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Starts with you

Starts with you is a subsidiary we set up to support local communities. It’s a social enterprise which means it’s focused on its social purpose and being a force for good by helping people to make positive change.

By delivering services such as clearing empty properties, carrying out building safety checks and caretaking, Starts with you keeps work in Bolton, helping local people to find employment, develop their skills and improve their prospects.

Starts with you also delivers support services like life coaching, digital skills, energy and money advice, increasing our overall offer to help tenants and residents overcome worries and flourish.

Commercial profits made by Starts with you are gift-aided to Bolton at Home or reinvested, in both cases used to deliver more positive change.


of Starts with you employees were Bolton at Home tenants.


of employees working at Starts with you had been unemployed at the time of recruitment.


of Starts with you employees live in Bolton.


of financial gains delivered for customers.

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