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Welcome to Gloucester House in Swindon

At Gloucester House we are passionate about igniting the unique potential of every individual. We aim to inspire clients to embrace on-going change, to build a new life free from addiction.

Freedom from the pain and suffering of addiction is possible.

What do we offer?

Occupational Support

  • Education and training courses
  • Creative workshops, including pottery, art, community allotment, counselling, gardening/allotment and pet therapy
  • External activities including country walks, cinema outings & other activities.

Life Skills

  • Food training, including good food management, a hygiene certificate and cooking lessons
  • Financial skills, including debt management
  • IT assessment: our goal is that ever client leaves with the minimum of an email account and access to the internet
  • Literacy Classes, giving clients the opportunity to gain qualifications

Spiritual Support

  • Our aim is to help individuals to understand meaning and purpose of life through daily reflection sessions, mindfulness, guided relaxation and meditation.

Additional Support

  • Resettlement Support through supported move-on organisations
  • Structured day program for local people
  • in the vicinity
  • Family support e.g. family conferences

Who do we help?

  • Drug and alcohol addictions
  • Over the age of 18 years
  • Male only
  • All faiths

What makes us special?

  • single occupancy rooms
  • all-male clientele
  • location in a small market town 
  • community support
  • dual diagnosis clients accepted (details on enquiry)
  • over fifty years experience
  • education and support facilities
  • occupational therapy

Find Us

6 High Street,




Referrals Manager -

Administrator -

01793 762 365

Living with Addiction

Trevor was able to overcome his addictions and rebuild his life

Read Trevor's story

Here at Gloucester House, we offer

12 spaces onsite

We offer accommodation for 12 people on-site, with further accommodation for three in our second stage community house.

Buy a bed

save a life. We have a fundraising appeal to enable us to offer a few assisted places for people that are unable to access funding for treatment.

Donate here

Supportive community

Gloucester House is a place of healing.  We offer you an opportunity to craft a whole new sense of self and outlook on life based around the spiritual philosophy of the 12 Step Programme.

Our Programme

We offer a bespoke 12 Step integrated primary and secondary stage program from between three to six months.

Primary Stage

  • 1-2-1 Weekly Counseling Sessions
  • Daily Teaching Groups on a variety of topics
  • Client Process Groups to help improve interpersonal communication.
  • Weekly Client Community Consultation


  • 12 Step peer-mentor led groups in which clients work through assignments
  • Clients will also attend AA, NA and CA Fellowship Groups

Secondary Stage

  • Groups and 1-2-1 sessions available
  • Opportunity to offer peer support to new clients
  • Opportunity for independent living in our move-on facility
  • Voluntary work in the community

Our credentials

CQC Registered

FDAP Accredited

BACP Accredited

Person centred approach

Person centred approach

Putting individuals at the heart of their own support
Putting individuals at the centre