Tikvah Home for Men in Willoughby celebrates first year

By Tawana Roberts, The News-Herald June 27th, 2018 Tikvah Home for Men had a successful first year, says House Manager Edward Taton. Taton, who is also known as the guardian angel of Tikvah, explained that lives are being transformed at this men’s recovery home in Willoughby. A 24-year-old who was living in Arizona prior to moving into Tikvah Home for Men has really turned his life around, he said. “He is setting a great example,” Taton said. “He has been sober for over a year, gainfully employed, was just baptized and a contributor to society.” Friends of Recovery NE Ohio

Friends of Recovery Northeast Ohio to start new family support group, needs volunteers

By Tawana Roberts, The News-Herald April 5th, 2018 Friends of Recovery Northeast Ohio Next Step Living Ministries is expanding its community outreach and seeking volunteers. The group is getting ready to start Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step program for the entire family, said Friends of Recovery President Dennis Anthony. It will be held at the Friends Church: Willoughby Hills. The first meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. April 23. “This program ministers to children, teens and adults,” Anthony said. “Celebrate Recovery is for people looking for true recovery from life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups. The purpose of Celebrate Recovery is to

Friends of Recovery planning to open women’s recovery house in Lake County

ust months after opening a men’s recovery house in Willoughby, Friends of Recovery Northeast Ohio is embarking on a new journey. Director Dennis Anthony recently announced that it plans to open a women’s recovery house in Lake County. Anthony said it will be called the Arukah Home for Women. The name Arukah was chosen because it means healing and restoration in Hebrew.

Fall 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

From 1948 to 1965, Daniel and Margaret Hogan & their six children called this white house home. In the small, close-knit community Willoughby was then, the very personal, faith-based kindnesses of Mr. and Mrs. Hogan touched many lives. He was especially known for sponsoring amateur athletic teams and guiding and assisting young men on the teams who were struggling with personal, family, and financial issues.

Today, Tikvah Home for Men is a place of Hope, Healing and Restoration where four men grow in their recovery. This growth involves accountability, healthy relationship building, financial responsibility and respectful living. The ultimate goal is to become a productive citizen.

Friends of Recovery NE Ohio in Willoughby invites public to open house

By Tawana Roberts, The News-Herald May 30, 2017 Friends of Recovery NE Ohio is hosting an open house June 4 to unveil the new Tikvah Recovery Home in Willoughby. The Tikvah Recovery Home will provide alcohol-free and drug-free housing to men who are recovering from substance abuse. The public is invited to tour the newly renovated home at 37915 Euclid Ave. from 1 to 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. “I look forward to neighbors coming out to see what a blessing this is,” said Friends of Recovery Northeast Ohio Director Dennis Anthony. “We came to this as a

Renovations to men’s recovery home in Willoughby nearing completion

By Tawana Roberts, The News-Herald April 17, 2017 A non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping others is now a step closer to providing alcohol-free and drug-free housing to men who are recovering from substance abuse. About seven months ago, Friends of Recovery NE Ohio acquired a property in Willoughby that required extensive renovations. Now the construction is near completion. On April 15, about 30 volunteers applied 40 gallons of paint to the walls. Friends of Recovery Northeast Ohio Director Dennis Anthony said new flooring will be installed later this week. It will be called the Tikvah Recovery Home for

Friends of Recovery Acquire Men’s Home

By Tawana Roberts, The News-Herald November 6, 2016 After over two years of diligent fundraising and planning, Friends of Recovery Northeast Ohio Next Step Living has acquired a facility to meet a critical need in the community. Friends of Recovery will provide alcohol-free and drug-free housing to men who are recovering from substance abuse called the Tikvah Recovery Home for Men. The name Tikvah was chosen because it means “Hope”in Hebrew. The organization recently attained a residence in Willoughby that is owned by Willoughby Bible Church through a 10- year agreement. The long-term contract requires Friends of Recovery to pay

Granting Wishes Event

On Saturday, October 22, a volunteer event was held for Friends of Recovery’s first Recovery house in Lake County, Ohio. In addition to the Northeast Ohio Director of Friends of Recovery and his wife, there were 13 volunteers who came out to donate their time to help with renovations. The name of the house is Tikvah House for Men. Tikvah means “hope” in Hebrew. Those who face addition need a stable environment and in many cases, need to learn life skills to become self sufficient after addiction has wreaked havoc in their lives.