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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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Blog: Innovation at Phoenix Futures

13 February 2015

A blog post by Jim Armstrong, Director of Marketing and Innovation at Phoenix Futures

We’ve created a new department called Marketing and Innovation. Over the next couple of months I’ll talk more about what that means for our approach to innovation in 2015 but first I thought it would be interesting to look back...

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News: Staff at HMP Holloway launch #FacepackChallenge

9 February 2015

Staff at HMP Holloway have launched a fundraising challenge in support of a Phoenix Futures colleague with terminal cancer.

The #FacepackChallenge aims to support our colleague and raise money for their nominated charity, St Luke’s...

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Phoenix Futures is a registered charity in England and Wales (No 284880) and in Scotland (No SCO39008); Company Limited by Guarantee Number 1626869; Registered Provider of Social Housing with Homes England (H3795).