Pathways to Recovery - Warrington

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The way you get support from us might be different for a while, but we are still here. We’ll do everything we can to help you stay safe. If you're worried about something, please get in touch.

You can contact us on our office number: 01925 415 176 or our out of hours contact number: 07919 558644

  • To help you stay safe, we are changing the way we prescribe medication for a while. Please take a look at our prescriptions info page to see what’s happening. If you have questions about your prescription please give us a ring.
  • For now, we are still carrying out most of our appointments over the phone. We are slowly increasing our actual face to face meetings too, so ask about the possibility.
  • We are our running lots of our groups online, please contact the service about our timetable or see it on our Facebook page.
  • Naloxone and needle exchange is still available from our Bold Street office. If possible, please give us a ring to let us know you're coming in.​​​​​​

You can follow us on Facebook for more updates.

Find the latest information on coronavirus on our information pages or the NHS website.

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How we can help you

We believe that everyone has the potential to change, and we never give up on you even when maybe you have given up on yourself.

Our team will work with you to help you to regain control of your life, tackle your problems and reach your goals, no matter how long it takes. 

Everyone is an individual and may require different types of support to reach their goals. Our aim is to give you those options and different pathways to recovery.

Contact us

You can call us on 01925 415176. If it's out of hours, please call 07919 558644 .

You can also email [email protected]

 

Find us

  • We are a short walk from Warrington Bus Station, Warrington Bank Quay railway station and Warrington Central railway station.

    You will find us on the junction of Bold Street and Museum Street facing the Library/Museum.

  • 14-16 Bold Street
    Warrington WA1 1DL

Opening times

We are open at the following times. Please call us to find a suitable time for you to come in.

  • Monday09:00- 17:00
  • Tuesday09:00- 19:00
  • Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday09:00 - 17:00
  • Friday09:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday09:00 - 12:30
  • SundayClosed

What's on

  • Mon

Monday

Time
Activity
10:00

Drop-in advice session for any issue that might be worrying you, from housing to debt, benefits to mental health advice, if you’re concerned about something and you’re not sure who to ask, come and see us in the hub every Monday and Friday.   

Anyone may attend. 

10:00

The group offers a safe environment for men to discuss subjects that may not be relevant in other groups. Newcomers are welcome to listen during their first group and talking isn't compulsory. 

Anyone may attend

12:15

Mindfulness meditation, discussions about the benefits of meditation and Mindfulness practices. 

Anyone may attend. Please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information. 

13:30

Positive Thoughts groups are aimed at anyone that feels they may benefit from changing their thinking pattern and gaining some tools to help build their self-confidence and self-esteem.  Group is check in based for the first half. It’s a relaxed safe space for people to explore their thoughts and feelings. The second half of the group is based around a specific topic, sometimes conversationally, sometimes writing tasks, but always interactive.   

Anyone may attend. 

Tuesday

Time
Activity
09:30

Mindfulness meditation, discussions about the benefits of meditation and Mindfulness practices. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.  

10:30

This group is solely for women to feel comfortable and safe to share their recovery journey and/or matters affecting women. It also offers talks from the nurse on various subjects. It consists of a check in, an activity and a check out. 

A safe space to offer some enjoyment too with short craft sessions, quizzes, strolls into the local park and an occasional trip out. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.  

13:00

The group provides a safe place to engage in arts, crafts, and mindfulness. 

Participants can socially connect and catch-up on daily life during the session. 

Other than respect for each other, the only rule that the facilitator has in the group is No talking about Recovery. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.  

13:30

The Alcohol Workshop offers a safe place for all service users to explore their issues with alcohol. The group consists of alcohol education, peer connection and a supportive environment for individuals to build self-awareness and promote behavioural change.  

All service users are welcome if they wish to address their alcohol use, drop in or call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information. 

15:30

The “Just for Today group” is a group that formats itself on the daily reading of one of the mutual aid groups, (Narcotics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous, Alcohol Anonymous, SMART, etc)  

The purpose of the group is to encourage services users to attend theses mutual aid groups and we deal with any barriers and myths in the fellowship, or any support needed to encourage SMART or fellowship meetings. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.

