Your Experience

The Care Team

Our professional staff share the standard of excellence that has made Hour House a driving force in the field of substance use disorders and in the community for years. 


Working together... Hour House's licensed and certified substance use disorder counselors work together with you throughout the treatment process. Together you and your counselor develop an individualized treatment plan that reflects your personal goals and objectives.

Teressa Perdieu, Executive Director

Teressa M. Perdieu, MA CADC

Executive Director

As an executive leader and CEO for our organization Teressa is the Authorized Representative for DHS-SUPR, manages contracting, funding, employee relations, and works with the leadership team in planning new projects.


She has worked for our agency since 1984 in almost every aspect of agency operations including direct service, clinical supervision, and administration.  Teressa has devoted her career to work in the substance use disorder field and is deeply proud of the work we do and the lives our team impacts every day.


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Sara Harwood, Business Director

Sara A. Harwood, BS

Judith L. Brown, MA, LCPC

Sara A. Harwood, BS

Business Director

B.S. in Accounting, A.S. in Business Administration


Sara is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of several departments at Hour House that are integral to our role in prevention and treatment services, including Accounting, Dietary, Housekeeping, Maintenance, and Management Information Services.


Her past experience includes professional accounting for state education, private industry and public accounting. 


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Sandra Norman, Administrative Assistant

Sandra Norman

Judith L. Brown, MA, LCPC

Sara A. Harwood, BS

Administrative Assistant

Sandra has assisted the administrative staff and supervised clerical support staff at the Hour House since 1994.


Before becoming the agency's Administrative Assistant, she worked as the program secretary for Mattoon Adult and Adolescent Outpatient services.  After the agency was awarded a grant to expand Adolescent services, she focused her work in the Adolescent Outpatient program.


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Judith Brown, Program Director

Judith L. Brown, MA, LCPC

Judith L. Brown, MA, LCPC

Judith L. Brown, MA, LCPC

Program Director

B.A. & M.A. in Psychology, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor


Being a Program Director allows Judith to provide supervision of all clinical programs and program development, recruitment, interviewing and training new staff, coordination with external agencies, and insuring compliance with clinical rules and regulations.


She has used her range of experience in professional roles with Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs, Domestic Violence Treatment, Sex Offender Treatment, Gambling Disorder Treatment and even college-level teaching in her role at Hour House.


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Amanda Brinkerhoff, MS, CADC

Amanda Brinkerhoff, MS, CADC

Amanda Brinkerhoff, MS, CADC

Amanda Brinkerhoff, Women's Services Coordinator

Women's Services Coordinator

M.S. Family Services, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor 


Amanda oversees the clinical operations of our women’s services in our halfway house, recovery homes, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Services. In her role as Women’s Services Coordinator she also supervises the professional counseling and monitoring staff who work in these gender-specific counseling services. 


This intentional focus on women’s unique issues helps our team bring the best resources and treatment options to women in our programs.


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Danessa Carter, Ph.D., LCPC

Amanda Brinkerhoff, MS, CADC

Amanda Brinkerhoff, MS, CADC

Danessa Carter, Outpatient Coordinator

Outpatient Coordinator

M.S. Clinical Counseling, Ph.D. Counselor Education & Supervision, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor


Danessa’s role as Outpatient Coordinator involves management of the Charleston, Mattoon and Shelbyville outpatient programs, along with the Men’s Recovery Home, DUI Services, and Gambling Services at Hour House.


She is very proud of being part of the implementation of the first gambling-specific treatment services at Hour House, and seeing lives change for the better.


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Tammi L. Clancy, MS, CADC

Amanda Brinkerhoff, MS, CADC

Tammi L. Clancy, MS, CADC

Tammi Clancy, Adult Services Coordinator

Adult Services Coordinator

M.S. Family Services, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor


As an Adult Services Coordinator for our Adult Residential Program and the Coles County Drug Court Liaison, Tammi sees firsthand the effect of substance use treatment upon individuals and families in our communities.

