April Archibald

April Archibald, CADC, Counselor  100_23262

April is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) for the Derek House who is committed to working with people struggling with alcohol and/or drug addiction. Born in Connecticut, April spent six years in the military and several years as a restaurant manager in Rhode Island. April started her career in the human services field in 2005 as an Alcohol and Drug Counseling Aide working nights at Derek House. She eventually became the Medication Room Manager. In the course of this work, she realized her passion for working with others and pursued her CADC. April is dedicated to helping her clients obtain the life skills necessary to maintain sobriety and recovery.


Pastoral Staff

Larry Cheever, Pastoral Advisor  100_2390

Larry has been with Manna since late 2007. He has worked with clients at both Derek House and Elijah’s House in several capacities. Currently he is a Pastoral Advisor working with Elijah’s House and Derek House. Larry enjoys helping people recover from their addictions while they learn about Jesus and the help He can provide in the recovery process. Larry brings a wealth of life experience to his work at Manna, both in life skills and in ministry.

Glen-WeeksGlen Weeks, LADC, Program Director, Derek House & Elijah's House

Glen has been licensed as a substance abuse counselor in Maine since 1995. He has been with Derek House since the program's inception. Currently he serves as the Program Director for Derek House by day. He is currently working on his Master's in Counseling at Husson University. Glen accepted Christ as Savior in the Fall of 1982 which has led him to other ministries including music and being a singer in a Contemporary Christian band, Fishers of Men.

Soup Kitcken/Food Pantry

Manna's Soup Kitchen has been open to anyone and everyone that finds themselves in need of a hot meal and a safe place to enjoy it.