There are many ways you can support one of our Recovery Focus partners in your community.

Whether it’s giving a few hours a week to help run an activity at one of our services or fundraising for the benefit of those using our services, volunteering with our partners is a great way of giving something back to your local community.

Meet some of the people who've done just that.


James, Volunteer at Richmond Fellowship's Old Moat Garden Centre

During my working life, mostly in retail distribution and business sales, I often used to visit The Old Moat Garden Centre on a Saturday morning as a customer and wander round the greenhouses thinking how nice it would be to work in a place like this.

So when I came in not long after my retirement in 2010 and saw at the till a recruitment poster for volunteers, I decided it was meant to be.

Read more about James' story here.



Karl has been a volunteer at Kirklees employment service since May 2016.

Read Karl's story


Linda first started receiving support from Aquarius’ Family Support team in 2012, after living with her son’s addiction for the past 25 years.

Read Linda's story


James has volunteered at The Old Moat since 2010, and won an Epsom and Ewell Volunteers Award

Read James's story
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