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September 7, 2017

Café with a Conscience: 'Enlightened Café' Serves Healthy Foods

A new café has opened up in Ventnor providing the community with organic, wholesome and nutritious foods and beverages.

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August 15, 2017

Enlightened Cafe Serves Customers, Serving Recovery

“Enlightened Café” comes to Ventnor; bringing organic and nutritious food to the public, while helping provide scholarships to addicts going through treatments.

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July 26, 2017

Ventnor cafe has an appetite for addiction recovery

Sam Loyle loaded up three plates of food carefully in her arms and delivered them to a family sitting at one of the many tables in Enlightened Cafe before zipping back into the kitchen to grab another order.

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July 14, 2017

Enlightened Cafè on Downbeach Buzz

Enlightened Café. 100% of our profit goes to scholarships

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May 31, 2017

be enlightened

Visit enlightened solutions.com to learn more about our holistic treatment for addiction therapy!

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May 5, 2017

6th Street Life Concert to benefit Hansen House

The region’s most acclaimed singers and musicians will join together on one stage to perform a live concert to benefit the Hansen House on Thursday, May 12th, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Concert Venue at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., and the box office opens at 5:30 p.m.

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May 3, 2017

Jennifer Hansen - 2017 South Jerseyan of the Year

In recognition of her successful efforts to provide comprehensive addiction treatment in Atlantic County, the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs is honoring Jennifer Hansen as its Not-for-Profit Sector South Jerseyan of the Year.

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January 29, 2017

Sober-living homes needed but lack state oversight

Jennifer Hansen walked into the kitchen of a large home by the beach, saying hello to residents and asking them about their day.

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January 15, 2017

Christie's crusade against heroin faces a rocky reality

Gov. Chris Christie outlined an ambitious agenda for battling addiction in New Jersey during his State of the State speech Tuesday, one that would unquestionably make an appreciable difference in the battle against opioids.

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April 18, 2016

Recovery houses in New Jersey caught in legal limbo with state

When Jennifer Hansen thinks about the money that’s gone to pay for her legal battle with the state of New Jersey, she thinks about all the newly sober people she could have helped.

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April 17, 2016

Recovery Road: The journey for many begins in recovery houses

In the shower that horrible morning, Alba Herrera recited a quiet prayer for her oldest son. “Please God, help my son make the right decision," she prayed. "Please keep him on the right path.”

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April 17, 2016

Jennifer Hansen talks about recovery houses

Jennifer Hansen attends a New Jersey Alliance of Recovery Residence meeting in Ewing, NJ. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. She is president of the Hansen Foundation, which runs two state-licensed halfway houses and six recovery houses for men and women in Atlantic County.

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February 16, 2016

Check out this 5 star Facebook review by Jacqueline Johnston

Without the addiction of the drug and alcohol recovery program given to you , I know and you know you wouldn’t be alive today, and you are so “.Blessed ” to receive your job at “Enlightened Solutions” ,John you had a Guardian Angel watching over you and praying for you to come clean, and you should be so proud of yourself, by commiting to a job to help to fight the fight and never give up ,because living a good life is so rewarding. “All of the “Family “, are very proud of you and wish you a very Healthy,Happy, new lease on a wonderful life. Love “God Bless ” Mom Mom Jacquie Cassidy Johnston “. See the review on Facebook by clicking the link below.

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February 16, 2015

Facebook Review

Check out this 5 star Facebook review by Heidi Tubach. See the review on Facebook by clicking the link below.

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February 3, 2014

Sober living homes offer hope, support to recovering addicts (.PDF)

Samantha was an excellent student who played sports in high school in Doylestown, Pa., she said, when a boyfriend convinced her to try taking the pain killer oxycontin to relax. It escalated into a heroin addiction and a two­year struggle to regain control of her life.

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February 2, 2014

Sober living homes offer hope, support to recovering addicts

Samantha was an excellent student who played sports in high school in Doylestown, Pa., she said, when a boyfriend convinced her to try taking the pain killer Oxycontin to relax. It escalated into a heroin addiction and a two-year struggle to regain control of her life.

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March 28, 2013

Community Involvement

The Hansen Foundation's objective is to help recovering addicts by assisting those in need to access treatment. The Hansen Foundation owns and operates three Serenity Houses, extended care recovery residences in South Jersey. The Serenity Houses treat each resident as an individual with her or his own unique circumstances in order to help them sustain a life in recovery.

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