Opportunity House awarded federal grant to develop a community addiction recovery plan

Agency director Matt Kerner expects the plan to reveal a need for more long-term recovery housing

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Matt Kerner
Matt Kerner, the executive director of the Opportunity House

BUCKHANNON – The Opportunity House, Inc. has received a $200,000 grant to research a plan that will outline how to tackle the addiction crisis within the community.

Executive director of the Opportunity House, Matthew Kerner said the grant is called a Rural Communities Opioid Response Program grant, and it will allow research to be done to figure out what the community should be doing to combat addiction.

The Opportunity House’s mission is to provide supportive housing and resources for individuals who are in active recovery from addiction.

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