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HOPE Sheds Light Recovery Center

The HOPE Sheds Light/RAFTS Recovery Centers serve as local hubs in Monmouth and Ocean counties for recovery support services offering a monthly calendar of workshops, support groups and wellness activities designed for the whole family.

Recovery Programs

Academic Support & GED Prep

We are inviting youth and adults to join us for academic support and GED prep. We want to help anyone who wants to succeed, and it is at NO COST to you! It is never too late to further your education, let us help you on your education journey today! For more information, please contact ashley@hopeshedslight.org

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Call-in Recovery

Call the HOPE Sheds Light Recovery Center anytime to receive resources and develop your own Individual Recovery Success Plan (IRSP) to sustain long-term recovery. Receive family support in navigating family resources, the treatment system and overall healing for the families affected. Please call 1-855-850-HOPE for support.

About the HOPE Sheds Light Recovery Center:
The HOPE Sheds Light Recovery Center is led and governed by representatives of the local recovery community. HOPE Sheds Light is a hub for community members to access peer-based recovery support services, community education and outreach programs, academic and vocational training, family strengthening and reunification programs, trauma-informed support services, family support groups, social/recreational outings, wellness workshops and physical activities for the whole family. HOPE Sheds Light serves Monmouth and Ocean County.

To learn more 732-244-0783

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ZOOM Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This virtual peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged.

JOIN US ON ZOOM!

For more information, please contact Nancy@hopeshedslight.org.

 

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Volunteer Orientation

Volunteers are the heartbeat of HOPE Sheds Light!

As a volunteer, you will raise awareness and provide assistance and navigation support to families and individuals affected by the disease of addiction in order to create positive change in the community and sustain long term recovery.

What to Expect as a Volunteer
-Gain Confidence
-Help others by making a positive impact for social change
-Share the gift of service
-Positive sense of purpose
-Share your experience, strength and hope

Email Nancy@hopeshedslight.org to be a HOPE Sheds Light Volunteer!

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Recovery Speaks: Pop-up Drive-In Movie

Join us for our second annual Pop-Up Drive-In featuring the film “Clifford the Big Red Dog”. Let’s support and celebrate friends and families directly affected by substance use disorder and enjoy this Spring night under the stars.

Enjoy games, popcorn, an ice cream truck and a movie! Space is limited.

For more information and to register, please email: Heather@hopeshedslight.org

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Healing Hearts In-Person

A grief and bereavement support group for anyone that lost someone to substance use disorder. This is a safe, confidential place to go to know you are not alone and support is available. We will be meeting in-person, pre-register now to secure your spot.

Join us IN-PERSON at HOPE Sheds Light in Toms River!

Please contact Heather at heather@hopeshedslight.org for more information.

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Volunteer Orientation

Volunteers are the heartbeat of HOPE Sheds Light!

As a volunteer, you will raise awareness and provide assistance and navigation support to families and individuals affected by the disease of addiction in order to create positive change in the community and sustain long term recovery.

What to Expect as a Volunteer
-Gain Confidence
-Help others by making a positive impact for social change
-Share the gift of service
-Positive sense of purpose
-Share your experience, strength and hope

Email Nancy@hopeshedslight.org to be a HOPE Sheds Light Volunteer!

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HOPE in the KITCHEN

Join HOPE Sheds Light at the JBJ Soul Kitchen Toms River (1769 Hooper Ave). Meet us on June 16th for information and resources. We will be available to share resources and connect with the community, while the JBJ Soul Kitchen cooks up lunch!

Please contact heather@hopeshedslight.org for more information.

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IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

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Volunteer Orientation – Zoom

Volunteers are the heartbeat of HOPE Sheds Light!

As a volunteer, you will raise awareness and provide assistance and navigation support to families and individuals affected by the disease of addiction in order to create positive change in the community and sustain long term recovery.

What to Expect as a Volunteer
-Gain Confidence
-Help others by making a positive impact for social change
-Share the gift of service
-Positive sense of purpose
-Share your experience, strength and hope

contact Emily for details at Emily@HOPEShedsLight.org

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

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Finding HOPE – Manahawkin

Join us for Finding HOPE: All Recovery Family Support Meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Our bi-weekly meetings will focus on recovery for individuals and the entire family.

Join us IN-PERSON at Pine Street Community Center 25 Pine Street Manahawkin, NJ 08050

For more information, please contact Nancy@hopeshedslight.org

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IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

Volunteer Orientation – Zoom

Volunteers are the heartbeat of HOPE Sheds Light!

As a volunteer, you will raise awareness and provide assistance and navigation support to families and individuals affected by the disease of addiction in order to create positive change in the community and sustain long term recovery.

What to Expect as a Volunteer
-Gain Confidence
-Help others by making a positive impact for social change
-Share the gift of service
-Positive sense of purpose
-Share your experience, strength and hope

contact Emily for details at Emily@HOPEShedsLight.org

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

Volunteer Orientation – In Person

Volunteers are the heartbeat of HOPE Sheds Light!

As a volunteer, you will raise awareness and provide assistance and navigation support to families and individuals affected by the disease of addiction in order to create positive change in the community and sustain long term recovery.

