Empowering individuals, families and communities in their journey of recovery from the harmful effects of drugs, alcohol and other addictions

Make a referral

If you are a professional working with a client who requires support around their drug or alcohol usage, then make the referral here.

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Fundraise

Find out how you can fundraise for Open Road and make a real difference to the lives of people within your community.

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Donate

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.

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Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £0.00

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Our Impact

33,500

People Supported by Open Road in 5 years

28

The number of years Open Road has been operating

85%

Percentage of clients who successfully complete treatment through Open Road

SOS Bus Volunteer

The SOS Bus has a primary role to provide a safe haven for any vulnerable person, irrespective of their age, race, sexual orientation or religion between 8:30pm and 4:00am every Friday, Saturday and Bank Holiday Sunday night in Colchester Town Centre. It is the first point of contact for any person who is at risk.

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  • Treatment

    Open Road is a registered charity that provides high quality, effective and evidence based community treatment for addictions to drugs and alcohol in Essex and Medway, Kent Read more

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  • Treatment

    Open Road is a registered charity that provides high quality, effective and evidence based community treatment for addictions to drugs and alcohol in Essex and Medway, Kent Read more

  • Basildon Centre

    Open Road's Basildon Centre has an open access drop-in is available for anyone to access for advice, information, support, assessment and access to more formal treatment with drug or alcohol recovery. Read more

  • Chelmsford Centre

    Open Road's Chelmsford centre is located in Mansard House, on New London Road. Our Open Access service provides the opportunity for support, advice and information on a daily basis. We can do Personalised Assessments on the same day, which will signpost the service user to effective interventions and treatments. Read more