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HOPE Sheds Light Recovery Center

The HOPE Sheds Light 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.

Ocean County Recovery Programs

Finding HOPE: All Recovery Family Support Meeting – Tuckerton

Finding HOPE in Tuckerton meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. This peer-led support group meeting is open to all individuals and families impacted by substance use disorder.

From 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the First Presbyterian Church (210 E. Main St. Tuckerton, N.J 08087)

For more information, please contact:


Finding Our Way Group – Ocean County

Join us in partnership with the NJ Reentry Program for support and resources to help those recently released from Jail, Prison, or involved in Recovery Court, ISP, Parole, or Probation reintegrate into the community!

Finding Our Way Meets Weekly

Ocean County: 310 Main Street, Suite 3B in Toms River

For More Information, Please Don’t Hesitate To Reach Out To – Lindsey@HOPEShedsLight.org

Finding HOPE: All Recovery Support Meeting – Toms River

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 opportunities for connections and to draw strength and hope from each other.

We will also introduce topics focused on cultivating a recovery capital within the whole family, with group sharing and discussion encouraged. Guest speaker will speak on a topic surrounding education, knowledge, and experience at 6:00 PM on Facebook, followed by our 6:30 PM meeting.

Meets Every Tuesday From 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

For More Information, Please Reach Out To Nancy@HOPEShedsLight.org


Housing Support

Hope Sheds Light offers financial and recovery support for people seeking placement into a Sober Living facility in Ocean and Monmouth Counties, New Jersey. Sober living facilities can provide a safe, structured, healthy living environment for men and women while our certified recovery coaches provide guidance and direction on the journey to recovery. Together with the participant, our coaches help develop and implement a recovery plan, ensure a strong support system is in place as well as make sure each person is using all the recovery tools available to best reach their goals.

Along with up to 6 weeks of financial assistance, each participant will receive a minimum of 2 hours of face to face recovery coaching.
For additional information and an application, contact:

Lindsey@HOPEShedsLight.org for Ocean County & Monmouth County

Healing Hearts – A Grief And Bereavement Support Group

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 that support is available.

Join us IN PERSON at HOPE Sheds Light in Toms River (253 Chestnut Street, Toms River, NJ 08736)!

For More Information, Please Reach Out To Nancy@HOPEShedsLight.org

Weekly Yoga – Ocean

Join Us for Weekly Yoga At Our Ocean County Recovery Center! (253 Chestnut Street Street Toms River, NJ 08736)

Find balance and center yourself. Build a healthy routine with Yoga, a gentle form of stretching and deep breathing. Open to all levels of experience. Don’t forget- move a muscle, change a thought!

Mats Will Be Provided.

No Cost To Participate! 

We Look Forward To Seeing You There!

For more information, please email Nancy@HOPEShedsLight.org.

Academic Support

It is never too late to further your education; let us help you on your education journey today!

Come to HOPE Sheds Light to meet with professional tutors to help prepare you for an SAT or GED test.

All at NO COST to you! 


To Register, please get in touch with Morgan at Morgan@HOPEShedsLight.org.

HOPE in the KITCHEN – Ocean County

Join HOPE Sheds Light at the JBJ Soul Kitchen Toms River (1769 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753). 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 contact Nancy@HOPEShedsLight.org for more information.