Keaton’s Place is a recovery resource center that offers help to individuals fighting addiction to alcohol and drugs. Keaton’s Place is located at 120 Worth Street, Asheboro, N.C.
Keaton’s Place was established in 2021 to help individuals battling addiction and to honor the memory of Keaton Hunt, who lost his life as a result of a fentanyl overdose on June 10, 2019, when he was only 20 years old.
The recovery resource center was founded by Chip Womick, a retired journalist from the Courier-Tribune in Asheboro, who for many years battled an addiction to alcohol.
The center was co-founded by Keaton’s mother, Susan E. Hunt, and Keaton’s godmother, Angel Schwarz.
Keaton’s Place mission is to assist individuals around the Randolph County area who are struggling with substance addiction and want to start a path to recovery, by being the bridge that connects individuals to detoxification and rehabilitation centers and programs that adapt to their individual needs.
All of the services provided, including transportation to recovery centers are offered free of charge to all individuals.
Keaton’s Place holds weekly meetings to support recovering addicts and their families.
The recovery resource center has created a database of over 150 recovery centers that offer different services and resources all around North Carolina. This growing database is used to pair individuals with the best recovery option for them.
Keaton’s Place also provides a list of support meetings happening around different cities in and outside of Randolph County.
Keaton’s Place created a memory wall located on the exterior of its building, displaying hexagon tiles that served as a fundraiser for the organization and honor people who lost their lives to addiction.
In front of the facilities, a bird box stores snacks and hygiene products for anyone who needs them.