Charity information


Hebrides Alpha provides support to individuals who are serious about addressing their addiction to alcohol or other drugs by the provision of therapeutic employment and supported accommodation.

Founded 2005

  • Mission statement

    Hebrides Alpha Project (‘the project’) is established as a charitable company incorporated under the Companies Act and limited by guarantee. The therapeutic employment element of the project is operating through a subsidiary Community Interest Company (CIC), undertaking the trading activities. This is constituted as Hebrides Alpha Trading CIC and we currently offer a window cleaning and recycling service plus the hiring out of
    bouncy castles and recreational equipment.

    Any person aged 18 years and above can come into the project ,who are experiencing problems with alcohol or drug misuse, with acquiring or maintaining housing, crime problems or any other associated difficulties which seriously affect their ability to live a balanced, responsible and positive life within the community.

    The project is designed to provide a supportive and life changing supported housing opportunity with therapeutic employment for any persons suffering from the problems detailed in the introduction who have housing problems and who are serious about changing their lives. The latter condition is vitally important.

  • Aims


    • To provide supported accomodation to individuals with addictions to alcohol or other drugs where they will receive support with addiction, employment, budgeting, cooking, exercise, contact with family
    • To provide therapeutic employment to individuals with addictions to alcohol or other drugs where they will participate in a range of work activities and receive certificated work related training.
  • Overview

    Established: November 2005

    Board members: 4

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 01851 820830

    Address: 48b Upper Coll Back Isle of Lewis HS2 0LT

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