Community leaders to celebrate opening of Evansville ‘Fresh Start Recovery Center’

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The Evansville House Fresh Start Recovery Center is home to a new residential addiction treatment program for pregnant women and mothers. (Photo courtesy voaohin.org)

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — The Evansville House Fresh Start Recovery Center is home to a new residential addiction treatment program for pregnant women and mothers.

Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana will host public officials and community leaders at Friday’s ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m.

The center, located at 1351 West Buena Vista Road, is a 23-bed residential treatment program which will offer a stable environment for women to receive addiction treatment, therapy, and education in parenting and life skills.

Treatment is provided free of charge.

Invited to attend are, Suzanne Crouch, Lieutenant Governor of Indiana; Lloyd Winnecke, Mayor of Evansville; Jim McClelland, State Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement; Terry Stigdon, Director, Indiana Department of Child Services; Dr. Dan Rusyniak, Chief Medical Officer, Family and Social Services Administration; Jacob Sipe, Executive Director, Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority and John von Arx III, President & CEO, Volunteers of America of Indiana.

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(This story was originally published on August 2, 2019)

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