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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.

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...

Quiz Night raises more than £15,000

A quiz night held at Barmbyfield Barns in Pocklington has raised more than £15,000 for The Bridges drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre in Hull.

Forward client Re-union

The Forward client re-union took place on 1 October 2016 at the Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church

Russell Brand Donates Trew Era Cafe to Forward

Russell Brand said: "I'm donating this cafe to RAPt - a great charity that helps prisoners stay clean. If I ever get sent down I hope this'll mean I get a cushy job in the library."

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge pays first visit to a prison

HRH, the Duchess of Cambridge, said: "I was reminded today how addictions lie at the heart of so many social issues and how substance misuse can play such destructive role in vulnerable people's lives. I saw again today that a failure to intervene early...

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...

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.

London Reunion 2017

On the 9th September former clients gathered at our London Reunion to celebrate their recovery.

Forward's Response to MoJ's Drug and Reoffending Statistics

On 26th October 2017 the Ministry of Justice released new data on the impact of community-based drug and alcohol treatment on reoffending. The report contains initial findings from a project linking data from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System...

The Forward Trust Acquire Vision Housing.

Vision Housing, a London based charity and social enterprise that supports prisoners into housing, has been acquired by The Forward Trust, a social business with charitable status that supports people to break the cycles of crime and addiction.

Forward release 'Bridging the Gaps' report

Ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction could help fill the UK workforce shortages expected post-Brexit, according to a report released by The Forward Trust.