Tag Archives: Employability Education & Training

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust

Darwen End, Ewood Park
Nuttall Street
Blackburn
BB2 4JF

Contact: Deborah Blades

Tel: 01254 508256


Email:
deborah.blades@brfctrust.co.uk

Web: www.rovers.co.uk/community

   

 

ABOUT US

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust (Registered Charity No. 1117122) is fully committed to offering all members of the local community access to the highest quality programme of grassroots football, education, inclusion initiatives and awareness projects to encourage off-field participation, success and enjoyment using the crest and brand name of Blackburn Rovers Football Club.

The power of football to engage, enthuse and motivate people irrespective of age, gender and ethnicity is now recognised on many stages. As a vehicle through which community cohesion in its broadest terms of ‘narrowing the gap’ in health, education, aspirations and opportunity can be addressed, the local draw of Blackburn Rovers and the unrivalled power of the brand to bring additional credibility cannot be underestimated.

 


 

 

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Travel Assist Services Ltd

Unit 1 Rose Hill Estate
Sough Road
Darwen
BB3 2HA

Contact: James Coulthard

Tel: 01254 846200


Email:
jim@travelassist.org

Web: travelassist.org

 

 

ABOUT US

As a not for profit, social enterprise, Travel Assist has designed the business model on the foundation of their two major social objectives, which are;

(1). Making transport accessible for those who experience difficulties reaching mainstream transport.

(2). Creating and sustaining long term employment opportunities.

From the very start, Travel Assist has based all business decisions on the ethics of our social objectives, which is to provide opportunities, equality and respect. However, as the business has developed, Travel Assist has recognised that it has a responsibility to look at the impact the work carried out by the organization has on the environment. Therefore, a third social objective has been added:

(3). Sustaining responsible use of energy to minimalise the impact on the environment.

 

Ways to trade with this social enterprise

We exist to primarily provide affordable, accessible transport for people who experience difficulties accessing mainstream transport

 


 

 

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Change Grow Live

CGL HQ – Towerpoint
44 North Road
Brighton
BN1 1YR

Contact: Katie Bebbington


Email:
katie.bebbington@cgl.org.uk

Web: www.changegrowlive.org

   

 

ABOUT US

Change Grow Live is a charity specialising in Substance Misuse and Criminal Justice intervention projects in England and Wales. We’re funded by councils and local authorities who commission us to provide services, and we sometimes receive donations from the public.

Because we’re not a business, we’re not looking to make a profit. So we can focus on making sure that everything we do is helping the people who use our services, and the wider public too.

In Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, we operate under the brands Inspire, New You and Go2. Within all our services in Lancashire, we have teams that support with all of the following and much more

  • Clinical interventions for drug and/ or alcohol treatment
  • Family Safeguarding
  • Criminal Justice
  • Homelessness
  • Housing
  • Education, Training and Employment
  • Recovery Support
  • Behaviour Change

 


 

 

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Beanstalk Business Support CIC

Contact: Kerry Stevens

Tel: 07720 779809


Email:
kerry@beanstalkbusiness.co.uk

Web: In development

 

ABOUT US

Beanstalk Business Support CIC has recently been established to help businesses to be stronger, more sustainable, and more profitable. We provide business support, training, and mentoring to help start-ups, not-for-profit organisations, self-employed individuals, and small business owners (SME’s) manage their business and administrative processes successfully while ensuring that communities benefit from the businesses within them.

Small businesses are the backbone of local communities; they provide character and individuality that reflect a town’s personality. Business owners and employees usually live and work within their communities. Building successful businesses inspire a climate of pride, creates a thriving local economy with local jobs, and secures strong community bonds.

 


 

 

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Rebuild with Hope Foundation

C/O Mclintocks LTD
46 Hamilton square
Birkenhead CH41 5AR

Contact: Louise Atherton

Tel: 07738 760039


Email:
louise@rbwhfoundation.org

 

ABOUT US

We are a newly formed organisation providing employment, training and support for individuals involved with the criminal justice system whilst on RoTL, community licence and post release.

We will provide real work opportunities through a recycling, repurposing and retail operation and in collaboration with partners embed relevant training and wrap around support linked to identified progression routes.

We have a number of employers in a variety of sectors across Lancashire and other parts of the North West who will employ individuals progressing through the Foundation.

View our Announcement leaflet for further information

 


 

 

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Growing Resilience CIC

Office 5, The Boulevard Centre
45 Railway Road
Blackburn
BB1 1EZ

Contact: Richard Wallwork

Tel: 07786 261 485


Email:
richard@growingresilience.co.uk

Web: www.growingresilience.co.uk

 

ABOUT US

Growing Resilience is a self-awareness course that considers encountering conflict and stress in everyday life, as a certain inevitability. The programme shows the participants how to grow a mental health toolkit to become more resilient and be better able to cope with times of chaos and deal with conflict pro-actively, focussing on a positive future situation.

 


 

 

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Enterprising Habits Ltd

36 Briercliffe Road
Burnley
BB10 1 XB

Contact: Ibrar Syed

Tel: 07545 261780


Email:
contact@ehabits.org.uk

Web: www.ehabits.org.uk

 

 

ABOUT US

We offer a range of services to local residents and families across East Lancashire that includes vocational qualifications, functional skills, employability skills, enterprise support, bi-lingual info advice and guidance, traineeship (16-25) etc.

 

WAYS TO TRADE WITH THIS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE 

We deliver services such as an employability support programme, traineeship, apprenticeship, SIA courses, Adult Education Budget, ESOL classes, IT courses, bespoke business start-up support, entrepreneurship and info advice & guidance

 


 

 

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SoMi Academy CIC

63 Rogersfield
Langho
Blackburn
BB6 8HD


Contact:
Jamie Turner

Tel: 0151 607 2777


Email:
info@somi.academy

Web: www.somi.academy

 

ABOUT US

SoMi Academy CIC is a not-for-profit education company specialising in music & performing arts education provision, for children. Delivering social change through performing arts, ongoing education, arts/performance projects, CPD & an online learning platform.

 

WAYS TO TRADE WITH THIS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE 

The Academy has a subscription online learning platform for children, parents and teachers. There is also an online shop where you can purchase clothing, instruments and accessories.

 

 


 

 

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Brew Me Sunshine

12 Victoria Street
Morecambe
LA4 4AH

Contact: Joseph Gardiner

Tel: 01524 414846

 

Email: joseph.gardiner@galloways.org.uk

Web: www.galloways.org.uk/morecambe

      

 

ABOUT US

Brew Me Sunshine is a Café situated within the old Visitor Newspaper building in Morecambe. The Café space is shared with the Galloway’s sight loss services team and creates a warm friendly approachable atmosphere for people to access and learn about the sight loss support offered by the charity. The profits from the café are donated back to the charity.

 

WAYS TO TRADE WITH THIS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE 

The café is developing and growing with a view to creating employment opportunities for people with visual impairment. Revenue generated by the café supports this work.

This social enterprise also has available office space and can be contacted directly about this.

 


 

 

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Youth Action

Unity House
49-51 Preston New Road
Blackburn
BB2 6AE

 

Contact: Amar Abbas

Tel: 01254 695847

 

Email: www.youthaction.org.uk/contact-us

Web: www.youthaction.org.uk

     

 

ABOUT US

Youth Action is an award-winning youth charity, working across Lancashire for the last 19 years. We provide a range of services to the community for families and children and young people aged 5 to 24.

 


 

 

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