Category Archives: CSnC

Community Support & Centres

The Sewing Rooms


Contact: 
Paula Gamester

Tel: 01695 550 772

 

Web: www.the-sewing-rooms.co.uk

    

 

About Us

The Sewing Rooms social enterprise is a business that trades to tackle social problems. Our goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities we work with, as well as improve peoples’ life chances. We do this through bespoke training workshops and a manufacturing department that makes soft furnishings, accessories and bespoke upholstery for private and corporate clients.

 


 

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Blackburn Youth Zone

Contact: Sarah Johns 

 

Email: Contact Us

Web: www.blackburnyz.org

   

 

About Us

Blackburn Youth Zone is a 21st century youth hub located at the heart of Blackburn, open to young people aged 5 to 19 years old, aiming to change the prospects offered to young people in the area.

Uniquely, this is happening in partnership with young people rather than on their behalf.

As such, the Zone is led with the principle of ‘starting where young people are, going where young people take us’.

 


 

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Power of Music (North West) CIC

Contact: Jacqui Sutton

Tel: 07710 756894

 

Email: powerofmusic64@gmail.com

Web: www.powerofmusicnorthwest.co.uk

     

 

About Us

Power of Music through music therapy, singing and sharing music deliver planned sessions that incorporate peer support and social interaction. Our music sessions are designed to help people and their families living with a long term condition such as dementia. Meeting people and sharing music on a regular basis encourages peer support creating important networking where people come together to share their experiences. The Power of Music CIC already has two Community Choirs called the “Songbirds” in West Lancashire. The project is to develop “Singing For Health” sessions delivered by some of our choir members and our choir facilitator within residential and day care settings for people living with a long term health condition such as dementia, COPD, stroke and mental health. The Power of Music has already worked with the British Lung Foundation, Stroke Association and the Alzheimer’s society.

Our aim is to help and support people who can be isolated and dis-empowered as a result of the advanced stage of their dementia or other long term health conditions. These musical and personal interactions identify and build upon areas still intact in a person suffering the losses associated with the later stages of Alzheimer’s or, other forms of dementia or stroke such as memory, physical capacities, personality changes and accompanying loss of identity. Power of Music can deliver a “Singing for Health” programme designed to support care staff to develop their understanding of how music can benefit and support the emotional needs of people with dementia in the context of a person-centred approach to dementia care.

 


 

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Optimum Links Communications

8 East View Court
Lancaster
LA1 2SP

Contact: Hilton McAllister

Tel: 01524 37492  

 

Email: hiltonopl@gmail.com

Web: www.optimumlinks.com

 

About Us

Optimum Links Communications is a Community Based Communication services company that markets a Telecoms Affinity programme which supports charities through direct donations and through increasing regular donations from existing donors.

Optimum Links Communications is a Telecom, Mobile, Data and IT Consultancy, Billing and Engineering company that also seeks to help charities directly through decreasing their communications costs. As you know communication costs can best be reduced by a mixture of applying the latest technologies, second-to-none customer service and through the reselling of bulk rate purchased data, mobile and telecoms.

We offer a complimentary Communications Audit, as well as a complimentary Cyber Security review.

 


 

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Chapter3 Enterprise CIC

178 Holmfield Road
Blackpool
FY2 9PU

Contact: Dianne Tew

Tel: 07799 711337

 

Email: dianne@chapter3.org.uk

Web: www.chapter3.org.uk

 

About Us

A not for profit organisation with a strong commitment to communities and society focused on helping create economic and social value through enterprise. We are a small but perfectly formed community interest company with many years of leadership and enterprise experience and great passion for what we do.

Our experiences, skills and wisdom being built-up through running businesses and working with hundreds of start-ups, in particular micro-businesses and the third sector.

We deliver practical workshops providing guidance and creative solutions that help business, non profits, communities and individuals, get unstuck and move forwards.

 


 

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Arts 2 Heal

22 Shear Bank Rd
Blackburn
BB1 8AZ

Contact: Banu Adam

Tel: 07792 998963


Email:
banu@arts2heal.org

Web: www.arts2heal.org

       


About Us

The Charity “Arts 2 Heal” is set up for “The advancement of health” – specifically mental health of vulnerable individuals. Primary aim to provide arts based activities to develop skills of emotional resilience, control, self-acceptance, tolerance, and responsibility. Secondary aim to increase: engagement with culture, social interaction, and contribution to the group / society (employability skills).

 


 

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Global Amigos

Cotton Court Business Centre
Preston
PR1 3BY


Contact:
 Andy Neale

Tel: 01772 921522


Email:
 info@globalamigos.org.uk

Web: www.globalamigos.org.uk

 

ABOUT US

What started as a group of mainly unrelated people wanting to try something different, has evolved into a self-supporting, volunteer-led, Preston-based social enterprise aiming to inspire, engage & support others locally and around the world.

Global Amigos is the umbrella company name for various North West activities that currently receive support from over a dozen dedicated volunteers. We receive no external funding; all monies are generated through commercial activities such as Dirrty Harry’s & from businesses choosing to advertise in Podio Magazine; the most effective way to advertise to Preston commuters, visitors & residents.

Volunteer-led, we all share similar passions & benefit in a host of ways. Want to be part of it? Get in touch to explore the possibilities.

 


 

 

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Pukar Disability Resource Centre

3-5 Oakham Court
Preston
PR1 3XP


Contact: 
Younus Khan

Tel: 01772 822700

 

Email: younus.khan@pukar.org.uk

Web: www.pukar.org.uk

 

 

ABOUT US

Pukar is a registered voluntary organisation that has been supporting people for over 20 years. Supporting people with disabilities, carers, vulnerable adults, people seeking employment. We work with organisations to promote education, provide Information advice & guidance. We are placed in the heart of Preston. We are able to support people who’s first language is not english. We work to promote independance and wellbeing. Our approach is person centred.

 

 


 

 

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The Growing Club

45 Meadow Park
Galgate 
Lancaster
LA2 0NH

Contact: Jane Binnion

Tel: 01524 752723

 

Email: jane@janebinnion.com

Web: www.thegrowingclub.co.uk

 

About Us

After successfully running The Growing Club, a 12 month business growth club for women in business, we launched the CIC to provide training and support to women in the community who are interested in running their own business.

  • We are focusing particularly on socially excluded women
  • Women survivors of DV
  • Women leaving prison
  • Lone parents
  • Unemployed
  • Women with disabilities

 


 

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