Reach Drug and Alcohol Services

Reach Drug and Alcohol Services, the new community alcohol and drugs service for Dorset, is now live and offering support.

Reach is a Partnership between EDP Drug & Alcohol Services (EDP), Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust (AWP) and Essential Drug and Alcohol Services (EDAS)

Reach Drug and Alcohol Services offer Drug and alcohol treatment including:

  • Advice & information for drug and/or alcohol users or anyone concerned about someone’s use (friends, family, employers)
  • Harm reduction interventions
  • Needle exchange
  • Community alcohol and opiate detox
  • Substitute prescribing
  • Structured group work programmes
  • One to one key working
  • Whole Family support and interventions
  • Aftercare and post treatment programmes and activities
  • Specialist workshops
  • Accredited mentoring courses
  • Young People Substance Misuse advice, information, brief interventions and engagement
We have three hubs (Christchurch, Gillingham and Weymouth), and a number of satellite services, across the county where you can get support.
Reach offers one to one support and a number of different groups across the county. Opening hours are listed below however out of hours appointments can be arranged by appointment in most locations.
You can call us to find out what support is available to you in your area on:

0800 043 4656

Hub Information

Reach East

45 Bargates, Christchurch, BH23 1QD
01202 482 908
Opening times: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Reach North

Woodcock Court, Queens Street, Gillingham, SP8 4DZ
01747 825 872
Opening times: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Reach West

Weymouth Community Hospital, 3 Melcombe Avenue, Weymouth, DT4 7TB
01305 760 799
Opening times: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

 

Satellite Locations

Please call 0800 043 4656 or contact your nearest Hub for more information or to arrange an appointment at one of our satellite locations.

Reach Blandford

Address: Blandford Community Centre, Heddington Drive, Blandford, DT11 7TP
Opening times: Tuesday and Fridays, 9am until 4.30pm

Reach Bridport

Address: Friends Meeting House, South Street, Bridport, DT7 3JU
Opening times: Tuesday, 1pm until 5pm, and Thursday, 9am until 7pm

Reach Dorchester

Address: Quaker Meeting House, 8 Holloway Road, Fordington, Dorchester, DT1 1LF
Opening times: Tuesday and Thursday, 9am until 4.30pm

Reach Ferndown

Address: King George V Pavillion, Peter Grant Way, Ferndown, BH22 9EN
Opening times: Monday and Thursday, 9am until 4.30pm

Reach Lyme Regis

Address: Bethany Chapel, Coombe Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3JU
Opening times: Monday and Wednesday, 9am until 4.30pm

Reach Sherborne

Address: Stewart Lodge, Yeatman Hospital, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3JU
Opening times: Fortnightly on a Wednesday, 9am until 4.30pm

Reach Swanage

Address: Swanage Day Services, 107 High Street, Swanage, BH19 2NB
Opening times: Monday and Wednesday, 9am until 4.30pm

Reach Wareham

Address: Purbeck Gateway Church, Ropers Lane, Wareham, BH20 4QT
Opening times: Tuesday and Friday, 9am until 4.30pm