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Compassion House

February 4, 2018
Impact of Giving Hearts Day continues to grow: Eight local nonprofits participating in Feb. 8 online fundraiser
February 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 18, 2018
Compassion House is a 15-bed residential treatment center for men ages 18 to 80 in Detroit Lakes. Nathan Bowe/Tribune
Compassion House is best-kept secret in DL
January 18, 2018 - 8:00am
January 17, 2018
It took a miracle to save Gary Bogatz from meth
January 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 30, 2017
The Christian band PURE, seen here performing at HopeFest, will be the featured entertainment at this year's fundraiser for The Refuge Christian Outreach, set to take place Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom, starting at 6 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Come 'join the fight': Refuge Christian Outreach sets annual fundraiser Feb. 2 at Holmes Ballroom
January 30, 2017 - 10:00am
January 20, 2016
The Compassion House has switched from a men's shelter to a women and children's shelter and is now a faith-based addiction recovery center for men. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Paula Quam
Compassion House is now open as a faith-based recovery center for men
January 20, 2016 - 8:54am
November 17, 2015
Edgeley, N.D., native Barbara Nelson is the new program director at the Compassion House, a chemical dependency treatment center that is set to open on Nov. 30 in Detroit Lakes. She and her husband live in rural Lake Park. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Vicki Gerdes
Nelson is new program director at Compassion House
November 17, 2015 - 1:17pm
November 8, 2015
Refuge director Mel Manning (right) is helping to re-open the Compassion House for drug and alcohol addicts, with help from new director, Barbara Nelson (left) and Amanda Zenk, billing specialist for the facility. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Paula Quam
Compassion House now ready as men's drug, alcohol rehab
November 8, 2015 - 5:35am
April 26, 2015
The women living at the Compassion House in Detroit Lakes will be planting their own gardens this summer to help support A Place to Belong and the Becker County Food Pantry. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam
Compassion House’s change over to women is going well
April 26, 2015 - 5:50am
March 14, 2015
The Compassion House in Detroit Lakes is a homeless shelter that will benefit from the fundraising dinner. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Cultivating Compassion: The Refuge to host dinner
March 14, 2015 - 6:00am
December 21, 2014
Melissa Greene’s preschool class is spreading the Christmas spirit by bringing toys from home to help brighten the holidays for children staying at the Compassion House homeless shelter. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam
New shelter for women opens early
December 21, 2014 - 10:00am
December 7, 2014
Compassion House, which first opened as a homeless men’s shelter, is being converted to a homeless women and children’s shelter. The decision to switch is based on the number of calls received asking about a homeless shelter for women. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Compassion House ends its program for homeless men, switches focus to women, children
December 7, 2014 - 10:00am
February 16, 2014
Fast Friends Justin Mack, left, and Corey Weber have found a kinship at the Compassion House, as both have come from troubled lives and are working on overcoming their own struggles and roadblocks. They say men staying at the shelter have a way of under-standing and helping each other get through the tough times. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam
Homeless men share their tales
February 16, 2014 - 1:00pm