Welcome to the Initiative Factory Society incorporating the Casa Bar & Venue and the Community Advice Service Association (CASA)

Initiative Factory Achieves the MATRIX Standard. On behalf of the Initiative Factory/CASA can I thank you all for helping the organisation attain the MATRIX standard for delivering external Information Advice and Guidance on Welfare Rights, Employment Rights, Business Start-up and Consumer Affairs etc......Obtaining The MATRIX standard quality mark puts Initiative Factory in the same category as a Trade Union or a CAB for giving qualified and accredited advice..... It will give all our clients the assurance that the services we provide meet the highest possible standards.


The Initiative Factory/CASA was set-up in the aftermath of the Liverpool Dockworkers Dispute to uphold the aims and objectives of the ‘Sacked Liverpool Dockworkers’ in promoting ‘Fairness and Justice’ for all.

We were established as an Industrial and Provident Society in 1998 with the objectives of relieving poverty sickness and hardship and advancing education in Merseyside. In particular, the community work we do serves unemployed and socially excluded, both working and work-less, residents of Liverpool.

The In-house provision we provide includes:

  • Capacity building for community projects
  • ICT Support - Transnational projects
  • Local refugee and asylum seeker support
  • Advice and guidance programmes
  • Legals for workers project



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