Our services in Northumberland, Tyneside and Wear and Yorkshire all accept direct referrals. Please contact them on the following numbers:

Northumberland Recovery Partnership
t: 01670 351 239

North Tyneside Recovery Partnership
t: 0191 240 8122

Addictions and Recovery Gateshead
t: 0191 477 2205

Addictions and Recovery Newcastle
t: 0191 232 7371

Addictions and Recovery York
t: 0190 462 1776

North Yorkshire (in association with DISC)
t: 01723 330730

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Latest news and events



5 December 2017

Toby’s Story #InternationalVolunteerDay2017

I started volunteering around June after graduating from rehab. As a recovering addict with a year clean and sober I wanted to use my lived experience and passion for recovery…



20th December 2017

York In Recovery Christmas Carol Service

This is a service for everyone and anyone, whether staff or clients, family members and friends, and of any or no religion. Please come along and join in with the…

White Ribbon Day


1 December 2017

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

The White Ribbon campaign is the largest initiative involving men working to end male violence against women and girls. Domestic violence is not and has never been a ‘women’s issue’,…

Get Involved


At Changing Lives we are always looking for volunteers, people who want to make a difference. We welcome people from our own client groups, the local community, companies and businesses. Some to work on one-off projects, others with a regular commitment of time.

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