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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

Call-in Recovery

Call the HOPE Sheds Light/RAFTS 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/RAFTS Recovery Center:
The HOPE Sheds Light/RAFTS Recovery Center is led and governed by representatives of the local recovery community. HOPE Sheds Light/RAFTS are to be 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.

To learn more 732-244-0783

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ZOOM Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Thankful: Focus on being thankful

November 2nd – Guest Speaker: Ken Pecoraro CPC, Behavioral Health

November 16th – Guest Speaker: Jeff Gross Teacher, Coach

6:00pm-6:30pm Guest Speaker on Facebook Live

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. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge and experience at 6:00pm on Facebook followed by our 6:30pm Zoom meeting. Registration is required.

Pre-register for the Finding HOPE ZOOM MEETING at https://hopeshedslight.as.me/Finding-HOPE

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Healing Hearts

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.

Please contact Heather at heather@hopeshedslight.org to register.

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IN-PERSON Finding HOPE All Recovery Support Meeting

Topic: Thankful: Focus on being thankful

November 2nd – Guest Speaker: Ken Pecoraro CPC, Behavioral Health

November 16th – Guest Speaker: Jeff Gross Teacher, Coach

 

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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The Phoenix Yoga

Join HOPE Sheds Light and The Phoenix for an evening of yoga in person at HOPE Sheds Light! The Phoenix’s mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we can rise, recover, and live.

Register at https://HOPEShedsLight.as.me/Phoenix-Yoga 

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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 the third Thursday of every month 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 join us October 21st 11:45 – 1pm for a community meet and greet.
Please contact heather@hopeshedslight.org for more information.

Registration is required, please contact heather@hopeshedslight.org for more information.

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Share Your Story

Recovery Speaks – Share Your Story
Join us in lifting the voices of those affected by substance use disorder. Hear stories of hope and be a part of our movement to celebrate families and individuals in recovery.
Share Your Story is the final event of our yearlong anti-stigma campaign. This event is dedicated to finding your purpose through your personal experience and your recovery journey. Speakers will share their experiences to provide strength and inspiration that recovery is possible.
September 29th
11am-1pm
Ocean County College
If you are interested, please contact Heather at heather@hopeshedslight.org
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Fall Wellness Festival Ocean County

Bring the entire family for a day full of fun and a tasty BBQ-style lunch! Enjoy hayrides, volleyball, pumpkin patch, yoga, meditation, face painting, vendors, and a chance to win a door prize!
We invite children to come dressed in a costume to be part of our costume parade!
Please email Heather@hopeshedslight.org for more information and to register.
Join HOPE Sheds Light for the 2021 – 2022 Recovery Speaks… Embracing the Journey event series! We are excited to introduce the second year of the Recovery Speaks anti-stigma campaign. Help us reduce the stigma of substance use disorder by lifting the voices of those affected. Let’s celebrate HOPE and have fun while doing it!
When: October 17th from 11am – 2pm
Where: America’s Keswick
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Fall Wellness Festival Ocean County

Bring the entire family for a day full of fun and a tasty BBQ-style lunch! Enjoy hayrides, volleyball, pumpkin patch, yoga, meditation, face painting, vendors, and a chance to win a door prize!
We invite children to come dressed in a costume to be part of our costume parade!
Please email Heather@hopeshedslight.org for more information and to register.
Join HOPE Sheds Light for the 2021 – 2022 Recovery Speaks… Embracing the Journey event series! We are excited to introduce the second year of the Recovery Speaks anti-stigma campaign. Help us reduce the stigma of substance use disorder by lifting the voices of those affected. Let’s celebrate HOPE and have fun while doing it!
When: October 17th from 11am – 2pm
Where: America’s Keswick
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