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CGL Jigsaw Young Person & Family Service

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CGL Jigsaw is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for young people up to the age of 19 (including offenders), families and carers in Nottingham.

Nottingham city’s young person and family service are free and confidential. We offer support to young people with substance misuse issues, young people involved in the criminal justice system, families, carers and affected others.

We offer a range of interventions including workshops, brief interventions, training for professionals, structured groups, and one-to-one key working sessions. We also provide up to date harm reduction advice, naloxone training and access to other services. Our team works across Nottingham city and includes, peer mentors and volunteers. We offer support to a range of services throughout the city including educational settings, children homes, Youth Justice System (YJS), Social Services.

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 2 Russell Place, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 5HJ. It's just up from Rock City on your right-hand side, set back behind black gates. You can call us on 0115 948 4314 or email us at habib.akhtar@cgl.org.uk.

Referral

If you would like to refer yourself or someone else to the service you can call, email or visit the service in person. Consent will be needed from the young person before a referral can be made. 

We provide:

  • 1-2-1 support
  • Brief advice & information
  • Specialist Consultancy
  • Family interventions including Behavioural Family Therapy and self-help
  • Group work, including targeted interventions and parent drug awareness
  • Professional training including Hidden Harm, Drug Awareness and Drug-specific
  • Peer mentor
  • Signposting

We support:

  • Children and young people (minimum age 5 - maximum age 19)
  • Families
  • Carers
  • People affected by a family member or friend's substance use

Can’t make your appointment?

It’s really important that you let us know. Ideally please call us on 0115 948 4314 or email us on habib.akhtar@cgl.org.uk.

What do our service users say about us?

“Without the help of your service I wouldn't have been able to cope like I did. Thank you”

CGL Jigsaw Young Person & Family Service service user 

What's on?

We offer targeted group work sessions for professionals and young people including: Illegal Highs, Cannabis, Alcohol, Drug Awareness and more, these sessions can be organised by contacting the service.

We also run activity sessions which are ASDAN accredited including: Gym, Football, Bike workshops and more. These sessions are offered as part of your treatment journey. 

Where can I go for further support?

2 Russell Place
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 5HJ
United Kingdom

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 4.30pm

Saturday/Sunday: Closed

Open access:

Monday: 10am - 3.30pm

Tuesday: 10am - 3.30pm

Wednesday: 10am - 3.30pm

Thursday: 10am - 3.30pm

Friday: 10am - 3pm