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 Wales experiencing problems with gambling.

Click here for ARA Young People’s Gambling Outreach Programme 

ARA – Other Services

Arc Cafe

Somerset Services

Gloucestershire Services

ARA News

Thanks to Bristol businesses!

Thank you to our Bristol businesses who have been a huge support…

Arc Cafe Film

Smith & Williamson raise £4,000 for Arc Cafe

Bristol insolvency professionals raised more than £4,000 for…

Secretary of State's Visit

James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities…

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 over 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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