A Friend's House
a safe place for a fresh start
Do you struggle with self-harm, an eating disorder, severe depression, suicidal thoughts, suicidal attempts, substance abuse or an unplanned pregnancy? Have you been physically or sexually abused?
You are not alone, and we want to help!
At A Friend's House women receive therapy, training and care they need to learn how to live healthy lives. The entire program is free-of-charge. If you are tired of dealing with the same problems, and are ready to learn how to handle life differently, take the first step:

Finding Freedom: Melissa's Story

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What's New at A Friend's House

We are pleased to announce The Lutheran Foundation has granted A Friend’s House $50,000 for operating expenses for 2014, which covers just over 10% of our budget.    “We are excited to be recognized again by The Lutheran Foundation for the... Read more

Help and Therapy for Women


A Friend's House offers women training on developing healthy relationships, managing emotions, handling anger, identifying lies we tell ourselves and exploring worldviews. Residents attend several therapeutic groups each day, and meet with a licensed therapist once a week. Read more


Every day through the week residents stay busy participating in 3-4 group sessions, exercising, meeting with their advocate, eating healthy meals, working on assignments and completing work details. Read more


A Friend's House realizes that many of the women who enter our doors lack basic life skills. Our goal is to equip them not only with the social skills, but with the professional and life skills needed to live healthy lives. Read more