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Waypoint Open Courses

Waypoint Open Courses

Waypoint Training are pleased to announce the launch of the first courses in their open course programme. Waypoint has a long-established track record for high quality, innovative vocational training that promotes excellence in working with a range of vulnerable...

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Why Social Distancing Feel Wrong

Why Social Distancing Feel Wrong

Social connection by close physical proximity is familiar to me and, on the whole, I am very comfortable with people being physically close to me. I’ll seek people out and spend time in their presence. Being physically with people, however, is neither a guarantee of...

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A Lockdown Diary

A Lockdown Diary

Lisa works supporting people maintain changes around their drug and alcohol use at our Progress recovery service. She also delivers training and education in the community. Since lockdown she is now working across several projects, often providing, socially-distanced,...

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Vicki’s Blog

Vicki’s Blog

20/04/20 Harm Reduction: The Only Show in town If you turn to the recent issue of the  Parliamentary Review (click here) you might recognise the organisation featured on pages 26,27 and 28! Reading through the whole magazine the most striking things (with the...

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News

Stick To The Plan

Stick To The Plan

This limited edition design by Kid Acne was Printed By us and is available exclusively through Printed By us online shop (free postage). All of the profits will go to 2 local charities; Project 6 and the Archer Project. • 2 colour hand-pulled screen...

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DAS Joins Project 6

Today we can confirm that Doncaster Alcohol Services has officially joined Project 6. We are delighted to welcome an organisation with a track record of providing services which deliver positive outcomes and impact in Doncaster along with a team of dedicated and...

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100 Days Thank You

It has been 100 days since lockdown began and in that time a huge amount has changed. Like everyone we have faced difficult times and tough decisions. But we have also found new creative ways of doing things. We have formed new partnerships and strengthened existing...

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Race to the Summit

3 teams of Project 6 staff are climbing 2903 flights of stairs to reach the height of Mount Everest. Well done to all our teams, an amazing effort! Click here to donate and show your support.   Peak Excitement           100% Michala - Eve...

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Doncaster Merger

  We are delighted to announce that the long established Doncaster based alcohol charity, Doncaster Alcohol Services (DAS), will be joining with Project 6 on 1st July 2020. The merger means that DAS will be part of Project 6 and operate as ‘Project 6 Doncaster –...

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The Class of 2020

Ladies and Gentleman, the class of 2020 As people enter Progress they are invited to join SRP. The Structured Recovery Programme (SRP) is a closed therapeutic group work programme which is currently delivered over 24 sessions twice a week. The programme requires...

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Older Articles

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or FASD - An uncomfortable discussion topic, cloaked with stigma and judgement. But how much do you really know about it? Or the significance of alcohol in pregnancy for that matter... At Project 6 we strive for a broad-spectrum...

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Dry January: counting down the days or a welcome break?

As one major British tabloid proclaimed, the 31/01/20 was a significant day for many Britons. The end of Dry January had finally come and thousands of those who had abstained throughout the month were free to raise a glass and toast… just about anything. Each year...

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Harm Reduction Collective

#bringbackharmreduction Tomorrow, on International Overdose Awareness day, we are launching a call to action. The drug and alcohol sector is in crisis. Drug related deaths are increasing at a phenomenal rate and in Scotland they are the highest in the whole world....

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Older News

Dry January: counting down the days or a welcome break?

As one major British tabloid proclaimed, the 31/01/20 was a significant day for many Britons. The end of Dry January had finally come and thousands of those who had abstained throughout the month were free to raise a glass and toast… just about anything. Each year...

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Keighley Christmas Opening 2019

We're here to help over Christmas. Our services will be open at the following times over Christmas: Mon 23rd Dec: OPEN AS USUAL Tue 24th Dec:    10.00-14.00 Wed 25th Dec:   CLOSED Thur 26th Dec:  CLOSED Fr 27th Dec:  10.00-14.00 Sat 28th...

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Encore!

Project 6 brought the house down on Thursday evening with their take on the hit comedy whodunit, Cluedo. The Exchange in Keighley was packed with an audience eager to see the much anticipated debut performance which had been put on in partnership with Drama North and...

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Project 6 Presents Cluedo

Join us on 28th November for an evening of entertainment, fun and frolics. For one night only Project 6 in association with Drama North will be bringing to the stage the hilarious whodunit, Cleudo. To reserve your tickets please call 01535 610180 or drop into Project...

