Happy Days celebrates Children In Need Day

Today we celebrated Children In Need Day by making sure Pudsey was at the centre of everything we did at our Happy Days Creche.Read more

Graduates open up at Open Days

The Living Room has held it's annual Open Days at Stevenage and St Albans, giving visitors an insight into our unique service and an opportunity to hear testimonials from some of our graduates.Read more

Festival honours TLR with recovery film award

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 celebrates contract win with plans to expand

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

Volunteers Week - Recognising Valuable Team Members

From the 1-7th of June we have been celebrating Volunteers' Week. It is a chance to say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. Pictured here are some of our fabulous team.Read more

St Albans refurb

Thanks to the staff, volunteers and clients who worked out-of-hours to clean up our main counselling room in St Albans. We hope clients are happy with the improvements.Read more

Happy Days crèche gets fresh look for summer

Staff and volunteers have given up their time to re-decorate our crèche, Happy Days!Read more

It's official - Richard is a volunteer hero!

Long-time volunteer, Richard Colmar, has been recognised as one of Hertfordshire's hero volunteers at The Comet Community Awards.Read more

Turn2us - Helping People in Poverty

Turn2us is a UK based charity that gives practical help to people struggling with their finances.Read more

It's Never Too Late To Get Active

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.Read more

Look East focuses on The Living Room's success rates

BBC Look East focuses on The Living Room's success rates at treating alcohol and drug addiction.Read more

The Living Room scoops national CSJ award

The Centre for Social Justice has recognised the ground-breaking work done by The Living Room by presenting it with the Maxie Richards Award at a glittering event in London.Read more

Thank you to Waitrose St Albans customers

Waitrose customers in St Albans have donated £466 to The Living Room thanks to the supermarket's Community Matters scheme.Read more

Sock it to Eating Disorders

This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The Living Room is lending its support to the campaign in order to highlight how crucial it is for sufferers to seek help early.Read more

A letter to my Stepfather who died of alcoholism

The effects of addiction ripple beyond the sufferer to family, friends and the wider community. Emma-Jane Bradbury-Jackson expresses how painful it is to watch a loved one live and die with addiction in this letter to her stepfather.Read more

Local Councillors Support The Living Room

Individual Councillors throughout Hertfordshire have donated nearly £14,000 towards The Living Room during 2017/18. Thank-you for this vital contribution towards our services.Read more

Local Supermarkets Support the Community

TESCO runs a scheme for local organisations to apply to be one the charities of the month, enabling the community to vote when shopping, to support their favourite cause.Read more

Working with the Police Crime Commissioner to break the cycle of domestic violence

We're working with Hertfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, David Lloyd, to help victims of domestic violence in our countryRead more

Janis Feely - Founder's legacy lives on

Janis Feely MBE founded The Living Room in 2000 describes her motivation for setting up the charityRead more

New Cleverboard in the Crèche

Thanks to The Toy Trust, children in the crèche now have an interactive Cleverboard to aid learning.Read more

Healthy Eating at Happy Days

A grant from Stevenage Community Trust is enabling our Happy Days crèche to encourage children and their parents to adopt Healthy Eating habitsRead more

MBDA step up to the mark

We are indebted to the Stevenage-based defence firm, MBDA, and their team of apprentices who gave up their time to help decorate our main counselling room this week.Read more