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SUIT - Wolverhampton Drug & Alcohol Service

The Service User Involvement Team (SUIT) is a project that sits within the Wolverhampton Voluntary & Community Action. It is a multi-award winning service.

SUIT supports recovery near you with the deliverance of group work sessions, a service user council, activity sessions, training sessions facilitated by SUIT staff/volunteers within the local community, attendance at both national and local events and the SUIT volunteer programme of which is now embedded within recovery near you services.

All of the paid staff and volunteers who work at SUIT have personal and first hand lived experience of drug and/or alcohol abuse. SUIT is a peer led and run service which offers hope and empowerment to those that have been affected by addiction (and associated harms). SUIT offers both an appointments and ‘drop in’ service for those wishing to progress with their lives. SUIT can support service users in areas such as benefits, advocacy, form filling, IT support, telephone support, 3rd party referrals, debt advice, job searches, education and training with the aim to relieve pressure from service users enabling them to focus on achieving/maintaining their recovery.

Initially set up to offer drug users a voice, the service has developed based on the needs, wants and requirements of some of the most vulnerable people in Wolverhampton.

SUIT offer support in the following areas:

  • Addiction and Recovery
  • Homelessness
  • Mental Health
  • Unemployment
  • Poverty and Indebtedness
  • Rights and Entitlements
  • Welfare and Housing
  • Health and Well-Being
  • Criminal Justice
  • IT and Telephone Access
  • Advocacy
  • Tackling Stigma and Discrimination
  • Campaigning and Lobbying

Other work streams include: Producing and delivering social justice and addiction training, media work, consultancy projects, IAG, detox support, evening and weekend support, motivational interviewing, family support, translating and interpreting, form filling, recreational activities, careers advice, disclosing criminal convictions plus more.

If you feel that SUIT could help you or you would like to become a part of the SUIT team then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Marcus Johnson
Contact Position
SUIT Co-ordinator
01902 328983
Mobile: 07458 300 113

Where to go

c/o Wolverhampton Voluntary & Community Action
16 Temple Street
West Midlands

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Other Details


Age Ranges
Referral required

Record Last Updated on: 31/08/2022

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