From family support, fitness classes and learning to art exhibitions, festivals and talks, our activities are wide and far reaching.
Find out what a social enterprise actually is? And what a social enterprise does...
A social enterprise is a business that wants to make the world a better place. The goal is to make a profit, much like a traditional business, but all of their profits are reinvested into the local community or back into the business. Social enterprises come in all shapes and sizes and they exist in nearly every sector. There are over 100,000 social enterprises in the UK, contributing £60 billion to the economy and employ over two million people!
Socialenterprise.org.uk defines a social enterprise as businesses that:
Coin Street is a social enterprise working in Waterloo and North Southwark in London. We provide opportunities and spaces for people to lead their own change, with far- and wide-reaching activities, we promote enterprise, creativity and lifelong learning. This could be anything from providing employment, giving families and children the best start in life, exercise, housing or delivering programmes and activities.
Most people who pass through the Coin Street site don’t know we exist and that’s a shame because our story is one of inclusiveness and diversity. About culture, community and commercial success. About how we work together to create an inspirational neighbourhood – today, tomorrow and forever.