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Café for a cause: Opening day for Jenna’s Coffee House

Jenna’s Promise in Johnson is dedicated to helping people struggling with addiction. Now, the team has a new coffee house that gives the community -- and those recovering -- a place to be together. “It gives a safe place to work, to build the confidence and hope that’s needed for recovery. It breaks down the [...]

New Cafe opening soon in Johnson

The cafe on route 15 in downtown Johnson finally has a new owner and is poised to open before the end of November. The cafe will be owned and operated by Two Sons Bakehouse, which already has locations on the Mountain Road in Jeffersonville and Hyde Park. What sets this business apart from its other […]

Jenna Tatro died from opiate use. Her parents founded a Vermont recovery center

By Brent Hallenbeck Burlington Free Press The parents of a Vermont woman who died from an opioid overdose in 2019 are holding an open house this weekend at a recovery center created in her memory. Greg and Dawn Tatro will open Jenna’s House in Johnson. The occasion will be marked by an event Saturday featuring food, games, […]

Jenna’s House grand opening in Johnson

By Cam Smith JOHNSON, Vt. (WCAX) – On the front steps of what was once a church in Johnson, the Tatro family in partnership with the North Central Vermont Recovery Center, have opened Jenna’s House. In honor of 26 year old Jenna Tatro who died in 2019 of a drug overdose. The facility will serve as […]

At This New Vt. Recovery Center, ‘Hope Is Just Emanating From Every Corner’

Jenna’s Promise aims to help people with substance use disorders through its new facility for community-building and wellness A nonprofit organization in Vermont’s Lamoille County will open its new facility this weekend, aiming to break down barriers to treatment for people with substance use disorders. Jenna’s Promise is the creation of Dawn and Greg Tatro, in […]

Jenna’s House opens: A daughter remembered, a family promise kept

Reporter Aaron Calvin An array of local, state and national power brokers came out to christen the newly opened Jenna’s House Saturday, a new community center in Johnson and the crown jewel of the local recovery network non-profit Jenna’s Promise. The presence of political heavyweights like former presidential candidate and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders and […]

U.S. Attorney announces opening of groundbreaking recovery program based in Lamoille County

Today U.S. Attorney Christina E. Nolan announced the opening of a groundbreaking recovery program designed to serve women with complex trauma histories, such as domestic violence, physical violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking, many of whom have also suffered from substance use disorder.

How Vermonters Are Navigating Opioid Recovery Amid The Pandemic

The number of opioid overdoses in Vermont continues to climb, and the isolation brought by the winter and the pandemic makes things difficult for those in recovery, and those trying to use safely.

In Memory Of Bernie Juskiewicz

A few weeks ago, we lost a central member of our team and a very dear friend. Bernie Juskiewicz was not only a volunteer for Jenna’s Promise, he was one of the founding members. In fact, he was the first choice to be on the board for our foundation. He not only accepted, but he […]

From grief to action:

Jenna’s Promise offers hope against addiction & stigma. In February 2019, 26-year-old Jenna Tatro died of a drug overdose at her family’s home in Johnson, Vermont. Now her parents, Greg and Dawn Tatro, have dedicated themselves to fighting opioid addiction and helping those who suffer with it. The Tatros have established Jenna’s Promise, a nonprofit […]

Building a Recovery Supportive Community

A Remarkable Accomplishment Unfolding in North Central Vermont! Join host Ed Baker and his trailblazing guests Daniel Franklin, Executive Director at the well-established North Central Vermont Recovery Center providing a very wide range of recovery support services to individuals seeking their pathway to recovery, and Dawn and Greg Tatro, Co-Director’s of Jenna’s Promise, a recently […]

Johnson family takes charge in fighting opioids

Greg Tatro remembers it feeling like “torture” watching his daughter struggle with opioid addiction. For six years, she was in and out of more than two dozen treatment centers across the country. “It’s like being on the worst roller coaster you could ever imagine, because when things are good, you’re up here and then all […]