HRCU Helps Furnish Newly Opened Abi’s Place
Rochester, NH – HRCU recently sponsored two bedrooms at Abi’s Place, who just celebrated their
opening with a ribbon-cutting on July 17 th . Abi's Place is a new transitional housing facility for mothers
recovering from addiction and is operated by Hope on Haven Hill.
HRCU staff outfitted the rooms of the house, the former rectory of St. Mary’s Church, with baby
furniture including cribs and dressers, as well as, window treatments and handmade quilts and baby
blankets made by HRCU staff members.
Abi’s Place will be transitional housing for graduates of Hope on Haven Hill. Programs at Abi’s Place will
provide personal support, employment training, health care for themselves and their babies, and
continuing care for their recovery.
Founded in 2016, Hope on Haven Hill is one of only two New Hampshire residential treatment centers
for pregnant and postpartum homeless women in recovery for substance use disorders. In honor of Abi
Lizotte, Abi’s Place will continue the mission of cultivating hope for new mothers in recovery.
“The work being done by Hope on Haven Hill is incredible” said HRCU President & CEO Brian Hughes.
“Getting to know Kerry Norton, the Operations & Development Director, inspires me and all of us to
want to help in any way we can. Seeing the HRCU staff take such pride in helping to outfit the rooms
was very gratifying. Abi’s Place and what it stands for will be a tremendous resource right here in
HRCU is a state-chartered and NCUA federally insured community credit union that serves over
22,000 members throughout the New Hampshire Seacoast since 1962. You are eligible to be a
member if you live or work in New Hampshire.