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 daily, we strive to rehabilitee 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.
In 2006 the first Celebrate Recovery meeting was held with two people in attendance. During the second quarter of 2012 meetings are attended on average by 25 people.
We moved on July 15th 2010 and we opened the doors to The Way Home a nurturing transitional housing/educational facility, a haven, restoring lives to a vital place back into society.
- Between July 15th, 2010 and October 19th, 2012 - 22,641 meals were served to
- 54 different men who
- spent 7,547 nights at The Way Home;
- at the same time saving Spencer County approximately $150,000+ 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.
July 2012 a collaboration with Spencer County Community Corrections a program to offer preparation for GED testing was put in place with funding provided by the OMHS Community Benefit Grant.