House of Hope founder Phyllis Phelps helps women overcome drug addiction

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to see someone released. It’s worth it to me. It encourages me to keep going, not give up. You come here and you are not alone. We walk you through every tough thing, no matter what it is, whether you have to go to court, whether you’re afraid to reach out to your kids because you messed up, it’ll help. There is a **** god who is greater than addiction. There is hope. There are people who love you. They trust me because they know I’ve been through it myself. I know what it’s like to have night terrors. I know what it’s like to have urges and I know what it’s like when the street calls, there’s no shame here. You can quit and you can change your life. And we *** saying, life starts here. You walk through that door and it’s *** new life, *** new direction. You can do it and it’s worth it.

House of Hope founder helps women overcome drug addiction and keeps kids by their side

House of Hope founder Phyllis Phelps helps women overcome drug addiction through a residential program, while allowing their children to stay by their side. Through a 12 to 18 month faith-based program, Phelps houses women as she helps them build self-esteem and life skills and helps them find jobs and housing after the program is finished. me. It encourages me to keep going, not to quit,” Phelps said. She learned to help others struggling with addiction through her own experience when she was 19. “They trust me because they know I’ve been through it myself,” Phelps says. “I know what it’s like to have night terrors. I know what it’s like to have urges and I know what it’s like when the street calls you.” She also helps women dealing with domestic violence and legal issues and helps them rebuild relationships with their families. Phelps said she picked up a lot of tools when she was at New Life Home, especially from the pastor’s wife. “She looked me in the eye with love. And I learned that from her,” Phelps said. “And that’s how I treat the ladies that come into this house, I treat them with love and I trust them until broke my trust. And then I teach them to rebuild trust. Phelps advises women not to be shy about picking up the phone and calling if they need help. “It’s that first call. It needs courage. I say. I was there. Even if you can’t get the words across, pick up the phone and call again,” Phelps said. “Because there is help and hope. There is hope alive in such a dark world right now and everything seems hopeless. Just take that first step because it’s a life or death situation and there is life for you. “Over the past five years, Phelps and her husband, Bill, have helped 52 women and 22 children. House of Hope is entirely dependent on donations and grants to run the program. Previous Heroes: Food Bank Production Manager of New Hampshire Considered ‘Heart and Soul’ of Kitchen ToolsA New Hampshire woman donates a kidney to a North Carolina man after seeing a need in the company’s newsletter. kitchenSwanzey teacher fulfills lifelong dream while honoring fellow teacher Keene founder of nonprofit helps feed New Hampshire children, families amon g many other resources

House of Hope founder Phyllis Phelps helps women overcome drug addiction through a residential program, while allowing their children to stay by their side.

Through a 12 to 18 month faith-based program, Phelps houses women as she helps them build self-esteem and life skills and helps them find jobs and housing after the program is finished.

“To see someone released is worth it to me. It encourages me to keep going, not to give up,” Phelps said.

She learned how to help others struggling with addiction through her own experience when she was 19 years old.

“They trust me because they know I’ve been through it myself,” Phelps said. “I know what it’s like to have night terrors. I know what it’s like to have urges and I know what it’s like when the street calls you.

She also helps women struggling with domestic violence and legal issues and helps them rebuild relationships with their families.

Phelps said she picked up a lot of tools while at New Life Home, especially from the pastor’s wife.

“She looked me in the eye with love. And I learned that from her,” Phelps said. “And that’s how I treat the ladies that come into this house, I treat them with love and trust them until they’ve broken my trust. And then I teach them how to rebuild trust. “

Phelps advises women not to be shy about picking up the phone and calling if they need help.

“It’s that first call. It needs courage. I say. I was there. Even if you can’t get the words across, pick up the phone and call again,” Phelps said. “Because there is help and hope. There is hope alive in such a dark world right now and everything seems hopeless. Just take that first step because it’s a life or death situation and there’s life for you.”

Over the past five years, Phelps and her husband, Bill, have helped 52 women and 22 children.

House of Hope is entirely dependent on donations and grants to run the program.

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