Over the Christmas period, our services will operate normal business hours, closed weekends and bank holidays. (H4Y Dudley will close at 5pm Wed 28 Dec).

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News & Media

Cranstoun Bans The Box

Cranstoun Bans the Box on job applications to access new talent Candidates with a criminal record can now apply...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Raising awareness of male domestic abuse services on International Men’s Day

On International Men’s Day, Cranstoun, who operate the support service for male victims of domestic abuse in Birmingham, is...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

New Van Bringing Drug & Alcohol Treatment Support to the Streets of Sandwell

Residents of Sandwell have begun seeing a new addition to the roads of the borough in the form of...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

BuddyUp Pilot Begins

A new app which will provide support to people using drugs alone will begin its pilot imminently. ‘BuddyUp’ will...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

IMPORTANT UPDATE : Injectable Naloxone

We have been informed by a National Patient Safety Alert that some injectable Naloxone kits which have been distributed...

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Domestic Abuse

Colin’s story of male domestic abuse

Colin reached out to us in January 2020 when things got too much for him at home. A banker...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

New addiction service launched in HMP Birmingham

A new addictions service has been launched this week in HMP Birmingham, led by the harm reduction and social...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Summary of the Cranstoun Response to ‘Swift, Certain, Tough: New Consequences for Drug Possession’

The deadline to submit evidence to the Home Office’s Consultation for the ‘Swift, Certain, Tough: New Consequences for Drug Possession’ white...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to the Planned Closure of UK’s First Diamorphine Assisted Treatment Centre, in Spite of Major Successes

Cranstoun is extremely disappointed that funding has stopped for the first Diamorphine Assisted Treatment (DAT) Centre in the UK,...

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Housing, News & Media

Cranstoun Comment on Ending Rough Sleeping for Good Strategy

Cranstoun welcomes the Ending Rough Sleeping for Good update, which aims to deliver a key government manifesto pledge of...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Learning on the job

These past 12 months working for Cranstoun as a engagement and recovery worker trainee have been a fantastic and...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

1,750 kits to prevent drug overdoses rolled out by Cranstoun

Social justice charity Cranstoun have begun rolling out new Opioid Overdose Response Pouches which will equip the carrier with...

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News & Media

New Comprehensive Poll Reveals Public Support for Harm Reduction Measures

Polling commissioned by the APPG for Drug Policy Reform and carried out by Redfield and Wilton Strategies has today...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Cranstoun’s new harm reduction partnership with Exchange Supplies

Social Justice charity Cranstoun have announced a new partnership with Exchange Supplies to expand their harm reduction offer and...

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News & Media

Cranstoun Response to Drug Deaths in England & Wales in 2021

Today the Office for National Statistics released their figures for drug related deaths in England and Wales covering the...

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News & Media, Young People

A Volunteer’s Experience at Here4YOUth

“I have really loved volunteering at Here4YOUth in Dudley. I have been extremely lucky to learn from the friendly...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, Criminal Justice, News & Media

Cranstoun Response to the Swift, Certain, Tough. New Consequences to Drug Possession Report

Yesterday, the Government released their long awaited white paper which aims to curb recreational drug use through “tough consequences”,...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs

Cranstoun calls for a pilot Overdose Prevention Centre in Dundee

At Cranstoun, we are passionate about the efficacy of overdose prevention centres in saving lives, and we are firm...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Harm reduction champion joins Cranstoun as Clinical Director

Drug and harm reduction pioneer, Danny Ahmed, has joined the social justice charity Cranstoun as their new Clinical Director....

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Domestic Abuse

New scheme to spot harmful behaviours in children

A new service to support young people aged between 11 and 15 who are showing signs of harmful behaviours...

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News & Media, Our Story

Two leading social justice charities complete merger

The charity Swanswell has completed its merger with Cranstoun, which will see the continued delivery of life-saving services and...

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News & Media, Our Story

Cranstoun launches new strategy and refreshed brand

Cranstoun, the social justice and harm reduction charity, has launched a new five-year strategy, website and brand that underpin...

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Domestic Abuse, News & Media

Wokingham Council announces partnership approach to help tackle domestic abuse

Together with more than 40 local multi-partner agencies, Wokingham Borough Council is proud to announce a collaborative partnership to...

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Alcohol & Other Drugs, News & Media

Young people won’t be arrested for carrying cannabis in parts of London

People under 25 found with cannabis will be offered advice instead of prosecution in three boroughs, under plans to...

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