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Heart Campus for Women

(706) 453-7929

Located in beautiful Northeast Georgia, our Lavonia, Georgia Campus sits on 34 acres, just minutes from Lake Hartwell. 

Reclaiming Women with Substance Use Disorders Through Christ and Christian Love since 1979


Our program helps return men and women to a path of productivity, prosperity, and happiness, back to their families, jobs, churches, and communities. We carefully balance counseling, spirituality, and education using these proven techniques to address the whole person.

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Penfield Addiction Ministries

Heart Campus for Women

1150 Bear Creek Road
Lavonia, GA 30553

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Women seeking recovery are often scared, weary, traumatized and disgusted with their life. It is a heroic woman who desperately seeks recovery, and willingly surrenders her unmanageable life in the hope that restoration and freedom can be found. That miracle can be found at the Heart Campus of Penfield Christian Homes where safety, love, hope and peace abounds. It is hard work, but here, you are not alone.

There is purpose, there is hope, there is life. Our heart is to serve you.

Located in beautiful Northeast Georgia, our Heart Campus, sits on 34 acres, just minutes from Lake Hartwell. This six-week Intensive Residential Treatment Program is an all women's facility with a down home feel. Both the location and the atmosphere are perfect for providing a safe and secure environment in which women can gain freedom from addiction, develop a relationship with God and make peace with their past.  

The Penfield women’s campus in Lavonia provides a safe, loving environment in which each unique personality blends into a positive “sisterhood” like no other. 


We also provide support and counseling for their families. The program at Penfield teaching Science Based Recovery as well as Relapse Prevention from a Christian perspective. The ministry of Penfield is rooted in the belief that recovery from the addictive use of alcohol and drugs can be achieved through science-based recovery and spiritual renewal.

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We are licensed by the State of Georgia as a residential drug treatment program.  We are certified by the Georgia Association of Recovery Residences, and approved by the Georgia Board of Pardon and Parole.

State and nationally certified professionals provide counseling ranging from one-on-one to small groups. Penfield counselors present a science-based recovery and relapse prevention from a Christian perspective.  Counselors at Penfield are called by God to the addiction ministry.  They are qualified addiction professionals certified or in the process of certification by state and national organizations.Long term sobriety requires other skills such as learning to have fun without the use of substances. With that in mind, Penfield utilizes recreational activities that help redefine fun while building relationships.

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