What to Expect as a Volunteer
-Gain Confidence
-Help others by making a positive impact for social change
-Share the gift of service
-Positive sense of purpose
-Share your experience, strength and hope

Email Nancy@hopeshedslight.org to be a HOPE Sheds Light Volunteer!

Learn More

Finding HOPE – Manahawkin

Join us for Finding HOPE: All Recovery Family Support Meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Our bi-weekly meetings will focus on recovery for individuals and the entire family.

Join us IN-PERSON at Pine Street Community Center 25 Pine Street Manahawkin, NJ 08050

For more information, please contact Nancy@hopeshedslight.org

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

Meeting is in Toms River and Manahawkin

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

MARA Meeting – Virtual

Medication-Assisted Recovery Anonymous

WHO

Anyone affected by substance use disorder

WHERE

Virtual via ZOOM
Meeting ID: 971 9954 6000

WHEN

Thursdays Beginning August 11th 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Please contact Emily for more information at: Emily@HOPEShedsLight.org

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteers are the heartbeat of HOPE Sheds Light!

As a volunteer, you will raise awareness and provide assistance and navigation support to families and individuals affected by the disease of addiction in order to create positive change in the community and sustain long term recovery.

What to Expect as a Volunteer
-Gain Confidence
-Help others by making a positive impact for social change
-Share the gift of service
-Positive sense of purpose
-Share your experience, strength and hope

Email Nancy@hopeshedslight.org to be a HOPE Sheds Light Volunteer!

Learn More

Volunteer Orientation Pre-Walk

Volunteers are the heartbeat of HOPE Sheds Light!

As a volunteer, you will raise awareness and provide assistance and navigation support to families and individuals affected by the disease of addiction in order to create positive change in the community and sustain long term recovery.

What to Expect as a Volunteer
-Gain Confidence
-Help others by making a positive impact for social change
-Share the gift of service
-Positive sense of purpose
-Share your experience, strength and hope

Email Nancy@hopeshedslight.org to be a HOPE Sheds Light Volunteer!

Learn More

JBJ Soul Kitchen

Join HOPE Sheds Light at the JBJ Soul Kitchen Toms River (1769 Hooper Ave). Meet us on August 18th for information and resources. We will be available to share resources and connect with the community, while the JBJ Soul Kitchen cooks up lunch!

Please contact heather@hopeshedslight.org for more information.

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

Meeting is in Toms River and Manahawkin

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

Meeting is in Toms River and Manahawkin

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

Healing Hearts

A grief and bereavement support group for anyone that lost someone to addiction. This is a safe, confidential place to go to know you are not alone and support is available. Pre-register now to secure your spot.

Please contact Pam at pam@hopeshedslight.org to register.

Learn More

MARA Meeting – Virtual

Medication-Assisted Recovery Anonymous

WHO

Anyone affected by substance use disorder

WHERE

Virtual via ZOOM
Meeting ID: 971 9954 6000

WHEN

Thursdays Beginning August 11th 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Please contact Emily for more information at: Emily@HOPEShedsLight.org

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteers are the heartbeat of HOPE Sheds Light!

As a volunteer, you will raise awareness and provide assistance and navigation support to families and individuals affected by the disease of addiction in order to create positive change in the community and sustain long term recovery.

What to Expect as a Volunteer
-Gain Confidence
-Help others by making a positive impact for social change
-Share the gift of service
-Positive sense of purpose
-Share your experience, strength and hope

Email Nancy@hopeshedslight.org to be a HOPE Sheds Light Volunteer!

Learn More

Volunteer Orientation Pre-Walk

Volunteers are the heartbeat of HOPE Sheds Light!

As a volunteer, you will raise awareness and provide assistance and navigation support to families and individuals affected by the disease of addiction in order to create positive change in the community and sustain long term recovery.

What to Expect as a Volunteer
-Gain Confidence
-Help others by making a positive impact for social change
-Share the gift of service
-Positive sense of purpose
-Share your experience, strength and hope

Email Nancy@hopeshedslight.org to be a HOPE Sheds Light Volunteer!

Learn More

JBJ Soul Kitchen

Join HOPE Sheds Light at the JBJ Soul Kitchen Toms River (1769 Hooper Ave). Meet us on August 18th for information and resources. We will be available to share resources and connect with the community, while the JBJ Soul Kitchen cooks up lunch!

Please contact heather@hopeshedslight.org for more information.

Learn More

Healing Hearts

A grief and bereavement support group for anyone that lost someone to addiction. This is a safe, confidential place to go to know you are not alone and support is available. Pre-register now to secure your spot.

Please contact Pam at pam@hopeshedslight.org to register.

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

Meeting is in Toms River and Manahawkin

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More

Healing Hearts

A grief and bereavement support group for anyone that lost someone to addiction. This is a safe, confidential place to go to know you are not alone and support is available. Pre-register now to secure your spot.

Please contact Pam at pam@hopeshedslight.org to register.

Learn More

IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Growth within the Family

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker

6:30pm-7:30pm Breakout sessions

This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder. The discussion is facilitated by individuals and family members who have shared lived experiences and a strong recovery base. The group provides opportunity for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other. We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capitol within the whole family with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm meeting.

Meet us at HOPE Sheds Light! No registration is needed, we look forward to seeing you IN-PERSON!

Learn More
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