 

Tammi was honored to present about Substance Use Disorders at the National Rural Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award at EIU in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department.


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Michelle Eaton, MS

Terri Johnson, BA, CADC

Tammi L. Clancy, MS, CADC

Michelle Eaton, Prevention Coordinator

Prevention Coordinator

B.S. Education in Business Education, Teacher’s Certificate (6-12 grade) & M.S. Education in Guidance & Counseling


As Prevention Coordinator, Michelle provides substance use disorder prevention services for Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Effingham, Moultrie and Shelby Counties.  


Michelle has worked for Hour since 1996 and is excited about the growing resources the agency can offer for primary prevention.  Her belief in treatment everyone the same, no matter where they are at in their life, helps her be the best example, educator and peer that she can be.


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Jenna Hays, RN, BSN

Terri Johnson, BA, CADC

Terri Johnson, BA, CADC

Jenna Hays, Recovery Outreach Coordinator

Recovery Outreach Coordinator

RN, Bachelor’s in Science of Nursing


Jenna is in charge of the Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) Councils in 5 counties (Coles, Cumberland, Shelby, Douglas and Effingham) with a goal of supporting people in recovery and their families.


According to Jenna, it is crucial to remain open minded and honest in this position. As she encounters people from all walks of life, she feels it is important to show each individual the same respect and care. Jenna believes everyone has something different to bring to the table and each voice is equally important as the next. In her opinion grace, humility, and empathy in true form are the best ways to successfully communicate in her position.


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Terri Johnson, BA, CADC

Terri Johnson, BA, CADC

Terri Johnson, BA, CADC

Terri Johnson, Intake Coordinator

Intake Coordinator

B.A. Organizational Development & Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor


Terri is responsible for reviewing initial intake staff screenings and recommends appropriate levels of care,  supervises, trains and supports the Intake Team.


Changing her career in 2014 to become an Addiction Counselor has been a highlight of her professional career. She is proud to share her own recovery story and her experience getting and staying sober, which has given her understanding and empathy for others and the disease of addiction.


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Christie McCray-Yop, MA, CADC

Nancy Jo Gwin Phillips, MS, CAADC, CFPP

Christie McCray-Yop, MA, CADC

Christie McCray-Yop, healthcare coordinator

Healthcare Coordinator

B.S. in Zoology, B.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Gerontology, 

Licensed EMT-Basic & Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor


Christie approves admissions and manages our Medically Monitored Detoxification Unit, ensuring that detox services are made available to those seeking help due to substance use. She also supervises our trained medical and monitoring staff and works hard to promote healthy living, hope, and courage with staff and clients.


Everything in her professional work has been about assessment, engagement, and making life better for the client and their entire family.


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Melissa Parker, BS, CADC

Nancy Jo Gwin Phillips, MS, CAADC, CFPP

Christie McCray-Yop, MA, CADC

Melissa Parker, adolescent services coordinator

Adolescent Services Coordinator

B.S. in Family Services & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor


Melissa manages adolescent services for the agency, making use of her nearly two decades of experience in the substance use disorder field.  


Being able to intervene and work with teens to help positively  redirect the trajectory of their lives is incredibly meaningful.


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Nancy Jo Gwin Phillips, MS, CAADC, CFPP

Nancy Jo Gwin Phillips, MS, CAADC, CFPP

Nancy Jo Gwin Phillips, MS, CAADC, CFPP

Nancy Phillips, Illinois family Resource Center Coordinator

Illinois Family Resource Center Coordinator

M.S. in Educational Psychology, Certified International Alcohol and Drug Counselor, & Certified Family Partnership Professional


Nancy is responsible for coordinating the statewide Illinois Family Resource Center project.


With over 40 years working in the Substance Use Disorder field in both treatment and prevention, as well as “Lived Experience” with family members experiencing substance use disorders, she feels so fortunate to give back and make a difference in our client’s lives.


