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AGM Calling Notice 2023

AGM Calling Notice 2023

Notice Of Annual General Meeting of Airedale Voluntary Drug and Alcohol Agency Company number: 3430925 (Charity Registration number 1173006) This is a notice that the Annual General Meeting of the above-named Charitable Company will be at: The Studio Riverside West...

Likewise launches to support people in Sheffield

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,...

Humankind partnership in Sheffield

Humankind partnership in Sheffield

We are pleased to announce that from 1st August 2023, Project 6 will be working in partnership with Humankind to deliver Sheffield’s drug and alcohol treatment services.  The partnership presents an exciting opportunity to develop exceptional services for our...

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Vicki Beere to step down as CEO of Project 6

Vicki Beere to step down as CEO of Project 6

Vicki Beere has announced she is to step down from her role as Chief Executive at Project 6. After 16 years, nine of which she has served as its Chief Executive, Vicki will be leaving the organisation in August 2024. Vicki said: "I am so proud of everything we have...

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Impact Report

Impact Report

Impact Report 2023Across Doncaster, Sheffield and West Yorkshire, Project 6 has been delivering exceptional services for individuals, families and our local communities. Read the report Our Impact Report for 2023 demonstrates the real and sustainable change the...

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Stand With Trans

Stand With Trans

The first of our three values is, ‘People Matter’, underneath this is defined as: We instil hope We create safe, caring spaces where people can flourish We trust each other We welcome difference and treat people equally, honestly and fairly We recognise and stand up...

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A brief history Citizens Assemblies at Project 6

A couple of years ago we were looking for a way to help ensure our Board of Trustees had a direct line to see and hear about the work that was going on in each of our services. One idea we decided to go with was setting up and hosting ‘Citizens Assemblies’. This...

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Hey, Hey Girls

“Ew, dirty, you’re on your period, I don’t want to hear that”, a phrase I recall hearing after getting my period at school. I hadn’t expected my period, the toilets had no tampons or sanitary pads available, so I had no choice but to fashion a pad out of toilet roll,...

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Why Recovery Month Matters

As the old saying goes – “Bring on September, bring on Recovery Month!” Each September individuals, groups, services, and organisations across the country join together with the aim of celebrating recovery from substance use. Four weeks of creative activities and...

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Landmark

Landmark is an art project created through collaboration between artists Emilie Taylor and Christopher Jarratt and eleven people they met at Project 6, a drug and alcohol support service.On a baking hot day in Sheffield, I meet six of those eleven, Sam, Ben, Ruth,...

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Forest Bathing

Little did we know just how invigorating & transformative this whole initiative would be for us. Our guide & mentor, Kristen McEwan, who transpired to be a genuine inspiration, devoted to her craft. This was the wonderful discipline that is called Shimu-Yaku,...

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People Powered Progress

During April 2022 The People Powered Press worked with Project 6 to install the first in a series of murals and poetry in Keighley created by groups from the community. Thank you to People Powered Press for providing the platform, and to the people from Project 6’s...

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Fire at Project 6 Sheffield, Abbeydale Road 

Yesterday evening, 25th September 2022, a fire started in the coach house at the rear of our buildings on Abbeydale Road, Sheffield. The Fire Service responded quickly to contain the situation. Thankfully, no one was injured, and the fire did not spread to any of...

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NHS Parliamentary Awards

We are pleased to announce that the Multi-Agency Support Team (MAST) has been shortlisted for this year’s NHS Parliamentary Award in the category for Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care. The nomination recognises the team’s work at Airedale General Hospital and...

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Thank You Tom!

We want to say a huge thank you to Tom who has been raising money for Project 6 and Ben’s Centre in Sheffield. Over the Easter weekend this year he took on the challenge of cycling the 1000 gruelling miles between Land’s End and John O’Groats. Battling the isolation,...

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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...

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SMS Leaving Project 6

It is with sadness we announce this month we will be saying goodbye to the Specialist Mentoring Service. Over the past four years SMS has recruited and trained volunteer mentors to work with vulnerable young people across Sheffield. Over this time mentors have...

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Coronavirus Update

  Updated 26/07/21 Service Updates, Contact Numbers, Government Advice     Service Updates  Following the government update on 19/07/21 announcing the lifting on many of the national lockdown restrictions, Project 6 has been continuing to review...

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