Barnet Recovery Centre (Finchley)

42a Hendon Lane Finchley London
N3 1TT
United Kingdom

0300 303 2866


We are a fully integrated service delivered  in partnership with Westminster Drug Project (WDP) and AIR Sports.  We work with people at any stage of their alcohol or drug difficulty and with any associated emotional/mental health issues, providing a single point of access to assessment and treatment. Our treatment teams comprise specialist substance misuse Doctors and Nurses working alongside our partner organisations’ Psychologists, Counsellors and Recovery Practitioners.

On contacting the service you will be able to talk to one of our duty team practitioners who will help you decide which of our services best meet your needs. Our multi-disciplinary team will then work with you to create an individualised, recovery orientated care plan which will be reviewed with you regularly.

Services available include:

  • Assessment and individual personal recovery plans
  • Drop-In and Open Access
  • Outreach to GP practices and Barnet General Hospital
  • Needle exchange
  • Access to prescribing
  • Community detox
  • Blood Borne Virus and health interventions
  • Group work
  • Keyworking
  • Counselling
  • Housing and benefit support
  • Families and carers support
  • Services for women
  • Reintegration and peer mentoring activities
  • Education, training and employment support
  • Abstinence-based services
  • Access to inpatient detox and residential rehab

Eligibility criteria

Barnet Recovery Centre (Edgware) is a free and confidential service for adults resident  in Barnet, as well as their families and carers, who are experiencing problems associated with the use of drink or drugs.

How can someone be referred?

Any health or social care professional can make a referral on your behalf. You can also self-refer to the service in person or contact us by phone.

Can I use NHS e-Referral (formerly Choose and Book) to arrange my first outpatient appointment?

The clinic is currently unable to accept referrals via NHS e-Referral.

Service times

The service is open Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays) between the following times:

  • Monday 10am - 2:30pm
  • Tuesday 10am - 7pm
  • Wednesday  10am - 5pm
  • Thursday 10am - 7pm
  • Friday  10am - 5pm

Transport information

 The nearest underground station to the Recovery Centre is: Finchley Central – Northern Line.
The following buses also service the area: 82, 125, 143, 326, 382, 460

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