Our Timeline

1991

  • Our charity was founded

1992

  • Barnabas House Opened

1995

  • Damascus House Opened

1996

  • Skills for Living established

  • Emmaus House opened

  • Barford Training Centre opened

1998

  • Move On established

1999

  • Merged with Enable

2000

  • Andrew Lord becomes Chief Executive of Alabaré

  • Salisbury Drop-In Centre opened

2002

  • Floating support service established in Salisbury

2003

  • Supported housing for people with learning disabilities created

  • Contracts for supporting people funding obtained

2006

  • Bristol projects opened

  • Test Valley Foyer, Andover

  • Devizes and Trowbridge Drop Ins set up

2007

  • Mayor's appeal raised £63,000 for Salisbury Drop In Centre

  • Awarded contract for Mother and Baby home in Salisbury

2008

  • Merger with Bruised Reed Trust

2009

  • Our first Home for Veterans opened

2010

  • Kitted Out established

  • Alabaré Include established

  • Cafe Alabaré established

2011

  • Veterans Homes opened in Bristol and Weymouth

  • Alabaré Place opened

  • Veterans Homes opened in Gosport

2012

  • Celebrated our 21st anniversary

2013

  • Opened Home for Veterans in Gloucestershire and Gosport

  • Awarded almost £1million by Armed Forces Covenant (LIBOR)

  • Moved to Riverside House

  • Launch of Soundwave Music & Arts Programme at The Junction

  • Refurbishment of Barnabas House completed

  •  Investors in People re-accreditation

  • Volunteering celebrations at Guildhall, Salisbury         

2014

  • New website launched

  • Partnered with First Choice Housing Association

  • Opened Homes for Veterans in Wales

  • Extended support for Young Care Leavers in Wiltshire

  • Old Sarum Development and Garden Centre Opening

  • Launch of ARCH - an abstinence based supported housing service

  • Opening of Imjin House, Glos and Wiltshire Homes for Veterans

2015

  • Working in partnership with Our Enterprise to develop the first Veterans' Village in the South West

  • Bumper Armed Forces Day celebrations

  • Opened homes for Veterans in North Wales

2016

  • Alabaré's 25th Anniversary!

  • The BIG Sleep Salisbury's 10th Birthday and launch of the BIG Sleep in Gloucester and Wales

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