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Drug & Alcohol Support

FREE Drug & Alcohol Support is available for young people in Nottingham City & County

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How we can help?

We offer an all-age service to everyone living in Nottinghamshire who is experiencing problems with drugs and/or alcohol. Our service includes support for individuals as well as children and family members impacted by someone else’s substance misuse.

This is a free and confidential advice and support service.

Everyone coming to Change Grow Live can expect to receive:

  • A welcoming service which is focused on your individual needs.

  • Access to advice, information and a full assessment.

  • Access to clinical and psychological services.

  • Opportunity to volunteering and employment readiness services.

  • Referral to other support services where relevant


More support organisations in Nottinghamshire

Jigsaw - Young Person’s Drug and Alcohol and Family Support Service

CGL Jigsaw is a Drug and Alcohol service for young people under 18 including specialist family support for children and adults impacted by substances.

Culturally specific Counselling & Mentoring Services

education around gang violence and drug abuse, cultural deprivation and radicalisation, one to one peer mentoring and counselling support.

Support for healthy relationships

Working primarily in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, Equation is a specialist charity with expertise to work with the whole community to reduce the impact of domestic abuse, sexual violence and gender inequality.

Support to move away from gangs

Breaking Barriers Building Bridges runs a wide variety of services across Nottingham, all aimed at changing the lives of the city’s young people.

Music Recording Studios

Community Recording Studio, based in St Anns, teaches film and video skills as well as music, giving youngsters access to professional equipment and key industry contacts

Employment & Education Support

The Inspire and Achieve Foundation (IAF) helps disadvantaged 16-26 year olds who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) overcome barriers, find their motivation and progress into employment or education.

Guidance & Support Nottingham City

We offer a safe and structured environment for children of all ages to learn and become the best versions of themselves. With a group of qualified coaches and young leaders offering guidance to any child who needs it.

Music & Dance Nottingham City

A Nottingham-based charity that specialises in dance, music and educational courses.

Sports and Mentoring

Switch Up exists to empower Nottingham’s young people, children and young adults to break the cycle of offending and reoffending. Switch Up uses tried and tested mentoring techniques along with physical training to engage Nottingham’s young people in positive activity and to steer them away from the circle of crime and gang-criminality.

Sports Arts Music & Activities

We provide a range of activities for young people in Nottingham from boxing to music and group activites for young people

Support for young people to make new choices

Our programmes provide intensive and consistent support to young people who are facing difficult times, such as exploitation and violence, poverty, offending or alcohol or drugs misuse.

For young people affected by violence at home

Empowering women, children and teenagers to live free from abuse Juno Women's Aid (formerly WAIS) Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

Supporting Ex-Offenders in Clifton

StepOutStayOut is a footballing project created by ex-offender Pete Bell, designed to give those within HMP a chance to develop coaching and mentoring skills, and create a motivational environment, to help avoid the vicious circle of release and re-imprisonment.


We provide a safe environment for women, with ongoing support, advice, counselling and learning opportunities.

Counselling & One to One support for 11 - 25 year olds

Base 51 is a charity supporting anyone 11-25 years old living in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. We offer a counselling service, one-to-one support and group work

Activities and sports for young people

We act as a bridge between communities, families and school. We provide positive outlets, opportunities and layers of structured support.

Support into work or business
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