June 22nd, 2022
On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, our Justin’s Place Recovery Program celebrated 30 new graduates who have completed the year-long program.
April 14th, 2022
On Monday, April 11, a crowd of men and women arrived at the Tiburón Golf Club to compete in the 24th annual Dean Lind Memorial Golf Classic. One of those men was Daniel Smith, a 2019 graduate of our Justin’s Place Recovery Program. After years of struggling with an opioid addiction, being incarcerated and at […]
March 14th, 2022
Two graduates of our Justin’s Place Recovery Program, Victor Rodriguez and Ryan Schank, are now thriving as full-time chefs at LuLu’s Kitchen.
February 25th, 2022
St. Matthew’s House conducted the 36th Justin’s Place graduation for the 24 people who have completed the program and now live a life free from addiction.
February 18th, 2022
On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, the Mayor of LaBelle, Julie Wilkens, awarded St. Matthew’s House with a Certificate of Appreciation.
September 1st, 2021
August 31 marks a somber day for many: International Overdose Awareness Day. St. Matthew’s House mourns the lives of all those lost to overdose, prays for the families and individuals affected by an overdose, and pledges to do our part to continue helping those who struggle with drug addictions and substance abuse. One way St. […]
June 10th, 2021
Some Southwest Florida organizations fear the growing issue with homelessness could get worse as the pandemic ends. St. Matthew’s House is particularly concerned about people dealing with mental health or substance abuse issues, which have also skyrocketed. Take a few minutes to watch this great story from our media partners at ABC7 Southwest Florida, and […]
January 25th, 2021
A journey that began with addiction has progressed into brothers helping others. The men were able to get clean with the help of a nonprofit in Southwest Florida. Gabe and Zach Miller tell their story of recovery and how they found hope, love and God at St. Matthew’s House’s Justin’s Place, a year-long addiction recovery program […]
December 22nd, 2020
December 21st, winter solstice, is the longest night of the year. Nationally, The Longest Night is observed as National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day. Communities throughout the country are encouraged to host ceremonies to acknowledge and honor the many souls that have died homeless over the past year. This year marks not only the 30th anniversary […]
December 11th, 2020
Graduates of St. Matthew’s House addiction programs have an 85 percent success rate and staying clean and sober. But in the past year, they are seeing greater numbers of program graduates relapse. The isolation and social distancing prescribed to curb the pandemic has given people struggling with addiction the ability to stay at home and […]