Our mission is to empower a diverse range
of individuals, families and communities to
lead healthy and more meaningful lives,
free from addiction, offending behaviour
and disadvantage, to ensure healthier,
happier lifestyles

Self Referral

Open Road now offers an online self referral option. Simply fill out the form and someone will get back to you within two working days to complete an initial assessment.


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Open Road's Steve scoops national award for social change

Open Road's Criminal Justice & Welfare Area Manager Steve Wood has won the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Social Change Awards 2020.


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Donate to Open Road. Every penny you donate goes towards giving a better opportunity to another individual, family or community affected by drugs or alcohol. Find out how to donate here. We have given donation amount examples to show how your money could make a difference.



Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £1,731.37


Our Impact


People Supported by Open Road in 5 years


The number of years Open Road has been operating


Percentage of clients who successfully complete treatment through Open Road

Open Road Charity Ball 2021

Open Road is hosting the annual Charity Ball in Dedham Essex. Visit the event page to find out more about this special evening in Open Road's 30th year.




Tickets: From £70.00

Author: Adam Coombes

Location: Le Talbooth,Gun Hill, Dedham

Volunteer opportunity

  • Appropriate Adult Service

    The Essex Appropriate Adult Service operates at Essex Police custody suites in police stations across Essex, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Read more


  • Recovery Worker, Chelmsford

    The Recovery Worker will be part of the Integrated Recovery Service Team. Working with clients, the Recovery Worker will initiate recovery, utilising clients’ individual recovery capital, and support reintegration and sustained long term recovery from substance misuse. Read more

  • Bank Workers

    We are looking for Bank Workers who have experience in Substance Misuse to support our services in Essex. Read more