Charity information

Addaction

Addaction is one of the largest Drug and Alcohol Charities in the UK, working to help transform the lives of people affected by drug and alcohol problems

Founded 1967

  • Mission statement

    Addaction is one of the UK’s largest specialist drug and alcohol treatment charities.

    We believe that effective treatment needs to be tailored to the individual. Each person needs committed and caring support as they move forward step by step. Supporting people to recover is central to our work.

    We manage more than 120 services in 80 locations in England and Scotland that employs around 1,100 people,.

    We play a key role in developing new approaches to the design and delivery of services by working in partnership with other organisations at a national and local level.

    Putting service users in charge of their lives and placing them at the heart of our organisation is essential to achieving our charitable objectives.

    We will not rest until every person with drug or alcohol problems has access to the best services and support that enables them to change their lives and unlock their full potential.

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  • Aims

    Addaction aims to:

    • To ensure every person with drug or alcohol problems has access to the best services and support that enables them to change their lives and unlock their full potential.
  • Overview

    Established: May 1967

    Registered Charity Number: 1001957

    Board members: 1100

    Full time staff: 1100

    Part time staff: 1100

    Volunteers: 600

    Phone number: 020 7017 2753

    Address: Addaction 67-69 Cowcross Street London EC1M 6PU

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  • Breaking the Cycle (BtC)

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