Center for Lay Ministries

Food Pantry/Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Services

TO CONTACT THE Bliss House Director, Tiffany Mullinix, 812-280-7533 (e-mail:  [email protected]  )

Thanks to the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana for their generous support of the CLM Bliss House mission!  For more information relating to the Community Foundation of SI, check out their website:


Phone:  812-280-7533 / FAX:  812-282-4622

Email:  Bliss House, Director, Tiffany Mullinix (formerly Hutchins):  

[email protected]   (IMPORTANT:  if you do not receive a response within 24 hours, please call:  812-280-7533)


This is a video by News and Tribune Reporter Danielle Grady, with our own Janet Privett, Asst. Director of the CLM Bliss House. Crossroads of Crisis: Heroin Epidemic Demands Solutions: Thanks for sharing your experience, Janet.

Congratulations to long time volunteer, Mary Chris Rodden!

Center for Lay Ministries Bliss House celebrated the current participants, alumnae and volunteers during a tea on Sunday, June 23.  Mary Chris Rodden was given the Heart of Bliss Award for her many years of time and dedication to the CLM Bliss House. Each current Bliss House participant was given an award to celebrate her progress in her sobriety. Over 80 people attended the event at the Carriage House.

Photo: The Bliss House Director, Tiffany Mullinix, presents the Bliss award to Mary Chris Rodden.

Center for Lay Ministries/Bliss House Celebrates those in Recovery along with volunteers, Debbie and Sherrill Satterfield

The Center for Lay Ministries (CLM)/Bliss House held a Celebration Tea on June 24 to honor the women of the Bliss House who are working hard in their recovery programs. The tea also served as an opportunity to recognize two of their dedicated volunteers, Debbie and Sherrill Satterfield. The couple was awarded the Heart of Bliss award. They have donated their time to the Bliss House for over two years. They became involved after a family member was admitted into the Bliss House recovery program. 

As Bliss House Committee Members, Debbie and Sherrill do not miss any opportunity to serve the women in recovery. Sherrill crafted two picnic tables for the women to enjoy outside and the Satterfield’s have purchased many items for the Bliss House and also Bliss Too, the transitional home. Debbie and a group of friends come to the Bliss House once a month and prepare a meal for the residents. Tiffany Mullinix, Bliss House Director stated, “This couple is so deserving of this honor. Their heart for the Bliss program is true and comes from a place of being personally touched by the work we do here. We can’t thank them enough.” 

Photos below:  Bliss House Staff and Residents - Tiffany Mullinix, BH Director - beautiful table for tea



Bliss House:  211 E. Maple Street, Jeffersonville, IN  47130       

Established in 2001, Bliss House is a 12 bed facility for women addicted to drugs and or alcohol. The program at Bliss House, which utilizes a 12 Step approach to recovery, is open to women in several Indiana counties and is the only halfway house in Southern Indiana with this focus. The average length of stay to graduate from the program is 7 months. The physical, emotional and social benefits to the women who succeed with the program are obvious, but there’s also a monetary benefit to individual counties, as these women are provided treatment that’s needed instead of incurring expenses associated with incarceration.

Bliss Too

In 2006, Bliss Too was opened to offer transitional housing for those who graduate from the Bliss House program. It allows women to live independently in an apartment style setting and have continued access to programs and a network that help foster long term recovery.

Alumnae Association

Once a woman graduates from the Bliss House program, she’s eligible for the Alumnae Association. The goal is to provide a long term recovery network and association members also volunteer at Bliss House and become mentors for women who are beginning their recovery journey.

Volunteer Opportunities: 

Bliss House Committee:   A group of women/men from the community and representatives from the CLM Board of Directors form this committee.  This group of volunteers are responsible for the administrative, financial, and maintenance support of the Bliss Programs.  This group meets monthly (the last Wednesday of every month) at CLM's facility. 

Current Bliss House Committee Members:

Gayla Fancher – Chair

Michele Anderson – Past Chair (CLM Board)

Mary Chris Rodden (CLM Board)

Carol Gowan

Bridget Snelling-Growe

Janis Barnett 

Debbie Satterfield

Dawn Millspaugh (CLM Board)

Missy Soete

Karen Coates (CLM Board)

Tylanna Metz

Carol Dawson - Communications Volunteer for CLM and Bliss House

Alumnae Group Representatives:

Sherri Satterfield (chair)

Andrea Jones

Carolyn Basham

Hope Mott

Meriah Pena

Desaree Brown

Amanda Conrad

For more information about the Bliss programs, please contact the Bliss House Director, Tiffany Hutchins Mullinix at:

Phone: (812) 280-7533
Fax: (812) 282-4622
Email:  [email protected]




Website link and logo placement on our website

  1. Your company will receive exposure through our website showing your concern for the

well being of our community.

Recognition on a plaque displayed in Bliss House

  1. Our residents and guests will see your support and be reminded that the community supports recovery

Certificate of Contribution

  1. We will provide you with a framed document so you can display your compassion for and commitment to our community.


      GIFT OF $5,000 - $9,999 1-3 YEARS

      Sponsorship recognition

      1. Your company will receive exposure through our website showing your concern for the wellbeing of our community.
    1. Recognition on a plaque displayed in Bliss House

      1. Our residents and guests will see your support and be reminded that the community supports recovery

      Certificate of Contribution

      1. We will provide you with a framed document so you can display your compassion for our community.

In part, the Bliss House is sponsored by the Drug Free Communities Fund

Thanks to a generous grant, the Bliss House and Bliss Too are undergoing needed repairs.  


Harrison County Probation Department
Harrison County Probation Department Staff and Award Winners:  L to R:  Tiffany Hutchins, Elaine Zipp, Sheila Tempel, Sue LaRue, Jeff Skaggs, Otto Schalk, Melanie Wood, Jacki Byerly, and Cherie Walther. 

2016:  Dr. Gary Steedly

Sue LaRue award winners - 2015

2015: Life Improvement Counseling Center:  

Glenn Gibson, Karen Gibson, Tina Wheeler,  Tyrone Walker, Meghan Adams, and Joni Stroud Martin

Sue LaRue Award winner - 2014

2014:  Retired Senior Judge Cile Blau

Sue LaRue award winner 2013

2013:  Sandy McCauley

Leatha Jackson - Sue LaRue Award winner - 2012

2012:  Leatha Jackson  

Sue LaRue winners - 2010

2011:   Barb Gardner, Barb Maxwell, Linda Kemper, and Sue Neathamer

Sue LaRue winner - 2011

2010:  Judge Steven Fleece 

2009: Sue LaRue (this was the beginning of the Bliss House award that was later named the Sue LaRue Awards)