Lynn Ferro, who is the director of Northampton Recovery Center, directs Stephen Milanovich, an inmate at the Hampshire County Jail, as he moves a writing board at the center's new location at 2 Gleason Plaza, MMonday, April 30, 2018.

Lynn Ferro, who is the director of Northampton Recovery Center, directs Stephen Milanovich, an inmate at the Hampshire County Jail, as he moves a writing board at the center’s new location at 2 Gleason Plaza, Monday, April 30, 2018.


Staff Writer, Daily Hampshire Gazette

NORTHAMPTON — Thanks to an anonymous donor, the Northampton Recovery Center, a peer-driven support group for drug abuse victims run by the Northwestern district attorney’s office, moved to a new site Monday and will soon expand its services and hours of operation.

After operating out of Edwards Church for the last 18 months, the Recovery Center now has its own space at 2 Gleason Plaza. On Tuesday, the Recovery Center will host an open house all day at its new site in celebration of Valley Gives Day.

“We can expand our hours and we will be able to provide so many more programs,” said Lynn Ferro, director of the district attorney’s Drug Abuse Task Force and interim director of the Recovery Center. “Everybody is so excited about it.” (Continue reading…)