Tag Archives: Employability Education & Training

Fleetwood Town Football Club Community Trust

Highbury StadiumFTFC
Park Avenue

Lisa Bennet

Tel: 01253 208442


Web: www.fleetwoodtownfc.com


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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Education & Employability Services CIC

Contact: Jo Bracewellsmalllogo

Tel: 07495 755517


Twitter: @eescic

About Us

Education and Employability Services CIC is a new Blackpool based social enterprise company. Its aim is to help enhance the education and employment prospects of residents in the local and wider community. The company is looking to work with the public, private and third sectors on a needs based contractual basis. We provide bespoke individual and group support to a broad age range from all sectors of the community including the unemployed, the elderly, children and young adults. Specialist services include literacy workshops; form filling; confidence-building; CV and interview preparation; the online job seeking process; beginners IT.

As Director of EES, I have over 10 years’ experience working as an English and Employability Lecturer. I am a local lady who is passionate about helping improve the life chances of others.



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Veterans in Communities

12 Bury RoadVIC

Contact: Liz Hamilton

Tel: 01706 833180


Email: lizhamilton@veteransincommunities.org

Web: www.veteransincommunities.org



Veterans in Communities (VIC) supports serving and ex-services personnel and their families, and members of the emergency services who have experienced difficulties in transitioning back into the community. We offer a range of services including outdoor activities, support to access specialised services, outdoor activities, hands-on projects to benefit the community, SInging Group and Art Group.

Everything we do is focused on assisting our members to improve confidence, wellbeing in all its forms, achieving goals and being part of their local community.

Our building in Haslingden has rooms available as office space, therapy space, arts and crafts, and a large conference room with flexibility in its layout.




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Community Enterprise & Skills CIC

C/O All Souls BoltonCES Logo
Astley Street

Rizwana Adam

Tel: 07886 341 364


Web: www.ceskills.org.uk



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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Divine Days Community Arts CIC

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Contact: Katie Whitehead

Tel: 07896 137 236

Email: katie@divinedays.co.uk



Divine Days Community Arts CIC is set up to make the Arts accessible to all – we run various creative workshops including Music, Dance, Creative Art and Relaxation.

We have 3 Creative Dance groups for adults with additional needs and we perform in schools delivering interactive workshops to raise awareness and promote inclusion and acceptance. We also offer Creative Workshops for schools to explore themes around Health and Wellbeing and self expression.

Our Award Winning Creative Dance Groups are available for bookings whether as part of your training to raise awareness of additional needs or as part of your celebration event.

We offer a Sensory programme which we deliver in Dementia Care Homes and community settings.

We run Creative workshops for adults living with long term health conditions




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Strawberry Fields Training CIC

South Placestrawberry fields training cic logo
1 Meeting House Lane

Paul Ireland

Tel: 01524 874246


Web: www.strawberryfieldstraining.org.uk


At SFT we provide alternative education, training, aftercare and resettlement support to those engaged in the criminal justice system, alcohol & drug recovery services, and to vulnerable adults or young people struggling to cope in mainstream environments.




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Catalyst NW CIC

Units 1-5 Lytham Trade ParkCatalyst-Logo
Preston Road

 Susan Strother

Telephone: 07432 848479


Web: www.catalystuk.co.uk



“Keeping the doors of opportunity open.”

For 10 years Susan Strother, Catalyst’s founder, has been helping young people on the Fylde Coast feel more confident, valued and empowered. Her work in school and youth group environments has made a difference, academically and socially, to hundreds of young people.

She founded Catalyst because she saw an opportunity to do more.

Now, with the aid of the North West’s leading indoor high ropes centre, Catalyst is helping schools, groups and families improve life chances for the most disadvantaged, the highest achievers, and every young person in between.




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Create Inspire C.I.C

4th Floor Media Factorycreate inspire cic
Kirkham Street
PR1 2X

Emily Morton

Telephone: 01772 977245 or 07465 132428


Web: www.createinspire.org.uk/joomla



We are launching International Record Label Services, Artist Management and Professional Development for music. Working closely with not just the musicians, singers, song writers and music industry professionals. We aim to work from grassroots to professional commercial music artists (minimum of 14 years of age). Supporting people who want want to work in the industry from voluntary level to professional (minimum age of 14 years of age and includes disadvantaged backgrounds, mental health problems, terminal illness, criminal backgrounds, disabilities). We aim to provide employability support and training, apprenticeships, internships and start up business support for musicians to record labels. Running workshops and Professional development training programmes in partnership with organisations such as Music Business School, MMF, Music Tank, Darker Music Talks, Brighter Music, Futureworks and Un-Convention. Planning to include free training and subsidising training costs for some placements (unemployed and students on JSA or ESA). We will be creating a grant scheme for supporting start up music projects and music project growth which will be assessed and chosen by a professional board which we are appointing in time. 70% of our profits will be going towards community projects and charity every year and we can accept social investors.




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Career-Nav CIC

Keepers Cottage
Keepers Lane

Louise Newton

Tel: 07584 190922


Web: www.career-nav.co.uk

About Us


Established in 2014, Career–Nav CIC is a Community Interested Company based in Lancashire. This means we are a not for profit organisation and our core business is to provide careers advice and guidance to groups and individuals, especially young people aged 13-19+.    

Our mission is to support individuals, young people, organisations and groups within communities to develop new skills and opportunities; enabling them to reach their true potential through careers advice and guidance interventions by signposting them to volunteering, community projects, training/learning  and employment opportunities. We recognise that people living in poverty, or facing disadvantage, are much less likely to have a range of positive life choices which will hinder their ability to reach their potential.  

Our team of Careers Advisers are professionally qualified to deliver bespoke training packages and careers guidance services to meet people’s needs and fill identified gaps.  We would like to use partnerships, collaborations and links with Statutory and Third Sector agencies, private sector, community groups and projects to support our clients. In other words, we would like to work collaboratively with partners in a multi-agency setting to make a real difference to real lives.



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Jobs, Friends and Houses CIC

205-207 Church StreetJFH Logo

Steve Hodgkins 

Tel: 07539 302150


Web: www.jobsfriendshouses.org.uk



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Jobs, Friends and Houses empowers and employs people in recovery from addiction, mental health problems, offending, homelessness, long-term unemployment or family breakdown to positively contribute to communities and the public purse.

Team members are trained in meaningful and sustainable jobs, join an inspirational friendship group and support network, and access high-quality, stable accommodation.

The JFH model is a simple solution to a complex problem that takes a wealth of expertise and commitment to implement and sustain. We want people to see the power and potential of recovery and challenge the stigma attached to addiction.





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