What Is New Journey Recovery Housing?

Services are for single women who are seeking a safe, drug free recovery environment with supportive services that have completed a certified treatment program and meet other admission criteria.

This program is funded by County of Summit Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board for eligible participants. New Journey Recovery Housing is an Associate of Ohio Recovery Housing. *MAT accepted*

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New Journey Supportive Services

The following support services are offered to all New Journey housing residents: 

  • Case Management Services
  • Daily Living Skills
  • Employment & Marketing Techniques
  • Getting Ahead
  • Recovery Coaching
  • Transportation Assistance

Housing Amenities

  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Fully equipped kitchen: Microwave,
  • Refrigerator & Stove
  • Furnished bedrooms with linens supplied
  • Furnished living room
  • Cable television
  • Computer & Internet
  • Laundry facility
  • Security System/Monitoring
  • Telephone

The New Journey Recovery Housing Program is a staff monitored program

Other Amenities

  • Bus line is located on main Metro bus line
  • Local grocers & shopping centers approximately within a 3-5 mile radius

Program Requirements

  • Adhere to program rules
  • Agree to share ½ of Snaps benefits for share food program
  • Agree to a program fee *
  • Attendance of a 12-step program
  • Attend and participate in weekly management
  • Complete required support services
  • Obtain employment
  • Participation in a certified aftercare program
  • Submit to random UDS testing

Admission Criteria

The following criteria are requirements for admission to programs offered by Freedom House for Women

  • Adult (18+)
  • A referral from a social service agency (examples of referral sources)
    • Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority
    • Children Service Board
    • Municipal Court
  • Complete a screening intake
  • Resident of Summit County
  • Self-referral

Cost of services

  • Clients will receive 90 days of housing services without cost
  • Client will be required to sign a fee agreement for payment of 75.00 per week on their 91st day as a shared program fee cost**
  • Other cost for bed rates and supportive services will be covered by local funding

The New Journey Program

More About Us

Freedom House for Women, Inc. is a non-profit organization which was founded in January 2003.

The Board of Directors was formed in March 2003, which is comprised of a group of diverse professional community educators, mental health service providers and judicial leaders who are governed and committed to the mission, vision and establishment of Freedom House for Women, Inc.

The agency received its 501 (3) non-profit status from the Internal Revenue Service in November 2004.

Other Supportive Services

Anger Management

Employment Skills

Life Skills Classes

Money Management

We accept the following insurances






United Healthcare

Other Payment Methods

Cash, Credit, Debit

Sliding Fee Scale

Gender Accepted






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