The Haven is a 501(c)3 nonprofit social enterprise creating solutions to the addiction epidemic through an entrepreneurial spirit and a peer-based recovery program with a proven track record of over 35 years.

The Haven is establishing a long-term,  peer-based residential recovery program for men and women living with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) who are without insurance or the financial means to obtain treatment and who live in Central and Southwestern Virginia. 

Our program is a peer-based, multiphased abstinence-based addiction recovery program.  Our service area goes from the Lynchburg area to the Roanoke Valley,  We are building this reality in Roanoke and Lynchburg and although it will be months before we are open, we are building and creating HOPE now.

Our Services will include:

Long-term Addiction Recovery Program

Overnight Shelter


Social Detox ("Dry Beds")

Family Services

The Vision

Our Vision
Creating and nurturing lifetime recovery for individuals, families, and communities through peer-based services.

Our Mission
The mission of The Haven is threefold:

  • Create a long-term, peer-based residential recovery center for people living with substance use disorder to take responsibility for their recovery, their lives and their actions;
  • Strengthen the families and communities affected by substance use disorder by offering family and community-oriented recovery services; and
  • Sustain The Haven by creating a revenue generating social enterprise that provides training to participants, services to the community, and capital for the organization.

Whom We Serve
The Haven will serve and provide recovery services to post-detoxed alcoholics and addicts, Veterans, homeless individuals, people under the supervision of the court system, those seeking abstinence-based recovery from Substance Use Disorders and men and women living with Substance Use Disorders who are uninsured and/or have no economic means to pay for treatment, and their families indirectly through peer-based family services.