by Kate Willette
When Janice talks about her life, a sort of portrait emerges. It’s a landscape of wide, rough territory with masses of dark clouds and a figure in the foreground: Janice, steady and upright. She’s a self-reliant, self-educated woman whose sharp mind has seen her through and allowed her to prosper – even to forge a kind of truce with the world. She didn’t grow up with support from the usual places, because the people she might have depended on for nurturance often just didn’t have it to give.
Brian Richardson of the Dove House Recovery Cafe and Americorps’ Recovery Coach Ben Casserd share the progress being made at the Olympic Peninsula’s first Recovery Café with host Missy Nielsen of Everybody Can. Learn how you can support the launch of this unique membership-based support system for folks along the road to recovery .
Listen here: https://kptz.org/2020/02/04/recovery-cafe-community-connections-and-coffee/
At Recovery Cafe Jefferson County this past year, we have all been asked the same question numerous times: When are you going to be open?
Read more: https://recoverycafenetwork.org/jefferson-county-recovery-cafe/
Construction has begun on Dove House’s Recovery Café, at 939 Kearney Street in Port Townsend.
Grant money allowed Dove House to purchase the building that was previously home to Candace’s Cookies last summer. Now, after the permitting process took longer than expected, construction crews can finally start work, said Brian Richardson, director of the Recovery Café.
Read more: https://www.ptleader.com/stories/construction-begins-on-recovery-caf,66950?