Grant will help fund House of New Life Academy Pearson Program

House of New Life has received the Hawaiian Tug and Barge and Young Brothers Maui Community Advisory Grant to help fund the House of New Life Academy Pearson Program.

The $500 grant will assist in the acquiring of a computer program used to help students who are not able to continue their education through the regular public education system due to difficulties with addictions or other problems.

The academy is currently accepting applications for new students for the spring 2013 semester. Boarding and nonboarding positions are available. For more information or to apply, call House of New Life at 281-8163 or go to

House of New Life is an interdenominational, faith-based program for men ages 15 to 25 and their families. The program includes professional counseling, support groups, community training, drug prevention, and parenting classes. A residential facility opened in Kula last year. House of New Life is a nonprofit organization.