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PCC SUPPORTS DRINK AND DRUG ADDICTION RECOVERY PROJECT IN CALDERDALE

West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Mark Burns-Williamson has supported Calderdale in Recovery (CiR) with a grant from his Safer Communities Fund.

The project received a grant of £4,980 which went towards providing support activities such as cricket, drama, art, creative writing and fishing, for those recovering from addiction.

CiR is a not for profit organisation based in Halifax but operating throughout Calderdale open to anyone who is interested in any aspect of recovery from a drink or drug problem. They have developed support networks to help individuals maintain their recovery as well as arranging community based opportunities such as volunteering, enterprise, participation and networking which also helps reduce the stigma attached to those affected by addiction.

Celebrating and Exploring Peer to Peer Support

Celebrating and Exploring Peer to Peer Support

An event on Wednesday 6th July 2016 aims to bring people with lived experience who give of their own time in supporting others to initiate and sustain recovery from alcohol and/or substance dependency and misuse. With a particular focus on volunteering with Peer Based Recovery Organisations, the event will provide an opportunity to share experience and […]

Replacing Planters at Todmorden Community College

On a very cold and precipitous November Monday Morning nine hardy souls descended on Todmorden Community College. Maybe Axl Rose was thinking of this place once. A team of volunteers which comprised of Cohen the Barbarian, Colin T, Scott C and Lee W had gathered to help a small crew from Incredible Edible Todmorden (IET) […]

Calderdale in Recovery Xmas Party

On the 19th December 2015 the members of Calderdale in Recovery enjoyed a fabulous day of fun and games for all ages to enjoy when their Xmas party was held at The Basement Recovery Project. Many families and friends also came together to celebrate this festive time with many guests and staff wearing fancy dress. I […]

TodWell Centre Grand Re-Opening

We are having a re-launch of The TodWell Centre (formerly The Acorn/Wildwood) on 2nd February. It would be great to see you there so we can show you our facilities and share our plans. Please find attached invitation and hopefully we will see you on the 2nd. Please feel free to share this with anyone who is […]

Pushing PRaMS

Date: September 2015 NEWS RELEASE Pushing PRaMS A new group has been started in Calderdale to help mums needing extra support through their pregnancies. PRaMS, which stands for Positive Recovery and Midwife Support, offers help for women who may have suffered domestic abuse and/or have drugs and alcohol issues. Kim Walsh, a Specialist Midwife from […]

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New Website for Drug and Alcohol Recovery in Calderdale

Press Release 23rd July 2015 New Website for Drug and Alcohol Recovery in Calderdale Calderdale in Recovery launches a new website today that aims to offer more information and support advice for people wishing to access drug and alcohol treatment services in Calderdale. Calderdale in Recovery (CiR), a community organisation working in Halifax and Todmorden, […]

Calderdale in Recovery Creates a Buzz

Calderdale in Recovery creates a buzz A local project is buzzing with excitement after securing a grant to develop a bee keeping project in Southowram. Calderdale in Recovery, based in Halifax and Todmorden, provides recovery orientated life changing support and inspiration to people who use the new drug and alcohol treatment system. This new bee […]

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Welcome to our New Website

Welcome to our new website Welcome to our new look website – we have restructured various sections to make the site easier to navigate and view.  We have a new What’s on calendar and will be updating that over the coming weeks with all the great meetings and events taking place throughout the Calderdale region and […]

RecoveryTimes Issue 8

RecoveryTimes Issue 8 has just been launched. If you would like hard copies for your reception areas or for clients, or if you would like your own personal copy, please call in to The Basement Recovery Project, 10 Carlton Street. Or download and print your own copy with the link below…

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