Archived News August 2015

30th Anniversary Story - Bob

Bob Jones* first arrived at the Nelson Trust in July 2008 after leaving prison in 2007. Since his early teens Bob had been drinking heavily, losing jobs and unable to turn up to work. Bob would drink and use and became unable to hold down a job. Prison provided respite. After leaving prison in 2007 Bob found accommodation but was living with people who were drinking and using and he knew he had to leave for his own good. Read More

New sex worker project in Swindon recognised at national awards

A year into a new collaboration aimed at getting vulnerable sex workers off the streets, the ISIS Women's Centre in Swindon was shortlisted for a national award. Sex outreach worker Sue Lee started in her post last year, and works hand in hand with vice liaison officer Lou Kuklinski, of Wiltshire Police. Read More

Family Support Weekend for those affected by a loved one's substance misuse

The Nelson Trust is providing support to families and carers with their weekend seminar designed specifically for one or two family members or close friends. Read More