Social mission Description of SE Products or services sold
Talkoot CIC Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health Talkoot means ‘a gathering of friends and neighbours to accomplish a task’.

Here at Talkoot CIC we have a love of creativity, of being outside in nature and of making connections with and between the people we meet.
Therefore our particular ‘talkoot’ is to nurture people’s creativity, to encourage healthy mindsets via simple tasks in natural surroundings, and to build...
At Talkoot we provide a specialist learning approach, influenced by Swedish Forest School and Montessori approaches. Within defined boundaries we encourage child-led sessions; giving children an equal, unique, and extremely valuable opportunity to discover nature and their own sense of independence. Being outdoors in our Forest School encourages mindfulness, creates positive relationships, and encourages awareness and responsibility for the environment. Forest School takes a long-term, sustained approach to outdoor learning, and invites children to experience new challenges, take appropriate risks and build self-esteem through achievable tasks.
Tandem Theatre Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being Tandem Theatre creates and delivers participatory arts for disadvantaged and marginalised communities in Greater Manchester. Our aim is for vulnerable adults and young people to improve health and wellbeing, develop transferable employability skills, engage with informal learning and grow in the appreciation and understanding of the arts and culture. - Performing and creative arts programmes for wellbeing, education and skills development - Accredited creative courses - Arts Practitioner Training
The Blair Project Employment, training and education The Blair Project is a disruptive social enterprise that exists to inspire the next generation of high tech engineers through electric karting and digital manufacturing & design project based activities to enthuse young people (aged 15-18) to pursue careers in the fast growth science, engineering, technology and digital sectors. - Our ProtoEV STEM Challenge to schools, youth clubs and colleges - 3D printing workshops - Consultancy
The Bridge Service Mental health and well-being, Physical health The Bridge Service is an out-patient eating disorder service located in the centre of Manchester that provides children and young adults with immediate access to multidisciplinary specialist services.

Our overall aim is to increase the accessibility of eating disorder services and aid recovery by providing patients with immediate access to an evidence-based multidisciplinary...
A range of inter-disciplinary eating disorder therapy services: - Assessment - Treatment programmes - Training - Assistance at home and school
The Circus House Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Mental health and well-being, Physical health We work with many local organisations, public and private, in order to bring circus into more spaces. We are a community interest company committed to investing the proceeds of our work into providing better training facilities and opportunities for our community.

“A team of teachers, technical staff, volunteers, friends, members and visitors make The Circus House an...
We offer classes, workshops, training space, teachers and performers for hire and we run community shows and events throughout the year.
The Counselling and Family Centre Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We are The Counselling & Family Centre, a local charity that has been at the heart of the community for over 40 years.

From the age of 5, up through the teens and into adulthood and on, we are there For Whatever Life Throws at You.
The CFC has been providing expert 1-1 counselling support from the age of 5 upwards for over 45 years, as a BACP accredited provider. We also provide counselling and wellbeing training in schools, colleges and universities for parents, staff and students. The CFC has an extensive repertoire of training courses for counsellors and related professions and corporate organisations, additionally we partner with other organisations to bring mental health wellbeing into focus with bespoke training programmes.
The Digital Life Skills Company Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being We teach young people essential digital life skills, enabling them to thrive in a digital world. Fully-facilitated workshops (in-school and in non-educational settings), classroom resources for teachers, training programmes for teachers, family learning workshops.
The Goodness Collective CIC Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action The Goodness Collective is a Community Interest Company helping to connect businesses to their community and supporting unemployed women in Stockport through their Wave of Change programme. We specialise in providing assistance to the VCSE sector and businesses in building meaningful and sustainable relationships for mutual benefit. - Memberships to businesses who want to make better connections with their local communities - Paid events in order to develop a local cross sector networking and community funding pot model - Our fully funded Wave Of Change support programme for unemployed women in Stockport (partnering with Pursuing Individual Excellence)
The Old Courts Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community We are a not-for-profit multi arts centre for the community. We engage 140,000 people in 2,000 events per year and are giving democratic access to arts & culture for the people of Wigan, the North-West and beyond. Tickets for a diverse range of arts and cultural events. We also have our on-site bar and cafe offering food and drink and have recently started offering renovated office spaces to rent in our beautiful Victorian building.
The Proud Trust - Sidney St Cafe Citizenship and community, Employment, training and education, Mental health and well-being Sidney St Cafe is a cafe and outside catering business based within Manchester's LGBT+ Centre. We believe food is a great way to bring people together and we provide great quality, excellent value food whilst supporting young LGBT+ people.

