Announcement: New Council-Funded Recovery Projects!

Posted on: 05 Jun 2023

We are really pleased to announce a number of new Derbyshire County Council funded Recovery Projects. The Council has increased our investment in Recovery, allowing us to fund six projects rather than the usual five.

The projects will be grant funded for one year from 1st June 2023 - 31st May 2024 to provide support for people in recovery in Derbyshire: 

The Zink Project - RISE

The Zink Project will continue to provide the RISE Project. Zink HQ, based in Buxton, has a community eco-cafe open to all with a weekly timetable of wellbeing activities from School of Rock to Knit Happens, Discover Digital to Let's Game. General advice and help into jobs are available too. For more information follow the link: 

Derventio Housing Trust - Growing Lives Project

Derventio housing Trust will continue to provide the Growing Lives Project. Growing Lives, based in Ilkeston, provides a combination of skill-building and learning activities with personalised support to help people in recovery develop their social networks, improve their wellbeing and move closer to education, training and employment. For more information follow the link:

NEW!: Elastic FM - Your Choices Matter Project

Elastic FM, based in Clowne, has received funding to deliver the Your Choices Matter Project. The Your Choices Matter programme has been designed to adopt a 360-degree approach to support people in recovery from alcohol and substance use. The programme has an initial assessment (personal discovery) aspect that gains status on the life challenges and aspirations of participants, allowing us to tailor the modules of the programme to support people where they most need it. For more information follow the link:

NEW!: The Kelsey Family CIC - Recovery Together Project

The Kelsey Family CIC has received funding to deliver the Recovery Together Project. Kelsey Family CIC provides family-based recovery services to those affected by substance use. As opposed to focusing on negatives and the “wrongs” of the user - we encourage the use of positive psychology and concentrate on building upon the strengths of all family members affected by substance use to offer bespoke guidance and support. For more information follow the link:

New!: Global Adventure Missions - Peak Performance: Road to Recovery Project

Global Adventure Missions has received funding to deliver the Peak Performance: Road to Recovery Project. This is a new project by Global Adventure, using various outdoor activities to help improve the mental and physical health and wellbeing of participants.  With activities ranging from campfire cooking to bushcraft to hiking and abseiling, we will have something for everyone to enjoy alongside the fresh air and camaraderie of trusted individuals. For more information follow the link:

New!: Pathways of Chesterfield - Pathways to Recovery 

Pathways of Chesterfield, based in Chesterfield, has received funding to deliver their Pathways to Recovery Project. Pathways of Chesterfield work with anyone who is over 18 and homeless or at risk of homelessness. Throughout our work we support people at all different stages of their recovery journey, and we wanted to offer more, to both help people start their journey and make it more possible. No matter where you are in your recovery journey there is something with the Pathways to Recovery project for you. or more information follow the link:

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