ANNUAL REPORT JULY 1, 2018 – JUNE 30, 2019

Good Works Life Recovery House was officially licensed on May 1, 2014. 


Value Behavioral Health remains our primary funding source, and we have received several referrals from our local SCA’s.


Since our first client was admitted on 1/19/15, over 200 women have been admitted to our program. We serve the following counties in the VBH network: Crawford, Mercer, Venango, Fayette, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Indiana, Washington, Butler, Lawrence, and Beaver. In 2017 we also began serving Cambria County, a member of the Magellen Network. And in 2018 we also began serving Bedford and Somerset counties through the PerformCare Network (formerly CBHNP).


Our program is supported by valuable partnerships with Community Action, Career Link, Domestic Violence, Penn State Co-op, Private Industry Council, Dress for Success, St. Vincent De Paul, Woodforest Bank, Adagio Women’s Health, Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force. Fayette County Health Department and several local churches.


Over the past year, our clients have enjoyed many recreational activities including trips to Kennywood Park, Laurel Caverns, Duda’s Farm, overnight camping at Chestnut Ridge. We also have guests and specialists who come in to teach classes such as nutrition, health, arts & crafts, and more with the women.  


At various intervals of treatment, clients have completed anonymous satisfaction surveys. Results remain favorable.


At present, our Board of Directors is as follows:


Rev. Larry L Gipe, L.P.C. 


John Broadwater, Pastor of Bread of Life Tabernacle



Kelly Broadwater, Co-Pastor of Bread of Life Tabernacle



Denis Carter


Rev. Christine Gipe, L.P.C.

Attorney Ed Nicholson


There are no shareholders.

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