Testimonies

Antonia’s Testimony

Antonia’s Testimony

Life growing up was dysfunctional for me. My life was filled with drugs, alcohol, and sexual abuse as well. I never developed a drug problem until I was a bit older. My baby’s father was on drugs, and I didn't know it… Once I found out, I decided to leave him. Instead...

Madison’s Testimony

Madison’s Testimony

Growing up I was the oldest of my sisters, and we grew up Pentecostal. I was on the worship team most of my life and had wonderful/supportive parents as well. My entire life, I always felt like I was 2nd best wherever I went. I tried to be the perfect Christian kid,...

Shane’s Testimony

Shane’s Testimony

I grew up in Romulus with my mom, dad, sister, and brother. Life was not perfect, but all of my needs were provided. As I got older, more and more of my peers around me started using drugs, which made me curious. I was influenced by my surroundings, and I let the...

Crystal’s Testimony

Crystal’s Testimony

My name is Crystal Horner and im 33. I've been here at GCH since the beginning of January, almost a month now.  I spent most of my childhood and adult life moving all over the state of Michigan following work. I was born in Flint but raised in Detroit. Even...

Alicia’s Testimony

Alicia’s Testimony

My name is Alicia and I've been at GCH for a little over 2 months now. I'm 32 years old, was born and raised in Florida, and using meth ruined my life. I never truly had a childhood, I was forced to grow up very fast. I met a guy at 16 and ended up marrying him at 18....

Corey’s Testimony

Corey’s Testimony

In the year 2019 When Covid-19 First hit I was working at a bar as a cook. I ended up losing my job because they shut down the restaurant. As a result, I had a hard time keeping up with my rent and ultimately ended up homeless In Mt. Clemens. I had been outside for...

Tammy’s Testimony

Tammy’s Testimony

My name is Tammy and I grew up in a small town in southwest Michigan. I had a mother, a father, a younger brother, and an older sister.  We attended the local Baptist church where I was both saved and baptized by the age of 12. My family, for the most part,...

Anita’s Testimony

Anita’s Testimony

Before I came to Grace, I start doing drugs at 18. Before using drugs, I was selling drugs from the time I was 12. Coming up in life that’s all I knew. I’m from Pontiac, born and raised here. My mother and father were heavily into using and selling drugs when I was...

Ricky’s Testimony

Ricky’s Testimony

My Life before Grace Centers of Hope was hopeless and sinful. Every moment outside of being here. I was a negative and hateful person with a manipulative mindset. I stole from my family, and they wouldn’t even let me come into their home anymore. That led to me...

Sara’s Testimony

Sara’s Testimony

My name is Sara Zelyez, I am 33 years old, I have a 3-year-old son, and I drank every single day for 8 years…. On Dec. 12th, 2021 I was admitted to the hospital. About a week prior I found out I had Covid. I was quarantined at the recovery house I lived in. I had...