Gateway to Discovery

Gateway to Discovery is a nonprofit organization that has established a two-year residential faith-based recovery program to support women in their rise from the depths of chemical addiction, homelessness and related struggles. It offers a long-term sanctuary as a haven from the social, psychological and economic factors that drive women to desperate means for survival--along with an array of support services and educational opportunities, at no cost to them. They learn social and other life skills crucial to maintaining sobriety and becoming independent contributing members of society. It is based on the simple premise that "Love Changes Lives.

Categories :   Housing & Shelter, Substance Abuse Services

Phone Number :   515.302.8162

Address :   PO Box 432, Fort Dodge

Website :

Contact Person :   Carmen Clavin, Program Director

Contact Email :

Hours/Days of Operation :   24/7

Is transportation for clients provided?   Yes

Is the facility handicapped accessible?   No

Access to bi-lingual translation?   No

Who is served?   Adults

Referral/Registration Process :   Call office,Referral (i.e. by teacher/counselor/agency),Other

Other Referral Process:   Must have completed initial treatment/detox to qualify and commit to two-year program for single women without child responsibilities.

Fee/Payment Methods :   Other

Other Fee/Payment Methods :   No cost; privately supported by volunteers and donations from churches, individuals, businesses and service organizations.