PLEASE NOTE: Sidney Street Cafe is currently closed, as we re build our home the LGBT+ Centre, due to open 2021.
We are looking forward to...
Sidney Street Cafe is currently closed, as we re build our home the LGBT+ Centre, due to open 2021. We are looking forward to returning to our original home on Sidney Street in the Summer of 2021 when the new building is due for completion.
The Van (BACKUP North West) Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships, Housing and local facilities The Van is part of BACKUP; a charity in Bolton that works with young people who are homeless.

The Van is a mobile coffee van, servicing the North West and selling a range of local hot drinks, cold drinks and cake. The young people on the BACKUP projects, along with external supporters, volunteer in the van to gain valuable skills and work experience.
Our mobile coffee van serves a range of hot and cold drinks along with local, homemade cakes.
The Wellness Project CIC Mental health and well-being, Physical health The Wellness Project is a not-for-profit community interest company that is passionate about supporting individuals, employers and communities to achieve high levels of mental and physical wellbeing We provide a range of individually tailored services. For businesses and community groups we provide: - Training for managers in how to support employee mental wellbeing - Training for employees and volunteers on how to look after their mental wellbeing - Training for individuals on how to hold better wellbeing conversations - A range of yoga and mindfulness provision including desk yoga and mindfulness, accessible yoga for people who have physical disabilities, chronic illness or are simply very inflexible - Walking for health groups
Third Sector Accountancy Employment, training and education, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action We are a firm of Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors offering accountancy services primarily to those in the third sector. We’re unique in being organised as a workers co-operative and in offering an ethical and co-operative approach to the provision of financial services. We are currently a team of nine, able to offer a wealth of accounting, auditing and book-... - Year end accounts - Book-keeping - Payroll; - Advice and consultancy - VAT support services - Corporation tax returns - Assurance
Tiger and Tim Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, Conservation of the natural environment, Family, friends and relationships, Physical health Tiger and Tim is an edutainment content provider that brings joy and education to kids aged 3+ all over the world. We are a project for social good and a vehicle for positive change. We aim to bring joy and education to our “Tiger Cubs” all over the world, as well as laughter to all adults. We don't sell our videos, we make them free to air. In future we hope to be paid to make them. We have also produced books and will expand this side of our business and introduce formal education subscriptions and other products too.
Trust Renewables Conservation of the natural environment, Employment, training and education, Housing and local facilities, Supporting social enterprise / voluntary action Trust Renewables Ltd is a domestic, commercial & industrial, and utility scale solar PV installer and project developer. We predominantly work in the 10 boroughs of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), which is our home market. - Solar panels - EV charging - Wind turbines - Hydrogen storage
Unique Improvements Citizenship and community, Family, friends and relationships, Mental health and well-being, Physical health We work to reduce health inequalities within deprived communities through community engagement - community engagement - research - social marketing
Unlimited Potential Citizenship and community, 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 Unlimited Potential is a democratically-controlled social enterprise that specialises in social innovation for happiness and health. Unlimited Potential was the first organisation in northern England to gain the national Social Enterprise Mark, holds the Investors in People Standard and the Fair Tax Mark, and is an accredited Living Wage Employer. The Society won Greater... - Social innovation - Health and well-being - Employability Unlimited Potential provides a range of high-quality, personal services which aim to help people and communities to make a real difference to their lives and neighbourhoods. Through creative and innovative solutions, we tackle personal and social issues which enable individuals and communities to use their strengths and assets in new ways which can fulfil their full potential. We focus on the needs of our customers and respond with appropriate and relevant services which deliver real outcomes – the difference made by people to their own lives.
UP CIC Employment, training and education, Family, friends and relationships UP is a new community interest company that has been set up to work with adults and young people to provide training, education and support around creating and sustaining successful personal relationships - Supporting schools to deliver healthy relationships and sex education - Adult training - Supporting adults to create and manage successful personal relationships. - Accreditation - Supporting employers to identify and use best practice around domestic abuse issues
Upturn Enterprise Arts, heritage, sport and faith, Citizenship and community, 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 Upturn is a recognised Social Enterprise, committed to working in deprived areas to help improve lives, create job opportunities, support people into work and encourage enterprise. We also seek to reduce homelessness, improve health and wellbeing and strengthen community assets. A range of services relating to business; innovation & enterprise; people & resources; community and amenities. Our services are inter-linked so that we can ensure, from the outset, that you have the right blend to meet your needs. We can help existing businesses remove obstacles to growth, encourage and support start-up and fledgling enterprises. Get the best people and the best out of them and help initiate and deliver community based projects. Each key business area is directed by qualified staff with extensive hands-on knowledge and experience gained in the public, private and third sectors.
Walk Ride Greater Manchester Conservation of the natural environment, Mental health and well-being, Physical health Campaigning to make walking, cycling and other active travel modes the natural choice for journeys across Greater Manchester. - Campaign strategy - Public engagement - Membership services

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