Lydia's Home is a residential, faith-centered recovery program for women in Summit County. Located in the City of Green, Lydia’s Home provides safe housing, transportation, food, clothing, necessities, educational curriculum, and mentoring for women overcoming substance abuse and incarceration.
Lydia's Home is BCM's faith response to the opioid crisis. Our Restorative Justice program helps address situational, generational, physical, logistical and spiritual needs of women that are committed to recovery and restoration.
2018 Everyday Hero Winner, Christine Cox
Thank you to Christine Cox, a 2018 Everyday Hero Award winner that has served Broken Chains Ministry for many years. Watch her story, and hear from one of our Lydia’s Home residents in this special video.
Lydia's Home - Video Tour
Lydia's home Photo gallery
Lydia’s Home residents participate in a 5-pillar program.
We believe that Lydia’s Home will have a positive impact on the lives of our residents, and our community.
1. A 60-day study series in life formations.
2. Substance abuse recovery program with relapse prevention and life-coping skills.
3. Identity restoration, payment of fines, restitution and court costs.
4. Job readiness training and/or GED training (if applicable).
5. Financial literacy training and budgeting, including managing a bank account and saving for the future.
Lydia's Home Staff
Director of Operations
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Opioid Addiction/Death in the U.S.
Overdoses are now the #1 killer of people under the age of 50; more than peak car crashes, HIV and gun deaths. (NBC News - One Nation Overdosed)
Drugs are the leading cause of accidental death in this country. Fatal overdoses surpassed shooting deaths and fatal traffic accidents years ago. (CNN)
Opioid Addiction/Death in Ohio
Ohio has become the epicenter of the opioid crisis where experts estimate there will be 10,000 (or more) overdose deaths this year (2017) alone - more than in the entire nation in 1990. (NBC News)
Montgomery County (near Dayton), is on pace to have more than 800 overdose deaths this year alone (2017). Per capita, they are number one in the nation for overdose deaths. (Sheriff Phil Plummer, Montgomery County - NBC News)