Community Solutions North West (CSNW) is an innovative social enterprise, specialising in engagement and support. Through holistic provision of bespoke solutions, we are committed to offering hope and opportunity to local people through social, health, economic and personal development. Our services are Lancashire wide. With a Solutions Focused Asset Based Approach (endorsed by UCLAN Evaluation – June 2014) our services and programmes recognise strengths and resilience rather than focusing on need.


To empower local people to meet local needs within the communities of Lancashire and beyond; promoting inter-dependence, confidence and self-esteem.


To transform the lives of 10,000 people in North West England in the next 10 years.


To improve the health, emotional and spiritual well-being of local people by delivering a range of holistic quality initiatives to support, resource and empower.

To meet diverse needs with an individual response in order to bring about positive behavioural change.

To empower people to realise their full potential within a non-judgemental environment.

To raise the aspirations and skills of the most vulnerable in society.

To be known as an organisation that goes the extra mile.

What People Say

It’s all in the name – this organisation is all about providing solutions for the community, helping people to help each other. They stop surpluses being wasted and meet community need. There is so much energy in this group and their positivity is infectious – we applaud the impact they have made. Paul Hemmings – CEO at Global Renewables Lancashire


Community Solutions North West is committed to making a lasting positive impact on our communities and has a board of directors to support the management team in their roles.The directors meet every six weeks and have legal and strategic responsibility for the organisation and consist of a chairperson, finance and business person, company secretary, operations director and social care and education specialist.The directors sometimes consult our board of reference, made up of local professionals who advise and inform from a private, public and faith sector perspective.

Community Solutions North West is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered Number 7516227 at Elmfield Hall, Gatty Park, Hyndburn Road, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 4AA.