A breakfast club in Carlisle which helps addicts and recovering addicts could be forced to close because of a cash shortage.
Cumbria Gateway runs the service on a Tuesday morning as part of its work to reduce reoffending in the community.
The social enterprise also has four flats to house recovering addicts and runs various services to help people stay clean.
Stuart Ward now works at Cumbria Gateway and is a recovering addict:
The breakfast club costs £5,000 a year. However, sending someone to prison for a year costs £40,000.