Your Recovery Begins Here

Established in 1996, The Providence Projects has helped over 10,000 people recover from addiction in as little as 28 days. With us, you’re in safe hands.

A Warm Welcome to
The Providence Projects

Founded in 1996 by Dr Peter Turnbull and Steve Spiegel, The Providence Projects is widely accepted as a UK-leading private rehabilitation centre. Situated in Bournemouth, on the beautiful Dorset coast, this really is the perfect place to start your recovery journey.

We really do understand the illness of addiction but know from experience, that with the right help, anyone is able to recover from addiction. Having treated over 10,000 people since opening our doors in 1996, The Providence Projects’ team have the expertise, passion and love to help you overcome addiction.

We offer a free comprehensive telephone assessment to identify the best course of action. To set up your free telephone assessment, call us on 0800 955 0945.

I did rehab at Providence Projects. I had been to three other private rehab centres but this was perfect. I had a life changing experience there.

Matt Willis

Pop Star, Busted

Your Recovery at
The Providence Projects

Our residential detox and rehabilitation programmes cover all aspects of treatment and run for a minimum of 28-days. They have been expertly designed using the latest evidence-based therapies, in conjunction with safe detoxification to help you find long-term recovery. We will love you until you learn to love yourself. All who come to us seeking help can expect to be treated with dignity and respect from the moment they walk through our doors.

rehab programme

Private Accommodation

medical detox programme

Medically-Managed Detox

family therapy

Evidence-based Therapies


Aftercare & Support

Matt Willis: Fighting Addiction

Matt Willis: Fighting Addiction

A truly inspirational story of how addiction can seem like an overwhelming long-term fight, but even if you lose a battle, you can still win the war. After treatment at the Providence Projects, Matt Willis went on to celebrate a long period of addiction-free life.

Watch the documentary by BBC One director Hannah Lowes which aired on Wednesday 17th May 2023.

Providence Projects
Client Success Stories

Real people, real transformation.

We have helped thousands of people find recovery since opening our doors in 1996.

Watch real stories from ex-clients and their families who completed rehab at The Providence Projects.

Success Stories

Addiction Treatment
What We Treat

Coming to terms with addiction can take time. At The Providence Projects we understand that denial and fear can often prevent individuals from seeking treatment, so whether it’s alcohol, drugs or gambling, we have the perfect plan for you.

Who Needs Help Today?

We understand making that first step can feel daunting. You may have a lot of questions about the admissions process or the treatment steps involved, and we want to reassure you that the process is safe and confidential.

man entering rehab


Discover how rehab can work for you and the treatment process involved.

Help for Myself

Help for
a Loved one

Learn the do’s and don’ts when dealing with addiction in others, and how we involve family in treatment.

Helping Loved Ones

Call Us for a
Free Assessment

Our friendly team are here to support you and your loved ones through the process of recovery.

Call us now on:0800 955 0945

Recovery Team

Paul Spanjar

Paul Spanjar


Over 20 years experience in addiction treatment: A leader in the field.

Daryle Fortescue

Daryle Fortescue

Registered Manager

Over 15 years at The Providence Projects: Passionate about change.

Jon Radcliffe

Jon Radcliffe

Admissions Manager

15 years at The Providence Projects. Will hold your hand through the admission process.

Steve Spiegel

Steve Spiegel


Founded The Providence Projects in 1996: Heart and soul of the project.


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