Who are we?
The House of Victory foundation is a treatment centre that is a part of Victory Outreach Almere.Victory Outreach Almere is in itself part of a much larger Christian international organization which vision is to help our fellow men in the reestablishment of their lives.
The help we give through our “House of Victory” is based on Biblical norms and values, from which we build social and communicative skills in all the residents. We also teach all the residents how to participate and contribute to the society by having a job and/or study.
In the “House of Victory” all the residents have started a new beginning in their lives because of the Christian faith they now have. All the problems they have are also evident in all of society. It differs from problems as the addiction to gambling, drugs and alcohol, prostitution, to criminality issues as well.
While the residents are living in the "House of Victory", they learn to live a stable life and they prepare themselves to rehabilitate into society again. There is a program that has as the goal to implement the different training programs into all the volounteering participants. The training programs have themes such as social welfare; health; religion; education; and re-integration. This training is eventually leading to strong and positive principles in all the attendants which come with social acceptation in society. The "House of Victory" also provides a proper day care for all the residents in having active participation in Victory Outreach Almere.
We hope that in the following years, on national and even international level, lots of ex-addicts will be able to be helped by us and continue their contribution to our society. There are many of them who now have a wife and family, a proper position, and who live a responsible life.
Our history in short
We're a worldwide organization that started in the United States of America (Los Angeles) in the year 1967, with a goal to reach as much as possible people who had lost their way in society. This included helping the ones who used drugs, tramps, prostitutes, alcoholics and all other lonely people. In 1985 Victory Outreach was started in the Netherlands. Until this day we have treatment and rehabilitation centers in the biggest cities of this country.
How we do this
In our treatment and rehabilitation centers we different phases in which we help the residents to start participating and contributing to society again in a positive way.
The first phase
This is a orientating phase in which the resident is learning to adapt him-/herself to the offered day care program. The resident is learning to operate in a group, and to build up his daily routine by helping the joint household chores. He or she will join a classic conditioning and will build this as quick as possible to an acceptable level. If this phase goes well, the resident will be informed about his future participation in the program, and after this he or she will be challenged to take the next step.
De second phase
The resident wil learn to take his own responsibility to change his or her own life. This happens by the different insights that he or she discovers through the divers training programs. Because of this there comes a consciousness about the different shortcomings of him- or herself and the understanding comes why change of attitude and character is necessary. A counseling session will be offered to the resident and the section will start. In order to continue this phase, social skills are needed, as well as communication skills. That is why there are counseling sessions needed in order to help the development of these attributes. In the end of this phase there is an evaluation with the resident about his or her own character.
The third phase
This phase begins with the resident starting to become a help for other residents in order to support their progress. The resident will enhance a state of being an example for others. With this, there will be an opening to the next phase for the resident. He or she will be developing in the way of contributing to society in order to rehabilitate, this happens by starting to study or to have a job.
Welcome to Victory Outreach Almere.
Thank you for visiting our website to get to know us better.
What would you like to know? Our vision?
Which activities we organize? Or would you like to hear testimonies about how we follow God?
One thing is certain, we would like to get to know you and therefore you are more then welcome to visit one of our gatherings. You can visit us every day.
You may have been a believer for many years already. Or you might still be searching for the meaning of life and asking yourself whether or not there is a God. Within Victory Outreach Almere we would like to help you find the answer. We will gladly teach you the exact meaning of "a living faith". With us you will truly see and experience the supernatural power of the living God. You can always count on love and comfort when you need it.
You will discover that we have a wonderful diversity of people with lots of different backgrounds, characters and personalities. But there is one thing we have in common. We all follow the same God, Jesus Christ!
In that diversity and love for God we are a family where you are more then welcome.
We personally hope to meet you during one of our services.