HISTORY

Brighter Behavior Choices was born out of a tragedy that changed many lives dramatically.

 

This tragedy, caused Founder Shelia Rickman and Executive Director La Shaun Rickman-Dillon to reflect on the violence and drug use that plunge families into cycles.  They  attended several workshops and seminars that described the difficulties women experienced to become productive individuals in society and the need for Recovery Supportive Service Programs, Employment and  Affordable Housing. They saw how these personal barriers stagnated one's growth and opportunities for a "Second Chance" as a productive member in our society.

 

Upon receiving numerous telephone calls from the Illinois Department of  Women's Justice Services in 2006 concerning the desperately needed assistance for female ex-offenders and personal experiences, they felt compelled to redefine Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., which was founded in May of 2006.

Determined Individuals Joined Together to Make a Difference...

Shelia Rickman

Ms. Shelia Rickman is the CEO and Founder of Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc, NFP.  

Her education includes: 

RN, BSN, SANE, NCRS, CADC

La Shaun Rickman - Dillon

Mrs. LaShaun Rickman - Dillon is the Executive Director of Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., NFP. 

Her education includes:

an Associates in Business Management, NCRS, Recovery Coach Specialists, and CPRS

 Mission, Vision, and Goal

 

OUR MISSION

 

Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., is a not-for-profit, licensed Intervention and Recovery Home provider agency that provides a structural, alcohol, and drug free environment for women, housing opportunities, on site, peer-led recovery supportive services, and a referral service initiative program.

 

We identify potential problems, evaluate alternatives, implement positive solutions to all participants regardless of their past endeavors and grant the residents/clients a "Second Chance" enrichment of ambition, success, and a long-term goal of sobriety.  

OUR VISION

To expand our program to accommodate the needs of the community wide, including women, men and families by providing opportunities for psycho-social, holistic, realistic, and therapeutic care.

 

OUR GOAL

  • To decrease the Incidence of homelessness and unemployment

  • Reduce recidivism

  • Enforce tools to support long term sobriety

  • Educate individuals to be self sufficient

  • Recreational development

Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., NFP 

BBC Locations

Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., NFP

Housing Initiative Program

6525 South Campbell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629

Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., NFP Phase II - RECOVERY CAFE

1st Recovery Cafe Network (RCN) Chicago

6506 South Western Avenue,  Chicago, IL 60636

Contact Us

Phone 

773-434-5526

   Fax  

773-434-5527

 

Email

bbchoicesinc@att.net

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