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          House for Men
Sobriety Through Active Recovery
Our Team

We are an experienced botique team of individuals dedicated to helping individuals with dependency issues achieve independence. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you and understand your needs, and create a program that will ensure success...

We would like the opportunity to meet with you and show how we can help you on your road to recovery...

Jon Hollifield

Jon is a lifelong resident of Gainesville, Georgia. He worked at a residential recovery center for over six years in management andprogram administration.

Jon is a graduate of Circle of Recovery under Dr. Karen Kelly. He developed 200 hours of class room training and over sixteen thousand (20,00) hours of field experience.

He is a Substance Abuse Counselor and Relapse Prevention Specialist training in assessment interviewing, treatment planning, short term client systems, and relapse prevention.  He is now committed to  helping addicts recover.


Dennis Hollifield
Program Administrator

Dennis Hollifield grew up in Gainesville, Hall County and was blessed to to be raised by parents who taught real life values of regular church attendance, education, community involvement, work and responsibility.

As a Boy Scout he earned the Eagle Scout Award, the God and Country Award and was inducted into the Order of the Arrow. Dennis graduated from Gainesville High School, Gainesville College, and then served in the US Army during the Vietnam War era receiving an Honorable Discharge. He then graduated from North Ga. College and University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Sociololgy. Dennis entered into a 34 year banking career in Gainesville serving as a VP with Wachovia Bank and B.B.&T. During his career he graduated from the University of Virginia Banking School, Wachovia Banking School, and Capstone University. Community service has included membership in the Hall County Chamber of Commerce, serving as a Trustee of Gainesville College on the executive committee, former board member of NE Ga. Regional Development, Oakwood Kiwanis Club, and numerous fundraising efforts on behalf of the Heart Fund, Cancer Society, BSA, and others. Dennis is a member and Deacon of Lakewood Baptist Church in Gainesville.Since retirement from banking he is co-founder, with his son Jon Hollifield, of the S.T.A.R.House for Men. He brings both a unique skill set and dedication to the work of recovery. His goal is the successful redirection and introduction back to real life for our residents through the structure of the S.T.A.R.House recovery program.