Brooke’s House, Inc. is a public charity organization operating under its own IRS 501(c)3 non-profit status.
From dependence to independence, the path of recovery will begin at Brooke’s House. When built, Brook’s House will offer a transitional sober living home for adult women in the early stages of substance abuse recovery in Washington County, Maryland.Read More
Not a day goes by that we don’t think of you and wish so desperately that you were still here to share life with. We all miss you so incredibly. It hurts every day to know that all we have now are memories of our beautiful Brookii.Read More
Since launching plans for Brooke’s House, Kevin and Dana Simmers have received numerous words of encouragement, volunteer offers, and cries for help from the community. Most supporters of Brooke’s House have been touched in some way by addiction, most directly and painfully. These are their stories.Read More
Tragically on April 14, 2015, Brooke Erin Simmers died of a heroin overdose at the age of 19.
To ensure that Brooke’s life was not in vain, her parents, Kevin and Dana Simmers, created Brooke’s House as a legacy to their daughter’s struggle with addiction, and a community resource to help save the lives of other women struggling with drug abuse.
The mission of Brooke’s House is to inspire and empower women suffering from the disease of addiction by providing them a safe, stable, and emotionally supportive living environment while in the early stages of recovery.
Experts acknowledge that a sober living facility for individuals in early recovery is known to be beneficial along the way to ultimate rehabilitation. Brooke’s House will provide an effective community-based, sober living environment where women will work to remake their lives.
Brooke’s House is designed to inspire growth and change, strengthening women’s minds, bodies and spirits so they can pursue and achieve their dreams.
I will battle opioid addiction throughout my entire life. Unfortunately many of those close to me have had their battles come to a tragic end....
Posted on April 29, 2018
Our daughter Nicki’s battle with opioid addiction ended on the evening of August 7, 2015. I was awakened shortly before midnight by two Maryland state...
Posted on April 23, 2018
Thank you to First United Bank and Trust for the very generous donation of $3,000.00 to Brooke’s House!
Posted on March 25, 2018
Hempen Hill BBQ supports Brooke’s House AGAIN!!! Only 40 tickets available for the 11th Annual “Wake and Bake!” Friday, March 30 at 9 AM – 2 PM $50/person. No...
Posted on February 15, 2018
Since the Fox interview aired on Thursday, January 25th interest in Brooke’s House has increased. “I got over 100 emails between last night and today,...
Posted on February 7, 2018
Former Officer Speaks out After Daughter Dies of Overdose Kevin talks with Martha MacCallum about Brooke’s struggle with Heroin, and how his life’s mission is...
Posted on February 1, 2018
Even though Brooke’s House did not win the award this year, we are hopeful for next year. Thank you for the nomination! Brooke’s House has...
Posted on February 1, 2018