The purpose of “The Way” as a non-profit 501 (c) (3) recognized organization shall be to glorify God through the salvation of souls and rehabilitation of individuals. Providing transitional housing and conducting non-denominational services, we strive to rehabilite those seeking help towards a drug-free life through mentoring, education, and support group meetings.
Our vision for The Way is to continue to offer programs for helping entire families affected by the effects of substance abuses such as alcohol, drug and smoking.
No person seeking services shall be discriminated against due to race, creed, national origin, sex, age, religion, color, material status, ethnicity, or different abilities.
100% No-Smoking and NO-Vaping on grounds, in vehicles and or any buildings owned by The Way this went into effect: January 1, 2018.
In 2005 our Jail Ministry began.
In 2006 the first Celebrate Recovery meeting was held with two people in attendance. During 2018 meetings are attended on average by 30-35 people.
We moved on July 15th 2010 and we opened the doors to The Way Home a nurturing transitional housing/recovery and educational facility, a haven, restoring lives to a vital place back into society.
- Between July 15th, 2010 and December 31, 2018 - 104,142 meals were served to
- 395 different men who
- spent 34,714 nights at The Way Home;
- at the same time saving Spencer County approximately $410,698 taxpayer dollars.
During this time 74% of the men that completed The Way Home program have not returned to jail, they have obtained employment and are now living independently.
The Way's website underwent a massive overhaul during the spring of 2012 - allowing easier management of information and the addition of a picture gallery.
In 2018 we added a Thursday night class to help the Residents with various Life Building Skills.