FHR Opens Michela’s Place in Milton, DE

Published 01/06/2021

MILTON, DELAWARE - FHR, a non-profit behavioral healthcare organization with services spanning seven states, is pleased to announce the opening of a new residential living program in Milton, Delaware. This newly renovated, eight-bed home, will offer a wide spectrum of person-centered care to individuals 18 years of age and older with a behavioral health diagnosis and co-occurring medical issues. The program is slated to open this December.

Named Michela's Place, the program honors Michela Coffaro, Psy. D., ACSW, resident of Milton, Delaware, and long-time, dedicated board member.

"FHR looks forward to the opening of Michela's Place and the opportunity to provide quality care to individuals in recovery in a community setting," said Debra M. Paul, FHR Chief Executive Officer. "We are excited to name this program in Michela's honor in recognition of her leadership. While serving as a board member for over 10 years, Dr. Coffaro has continually demonstrated her commitment, compassion, and devotion to FHR's mission. She is a tireless advocate in ensuring that those in our programs receive high quality, personalized care that enables each individual to reach their goals and full potential."

Michela's Place will provide a variety of supports to residents, including treatment planning, individual and group therapy, advocacy, medical assistance, educational/employment support, assistance with daily living activities, and transportation. It will be staffed 24/7 by FHR's team, including an Assistant Program Director, Nurse, and direct care staff.

"We are thrilled to be able to welcome the residents into this beautiful new home," said Katrina Ringgold, MS, CAGS, FHR Regional Director, Delaware. "FHR's team has worked together to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere for those at Michela's Place. We are eager to officially open this program, which will enable individuals to focus on their goals in an environment that promotes autonomy, hope, and recovery."

To learn more about FHR's service offerings in the state of Delaware, including Residential Living Programs, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Outpatient Mental Health and Counseling Services, and Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Programming, visit our website at www.fhr.net. Our Regional Office, located in Georgetown, Delaware, can be reached at (302) 854-0626.