Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug and BBV Forums – Central

Sunday Connections

A “Huge Well done” to Katie & Andy for the successful opening of the latest Recovery Cafe in Aberdeenshire.

25 attended the first day of the ‘Sunday Connections’ Cafe for food, friendship, conversation and art delivered by Jenny.

The cafe will open regularly on Sunday’s 3-5pm at the Inverurie Tesco’s Community room. All Welcome.

Please note there will be no meeting at Huntly Recovery Hub on 14th April 2017, meet again as normal on 21st April



The purpose of the Central Aberdeenshire ADP Community Forum is to:

  • Provide an organised forum for local views from service providers, carers and service users to identify unmet need and inform the work of the ADP.
  • Draw from the insights of front line alcohol and drug workers and service users ‘lived experience’.
  • Establish informal self maintained family support and self-help recovery networks.
  • Liaise effectively on matters of common interest with other local groups such as local Community Safety Groups.

Dates of forthcoming meetings and a record of the work of the Central Aberdeenshire ADP Community Forum can be found here.

Please click here for a copy of the Central Aberdeenshire Forum Terms of Reference and Practice (Feb 2013).

People living and working in Central Aberdeenshire are invited to make funding applications to the forum for small projects or events that will impact on alcohol and drug related issues locally.

Applications are open to all members of the forum, however projects can approach members to support an application on their behalf. Successful applicants may be requested to become a member and or attend forum meetings regularly to update on their project.

Guidance for Funding Applications
Contact Form
Application for Funding
Fair Processing Notice
End of Project Monitoring Form


Forum Chairs

Diane Ord
email: dord@alcoholanddrugsaction.org.uk

Stuart Bowie
email: breakneckstu@yahoo.co.uk

Vice Chair

John Bolland
email: johnbolland@icloud.com

Brenda Duguid
email: brendaduguid1969@gmail.com


Forum Secretary

Susan Weetman
email : centralabdn.forum@hotmail.com

Forum Treasurer

Alison Simpson
email : alison.simpson@aberdeenshire.gov.uk