Check out this blog post from one of our generous funders, Ben B. Cheney Foundation!
Talk to the Dove House staff for only a few minutes, and you’ll be impressed at the number of advocacy and support services they are able to provide. They know that nobody fits neatly in to one category when it comes to recovery, because many forms of trauma intersect and overlap. It is this breadth of knowledge that makes Dove House a perfect fit to develop a Recovery Café in Jefferson County.
Read more here: https://www.benbcheneyfoundation.org/recovery-cafe-jefferson-county-port-townsend/
As the walls go up, a community is built
With one wall partially built and stacks of lumber waiting to be installed, the cafe’s doors are not yet open to the public. But the mission of the cafe — to provide services and community gathering to those in recovery from addiction, homelessness, mental health issues and other life challenges — began long before construction crews broke ground.
Read here: https://www.ptleader.com/stories/as-the-walls-go-up-a-community-is-built,69210
Join us on a virtual tour of Recovery Cafe Jefferson County. We're building a safe and supportive community where everyone experiences love, belonging, healing, and the joy of contributing.
At Dove House, we feel it's important that the physical space we provide sends the message "you matter, we value you, and you belong here."
We hope these videos help you to feel connected to the remodeling work!
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/
Recovery Café Network Winter 2020 Update
Recovery Cafe Network
By Heather Hanson
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 begins on ‘Recovery Café’
Port Townsend Leader
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?
(First airdate: November 26, 2019) Brian Richardson, program manager for the Recovery Cafe, regales the excitement of this newly launched program supported by the Dove House. Missy Nielsen of Everybody Can discusses with Brian the opportunities to impact lives at the Recovery Cafe, from Cafe’ Companions to construction support and more.
Recovery Cafe aims for fall opening
Recovery Cafe has a home