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About Silkworth Lodge

Silkworth Lodge was opened 2002 by The Families in Recovery Trust which is a Jersey registered charity and part of The Silkworth Charity Group.

We offer residential rehabilitation for men and women who are affected by drug and alcohol addiction.

Chemical dependency is particularly prevalent in Jersey. Alcohol consumption is twice that of the UK and one of the highest in Europe. Excessive use of alcohol and drugs places families and relationships under great stress.

Nobody sets out to become an alcoholic or drug addict and it is not a problem of morals or will power. It is a very powerful and confusing illness which destroys a person from the inside and also all those surrounding them.

Silkworth Lodge has proven to be a much needed establishment that helps people to come to terms with their addiction and puts them on the road to recovery. We provide a tailor made programme of treatment which helps the client to rebuild these relationships, regain their self esteem and most of all, enables them to integrate back into society on a new footing.

Life at Silkworth Lodge

When you arrive... peers and will provide you with an information pack which covers everything you need to know in regards to the house. A key worker and buddy are allocated to each new client when they arrive. The buddy is also on the programme and has a key role in the first days after admission in helping the new client feel welcome.You will be greeted by a counsellor who will introduce you to the rest of your house peers and will provide you with an information pack which covers everything you need to know in regards to the house. A key worker and buddy are allocated to each new client when they arrive. The buddy is also on the programme and has a key role in the first days after admission in helping the new client feel welcome.

Silkworth Lodge can sleep up to 12 people at any one time. Clients will have their own room or share a twin. Various boundaries are in place to assure each client’s privacy and dignity. Clients are expected to respect the house and the rules and regulations within it.

The food is provided by our excellent chef Manuel who comes with a wealth of experience through working previously in first class restaurants. Manuel understands the importance of good nutrition which is a vital part of recovery.

Physical exercise is an important part of rehabilitation. We have membership for Active Leisure at Fort Regent and attend twice a week as part of your routine.

All staff and those who come in to the lodge are bound by a code of confidentiality, except when to do so would put someone else in danger.

Mission Statement

We are a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Our Vision

Together we will overcome addiction.

Our Values

  • Treat each person as an individual.
  • Treat each person with dignity and respect.
  • To provide first class tailor-made treatment to allow long term recovery.
  • To remain open to innovation.

Meet the team...

Find out about our dedicated staff

Silkworth Charity Group has been awarded the Gold Standard Investors in People recognition mark which is a great achievement for us and we are delighted to now be recognised with such a prestigious brand. This is testament to the hard work, commitment and dedication of all the team at Silkworth.