Ms. Rebekah Fetzer, Executive Director
923 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921
Mothers In Recovery- $82,500
Mothers in Recovery at Susannah’s House is filling a need for services in Knox County for faith-based, no cost Intensive Outpatient Program treatment for pregnant and postpartum women who struggle with opioid misuse. An emphasis on early treatment during pregnancy helps to lower the incidence of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in the newborns of the mothers in Mothers in Recovery. The program is holistic, and in addition to evidence-based treatment, provides wrap-around services such as transportation, prenatal education, trauma-informed childcare for children up to age 5 while their mothers are in programming, basic needs, and life skills training.
Susannah’s Kids – $40,000
Susannah’s Kids – Trauma-informed Intervention for Preschoolers will be a weekday program that gives drug-exposed infants and children up to age five the skills to succeed in school. The target children are those whose mothers are in the Susannah’s House Moms in Recovery program. Special emphasis is on spatial, sensorimotor, speech and language skills.
“There is help. People do care and genuinely want to see you succeed; they don’t want to see you throw your life away. Knowing that has really impacted me to do better”
Kendra, Mother in Recovery