New Life Outreach International

New Life Outreach International


New Life Outreach Church in Richmond, Virginia offers long-term residential treatment for adult men and women dealing with addiction. The nondenominational church also provides a homeless ministry and a food pantry.

New Life’s website states that the church holds homosexuality and transgender identities to be inconsistent with biblical teachings.


Treatment at New Life Outreach lasts 12 to 18 months. The program emphasizes Christian principles and worship though specific program details are not available on the facility’s website. During their stay, men and women will reside in separate houses.

New Life’s website states that its program has an 80 percent success rate for those who complete the program.


New Life’s Huntsville location is operated by a husband-and-wife pastor team. The husband became a pastor after recovering from 12 years of addiction. Five full-time staff members run the residential homes for clients. New Life does not employ staff or volunteers with homosexual or transgender identities as the church finds that to be consistent with Biblical teachings. Though specific details regarding staff training and qualifications isn’t currently available, the sole alum polled by called staff a strength of the facility.


The women’s facility operated by New Life Outreach accommodates four residents and one full-time staff member. The men’s facility is located on seven acres of land with seven homes that can accommodate 20 to 25 men and four full-time staff members.

The sole alum polled by to date gave the church three stars for its accommodations and five stars for its cleanliness.


The sole alum responding to a poll to date gave positive feedback for treatment at New Life Outreach with perfect five-star ratings for the facility’s counseling options, cleanliness, and family participation opportunities. They indicated that treatment was worth the cost and gave four out of five stars for the center’s overall treatment. “The facility and its staff members were well-rounded and knowledgeable about my problems and assisted in anyway possible,” the anonymous alum wrote.

On New Life’s Facebook page, which the church can manage, 13 reviewers gave an average rating of 4.9 out of five stars. One commenter, Linda, wrote: “Full gospel ministry that’s about seeing lives changed and showing the love of CHRIST to all.” Loretta added in a representative review: “I have been a member of NLOI for approximately 16ish years, and I wouldn’t trade 1!…When I was at my worst and in my sin, the rebuked me in love, yet challenged me to grow.”


New Life Outreach’s program is free but requires a one-time $150 enrollment fee.

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New Life Outreach International Reviews

  • Treatment Effectiveness
  • Accommodations & Amenities
  • Meals & Nutrition
  • The staff members and overall treatment were great. The facility and its staff members were well-rounded and knowledgeable about my problems and assisted in anyway possible. However, the food and exercise options could be improved.