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What You Can Expect

The hardest step is the first one – asking for help. All you need to do is contact us at 217-348-8108 and we will guide you through the next steps. After a free and no-obligation screening (by phone or in person), we will provide recommendations for services through the Hour House or provide a referral to another agency that best fits your need.

Where Our Services Are Provided

We have ten locations in east central Illinois where specialized services for Men, Women, Adolescents, or Women with Children are available. 


Call us today to find out more: 217-348-8108

Locations in east central Illinois
Charleston, Mattoon, Lerna, Shelbyville

Locations in east central Illinois

Charleston, Mattoon, Lerna, Shelbyville

In Charleston, IL

The Hour House

Recovery Home for Women with Children

Women’s Outpatient

Hour House CEAD
635 Division Street, Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 348-8108

635 Division Street, Charleston, IL 61920

(217) 348-8108

Offering intake assessments, drug and alcohol detoxification services, adult residential programs, women’s halfway house, adolescent detoxification, and speaker’s bureau services

Women’s Outpatient

Recovery Home for Women with Children

Women’s Outpatient

Women’s Outpatient
1501 1/2 18th Street, Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 348-5444

1501 1/2 18th Street, Charleston, IL 61920

(217) 348-5444

Offering outpatient recovery programs for women

Recovery Home for Women with Children

Recovery Home for Women with Children

Recovery Home for Women with Children

Recovery Home for Women with Children
1501 18th Street, Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 348- 5444

1501 18th Street, Charleston, IL 61920

(217) 348- 5444

Offering residential recovery for women with children

Adult Outpatient

Women's Recovery Home

Recovery Home for Women with Children

Adult Outpatient
726, 4th Street, Charleston, IL 61920  
(217) 348-8118

726, 4th Street, Charleston, IL 61920  

(217) 348-8118

Offering adult outpatient recovery programs and resources and DUI Evaluation/Risk Education services

Women's Recovery Home

Women's Recovery Home

Women's Recovery Home

Women's Recovery Home 
720, 4th Street, Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 348-8651

 720, 4th Street, Charleston, IL 61920

(217) 348-8651

Offering residential recovery for women 

Men's Recovery Home

Women's Recovery Home

Women's Recovery Home

Men's Recovery Home
657 Division Street, Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 348-8108

657 Division Street, Charleston, IL 61920

(217) 348-8108

Offering residential recovery for men

In Mattoon, IL

Adult Outpatient

Adolescent Outpatient

Adolescent Outpatient

Adult Outpatient
416 N. 19th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 258-2968

416 N. 19th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938

(217) 258-2968

Offering adult outpatient programs and DUI Evaluation

Adolescent Outpatient

Adolescent Outpatient

Adolescent Outpatient

Adolescent Outpatient
513 N. 13th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 258-6018

513 N. 13th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938

(217) 258-6018

Offering outpatient services for adolescents, the Illinois Family Resource Center and the Recovery Oriented System of Care Councils

Prevention Programs

Adolescent Outpatient

Prevention Programs

Prevention Programs
521 N. 13th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 258-6137

521 N. 13th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938

(217) 258-6137  

Offering comprehensive substance use disorder prevention education resources for individuals and community organizations

In Shelbyville, IL

Adult Outpatient

Adult Outpatient

Adult Outpatient

Adult Outpatient

Adult Outpatient

Adult Outpatient
155 South Morgan, Shelbyville, IL 62565
(217) 774-5566

155 South Morgan, Shelbyville, IL 62565

(217) 774-5566

Offering adult outpatient programs and DUI Evaluation

Adult Outpatient

Fees & Payment

We are committed to providing quality services while maintaining affordable fees. Individual cost varies with services. We accept medical insurance, Medicaid, Managed Care Medicaid, private pay by cash and all major credit cards. For more information on payment, please call contact us at (217) 348-8108.

Fees & Payment accepted

Fees & Payment accepted