Restoring lives by breaking the cycle of addiction.

Stephen’s Place Mission Statement:

Providing services for 10 to 12 residents annually, Stephen’s Place believes that men returning to the community after incarceration should have a safe, spiritual environment in order to address early recovery from substance abuse as well as develop personal life skills. Therefore, Stephen’s Place provides a Half-Way House to help these men transition back into the community as productive citizens.

  • Bowling Night 2019

    On Saturday February 23, 2019 the men of Stephen’s Place ascended on the Town & Country Lanes for a night of Bowling and fun.  On the ride over to the lanes the discussion was who would get the Turkey (roll 3 strikes in a row). Everyone said they could but only one person (Nick) accomplished […]

  • Stephen’s Place Summer Newsletter

    Check out our latest summer newsletter! Just click the image below to open the newsletter.

  • Stephen’s Place reaches its Fund For the Future goal!

    Sister Virginia Longcope Celebrates 25 years at Stephen’s Place, Inc.   BETHLEHEM, Pa. – April 25, 2018 — Stephen’s Place, Inc. recently held Stephen’s Place Fund for the Future in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Director Sister Virginia Longcope’s tenure with the organization. The event, held on on April 15, was hosted at Our […]

Our Program

Stephen’s Place is a source of hope and healing for non-violent male offenders with histories of drug and alcohol abuse, helping them to rehabilitate and rebuild their lives.

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Stephen’s Place explores ways for the residents to break out of their cycle of self-centeredness which is the core of their addiction.

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Volunteers play a major role in the overall functioning of Stephen’s Place. Our volunteers serve as an example and inspiration to our residents. See the various ways that you can be of service to Stephen’s Place.

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Sister Virginia worked in the S.C. Department of Corrections.  It was there that she met a young man named Stephen and helped him find an apartment so that he could be released from prison. After his release she served as his support person. Motivated by Stephen’s prompting to start a house to help others like him she set out to establish a halfway house in Bethlehem, PA.

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Meet the Director

While teaching fifth grade Sister volunteered  for the Lehigh County adult parole/probation department. A simple statement, “Sister, you should do this work full time,” made by the parole officer in charge of the program put her on the path to a new ministry.

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The mission of Stephen’s Place relies heavily upon the generosity of donors.  Your donations not only help Stephen’s Place transform lives – your donations also make you a partner in mission. Learn how you can help support the mission of Stephen’s Place.

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