New Chance Inc. in Dodge City has received an Arthur E. & Cornelia C. Scroggins Foundation grant from the Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas.

According to New Chance director of administrative services Doug Austen, the Scroggins Foundation is known to area nonprofit organizations and provides annual grants for charitable, religious, scientific, literary and educational purposes.

New Chance Inc., the Dodge City alcohol and drug treatment center, applied for the grant to help fund monthly family dinners at the facility.

"The support from the Scroggins Foundation provides the ability to reunite families in the recovery process," Austen said.

New Chance director of clinical services Jimmy Jones added, "These family dinners add to our client’s recovery and their ability to re-establish family connections, which enhances their success."

According to New Chance, integrating people back with their families is important to their recovery and provides a monthly opportunity for families to join their family member for a Sunday dinner this year.

"New Chance is dedicated to providing a nurturing, compassionate and thriving environment for individuals affected by alcohol and other drugs," Austen said. "They offer individuals an opportunity to ease their turmoil through education, treatment and the recovery process."

Affordable services are available to people affected by alcohol and other drugs with options of third-party payment and self-pay based on a sliding fee scale.

For admissions information, contact New Chance Inc. at 620-225-0476.


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