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Get Involved

Scroll down to see additional activities for you to get involved in within DAWS and the local community, both during and after treatment.

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Service User Involvement Group

We have a service user involvement group that regularly meets and holds events across the community throughout the year. These groups give you the opportunity to speak with us about any issues or ideas that you have on your treatment pathways and developing our services.

  • Would you like to learn new skills?
  • Would you like to have your say in how services are run?
  • Any ideas about how we could do things differently?

We welcome all service users who are accessing support services in Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea or Hammersmith & Fulham.

When? The last Wednesday of every month

Where? Lytton Community Hall, North End Crescent, London W14 8TD

Time: 11am—1pm

Click HERE for our Service user involvement leaflet. Click HERE for our Service User Forum poster

Peer mentor volunteering

We really welcome working with those in recovery and who want to utilise their experiences and skills within the treatment system. We believe that peer mentors offer a unique perspective in assisting others to obtain and maintain recovery. Turning Point offers a level two accredited course for Peer Mentors. This is a 10 week programme, which looks at a wide variety of topics such as communication, safeguarding, positive relationships, professional boundaries and transferable skills. The course incorporates a huge range of information and skills based workshops. Helping others in their recovery is really rewarding and a great goal to aim for! Read more about peer mentor volunteering in our Peer Mentor FAQs and our peer mentor and mentee stories.

If you want to find out more about peer mentoring or volunteering, you can get in touch with Michael Huck via email at 3boroughvolunteers@turning-point.co.uk.

If you would like to become a peer mentor or volunteer then download and complete this application form and email it to the above email address.

Community networking

We have a network of community and social enterprise partners across London who are able to support you in to a wide range of volunteer, peer mentor and service user representative opportunities.

The Firm – Fun In Recovery Management

Open five days a week providing a services in the evenings and at weekends. These sessions are all run by volunteers who are appropriately trained. Activities include; Computer Access, Reflexology, Complementary therapies, Tai Chi and a Hot Meal.

Build on Belief

Build on Belief offers a range of socially based services for people who have, or have had alcohol and drug addiction issues; services run in the main by volunteers who have had problems themselves in the past. Activities include; a range of sports, art and music workshops.

Outside Edge Theatre Company

Outside Edge aims to change the lives of people affected by chemical addiction through theatre and drama.

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