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How We Celebrate Each Other

Open Road Awards & Recognition 2020 In late 2020, we held our annual staff and volunteer Awards & Recognition event, which celebrates our amazing people and the impact they make in helping our clients, working in partnership with agencies all across Essex and Medway.  Throughout the year, we gather award nominations made by staff and […]

How we are trained

How do we train our Staff and Volunteers? Open Road have a Training Strategy Group, comprised of representatives from the Senior Management team, Operations, Treatment, Quality and HR. The group meet regularly to produce and maintain the Organisational Training Plan. The focus of the group during 2020 has been to support the introduction of a […]


Thank you for considering Open Road as your nominated charity. Every penny you raise goes towards changing lives of individuals, families and communities affected by drugs and alcohol in Essex and in Medway. You can immediately make a donation by going to the ‘Donate’ button at the top of this page. If you are considering participating […]

Legacy giving

Leaving a gift in your Will is a wonderful way to support the work of Open Road. Even a small gift can help us make a big difference to the lives of our clients on their recovery journey. Because Open Road is a charity, any gift you make to us, in your lifetime or in […]

Recycle Your Ink Cartridges and Help Support Open Road

Did you know that you can help us raise funds simply by recycling your ink cartridges via our Recycle4Charity programme? For each inkjet cartridge recycled via the programme we will receive a £1 donation, meaning you can help the environment whilst raising money for charity! For every £1 raised, Open Road saves £2.50 to the […]