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Project 6 Back on the Road

Project 6 Back on the Road

Local businesses have helped show the power of communities by coming together to help provide Project 6 with a fantastic set of wheels. Last year we were gifted a minibus for us to provide a much needed, mobile support space. The vehicle needed a bit of work...

Waypoint – New Open Courses

Waypoint – New Open Courses

Our Waypoint Training teams Autumn/Winter 2021 open courses from their New Approaches to Responding to Complex Needs programme are now available to book online

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We welcome difference and treat people equally, honestly and fairly. We recognise and stand up for people’s rights. Project 6 is committed to providing an accessible service to all its service users, equal opportunities for employment of staff and promotion of the...

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Airedale Care Farm

Airedale Care Farm

Calling all animal, plant and nature lovers!Can you help us to create a beautiful care farm up at Airedale General Hospital? We need your ideas, your skills or simply your enthusiasm – there are LOTS of ways to get involved. We’re teaming up with NHS Airedale...

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In the Needle Exchange

In the Needle Exchange

Needle exchange programmes play a vital role in helping to reduce the harm associated with injecting drug use, including the risk of overdose. They provide access to clean a safe injecting equipment to anyone who needs it as well as advice and alternatives for safer...

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Why Recovery Month Matters

Why Recovery Month Matters

Bring on September, bring on Recovery Month! That’s what we say in Sheffield. …most people say that. Most people doing similar work to us do. The reason they say this is so; each September individuals, groups, services, and organisations across the city join together...

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In the Needle Exchange

In the Needle Exchange

Needle exchange programmes play a vital role in helping to reduce the harm associated with injecting drug use, including the risk of overdose. They provide access to clean a safe injecting equipment to anyone who needs it as well as advice and alternatives for safer...

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Why Recovery Month Matters

Why Recovery Month Matters

Bring on September, bring on Recovery Month! That’s what we say in Sheffield. …most people say that. Most people doing similar work to us do. The reason they say this is so; each September individuals, groups, services, and organisations across the city join together...

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After Lockdown

After Lockdown

So much was lost over the last 18 months but the ‘new normal’ we came to know is changing again.  As we begin to move on, Project 6 wanted to take a video snapshot of people’s experiences from the pandemic. https://youtu.be/_Me9swy62SM Subscribe for more from...

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We welcome difference and treat people equally, honestly and fairly. We recognise and stand up for people’s rights. Project 6 is committed to providing an accessible service to all its service users, equal opportunities for employment of staff and promotion of the...

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Looking After Wellbeing

What a year... 365 days where everything become ‘unprecedented’, when we rediscovered the simple things in life then came to resent them, when we saw the value of communities and local services and a year when mental health and wellbeing started to become a serious...

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Dry January 2021

Dry January, for some an energising way to kick off the new year, for others annual penance for Christmas over indulgence. Whatever your motivation, stopping drinking alcohol for a whole month might be tougher than expected, we’ve put together some tips inspired by...

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Looking after yourself at Christmas

Christmas comes with different expectations, we're encouraged to over spend and over indulge, to cosy up in front of the telly and shut out the dark nights. Especially this year there is a pressure to make the most of family and enjoy the few days before we move back...

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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

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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Recovering Our Stories

This Alcohol Awareness Week Project 6 wants to share 6 intimate stories of addiction and recovery told by the people we work with. Order your advance copy of Recovering Our Stories now “Something I’ve said on many occasions is comics have a unique power to communicate...

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Jack’s Snacks

Back in November 2020 we started a very special project. Jack’s Snacks provides hot food and a reason to engage for those who most need it. Operating out of our needle exchange in Keighley this popular service has been running in memory of Jack Spalding....

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Stick To The Plan – BLUE COLOURWAY

3 weeks ago Kid Acne and Printed By us released the first colourway of the STICK TO THE PLAN screen print, with all profits going to Project 6 and the Archer Project. It has now sold out so Printed By got back in the studio and have produced a second blue colourway,...

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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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