Addiction Treatment That Saves Lives

Established in 1996, The Providence Projects in Bournemouth has helped over 10,000 people find recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.

A Warm Welcome to
The Providence Projects

Founded in 1996 by Dr Peter Turnbull and Steve Spiegel, The Providence Projects in Bournemouth is widely accepted as a UK-leading rehab provider, offering high quality and affordable addiction treatment. Situated in Bournemouth, on the beautiful South 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 your 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

Our Approach
How we Treat Addiction

Our programme runs for a minimum of 28-days, and has been designed using the latest evidence-based therapies to help you find long-term recovery. We will love you until you learn to love yourself. All who come to us seeking addiction treatment can expect to be treated with dignity and respect from the moment they walk through our doors. All detox regimes will be provided by trained, experienced medical professionals.

rehab programme

Assessment & Admission

medical detox programme

Medical Detoxification

family therapy

Therapeutic Treatment


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 Project, 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 got help at The Providence Projects.

Success Stories

We Treat

Who Needs Help Today?

For guidance on referring yourself, a friend or a loved one into treatment.

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Treatment for

Discover how addiction treatment can work for you and the steps involved.

Refer Myself

Help for
a Loved one

Learn about how we involve loved ones in the treatment process.

Refer a Loved one

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

Treatment 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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