BUILDING SOCIAL FIRMS

Yes2Ventures is a Social Firm development agency based in Sheffield. For close to 20 years, it has been creating employment and training opportunities for people who are disadvantaged in the labour market.

Successful projects include Yes2Work, a New Deal for Disabled People job broker; Viewpoint Research, a telephone-based research service; Buster’s Coffee Company, which boasted cafés in Doncaster, Leeds, and Sheffield; and a successful Travel Support service.

Whether you are looking to re-enter the labour market, want to learn new skills, or just need some help overcoming some of the barriers that are holding you back from doing what you want to do, Yes2Ventures might be able to help you.

Click here to learn more about our current workshop sessions.

Yes2Ventures provides a travel support service for individuals as an alternative to taxis and council transport, with named regular drivers.

Learn more about our recent work delivered with support from Sheffield City Council and the European Social Fund.

Leave only Footprints: Paintings by John Wilkinson

By Mark Powell | December 10, 2021

Sheffield artist and Kelham Island Arts Collective member John Wilkinson has created narrative paintings drawn from the relics of our past endeavors. Now on exhibition at theSocial.

Autumn Without End: Prints by John Phillips at theSocial, 24 Snig Hill Sheffield S3 8BN

By Mark Powell | November 1, 2021

John Phillips recently response to the extraordinary proliferation of disposable images has produced an exhibition of startling and beautiful images, now on display at theSocial at Snig Hill.

Yes2Ventures is Framed!

By Chris Olewicz | November 1, 2021

Our new framing workshops are now well underway at our Unit in Neepsend with the finished products, manufactured by our workshop attendees, now appearing on walls around the local area!

Yes2Ventures Seeks Bar Staff for theSocial

By Chris Olewicz | September 4, 2021

The staff at ‘The Social’, located in Snig Hill, are looking for job candidates to be trained to work behind the bar to sell drinks, snacks and gift shop items.

theSocial: On the Pumps 1st September

By Mark Powell | September 1, 2021

theSocial, our new venue on Snig Hill in central Sheffield, is open and has had a successful first full operating week. Here’s a run down of what’s on the pumps this week.

Urban: The City in Flux

By Chris Olewicz | August 20, 2021

Following on from Paul Dearden’s successful exhibition Masked, artSocial at Snig Hill presents its next exhibition: Urban – The City in Flux.

Masked: Paul Dearden

By Chris Olewicz | June 21, 2021

The second exhibition at The Social is well under way. Paul Dearden presents a new collection of paintings made during the pandemic.

Topping the Bar!

By Chris Olewicz | May 5, 2021

Work is progressing nicely with our new barSocial project, due to launch month or so. We’ve finally got the beer pumps and bar top in place. Now just to fill in the gaps!

Planters for the Summer

By Chris Olewicz | April 21, 2021

Yes2Ventures craftSocial workshops have been busy for the past few weeks constructing high-quality planters for sale to the general public.

Everything But the Meat Now Available!

By Chris Olewicz | April 19, 2021

Yes2Ventures presents Social: Everything but the Meat, a nine-item accompaniment to your Sunday roast made with freshly prepped ingredients. Now available for purchase online.

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