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ANNUAL REPORT JULY 1, 2021 – JUNE 30, 2022

Good Works Life Recovery House was officially licensed on May 1, 2014. 


Value Behavioral Health and CCBHO are our primary funding sources, as well as Magellan and PerformCare. We have also received several referrals from our local SCA’s.


Since welcoming our first client on 1/19/15, over 350 women have been admitted to our program. We serve the following counties in the VBH network: Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Mercer, Venango, Fayette, Greene, Westmoreland, Indiana, Washington, and Lawrence. In 2017 we also began serving Cambria County, a member of the Magellen Network. Through PerformCare, we serve the Capital Counties, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster and Lebanon. We were also recently awarded a contract with Community Care (CCBH) which includes the following counties: Allegheny, Bedford, Blair, Lycoming-Clinton, Northcentral, and Somerset.


Our program is supported by valuable partnerships with Fayette County Drug and Alcohol Commission, Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration, Community Action, Career Link, The Salvation Army of Uniontown, Domestic Violence, SPHS, Center of Excellence, CareerLink, Penn State Co-op, Private Industry Council, Dress for Success of Pittsburgh, St. Vincent De Paul, Woodforest Bank, Adagio Women’s Health, Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force. Fayette County Health Department and several local churches.


Over the past year as we have recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic, we have enabled our clients to enjoy many recreational activities including visiting local parks such as Ohiopyle and Coopers Rock, Duda’s Farm & pumpkin patch, Laurel Caverns, Jumonville, Kennywood, and more. We also have guests and specialists who come in to teach classes such as nutrition, health, fitness, arts & crafts and more with the women.  


At various intervals of treatment, clients have completed anonymous satisfaction surveys. Results remain favorable.


At present, our Board of Directors is as follows:


Rev. Larry L Gipe, L.P.C.  - President/CEO

John Broadwater, Pastor of Bread of Life Tabernacle - Treasurer


Angela Wingrove, Secretary


Denis Carter


Rev. Christine Gipe, L.P.C.

Attorney Ed Nicholson


There are no shareholders.

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