Reunification looks a little bit different for everyone here at New Phoebe House. No matter what it looks like, it is an exciting, beautiful, and sometimes scary time. Some women have not had their children full time for quite a while; others have only been separated for a short time. The transition can be hard… Continue reading Reunification at New Phoebe House
Over the last weekend in August, 12 mothers, 13 children and 8 staff members headed off to Camp St. Albans for our annual Mother-Child Bonding Retreat. It was quite the expedition. Two van loads, five cars, one truck full of food, thirty sleeping bags, four Pack ‘n Plays, and numerous child car seats made way… Continue reading The great out-of-doors!
Dysfunctional. Unorganized. Lost. Scared. These are the words Melissa used to describe her life before New Phoebe House. She had been fighting a long and difficult battle with addiction. The father of her children had been mentally and physically abusive, leaving her homeless and staying in shelters. Moving into NPH, she felt a great combination… Continue reading Story of Success: Melissa
While completing treatment a third time, Amanda realized she needed a structured program to support her recovery journey. A staff person told her about New Phoebe House and helped her get an application. She worked long and hard on that application, and in October of 2015, she graduated treatment and moved into New Phoebe House.… Continue reading A Story of Success
In the winter of 2015, Tarae felt hopeless; she was hungry, scared, and grieving the removal of her daughter from her care. She had completed treatment, but had nowhere to go. Her attorney told her about New Phoebe House, and she was accepted into the program. Shortly after moving into New Phoebe House, Tarae noticed… Continue reading A Story of Success
It was summer 2015, and Crystalin wanted to find a safe place for her and her daughter to live together after she graduated from the inpatient treatment program she was in. When her counselor first told her about New Phoebe House Association, she was a little scared – it sounded like a strict program with… Continue reading Phoebe Stories of Success: Crystalin