ARA … recovery is our middle name


ARA Housing

ARA provides a range of high quality housing and support for people in Bristol in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction.

ARA Gambling Treatment

ARA provides counselling for people in the South West and South Wales experiencing problems with gambling.

Click here for ARA Young People’s Gambling Outreach Programme 

ARA – Other Services

Connect Psychology

Arc Cafe

Somerset Services

ARA News

UCATT conference on problematic gambling

The first ever national conference on problematic gambling in…

Connect Psychology in Bradley Stoke

ARA's Connect Psychology service is now at Bradley Stoke Surgery,…

Stephen Merchant visits the Arc Cafe

We were delighted that comedian, writer and director Stephen…

The Arc Café at Treefest

Treefest is a Christmas Tree festival held at St Mary Redcliffe…

New Beginnings

For every client that has been through our services, the decision to give up drugs and alcohol has  marked a new beginning – and there have been many thousands of New Beginnings over the charity’s history of almost 30 years.

ARA Service users say...

Being housed by ARA has given me the support I needed. I have a beautiful room. The gratitude I have for ARA is endless. I feel comfortable in my home and so happy that I want to recover.

ARA Who’s Who

Graham England was appointed as ARA’s Managing Director in July 2015. Graham has more than 20 years experience in the substance misuse field.

ARA Downloads

To download a copy of our housing leaflet click here. For our gambling treatment leaflet click here.

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