Social mission Description of SE Products or services sold
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
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 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.
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 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.
START Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being We are a mental health charity that uses creativity to improve the mental health of vulnerable communities A range of mental health support and recovery services
Starts with you Ltd Employment, training and education, Income and financial inclusion, Mental health and well-being We deliver services which create opportunity and empower people to make Positive Change. - Employment Support - Digital Inclusion - Money Advice - Energy Advice - Caretaking - Handy Persons - Cleaning (including Virucidal Fogging) - Property Clearance - Building Compliance Inspections
Station South CIC Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being, Physical health, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We're restoring an old railway station to its former glory and transforming it into a destination cycle café, bar, co-working space and permaculture inspired garden!

We'll refurbish Levenshulme Station South into a warm and welcoming space and set up a business which will sustain its long term future as an independent, active travel hub, supporting Levenshulme and neighbours...
- The Cafe (quality food and drink) - Bike Station (bike repair and equipment) - The Goods Depot (gift and food retail) - The Viewing Platform (flexible event/meeting space) - Station Green (outdoor space) - Artvert - The Social Advertising Board (outside art gallery and advertising board)
Stitched Up Co-operative Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We work to inspire action on sustainable fashion.

Our name refers to the way we feel the fashion industry affects its workers, its shoppers and the planet. Stitched Up.

Fast fashion compels us to buy more and more clothes, which engulf our wardrobes and stifle opportunities for creative expression. Meanwhile many workers in the global fashion industry are trapped in low-wage...
- Clothes making - Mending & upcycling workshops for organisations and the public - Monthly Repair Cafe - Quarterly clothes swaps - Reclaimed textiles

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