The Calico Group: innovative charities and businesses working together to make social profit, rather than financial profit, the driving force behind our wide range of high quality services.
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AFTA Thought specialises in staff training and unique conference sessions, creating scripts and training scenarios that are realistic, recognisable and measurable.
Delivering social profit by offering training in subject areas that enable people to provide improved services for vulnerable people.
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BadKamra is a social enterprise which delivers high class sound and vision solutions for the private market.
Delivering social profit by providing volunteering and employment opportunities to promote lifelong recovery.
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Bean Good Coffee Shop is a social enterprise that delivers a café with a social conscience – the home of ‘buy one, give one free’.
Delivering social profit by reducing social isolaition, promoting healthy living, providing volunteer and employment opportunities, and feeding vulnerable people.
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Calico Careers is the number one choice for free, no-nonsense careers guidance across East Lancashire.
Delivering social profit by providing young people in North West communities with employability oppunities in a variety of sectors.
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Calico Creative delivers commercial media and PR services, including graphics, photography and much more.
Delivering social profit by providing young people in North West communities with better access to employment opportunities in the creative and digital sector.
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Furniture Matters is a charitable social enterprise which offers quality refurbished furniture and household appliances.
Delivering social profit through the creation of volunteer and training opportunities to help develop employability while reducing waste and landfill.

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