Tag Archives: Community Support & Centres

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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SLYNCS (Strengthening Links between the Youth and Networks, Communities and Specialists)

Bangor Street Community Centre
Norwich Street
Blackburn
BB1 6NZ


Contact:
 Jaffer Ali Hussain

Tel: 07713 141663


Email:
 info@slyncs.co.uk

Web: www.slyncs.co.uk

 

ABOUT US

 

SLYNCS is a Blackburn based youth empowerment charity working across East Lancashire. Our primary purpose is to support young people to become active citizens by enabling them to develop and deliver community projects and campaigns on issues that matter to them and their local communities. In addition, we enable young people to engage with decision makers from a range of sectors to ensure that the voices of young people are being listened to and championed.

In addition to our weekly work which is ran by developing and delivering youth forums, we manage a number of local, regional and national contracts including the National Citizen Service and receive funding from four different government departments which supports our work.

 


 

 

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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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SHAPE Lancashire Community Interest Company

14 Church Road
Bamber Bridge
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 3BQ

 

Contact: Kate Eastwood and Mandy Foster

 

Tel: 07966 531797 or 07947 715123

Email: kate.eastwood@shapelancashire.co.uk / mandy.foster@shapelancashire.co.uk

 


About Us

SHAPE Lancashire is a newly established Community Interest Company. We aim to deliver projects in the community across Lancashire that will improve the lives of the people living there. We aim to deliver projects including, but not exclusive to, Sports, Health and Wellbeing, Enviromental, Volunteering.

Although newly established as a CIC, we have have been delivering projects in Lancashire for over 20 years in previous employment. We have delivered a wide range of projects and always deliver outcomes. We are passionate about what we do, and believe our strength is in community enagement.

 


 

 

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Fleetwood Town Football Club Community Trust

Highbury StadiumFTFC
Park Avenue
Fleetwood
Lancashire
FY7 6TX


Contact:
Lisa Bennet

Tel: 01253 208442


Email:
lisa.bennett@fleetwoodtownfc.com

Web: www.fleetwoodtownfc.com


ABOUT US

Fleetwood Town FC Community Trust is a vibrant charitable organisation that is an independent charity working in partnership with Fleetwood Town Football Club. We provide sport, physical activity, emotional and mental health and wellbeing programmes, educational programmes and outreach and employability/ training courses.

We work with children, young people, adults and the elderly, often with a range of additional needs and barriers to inclusion to support and inspire individuals to become physically and emotionally healthy and build strong communities; through increased self-value and personal aspiration, within exciting and easily accessible programmes.

 


 

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Community Enterprise & Skills CIC

C/O All Souls BoltonCES Logo
Astley Street
Bolton
BL1 8EY


Contact:
Rizwana Adam

Tel: 07886 341 364


Email:
 info@ceskills.org.uk

Web: www.ceskills.org.uk

 

ABOUT US

We are a group of local volunteers who have been supporting many members of the local community, predominantly Asian female ladies, with their personal, social and welfare development needs and providing an opportunity for them to meet and discuss their issues. We have about 3-5 volunteers actively engaging with the local community. As more women have gained awareness of our services there has been greater demand and we are now seeking to formally establish the group with a Constitution and as a NOT FOR PROFIT organisation for the benefits of the local community.

We are active in Pennine and Central Lancashire as well as North Greater Manchester and are keen to expand our services and provision to a wider area.

We have worked mainly with those in an unpaid carer’s role as well as supported those with confidence issues to develop themselves to become more active in their communities and seek employment and economic activity opportunities.

 


 

 

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