Today, Agape House has grown to provide counseling services, mentoring, school and a safe home for girls and their families throughout Walworth, Milwaukee and Dane Counties in Wisconsin and from surrounding states, including Illinois, Minnesota and Michigan. Agape House is the only facility of its kind in Wisconsin, and one of only nine such facilities nationwide.
Agape House History & Growth
Operations begin from Pam and Ben Patterson’s home.
Agape House becomes incorporated.
The first Agape House teen home is purchased.
The Agape House mentoring program begins.
A new building is purchased for expansion to add a school.
Agape House school opens. Counseling services begin to be offered.
The teen home is moved to a new building. The previous home becomes the Transitional Living Home (TLH).
Renovations on the new building are completed.
A building across the street from Agape House and School is purchased for additional counseling space.
A counseling center is opened in the new building and the TLH is reopened there.
Work continues to open a Transitional Living Home in Janesville, Wis. (Closed in 2016).
For our 20th Anniversary celebration, the following videos were prepared to capture the essence of what God is doing through this ministry.