Wednesday

Time
Activity
09:30

Mindfulness meditation, discussions about the benefits of meditation and Mindfulness practices. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.  

09:30

The group provides an option of a cooked or cold breakfast, encouraging service users to connect over a morning meal. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.  

10:30

Check-in, service user feedback and involvement, organising recovery events, relapse prevention. 

11:30

The drop in is for anyone who has issues with housing. We can help with their ‘Under One Roof’ account which needs to be active before you can be considered for a social housing, flat or house.  

We can assist with benefits which is important for housing due to UC paying the rent. We can liaise with Housing Plus and also support anyone who gets put in temporary housing via Housing Plus too. We can help anyone who is facing eviction or have property repair issues. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information. 

11:30

The AA group consists of readings, for example one being a conduct card which is usually at the start of the meeting. Normally after the main share, people have the opportunity to share back anything surrounding alcohol. A member of the chair overseas the meeting. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.  

The group runs from 11:30 – 12:45. 

12:15

Mindfulness meditation, discussions about the benefits of meditation and Mindfulness practices. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information. 

13:30

Each meeting stands alone and consists of check in, CBT based Smart tool and check out. The focus is help for addictive behaviour. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.

Thursday

Time
Activity
11:30

Have you completed the Foundations of Recovery programme here at Pathways? 

Do you want to maintain your recovery and keep it alive, revisit the topics covered in the programme and refresh your memory of your learning? 

If answered yes, 'Foundations Fledglings' is the group for you!  

We meet every Thursday 11:30 - 13:00 in the hub. 

This group is open to all service users, both past and present but you must have successfully completed the Foundations of Recovery course here at Pathways. 

13:30

Positive Thoughts groups are aimed at anyone that feels they may benefit from changing their thinking pattern and gaining some tools to help build their self-confidence and self-esteem.  Group is check in based for the first half. It’s a relaxed safe space for people to explore their thoughts and feelings. The second half of the group is based around a specific topic, sometimes conversationally, sometimes writing tasks, but always interactive.   

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.  

13:30

We are excited to share a new group coming to Pathways on Thursday 3rd November at 1:30pm, the group will be running on the first Thursday of every month. This group provides LGBTQ+ service users with a safe and non-judgemental environment to discuss issues they may have around their sexual and gender identity and discover how this may have impacted their alcohol or substance misuse. 

You must be a registered client at Change Grow Live to attend this session, if you are already a registered client, please contact your key worker to book on to the session. 

Alternatively, if you’re interested in this group plus you experience alcohol or substance misuse and are not a registered client, please contact Pathways on 01925 415176. 

Friday

Time
Activity
09:30

Mindfulness meditation, discussions about the benefits of meditation and Mindfulness practices. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.

09:30

Pathways Ramblers group is a walking group, where clients can venture out into the countryside and engage together in an environment away from the day-to-day treatment centre.   

Packed lunch and suitable walking shoes are required. 

Walks include different degrees of difficulty and various locations around the Northwest. 

Please enquire with your coordinator or at the recovery hub on 01925 657866. 

10:00

Drop-in advice session for any issue that might be worrying you, from housing to debt, benefits to mental health advice, if you’re concerned about something and you’re not sure who to ask, please come and see us in the hub every Monday and Friday between 10am-12pm. 

Anyone may attend. 

12:15

Mindfulness meditation, discussions about the benefits of meditation and Mindfulness practices. 

Anyone may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information.

Saturday

Time
Activity
10:30

Each meeting stands alone and consists of check in, CBT based Smart tool and check out. The focus is help for addictive behaviour. 

Anybody may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information. 

10:00

A group of people experience problems with drugs who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. The word drug means any mind- or mood-altering substance including alcohol.  

Saturday is an open NA meeting which means members of the public or people who do not identify as having problems with substance misuse may attend. We use an application of twelve steps of NA to help support people through their recovery journey. The group is fully self-supporting and relies on donations from members of the fellowship. 

Anybody may attend, please call Pathways on 01925 415176 for further information. 

Sunday

Time
Activity
09:00

There are no groups on Sundays.