings and finding ways for local people, from all walks of life, to get involved with tackling this... We run creative, hands-on workshops in plastic recycling and up-cycling for businesses, schools and festivals showing people how to turn their plastic waste into quality, durable and beautiful new things such as wallets, clutch bags, planters, jewellery, notebooks, lamps - the list goes on! Our skilled and creative facilitators can show you how to safely shred, melt, fuse and mold plastic waste into a unique piece that you can use again and again.
PossAbilities Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health PossAbilities is a Social Enterprise co-owned by staff and the people we support. We deliver innovative, integrated and personalised services to vulnerable adults and young children enabling them to live the life they choose. We deliver a range of social care services, including supported living, day services, respite, shared lives, supported lodgings, outreach and employment
Pure Innovations Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being We support disabled and disadvantaged people to lead meaningful purposeful lives Social enterprise & community cafes, services for employment volunteering and training skills
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, watching 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
Recycle-IT Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education Collecting and recycling computer equipment, diverting all from landfills and providing the useable back to local communities - WEEE compliance waste management - Digital equipment - Asset tracking - Secure DOD standard data destruction with plans to hold digital training sessions and provide connectivity solutions
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’re a multi-award winning online radio station and arts organisation working with local creatives, DJs and young people to develop and showcase new work via our online platforms. This large, active community works together to create all the content on Reform Radio, supported by regular outside broadcasts within the city, as well as specially recorded shows from artists... 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. We also offer mental health and wellbeing support, 1-1 careers advice & connections to employers and opportunity providers. We support young people and artists to develop their craft and enable them to become emerging artists in a variety of mediums, with a focus on music production, DJing and spoken word. We also provide a station and support to a community of over 200 DJs, artists and creatives to create, produce and broadcast 24 hours a day.
Refugees & Mentors CIC Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education We support:
- Refugees, people seeking asylum and vulnerable migrants by offering pre-employment information, guidance and by working with others to create opportunities.
- Employers to develop inclusive recruitment practices, diversify their workforce, to fill skill gaps and offer support to refugees.
We offer pre-employment information, guidance services for refugees and migrants and support to employers to offer professional paid placements and mentoring to staff 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.
ReMade Wigan Mental health and well-being We are a women's upcycling workshop offering women living in the Wigan borough a place to feel safe, to create and to contribute. We set up December 2020 so are starting to build momentum. Covid restrictions mean we are only offering online support to a small amount of women so far, but with lockdown easing we are looking for funding to make a physical workshop that's... - Upcycled furniture - Upcycling courses.
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
Run For Your Life CIC Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health Coaching for prison governors and a fitness-first program for rehabilitation & re-engagement for people in the community and in prison We coach small groups of prison governors online so that they can better manage themselves and the challenge of Covid19 and lead their prison out to a 'new normal'. 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
SAZ MEDIA Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Mental health and well-being Providing film and photography services nationally putting our profits into supporting the community with media skill building workshops for the community that also support wellbeing Photography and Filmmaking
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.
She Leads for Legacy Employment, training and education, Income and financial inclusion A community organisation supporting the career progression of Black Female Professionals Training and Development services for Black women in leadership and in board level roles and those striving to get there