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CGL Manchester - Carnarvon St (North Manchester)

Please note, due to flooding, this location is currently closed. It is likely to reopen on the 30th September. 

Please call 0161 214 0770 for more information.

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CGL Manchester is a recovery focused service who are committed to supporting people to achieve their goals and become alcohol and drug free; we are aware this can take different routes and timescales for different people.

We work with service users and our partner agencies to deliver individual treatment plans and support that will help service users achieve their aims. Our services include assessment, treatment, information and advice and referral on. Our goal is to support people to maintain their recovery within the community.

We are based at 43a Carnarvon Street, Manchester, M3 1EZ.

What we do and how we do it

We provide a full range of treatment and recovery interventions for people who require services for their drug or alcohol use. We do this by providing:

  • Assessment
  • Brief Interventions
  • Medically assisted recovery
  • Second opinions when requested by a GP
  • Community detoxification
  • Referral for in-patient detoxification
  • Drop in groups
  • Informal and structured group programmes
  • Health assessments
  • BBV testing
  • Hepatitis B vaccinations
  • Pod working
  • Facilitating access to mutual aid pods
  • One to one sessions with engagement and recovery workers
  • Access to recovery services on site 

Make a referral

Please call us on 0161 214 0770 to make a referral.

Other sources of local support


We’d love to hear your story of using our service. Tell us what was good or how we can improve on our Care Opinion page.


The main entrance to 43 Carnarvon Street is  at front of the building which is situated  on Carnarvon Street. There is on road parking around the building, with a 2 hour time limit

Buses from  Manchester Piccadilly Gardens , 135 to Bury,  ask for TOPPS TILES ,

Carnarvon Street is on the left side of the road facing away from City centre, 43 Is over ½ way down Carnarvon Street on left hand side of the street.

It is however only a  10 – 15 minute walk from the city centre

Tram –  nearest tram stop Victoria Station

Head for Cheetham Hill Road,  turn left onto Carnarvon Street  just before TOPPS TILES ( ¼ of mile walk)

Community venues

We are currently developing a range of community satellite services, please see website for developments

43a Carnarvon Street
M3 1EZ
United Kingdom

0161 214 0788

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm (closed Bank Holidays).

Some late opening times (please ring 0161 214 0770 for details).


We run open access sessions in the mornings, including breakfast clubs, drop in’s and access to treatment.

Our co-ordinators provide quick access to a variety of treatment options including brief interventions and structured support along with on-going treatment

We also provide one to one, pod sessions and group work programmes.

Our programme is always developing in consultation with service users