We, The Living Room Hertfordshire, are an award-winning addiction recovery charity founded in 2000, to provide abstinence-based therapy and support in the community. Read more
The Living Room Hertfordshire is an award winning addiction recovery charity, founded in 2000. Our centres in Hertfordshire are in Stevenage and St Albans, staffed by highly-trained counsellors with lived experience of addition themselves. We offer free, day-time, group counselling, peer support and workshop therapies using the 12-step programme. Fortunately, we have a free crèche in Stevenage.
Addiction is incredibly harmful to both individuals and families. It is often passed down the generations as a result of parents modelling addictive behaviours to their children who may also experience neglect or abuse. By supporting the whole family to recover together we break the generational cycle of addiction.
Congratulations to everyone who took part in our 15-mile sponsored walk this bank holiday weekend. Everyone who started the walk in Codicote made it to the finishing line at St Albans cathedral, helping to raise hundreds of pounds along the way.
Hertfordshire County Council are launching a new campaign on 23rd April 2018 called ‘It’s Never Too Late to be Active’, which encourages older adults in Hertfordshire to become more active.
Amelia's life became unbearable because it was dominated by the behaviour of her son, who was addicted to drugs and alcohol. She suffered extreme violence at his hands is now receiving counselling treatment at The Living Room for her co-dependency.
The Living Room supports the LGBTQ+ community. Read on for a statement from Katie Carter, our LGBTQ+ Ambassador.
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Why not become a Supporter of the Living Room and help to raise funds, give your time to a worth cause and have fun?
In 2018, we are aiming to raise £20,180 in our general appeal. This represents the cost of successfully treating eight clients at our main counselling group.
The Recovery Street Film Festival has awarded The Living Room with a prize for its film 'The Underpass' - which tells the story of a client at The Living Room. Read more
The Living Room has held it's annual Open Day at Stevenage, giving visitors an insight into our unique service and an opportunity to hear testimonials from some of our graduates. Read more
We are delighted to announce that The Living Room has secured a contract to provide Hertfordshire's community-based drugs and alcohol rehabilitation programme for the next eight years. Read more
Join us for a Rock 'n' Roll Dance Party at Hampson Park Community Centre in October. Feel free to match the theme for the occasion and show off your best Elvis impersonations! Read more
Confidence and Resilience Building Course
(For people who have or previously have had addiction issues)
Please join us St Albans Sleepout on December 7th to support The Living Room and to raise awareness of homelessness in Hertfordshire. Read more