5-7 Bolton Road
Contact: Janice Parker
Tel: 01254 776611
Jubilee Tower Credit Union is a financial co-operative offering easy to access financial services to individuals and organisations within the Blackburn and Darwen area.
New Era Centre
Contact: Rachel Whippy
Tel: 0808 278 7975
Citizens Advice Rossendale & Hyndburn provides free, impartial and confidential advice to people about the problems they face. We campaing for change to improve the poilicies and practices that affect people’s lives and we value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.
We are an independent charity, providing specialist advice services to local people and are part of the Citizens Advice network in England and Wales.
9-12 Jessops Riverside
800 Brightside Lane
Contact: Clive Douthwaite
Tel: (0114) 242 8900
For over ten years the Key Fund has been providing an innovative mixture of flexible grant, loan and equity packages to voluntary and community organisations, charities, co-operatives, social entrepreneurs and social enterprises.
The Key Fund itself is a social enterprise and so understands the difficulties that organisations can face in attempting to develop and grow. By providing tailored development finance, we are continuing in our mission to break down the barriers to accessing finance; enabling organisations to help people and communities to reach their full potential.
Since 1999, the Key Fund has awarded over £24m in over 2,000 organisations, £10 million in existing/new social enterprises, helping to provide over 6,500 training opportunities, enabling 130 new business start ups, the creation of 780 jobs and safeguarding another 622 jobs.