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Manor Maker: Base Materials with Emilie Taylor

31 Aug – 6 Oct 2019 Millennium Gallery, Sheffield The act of making can be hugely transformative. This summer, a new exhibition at the Millennium Gallery will show how a group of adults undertaking great change in their lives worked with ceramic artist, Emilie Taylor...

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Jumping for Families Together

There are 72,000 looked after children and young people in the UK. Unfortunately, outcomes for them are poorer than those that remain in the family home. Our Families Together Service works with struggling families who have children who are on the verge of being taken...

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Drink Wise, Age Well- Stories from Sheffield

SMART Recovery is a program that provides training and tools for people who want to change their problematic behaviour. Several of these meetings have been set up in Sheffield by Staff and Volunteers of Drink Wise, Age Well.These sessions take place each week and...

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Fighting Food Poverty

One challenge that faces some of the people Project 6 supports is that of food poverty. We work alongside several organisations in Keighley, including the Salvation Army and Keighley’s Food Poverty Action Partnership providing food provision to assist those...

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The Power of Poetry

Recovery was in the billing at an open mic night hosted by a inter-cultural arts hub in Bradford. The event brought together music and performances from a wide range of artists from with different cultural and life experiences. Simon from Project 6 was among them and...

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Volunteers’ Week: Chatting with Jo

The 1st to 7th of June each year is Volunteers’ Week, a chance to say thank you and celebrate the contributions of the millions of volunteers across the UK. Project 6 has always relied on a dedicated team of volunteers, seeking to recruit those with lived experience...

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6fest

This year marks 30 years of Project 6 and my, doesn’t time fly. Over the years Project 6 has been a consistent part of the community in Keighley, offering help, support, and home to so many people from every walk of life. To recognise this momentous, three-decade,...

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Jem and Cathy’s 3 Peak Challenge

Life is full of ups and downs. For Jem and Cathy from Project 6 there are about to be 3 more, very literal, summits to reach. As part of Project 6 30th birthday celebrations we will be holding 6fest, a day of celebrations, music and laughter on 19th May at The...

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Keighley Christmas Opening Times

We're here to help over Christmas. Our services will be open at the following times over Christmas: Mon 23rd Dec: OPEN AS USUAL Tue 24th Dec:    10.00-14.00 Wed 25th Dec:   CLOSED Thur 26th Dec:  CLOSED Fr 27th Dec:  10.00-14.00 Sat 28th...

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Happy Anniversary to Project 6

Yesterday was the 1st anniversary of the Project 6 and SASS merger and what a year it’s been. We’ve worked hard and also had a lot of fun along the way. Over the year we’ve: Reviewed our Policies Carried out staff consultations and developed a new pay and reward...

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Recovery Month Launch

We'll be kicking off Recovery Month in Sheffield by opening The Restoration Project  a 'recovery in action' art exhibition at the Art House in Sheffield on Monday 3rd September. The exhibition will feature art works from people in recovery across the city and it runs...

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Recovery Month coming soon

Recovery Month is coming up soon and here's Jenny from BBC Radio Sheffield interviewing our peers, mentors, volunteers and staff in Sheffield today. Finding out what the ARC community means to them in terms of recovery. Heard the burgers were great! We've got lots of...

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Joining People Up

We've been making fantastic progress with our implementation plan since we successfully merged with Sheffield Alcohol Support Services in October. We've been making fantastic progress with our implementation plan since we successfully merged with Sheffield Alcohol...

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Project 6 merge with Sheffield Alcohol Support Services

Project 6 merged with Sheffield Alcohol Support Services (SASS). On October 5th 2018, following a detailed due diligence process, Project 6 merged with Sheffield Alcohol Support Services (SASS). Like Project 6 SASS is a well-established local charity embedded in...

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Welcome to our new website

We hope you like our new website which should provide you with information on our organisation... We hope you like our new website which should provide you with information on our organisation, our approaches, our services and our impact. It provides information on...

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Jan Mayor – Chair Update (2017 Annual Report)

Over the last year Project 6 has been navigating choppy waters. 96% of our service users say that “since coming to Project 6 the harm caused to me by drugs or alcohol has reduced”. That is a phenomenal figure. Every time one person’s substance use becomes less harmful...

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CEO update

This has been a year of exceptional outcomes for Project 6, delivered by truly committed and dedicated staff and volunteers; to some exceptionally brave individuals. Project 6 remains committed to the principles of ethical collaboration within the VCS and is one of...

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Impact

Project 6 measures our Outcomes and Impact in a number of ways including a bespoke Recovery Star, a 5 Ways to Well Being app, service user feedback and an annual service user survey.Please find attached our last 3 years Impact Reports detailing our impact and...

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