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“The Lodge is a program of Resources for Human Development” 

#RHDValuesDay. Yesterday The Lodge recieved the RHD Communty Sevice Award. At the Resources for Human Development...

Posted by Cafe the Lodge on Friday, November 20, 2015

Personal Enrichment

& Health

Our slogan is "Celebrating Greatness in Self and Others." With that comes a commitment to nurture, utilize and stretch our potential: body, mind and spirit.


The Lodge offers empowering programs, such as DRA (Dual Recovery Partnership), Step it Up, State of Excellence Series, Burning Bowl and Mindfulness.



The Lodge recognizes several member-groups: residential members, consumer staff (many are non-residential), professional staff, volunteers, and $100-contributors.


Members may take advantage of a number of benefits and are eligible to vote and be elected to the Members' Council.

The Lodge in a snapshot

What is the Lodge?  Supportive Housing for Mental Health Consumers of Northampton County in Bethlehem.

The Lodge provides housing in Bethlehem, a supportive community and vocational opportunities for adults with mental health challenges.  According to  individual preferences, the members live independently in scattered rental properties in the neighborhood. 


The Lodge offers flexible jobs at the Café the Lodge and daily educational and recreational programs.  The program is largely consumer-run. The Lodge supports its members to establish a wholesome lifestyle and affirms their self-determination and inherent ability to create productive and meaningful lives.


Café the Lodge serves gourmet coffee, wholesome breakfasts and lunches, offers a flexible catering service, and provides a myriad of cultural and educational activities. 

The Lodge is a Program of Resources for Human Development, Inc. (RHD)

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April 20th Café the Lodge will have a reception for local artist Zach Kleemeyer. This will kick off Café the Lodge’s new community artist showcase in the Cappuccino Room. April 20th will also be Open Mic Night Hosted by Kevin Coomer taking place in the main dining room. Be sure to take a look at the new Artists In Recovery exhibit on display in the main dining room

Meditation Garden


Independent Housing

The Butler Street apartments offers 7-1 bedroom independent apartments, located at 1028-1030 Butler Street, Easton, PA. The Butler Street apartments provide modern apartments and a safe, affordable, community.

In addition to its upgraded apartments, onsite laundry is provided, as well as personal storage units and an all season community porch where tenants can gather.  There is on and off street parking.  A peer is employed as the onsite resident manager and lives in one apartment.

The goal of the Butler Street Apartments is to provide stable, safe and affordable housing for adults of Northampton County with mental health diagnosis or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.  Individuals are responsible for managing their medications, transportation, cooking and care of their apartments and common areas.

Interested individuals may apply to Lehigh Valley Conference of Churches for Health Choices Bridge Subsidies.  This funding is viewed as transitional and individuals must apply for long term housing through the Easton Housing Authority.