enterprise19 is a new venture designed to enhance the job prospects of our young adults within the local and wider community. A non-profit social enterprise, enterprise19 provides young adults – with a range of learning difficulties – with the opportunity to gain experience of different types of roles within the workplace.

We work in partnership with our young adults to support them fully to help develop their skills and independence in a sustainable, realistic long-term work environment. The contribution they make is invaluable: designing and managing our website; planning and implementing social media updates; designing and creating a range of products – such as Christmas cards and paper; monitoring and analysing sales; managing and storing stock; packaging products and taking them for delivery.

The majority of our income is generated through sales within the Farnham community. This gives our young adults real and genuine interaction with local people and helps support community inclusiveness. One hundred per cent of the profits are invested back into the business to expand and improve our services.