Come down to the lovely Courtyard in Chelmsford and spend the night testing your trivia with friends, whilst raising money for our charity, we are also holding a raffle where you can bag yourself some fab prizes!
After a three year wait, we welcome back our fundraising Charity Ball, on Saturday 1st October, at Le Talbooth in Dedham.
We are absolutely delighted to have been awarded The High Sheriffs’ Shield for 2021-22, for the frontline work by our SOS Buses and supporting vulnerable people in Essex.
A request was received from the ASB Coordinator of Eastlight Community Homes to ask if Open Road could provide training around substance misuse and how this impacts the people around them.
IPS is a new service that Open Road is delivering across Essex. Its primary goal is to help our service users find and retain employment in the competitive job marketplace.
We would like to thank all of those who took part in the campaign. All of the events and challenges, no matter how big or small have all gone towards hitting our target of £30,000.
We are absolutely delighted that SOS Bus Volunteer, Dennis Barnett has been honoured in the Queen’s 2022 New Year’s Honour List with an MBE for his services to vulnerable people in Essex.
As part of our 30th anniversary year, on Thursday 17th November, we hosted Alastair Campbell as the guest speaker at our celebration and thanksgiving at Chelmsford Cathedral.
Open Road Recovery Worker, Scarlett Doherty tells us about an Essex STaRs health initiative, based at our Open Road Colchester centre and how it supports pregnant clients.
This is a memoir of Laura’s late brother who was a regular at Colchester STaRS and Open Road. It is an account of how ordinary people can become trapped into addiction and not find their way out. As well as fond memories, humour and some unavoidable moments of grief...