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News: Foundation66 to Open Female-Only Residential Service

11 June 2015

Grace House will give women who have suffered horrific tragedies the opportunity to recover from their pasts and rebuild their lives.

Foundation66, part of the Phoenix Futures Group, are delighted to announce that that we are opening a new female-only specialist residential service in London on 15th June.

Grace House will...

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Blog: Reasons to be Cheerful.

9 June 2015

At Phoenix we know that the year ahead is going to be challenging. The reduction in public expenditure will mean there is less money around to fund services that are likely to see increased demand.

And whilst it could be easy to get despondent about that, at Phoenix we know that it is exactly times like this that charities need to...

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News: Phoenix awarded 5 stars for EFQM

29 May 2015

This was the second Recognised for Excellence (“R4E”) assessment of Phoenix, the first being in 2013 and resulting in us being awarded 4 stars under the EFQM model.

We have been working to the Excellence model since our first assessment in 2013 and it has helped us bring real improvements to our organisation.

I am very proud of...

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News: Service users and staff celebrated at Phoenix Futures annual graduation

12 May 2015

On Tuesday 5th May staff and service users from the Phoenix Futures group came together for our annual graduation ceremony.

The Phoenix Futures Annual Graduation, which is organised by our Learning and Development team, celebrates the learning achievements of both our staff and service users over the past year....

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Blog: Citizenship and voting… why it matters

24 April 2015

Phoenix’s Bob Campbell is a recovery expert who has worked in the Drug and Alcohol Sector for over 35 years

Phoenix Futures recently initiated a project which we called ‘You Matter – Your Vote Matters’ to encourage our service users to register to vote in the coming election. Engagement in the political process by the recovery...

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News: Recovery Street Film Festival Returns for Second Year

12 April 2015

“I am delighted to lend my support for this year’s Film Festival. Last year was an outstanding success and I am confident this year’s will also include some extremely inspirational stories.”

Following a successful first year in 2014, the 2nd Recovery Street Film Festival launches this month with the theme ‘My Story’. It is a competition...

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News: Finding your Funny with new Phoenix Futures programme

9 April 2015

Finding Your Funny is a unique opportunity for people in recovery to attend a 6 day workshop run by the theatre company Spymonkey.

Spymonkey are clowns, but not of the red nose, squirty flower variety! They use clowning as the backbone of their work, with a belief that laughter is a tonic to overcome hardships...

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News: Your Vote Matters

1 April 2015
You matter your vote matters… so be noisy

We’re asking people affected by substance misuse to vote in the upcoming general election on Thursday 7 May 2015. It’s a request that as a ‘treatment service provider’ we have little reason...

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News: New Specialist Residential Services at Phoenix

28 March 2015

We are delighted to announce the launch of two residential services opening in May 2015. These London-based recovery-focused therapeutic environments will provide a valuable national resource.

Herbert Street

A 10-bed...

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News: Phoenix welcomes new charter linking housing and health

9 March 2015

Britain’s only specialist substance misuse provider housing association welcomes a new charter, which recognises the crucial link between housing, health and social care, after seeing the benefits of providing homes for people in recovery for over 45 years.

Phoenix Futures – which has over 90 services across the...

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