Likewise launches to support people in Sheffield

We are pleased to announce the launch of new service in Sheffield offering advice and support for people struggling with alcohol and other drug use.

On 1st August 2023 Likewise will open its doors, the partnership between Humankind and Project 6 will provide free, confidential, and non-judgemental support to people who need it.

“We are proud to be increasing the support Humankind offers to people across the country and in Yorkshire.

“With the local expertise of Project 6, feedback received from people we will be supporting and our workforce, and the extensive preparation that has been put into launching the new service, we know we are in a strong position to make an incredibly positive impact on the overall health, wellbeing and safety of the Sheffield community.”

Emily Todd, Humankind Regional Director

Likewise is the second service Humankind has launched in partnership with Project 6, after New Vision Bradford opened its doors across the Bradford District in April 2023. Humankind have a track record of delivering outstanding services across our region. Along with our for 40 years of experience working with people affected by substance use in Sheffield, this partnership will seek to create an exceptional service for the people in our city.

“We are very pleased to be working alongside a partner in Humankind, with a track record of delivering exceptional services across our region. We look forward to this opportunity to build upon our years of experience developing community-rooted projects to ensure more people across our city have access to support and recovery services when they need them.”

Vicki Beere, Project 6 CEO

Likewise will offer a range of support including harm reduction, recovery navigation, clinical and therapeutic interventions. The service will also provide support for family members and continue to work with people in longer-term recovery to help them create a healthy and meaningful life. 

Likewise, which has been commissioned by Sheffield City Council.

If you’d like to know more about Likewise and the support available please email or visit