Types of Halfway houses in the US:
This houses provide a safe, clean and healthy living environment and structured recovery programs that help men and women overcome drug and alcohol addiction and restore dignity and self esteem . Some group homes can even provide employment opportunities.
Amenities include: gourmet kitchen, gym, pool, spa, central a/c, private bedroom, cable television, high-speed Internet, laundry facilities, entertainment and recreational opportunities, and client transportation.
Some rules and requirements: community service, 12-step program membership, treatment/recovery plan accomplishment, Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, curfews, random drug and alcohol testing.
Residents pay for their own stay or it could be financed by their private health insurance.
Spectrum Youth and Family Services 177 Pearl Street Burlington, Vermont 05401 Phone: (802)862`5396x3
Recovery House Inc 35 Washington Street Rutland, Vermont 05701 Phone: (802)775`3476
Home Recovery Po Box 440 Plainfield, Vermont 05667 Phone: (802)426`3000
Cornerstone Drug Treatment Program 76 Glen Road Burlington, Vermont 05401 Phone: (802)864`7467
Phoenix Houses of New England 435 Western Avenue Brattleboro, Vermont 05301 Phone: (802)257`4677
Anna Marsh Lane P.O. Box 803
Brattleboro, Vermont 05302