Where to get help

Recovery Resources Foundation is an organisation committed to abstinence. Below is a list of abstinence-based services and organisations in London.

Please contact the agencies direct for details on how to refer and their criteria. You can also contact your local community drug and alcohol team for assessment and referral information.


Turning Point - run an abstinence day programme Waltham Forest, aimed at those who are drug/alcohol free and require support to remain abstinent. (They also have non-abstinent and open access services) - 1 Beulah Road, Walthamstow, London E17 9LG Tel: 0208 509 1888

1NE Redbridge-based Abstinence Day Programme

Charter Day Care, Central London

The Living Room - based in Stevenage but accept referrals from all areas.


Greig House - Tower Hamlets

Foundation 66 - Ravenswood Road, Walthamstow, East London

Foundation 66 - Herbert Street, North West London

The Priory, Southgate, North London

Charis alcohol and drug unit Mile End, East London

Freedom Recovery Centre - Catford, South East London

Hope House, Action on Addiction Women's residential programme, South East London

The Sanctum 12 Step quasi-residential centre based in Uxbridge, Middlesex

City Roads - crisis intervention centre 020 7843 1640

If you want to find out about your options or find alternative help or treatment provision, visit the

Drugscope Helpfinder or

Alcohol Concern service directory

for comprehensive listings of all treatment providers in the UK.

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AA – Alcoholics Anonymous
National Helpline 0845 769 7555

Narcotics Anonymous - UKNA
0300 999 1212

Cocaine Anonymous - UKCA
Helpline 0800 612 0225

Overeaters Anonymous - OAGB
07000 784985

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous - SLAAUK

Co-dependents Anonymous – CODA-UK

Gamblers Anonymous
Helpline 020 7384 3040


Families Anonymous
For families and friends affected by someone else’s drug use 0845 1200 660

For families and friends of alcoholics

For young people affected by another's alcoholism


Drugsline - for telephone support for all addictions and affected family members

0808 1 606 606

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Please contact us if you provide abstinence services in London and we will endeavour to include you on this page.

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