Lancashire glass artisan, Julie Langan, has raised over £6,000 for The Brick from the sale of uniquely created fused glass rainbows and rainbow hearts, to help provide much-needed funds for The Brick, during the Covid-19 crisis. Julie Langan’s glass workshop and gallery are located at Cedar Farm Galleries in...Read more
The Brick remains open, maintaining all support and staff operating as key workers under the categories of food distribution and charity delivering frontline services. We continue to work with people in the most vulnerable categories, delivering vital advice, support and mentoring, practical help (food, clothes, toiletries) and an increased...Read more
Amidst all the chaos of our very surreal life at the moment, we stopped for a while on Tuesday to have a zoom meeting with our partners Mayday Trust. We all work in a person led way through the PTS (personal transition service) and felt it necessary to ask...Read more
In the light of the coronavirus pandemic, The Brick has agreed a business continuity plan. This has been devised by the organisation’s Executive Committee, shared with relevant partners and agencies, and is being implemented and revised in line with government advice and developments. The primary objective is to protect...Read more
The Brick is in need of essential supplies for the people in the community who need our help the most. Due to the COVID-19 virus, donations to The Brick’s foodbank have dropped and we are calling on the community to help replenish supplies, in any way you can. The...Read more
Louise Green the Brick CEO would like to thank the Wigan Community for their ongoing support to the Charity. “I know that everyone is worried about current events taking place on our doorstep and across the world and the Brick is trying its best to maintain vital services whilst...Read more
Silence really can be golden. A recent coaching meeting has allowed me to realize that silence does not always have to be awkward. It can provide a space that a person can own, where they can say what they need to say for themselves. My skills as a coach...Read more
Charlie and I were very excited about the arranged trip to Edinburgh, not only because we were going on a training course with our partners (Mayday Trust) but because Edinburgh is a beautiful city and we got the evening to enjoy all that Edinburgh had to offer. Our journey...Read more
The word chance is very subjective, what it means to one person doesn’t mean quite the same to the next. I believe if anything only you can give your own chances – the ones that really count. You need to take the control back, feel empowered to make your...Read more
The Brick is a small project that delivers big results for the community it serves. It offers services to people who are homeless, in poverty or facing debt crisis.
As its name suggests, it provides a safe, solid building block for people in crisis to begin to construct a new life and become valuable members of society.
Get in touch today:
The Brick, 10 Arcade Street, Wigan WN1 1LU
Call: 01942 236 953
The Brick Works, 4 Hodson Street, Wigan WN3 4EN
Call: 01942 417 290