Entries by Alpha Admin

Blackpool Trip

Having a nice meal in Blackpool after it taking 6 hours to get there due to the M62 being closed because of an accident. Still, it was good food and good company and enjoyed by all.

Boxing Tournament

Ultra White Collar Boxing (UWBC) is a unique opportunity for people with no boxing background to experience the wonderful world of boxing, in a safe and enjoyable environment. Raise money for Cancer Research UK and Get In Great shape! This is Carl getting ready for his tournament:


Jimmy’s Story – Alpha House Calderdale

Hi, my name is James but I’ve got used to everyone at Alpha House calling me Jimmy. I’m 52 years old now but I started drinking at age 14 and then drank for 35 years. In all that time I cannot honestly remember a day when I didn’t have a drink. My drinking progressed to […]


Garry’s Story – Alpha House Calderdale

Hi, I’m Garry—or Gaz as I was known at Alpha. I went to Alpha House in March 2014 after getting myself in a mess with drinking and cannabis mostly. I’m glad that Yvonne didn’t put a “before and after” photo on here because I didn’t look as healthy as this when I arrived. I started […]


Gardening Project

At Alpha House we are always trying to prepare our residents for independent living. Part of that personal development is around keeping a tidy house. Since our residents generally go over and beyond that by decorating and in some cases renovating their properties we decided to look for funds so that they could extend those […]