315 North Columbus Street in Lancaster, Ohio
Keeping families in recovery together and providing a community of support.
Pearl House is an affordable housing community serving the needs of homeless families recovering from drug and/or alcohol addictions. Here, residents experience apartment life and supportive services through the Recovery Center.
Gorsuch Construction, Inc. designed and built the 21-unit, three story, 25,602 square foot facility in Lancaster, Ohio. Pearl House, which opened during the fall of 2014, provides residents with a work out room, children's play room, outdoor fenced-in play area, community room, and art room. Pearl House also offers a Head Start program within the building.
“Out of this horrible epidemic, we’ve seen communities come together and break down barriers to recovery. We need to encourage replication of what’s working. Congratulations to your community for doing this.” Governor Mike DeWine, during a visit to Pearl House on February 13, 2019
“A model for other drug treatment and affordable housing communities.” Senator Rob Portman, during a visit to Pearl House on August 4, 2016
"Pearl House is an example of the power of supportive housing to help get former addicts on the right track, back into the workforce in recovery and living with their children, keeping families together." Representative Steve Stivers (OH-15) in an OCCH Article (June 8, 2016)