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The Independence Initiative works with individuals, agencies and the community to facilitate the

long-term rehabilitation of people with a history of drug misuse and also provides support for

their families.


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The Independence Initiative, 64-68 Balliol Rd, Bootle, Merseyside. L20 7EJ


Tel: 0151 284 1100          E.mail: servicesmanager@independenceinitiative.co.uk

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" The staff treat you with respect and as an equal.."

"There were plenty of activities on offer to keep me busy..."

"...I actually found it a pleasurable experience."

"I can't recommend The Key highly enough"

THE KEY pilot scheme at The Indy


Over the coming months the Indy will be piloting a brand new project called THE KEY.

This will replace the former 1-2-1 Detox Unit at our premises on Balliol Road in Bootle, Liverpool


The model and our objects: The Key will provide supported living for people moving on with their recovery for a transitional 9-12 month period.  This model is consistent with the 1-2-1 model and supportive of our new ‘social inclusion object’, by providing stable living conditions allied to ongoing education and employability support for people experiencing both substance misuse and housing problems. It also supports all of our existing charitable objects.


A more detailed Press Release will be announced shortly so please revisit our website in the near future for full information and guidance on how to access THE KEY. For an informal discussion please contact our Client Services Manager, Paulene Connell, on 0151 284 1100.







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