Jennifer Hansen


Jennifer Hansen is the CEO of Enlightened Solutions Treatment Center and the President of the Hansen Foundation which owns and operates Serenity Estates, Serenity Houses, and Enlightened Farm. She also founded the Hansen Houses and the New Jersey Alliance of Recovery Residences. During the past 20 years, she has built a thriving recovery community which encompasses body, mind and spirit. Jennifer is selfless with her time when it comes to mentoring those who struggle with addiction. She is also a Certified Yoga Teacher, mother of three and wife. Jennifer was awarded the Sea Award for Advocacy in 2018 by the Mental Health Association, the Brian H. Early Community Leadership Award by the Caron Foundation and received the 2017 South Jerseyan of the Year Award, Not-for-profit sector by the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University-Camden. ” In 2005 Jennifer was awarded Woman of Distinction by the American Association of University Women, Atlantic County, for excellence and leadership in furthering gender equity.

Briana Bee

Director of Enlightened Farm

Briana is the Director of Enlightened Farm and leads all horticulture programs for clients of Enlightened Solutions and residents of Serenity Houses. After receiving her BA in Political Science and Public Health from The Catholic University of America, Briana moved to Washington State and joined a social justice community where she worked with at risk populations to improve health outcomes.  She loved farming and horticulture during her time at L’Arche Farm where she helped individuals with disabilities learn how to grow vegetables, herbs, and flowers.  Briana, tragically lost her brother Matthew to addiction in 2017.  She felt that working with the Earth could help people in Recovery and in turn launched the Horticulture Therapy Program, transitional Employment Program Solid Roods, and agricultural crop production at Enlightened Farm.  She loves fostering the healing relationship between people and nature, and is passionate about growing horticulture recovery programs at The Hansen Foundation.