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CGL Journey young people's service - Nottingham

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CGL Journey 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.

We are here to help anyone under the age of 19 who needs support or advice around drug and alcohol use. The service is free to access, support is voluntary and all support is based around you.

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.  You can call us on 0115 948 4314 or email us on


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
  • Reducing physical harm advice
  • Family support
  • Health & wellbeing activities
  • Group work
  • Peer support
  • Links to other agencies

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

What do our service users say about us?

“Since I have been working with Journey, my life has been so much better”

CGL Journey 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
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