ABOUT GOOD NEWS HOME

The mission of the Good News Home is to provide a comprehensive long and short-term residential substance abuse treatment program that offers a professional, faith-based, non-denominational approach, focusing on healing the total woman utilizing Christian 12-steps, addiction counseling, life skills and spiritual counseling to overcome chemical addiction, with integrated treatment as appropriate for clients who have been diagnosed with co-occurring mental disorders.

The purpose of our program is to rehabilitate women who have life-destroying problems associated with substance abuse. The Good News Home provides support to women to become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well and spiritually alive. 

Underlying our mission/purpose is the basic philosophy that faith in God can do for us that which we cannot do for ourselves. 

"For the first time in a long time I feel I'm surrounded by people who love and care about me..." 

                                       - former resident

OUR TEAM 
Inga Brockington
Executive Director
LCADC, DMin
Sheila Brown
RN - Director of Nursing
Dawn Davidson
Community Outreach Director
Ann Davis
Administrative Director
CDP, CCM
Marlyn Dorsey
CADC Intern
Noel Ilogu
MD, MRCP, FASAM
Robin Jackson
Development Director / Case Manager
Jennifer Kinchen-Mason
CADC, Intake Coordinator
Takiyah Lancaster
Program Monitor
Donna Lavel
CADC Intern / Program Monitor
Deborah Long
Addiction Counselor / Spiritual Counselor
LCADC
Gail Oines
Program Monitor
Tosha Rutlege
Recovery Specialist
Nancy Wilk
Family Counselor
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OUR FACILITY

We have two main buildings on our campus, "the barn" and "the house".

 

The barn has our classrooms, administrative, medical and counseling offices.

 

The house is the residence for the women. It has 12 beds, a living room, dining room, and kitchen. The house is staffed 24 hours a day by our team.

OUR GOVERNING BOARD

Doug Oines

Chairman

Jim Buccini 

Treasurer​

Kerri Martin

Vice-Chair

Tracy Padilla

Secretary

Kelly Iwashko

Member

Kaitlyn Knaus

Member

Katherine Ma

Member

Nicole learned to let go of her guilt, her shame, her fear and her embarrassment. “I know my worth today. And that’s because of the Good News Home...my addiction was a blessing in disguise.”

OUR HISTORY

Good News Home opened it's doors in 1987, founded by the late G. Tracy Ginsburg, the Home offers a holistic approach of healing to the mind, body and spirit. The on-going process of recovery and growth is achieved at Good News Home through a comprehensive non-denominational, but spiritually focused program. Our services are offered to women, 18-years of age and older, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, or the ability to pay.

Our long-term Executive Director (1997 - 2019), Ernestine Winfrey continued the legacy that Tracy started.  You can find out more about Ernestine here.

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Good News Home for Women

For admission information, call us at (908) 806-4220 - 24 hours a day, seven days a week

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Noel Ilogu

MD, MRCP, FASAM