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Does someone you know misuse drugs or alcohol?

December 4, 2017

Caring for or about someone with a drug or alcohol problem can be stressful and isolating. It is easy to forget to care for yourself and to think that things cannot change. At Hackney Recovery Service Friends and Family, we offer you a place to try something different… Drop In on Monday mornings 10am – […]

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Alcohol Awareness Week in Hackney

November 23, 2017

Between 13th November 2017 and the 17th November 2017, Hackney Recovery Service and Young Hackney worked in partnership to promote Alcohol Awareness week. The theme was ‘How Alcohol Impacts on the Family’ HRS and Young Hackney staff manned a stall at Hackney Service Centre (Hillman Street) and Tesco (Morning Lane) and posters were displayed around services to raise […]

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Hackney Recovery Service & Comet Children Centre – A Case Study

November 15, 2017

What do you do if you’re wanting to access drug and alcohol support but are the parent of a preschool age child? It had become clear to professionals in Hackney that parents of preschool age children were struggling to access crucial support from drug and alcohol services without childcare provision. To bridge this gap, the […]

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WDP Capital Card Shop Hackney

October 27, 2017

The Hackney Capital Card Shop is Back! On the 25th October 2017, the Capital Card Shop opened its doors again! Shoppers came in to browse the wares between 2-4pm, in the Methodist Church on Mare street, where over 450 points were spent by Capital Card users while the shop was open. The feedback from the […]

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Capital Cards

October 16, 2017

The Capital Card has now been up and running in Hackney Recovery Service for almost 6 months. We are enormously proud of how it has been received and we now have 926 members signed up to the scheme, with over 10 local spend partners offering over 20 different activities, services and products. Service users can spend the points they earn accessing treatment […]

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Festival highs…

December 8, 2016

The season for back-to-back festivals is here… music, dancing, fun and outfits you won’t catch anywhere else! We love a good festival… Festivals are big, and they are getting bigger… 14 million people plan to go to at least one festival this year and 3 in 10 plan on going to more than one. Wireless, […]

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