Second Chances Recovery & Retail Store

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Second Chances Recovery & Retail Store is a non-profit organization offering recovery meetings...

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Second Chances Recovery & Retail Store, Inc. (SCRRS) is a non-profit organization established to assist people struggling with substance abuse, breaking the cycle of incarceration, and overcoming life controlling issues. We focus on the potential and future opportunities obtainable to those who want another chance at life. SCRRS provides support group meetings, job training, various life educational classes, emergency shelter and transitional housing, life coaching, spiritual guidance and other various types of assistance. Due to an overwhelming substance abuse problem in the LeFlore County area, Second Chances Retail Store was founded by Terri Wallace, Executive Director of Second Chances Recovery and functions to support the recovery program. The store opened on December 15th, 2015. SCRRS offers a long-term support system for accountability, increasing responsible behaviors which leads to successful living!

Second Chances Retail Store also provides career/work skill training for people who have community service requirements to fulfill or need to improve their work skills. SCRRS is an independent non-profit organization. Our organization is supported by donations from local churches, civic groups, individuals and the proceeds from Second Chances Retail Store. The Retail Store has a wide variety of items, clothes, shoes, house goods, décor, jewelry, toys, bookstore, Etc. We also have a coffee bar, pastries, free Wi-Fi and an area to do job searches and assistance creating resumes.

Store Business Hours:
Monday – Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday – Closed
Donations are accepted Monday – Saturday’s 10 am – 6 pm.

Coffee & Pastry Bar Business Hours:

Monday – Friday 7 am – 6 pm, Saturday 9 am – 5 pm

Sunday – Closed

Location: 2312 N. Broadway, Poteau, OK 74953

Mission Statement:
Help people overcome life controlling problems and better equip them to reach their full potential in all areas of their lives.

Vision / Goals:
To provide support, resources and methods to rehabilitate people who are struggling with life controlling problems to a healthy, functional and productive lifestyle. SCRRS provides educational courses, life coaching, spiritual guidance, transitional housing, job training, and other various means of support and assistance. Each participant is under the supervision of a life coach to help them reach the goals needed to overcome life controlling problems and reach their full potential to function in society as, healthy, positive and productive citizens.

Donations

Items needed...

Donations


To make a financial donation online please click on the donate button above. You may also send financial support to SCRRS, PO Box 505, Poteau, OK 74953. If you would like to make a monthly donation via ACH monthly drafts you may print and return the ACH form below.

Items needed for clients in the recovery program:

  • Toiletries
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Tissue
  • Household Cleaning Supplies
  • Hygiene items
  • Food
  • Twin bed sheets
  • Blankets
  • Quilts
  • Bibles
  • Journals
  • Pens
  • Paper
  • Notepads

Items needed for the Retail Store:

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Accessories
  • Jewelry
  • Home Décor
  • Household Items
  • Bedding
  • Furniture
  • Toys
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Infant Items
  • Tools
  • Appliances
  • All sellable items (No stained, torn, broken, or non-working items)

Volunteer

There are many ways to volunteer for SCR...

Volunteer

There are many ways to volunteer for SCRRS. We provide our clients with life coaches who communicate with them daily to encourage them to reach their goals. The client’s goals depend on their individual needs and progress. Some basic goals are attending support group meetings and participating in all other needed life skill classes, consistent job searching and applications, job skill training as needed and reconciling family relationships.

If you have a special skill or talent that you would like to share with SCRRS clients such as painting, beading/jewelery, woodworking, etc., we would love for you to share your talents with our clients. If you want to volunteer for SCRRS, we provide training and orientation for all volunteers.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • Providing local transportation
  • Volunteering in the store
  • Meeting/Class facilitator
  • Provide refreshments for meetings
  • Life Coach
  • Teaching a special skill or hobby

Recovery Help

Recovery meetings are held...

Recovery Help

SCRRS believes with sufficient support, knowledge and encouragement anyone can overcome life controlling problems if they have the desire and determination to do so. If you need help or know someone else who needs help contact us at twallace@secondchancesok.com or 804-832-3473.

Support group meetings are provided by Second Chances Recovery & Retail Store at 2100 N. Broadway Ste. 1, Poteau, OK 74953.

Wednesday – 6:00 PM

 

Why We Exist

Second Chances Recovery & Retail Store was established...

Why We Exist

Second Chances Recovery & Retail Store, Inc. (SCRRS) was established to help people overcome life controlling problems and better equip them to reach their full potential in all areas of their lives. SCRRS provides resources and methods to rehabilitate people who are struggling with life controlling problems to a healthy, functional and productive lifestyle. This may include educational courses, life coaching, spiritual guidance, transitional housing, job training, and other various means of support and assistance.

An estimated 24.6 million individuals aged 12 or older were current illicit drug users in 2013, including 2.2 million adolescents aged 12 to 17. SCRRS believes we can make a difference in our community through awareness, education and the support needed for those taking their lives back from substance abuse or other life controlling issues.

For more information and statistics click the following links:

https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/epidemic/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/opioids/heroin.html

https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/MethadoneOverdoses/index.html

 

Contact Us

Contact Us

2100 N. Broadway Ste. 1
PO Box 505
Poteau, OK 74953
(918) 647-0612

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Second Chances Coffee & Pastry Bar Grand Opening

Coming Soon…

 

May 5, 2018- Second Chances Substance Abuse Awareness Event

  • 5k Race & Fun Run (Registration form below)

You can also register online at runsignup.com

 

Classes Available

Classes Available

Second Chances offers the following classes free to the public:

  • Parenting Classes
  • Overcoming Depression & Despair
  • Concerned Persons
  • Anger Management
  • Overcoming Abusive Relationships

Please call 918-647-0612 for more information.