January 2014 - Agape House Heals

Agape House Children Praying
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Walworth’s Agape House Offers Healing to Abused Girls

Agape House Children Praying

Teachers and students say a prayer in a hallway before going to lunch at Agape House in Walworth. The facility is a private treatment home and school for abused girls.

WALWORTH–Much like close sisters, Faith and Olivia are bantering about the condition of their bedroom.

With a smile, one is teasing the other about clothes on the floor. When their giggling stops, Olivia shares a serious side.

“I haven’t been getting angry,” she says proudly. “At first I would blow up. But now I’m not getting angry.”

The girls, 12 and 13, share a room at Walworth’s Agape House and School, the only private treatment home and school in the state for girls and young women overcoming the effects of abuse and trauma. Read More

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