Change Grow Live – health and social care charity

Change Grow Live Cambridgeshire - Cambridge

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Change Grow Live Cambridgeshire is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults (including offenders), family members, carers and affected others.

We provide free, confidential support and advice to anyone affected by drugs or alcohol. The service offers a wide range of holistic, clinical and psycho-social interventions through one to one key work, support groups, counselling and substitute prescribing. Service users can gain support from peer mentors and peer led activities within the service, and also access services for any low to moderate mental health support needs.

Service users can get support from an experienced, non judgemental team of recovery co-ordinators, counsellors, social workers, psychologists, doctors, nurses, peer mentors and volunteers. We work with individuals to achieve their goals in changing their behaviour and being able to live their lives to the fullest.

How to contact us

We always welcome new clients, so please get in touch if you are interested in getting help from the service or you’d just like to ask some questions. Feel free to bring someone with you on your first visit.

We are based at 351 Mill Road and 1a Fortescue Road in Cambridge. For our Cambridge services you can email either Cambridge1@cgl.cjsm.net or Cambridge2@cgl.cjsm.net. You can also call us on 0300 555 0101. We also have services in Ely, Huntingdon and Wisbech. 

We provide:

  • One to one key work sessions
  • Counselling
  • Groups
  • Opiate substitute prescribing
  • Community alcohol detoxes
  • Access to tier 4 treatment (rehab, inpatient services)
  • Psychology led services (CBT, couples and family focused therapy)
  • Signposting to other services
  • Signposting and referrals on to specialist services

Can’t make your appointment?

It’s really important that you let us know. Ideally please call us on 0300 555 0101. 

What do our service users say about us?

"It took me years to pluck up the courage to walk through the doors to a treatment service, but when I did, I knew it was the best decision I have ever made. I knew I was about to start a journey where I could change my life for the better."

Service user

"I had started to hate my son for what he had put me through. I was at the end of my tether and didn't know where to turn. Someone mentioned to me about Change Grow Live, so I reached out and they helped me realise that it wasn't my fault that my son was addicted to drugs and that I didn't have to manage this on my own."

Family member service user

What's on?

We run weekly hour-long workshops. The topics include cannabis, alcohol, sleep, anxiety, nutrition, wellbeing and stimulants.

We also run an eight week program called Foundations of Recovery. This lasts 2 hours per week. This is a structured program that is closed to new starters once it commences.

We are located on the Brookfields Hospital site, next to the Edge Cafe in Cambridge.

As well as our services in Cambridge, we also provide drug and alcohol support in Huntingdon, Wisbech and Ely

Huntingdon

7/8 Market Hill
Huntingdon
PE29 3NR

Phone:  0300 555 0101 (Option 4)

Wisbech

Inspiration House
Church Terrace
Wisbech
PE13 1BW

Phone:  0300 555 0101 (Option 5)

Ely

Central Hall
52-54 Market street
Ely
CB7 4LS

Phone:  0300 555 0101 (Option 3)

Mill House
351 Mill Road
Cambridge
CB1 3DF
United Kingdom

Monday: 9am - 8pm
Tuesday: 9am - 1pm
Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 12pm

Open access

Monday: 10am - 7pm
Tuesday: 10am - 12pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday: 9am - 11.30am