Mrs. Wilson’s Halfway House was founded as a private, non-profit organization in 1976 by three visionary women; Judy Knowlton, Ethel Finley and Doris Vandeven. These women saw a need for a residence that provides structure, discipline, guidance and support for women in early recovery from substance abuse. The house takes its name from Lois Wilson, wife of Alcoholic’s Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson. It is a home where women begin to learn to live life without alcohol or drugs. The Corporate name, Alfre, Inc., derives from the phrase ”alcohol free”, a condition the founders were striving to ensure.
Mrs. Wilson's specializes in women's services providing individual, couples, group and family therapy.
With over thirity years experience the agency has licensed drug and alcohol counselors, mental health specialist and marriage & family therapist, on staff. We integrate complementary methodologies and techniques with traditional 12 step work to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, we work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
“Our mission is to provide compassionate, comprehensive treatment and housing for women who are seeking services for alcoholism, drug addiction, and co-occurring disorders. We strive to provide quality services that facilitate their responsible and successful recovery and re-entry into the community”