Hope Village plans for former mental hospital moving forward

It’s been almost 18 months since leadership of Global Impact International and Restoration Rome revealed plans to acquire the former Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital property for a Hope Village. Jeff Mauer, CEO of Global Impact, said he understands the state plans to essentially abandon the maintenance of the property on Oct. 1 as part of budget cuts. He’s optimistic that plans to acquire the property before the buildings become rundown can be accomplished. When the Hope Village plans were revealed in April 2019, Mauer described the concept as a comprehensive facility offering residential treatment for drug and alcohol rehabilitation, transitional recovery housing and outpatient services.

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Rome News-Tribune