We must be united in the war against addiction! My mission is to unite organizations,support groups, and everyone else who needs a helping hand. I am here to educate equip and develop a Recovery resource Network. My hope is that everyone gets the help they need and no one is left behind or alone in their fight for freedom from addiction. Join me and lets fight the good fight! Our Philosophy: Instigate, Agitate, Educate, and Liberate!
group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm. Meetings are held
in Penn Foundation's Library (use Dayspring Entrance; click
HERE for directions). The group is free, and no registration is required.
of children who have died due to substance use are a unique group of
people with unparalleled grief and unprecedented
need," says Sister Mary Julia McKenzie, Recovery Center Chaplain. "We
provide support to these parents so they may find comfort in each other
and a pathway to healing. We find that these grieving parents heal more
quickly when in a supportive environment where
they can share with other parents who have experienced the same
Penn Foundation offers many other group enhancement opportunities. To view a complete list of groups, click
Recovery Center Offers Free Addiction Education Program Every Sunday
Community Education program is offered free-of-charge to all family
members and friends of Penn Foundation
clients as well as interested members of the public. It is held every
Sunday from 12:00 - 1:30 pm at the John W. and Emily Clemens Recovery
Center (807 Lawn Avenue, Sellersville).
goal of Community Education is to provide education about the disease
of addiction. It is designed
to assist participants in understanding how substance abuse affects
family members and friends of individuals who are abusing drugs or
alcohol. Information is shared through lectures and group discussions.
Family Consultation Program Provides Support and Advice for Families Who Don't Know What to Do
The Family Consultation program is designed to assist individuals who
have identified family members or other loved ones struggling with
alcohol or substance use, including problem drinking and abuse of
prescription medications, and don't know what to do about
A trained substance abuse counselor will meet with the family or significant others to discuss the specific situation
and needs and will offer options for confronting the problem and engaging the user in treatment.
For more information, call the John W. and Emily Clemens Recovery Center at 215.257.9999.
Penn Foundation Part of New 2-1-1 Health and
Human Services Directory Unveiled by the
United Ways of Southeastern Pennsylvania
The United Ways of Southeastern Pennsylvania have unveiled a new, comprehensive Health and Human Services
www.211sepa.org - to help more people more effectively find the help they need.
directory includes resources such as food banks, shelters, crisis
intervention services, support
groups, counseling, financial assistance, job training, home
healthcare, transportation, childcare, after school programs, summer
camps, disaster relief organizations, and much more.