The Matthew Project

The Matthew Project

Charity information

The Matthew Project

The Matthew Project is a value driven charity based in Norfolk and Suffolk working in innovative ways with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol.

Founded 1984

  • Mission statement

    The Matthew Project is a value driven charity based in Norfolk and Suffolk working in innovative ways with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. Through the Matthew Project's varied services, young people and adults receive professional advice, information, counselling, support, care and education.

    The Matthew Project has workers based throughout Norfolk and Suffolk in both rural and urban areas. Our work takes place in a variety of settings including schools, youth venues, police stations, courts, in the community and at our own premises.
    Our purpose as a charity is to enable people to make more informed choices concerning their physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being, in a way which reflects our belief in unconditional acceptance in order to:

    Actively empower individuals
    Encourage their sense of self worth
    Help them realise their full potential
    We will do this through appropriate and feasible feedback and sustained contact with other professionals.

    The Matthew Project is a value driven organisation, originating from a Christian perspective and believing in no compromise on hope for people's lives no matter what their situation. We pride ourselves on our ethos of compassion, care, creativity and integrity in all areas of work.

    We work with the individual but also worried parents, carers and young people whose parents use drugs or alcohol. As well as veterans and long term unemployed individuals.

  • Aims

    The Matthew Project aims to:

    • To be the provider of choice for commissioners
    • To be the employer of choice for substance misuse and allied professionals
    • To provide a service of high quality to all its service users
  • Overview

    Established: January 1984

    Registered Charity Number: 1122801

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 66

    Part time staff: 60

    Volunteers: 14

    Phone number: 01603 626123

    Address: Nedeham House, 22 St Stephens Road NR1 3QU

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