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03 Jul 2017
Garden Party at Ganton Hall raises over £16,000
A Yorkshire summer garden party held at Ganton Hall, near Scarborough, has raised £16,000 for The Bridges in Hull. More than 100 guests from across the county attended the event, which was held to raise funds for The Bridges in Hull, a residential treatment centre run by The Forward Trust.
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24 Mar 2017
Forward launches new service in Hull
The Forward Trust (Formerly known as RAPt) and DISC have today (Friday 24 March 2017) launched a new partnership to offer services for people in Hull who are in recovery from addiction.
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18 Jan 2017
Russell Brand launches new employment services for addicts and ex-offenders
"When people work together they can find the connection required to overcome addiction" Forward Patron, Russell Brand
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Latest News
14 Jul 2017
Forward responds to new Drug Strategy
On 14th July 2017 the Home Secretary, the Rt Hon. Amber Rudd, set out the details of the Government’s new plans for addressing substance misuse in a new Drug Strategy.
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28 Jun 2017
Apprentice Scheme Wins National Award
The Forward Trust wins HR excellence award in recognition of its Apprenticeship Scheme for people in recovery from addiction.
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01 May 2017
The Forward Trust, formerly known as RAPt, awarded new contract to deliver community drug and alcohol services in East Kent
The Forward Trust is thrilled to announce it has won a new contract to deliver community substance misuse services in East Kent, in partnership with charities Nacro and ReThink. The service will provide comprehensive substance misuse services for anyone in East Kent and will include clinical and psychological support; mental health advice; and assistance with employment, housing, education and benefits.
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23 Feb 2017
Forward Responds to Prison and Courts Bill
The serious commitment to rehabilitation at the centre of the proposed new Prisons and Courts bill is great progress. Our experience at the front line of drug services in prisons shows that for successful rehabilitation more provision of quality, evidence based drug treatment programmes is essential. Without tackling the fundamental issue of drug addiction in prisons, education, training and employment can have little impact for many. We know that tackling both the drug problem and employability are crucial in reducing reoffending.
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