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Women's Residential Substance Use Treatment

Women's Residential Substance Use Treatment

The Women's Treatment Center

Residential substance use treatment program for women, pregnant women and women with children ages 5 and under.

Services Offered

Mothers • Pregnant Women • Drug Addiction Treatment • Substance Use Treatment • Residential Treatment

Description

The Women's Treatment Center (TWTC) offers gender-specific residential treatment, with the length of treatment based on the client needs.

The following residential programs are available:

  • The Pregnant and Postpartum Women’s Program: Beds for up to 12 women and up to 12 children through age 5.
  • Residential Rehab 3: Beds for up to 16 women and up to 23 children through age 5
  • Residential Rehab 2 & 4: Beds for up 44 women

Primary activities in the Residential Treatment Programs include:

  • Weekly individual counseling sessions
  • 25 hours of treatment services per week
  • Medical monitoring, including referrals for additional medical, dental and mental health services
  • Parenting services for women with children in residence
  • Linkage to outside agencies and services to ensure successful reentry into their communities

TWTC provides trauma-informed treatment through specialty groups that utilize the Trauma Recovery and Empowerment model, an evidence-based approach to treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in women. This model has become one of the major trauma recovery interventions for women.

Location

140 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60607 41.88477 -87.6673218

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English

Eligibility

  • For women, ages 18 and older.
  • State funded. Services are free if the individual is uninsured and has no income.
  • If the individual does have an income, they will be asked to pay a sliding scale fee.
  • Women with children up to age 5 are welcome.

    Payment

  • Services provided on a sliding scale
  • Medicaid accepted
  • Private insurance accepted

    Gender

  • Accepts women

    Age

  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Call for program intake M-F 8:00am-4:00pm. Client should be ready to answer questions about history of substance use, children, current prescribed medications, insurance, current needs, etc.

After phone inquiry eligibility will be decided immediately and in person intake will be scheduled.

Those arriving for detox should bring underwear, toiletries, housecoat, and slippers. Those arriving for residential treatment should bring clothing for 5-7 days, a roll of quarters, and alcohol-free toiletries. Any narcotics or medication will be held. Everyone should bring ID and insurance card.