Community

Community activities

If you want to know more about any of the support offered contact us to find out more.

The Vets group

Providing support for each other the Vets group is made up of former forces personnel who have had problems with alcohol or drugs. Weekly meeting are held across Wigan and Leigh.

Greenslate farm

This community farm in Billinge welcomes a range of volunteers. The Vets have been given a plot of land at the farm to work and grow produce and people involved with the alcohol and drug service also volunteer here. A substantial grant has recently been awarded to develop the farm site to support people with alcohol and drug problems. The farm will need volunteers to help with developing the site, so get in touch to find out more.

Marsh Green

Focused around St Barnabus Church what was initially a concerned others group has developed into a community drop-in for those affected by alcohol or drugs. Parents, partners, family members and friends of those affected are all welcome.

NA and AA

Both narcotics and alcoholics anonymous groups run regularly in the borough. Details of meetings are available from their websites. Search for AA or NA and meetings.