Cambridgeshire Recovery Service

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The Cambridge Recovery Service (CRS) is a service user and volunteer-led community-based service. They aim to help you build a sustained, holistic and purposeful lifelong recovery from addiction. They hold Recovery Cafés in Whittlesey, March and Wisbech.

Meet one of the team from CRS:

CRS provide a safe and open space to enable those in all stages of recovery to learn from and support each other. They recognise the importance of community and connection in recovery, all their groups being led by a mix of staff and trained volunteers, most of whom have lived experience and all of whom believe passionately in helping others heal from addiction.

All of CRS’s groups and activities are drop in with no appointment needed to attend.

For those wanting additional support to attend, CRS can be contacted through their website and Facebook page. They are happy to connect you with the facilitator of the group for more information

CRS range of activities include:

Mutual aid groups– Recovery support focussed with the aim of people in recovery supporting people in recovery.

Arts and crafts sessions – CRS run a range of short and long term projects that you can get involved in. Contact them directly to find out what is currently running.

Recovery Café – Coffee morning style groups that run in local community settings where you can get involved in a variety of activities such as holistic therapies, arts & crafts and coffee & chats. No booking required, but you can email [email protected] in advance if you wish.

Whittlesey Recovery Café – Tuesday 10am – 12:30pm at The Studio at The Salvation Army. For more information click here.

March Recovery Café – Thursday 10am – 1pm at March Community Centre, for more information click here.

Wisbech Recovery Café – Tuesday 11am – 3pm at St Peter’s Church Hall,  for more info click here.

Auricular (ear) acupuncture and other holistic activities – to aid in mindfulness and promote calm and relaxation.

Online and face to face meetings – CRS run a variety of online meetings that you can log into.

SMART Recovery – this mutual aid group is a peer led session which aims to support people with the tools and techniques to manage their recovery. For more info click here.

Friends and Family support meetings – There sessions are aimed at supporting the family, friends and carers of those impacted by substance misuse and addiction. For more info click here. 

This service is free.


How to contact

Where to go

The March Community Centre
34 Station Road
March PE15 8LE

The Studio
Church Street
Whittlesey PE7 1DH

St. Peter's Church Hall
St. Peter’s gardens
Church Terrace

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