Recovery Cymru

Recovery Cymru

Charity information

Recovery Cymru

Recovery Cymru is a self-help and support community for people in or seeking recovery from alcohol and drug problems. We have a recovery centre in Cardiff and are developing our community in the Vale of Glamorgan. We are also networked into the wider recovery community in Wales and the UK.
Our activities are designed to offer people the opportunity to receive support, help others and develop their skills and passions.

We offer
• Self-help, support, advice and friendship
• Positive and meaningful ways in which to spend time
• New skills, hobbies and community networks
• Relapse prevention/management
• Awareness raising, advocacy and community building

Founded 2010

  • Mission statement

    Recovery Cymru aims to empower people to recover from substance use problems, in particular by the provision of recovery support, advice, information, social networks and practical activities. Our main objectives are to:

    Promote recovery within addiction communities and providing long-term sources of support to sustain recovery
    Provide self-help support and activity groups
    Provide recovery-supportive social networks and events
    Provide mentoring schemes and buddy systems
    Provide training and skills development workshops
    Provide relapse prevention, advice and relapse management support
    Offer information, advice and signposting
    Raise public awareness of addiction and recovery and challenge stigma
    Develop partnership working with drug and alcohol services and other community
    Facilitate community events and volunteering opportunities
    Advocacy
    Facilitate community events and volunteering opportunities that bring together people in recovery and the wider community helping to break down barriers and promote social cohesion and good citizenship.

  • Aims

    Recovery Cymru aims to:

    • To raise awareness of recovery and challenge stigma
    • To empower people to achieve and sustain recovery from alcohol and drug problems by building the recovery community in Wales
    • • Work alongside treatment providers to develop recovery oriented systems of care
  • Overview

    Established: April 2010

    Registered Charity Number: 1139734

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 25

    Phone number: 02920227019

    Address: Recovery Cymru 16 Llandaff Road Canton Cardiff CF11 9NJ

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