The Empowerment Center's Impact on 3 Women's Lives

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The Empowerment Center is compassionately dedicated to helping women who suffer from substance abuse to restore their dignity and quality of life. Our nonprofit organization empowers women to build a better future through treatment and workforce development in a safe living environment. We believe in the power of recovery to change outlooks, lives and ultimately our community.

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What’s New at The Empowerment Center & Marvel Way?

Linda Buzicks Recovery Story – How Acts of Service and Community Living Support Her Sobriety

Linda Buzick lives in a one-bedroom apartment at Marvel Way, her home since the supportive living complex opened its doors in fall 2023. She’s a leader in her home AA group, a weekly attendee of Marvel Way’s meetings, and an active member of the local recovery community. She finds strength and meaning in being of […]

Something to BARK About! How Pets Make a Difference at Marvel Way

Did you know? About a third of Marvel Way’s residents are living alongside their furry friends. We’re home to 9 cats and 9 dogs – and expect these numbers to continue to climb. It’s just one of the many ways we stand out from the affordable housing and recovery pack. Why did Marvel Way become […]

Taking a Peek at Our New HQ

At The Empowerment Center, we’re looking forward to our new headquarters and treatment center – TEC2. While we’ve loved our South Virginia home since 2005, as we’ve evolved from our roots as The Launching Pad halfway house to the addiction treatment center we are today we’ve come to need more space. We’re ready to serve […]

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