Addicts Find Refuge at Better Track in Galesburg


A Better Track Rehab & Recovery is a non-profit 501-3c organization located in Galesburg that is looking to help people that have encountered challenges and want to choose a better road. A Better Track combats struggles with addiction, ranging from substance abuse to gambling to alcohol addiction. Their objective is to support those in need according to Doug Ball with the non-profit:

“We try and give people a step up that have reached a difficult time in life and they need to make some changes in their life, and they don’t have any other place to go,” Ball stated.

Boasting a 20,000 square foot facility with 38 rooms, a learning center, and an urban farm, A Better Track offers a safe environment for those in recovery. Ball says that educating and keeping residents busy is key to the recovery process:

“We have found that a lot of folks that are having challenges don’t have life skills. They don’t have a GED maybe, a high school diploma, so we try to point them in that direction,” he said.

Rates for living start at $115 a week and that includes utilities, Wi-Fi, and laundry. The facility is located at 820 East 5th St.

For more information, call A Better Track at 335-8990 or visit their website at

written by Jackson Kane

Spread the word

Trending Now

Featured News Podcasts

Subscribe to our Community Newsletter

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Prairie Communications, 55 Public Square, Monmouth, IL, 61462, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Choose a Category

Continue Reading

When a Cough May be More than Just a Cough

As a person with any amount of life experience under your belt, you likely don’t need the term “cough” defined for you. You’ve probably experienced a recurring cough at least

Cox, Edwards, & Reynolds Take Oath of Office

Warren County Treasurer Danielle Cox, Sheriff Martin Edwards, and Clerk/Recorder Randi Reynolds took their oath of office this morning. Treasurer Cox and Clerk Reynolds are beginning their first term in