Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about our programs. If your question does not appear here, please contact us at 530-626-9240.
Women 18 years of age and older, pregnant, and currently using alcohol &/or other drugs will be eligible for priority admission. All other adults addicted to alcohol &/or other drugs will be admitted based on the availability of bed space.
***Progress House requires that all potential residents obtain 72 hours of sobriety prior to admission. Certain drugs and alcohol require entrance into a detox program to safely stop prior to admission into our facility.***
You and/or your referral source are responsible to obtain funding for your treatment. Progress House does not provide funding.
All fees are payable in full on admission or specific funders can be invoiced on a monthly basis. Any direct paid fees are non-refundable.
Our residential treatment program varies in length from 30 days to 9 months. The duration of your particular stay will be determined individually and is based on treatment needs as well as funding.
The first 7 days at Progress House is an orientation time for you to get to know the facility, staff and program. You will complete various information forms with intake staff, undergo an assessment and an Individual Treatment Plan will be created with you. This plan will be reviewed during your stay in order to meet your specific goals.
At Progress House your program will consist of individual sessions as well as group counseling where you will learn about addictions, pre/post-natal health, parenting, relapse-prevention and life skills.
You will need your own money for personal food items, deodorant, toothpaste etc. and if you smoke, cigarettes. Progress House will provide personal hygiene items for those who cannot afford them.
You are not permitted to borrow from or loan money to other clients and Progress House will not lend money to clients.
Cell phones are not allowed at Progress House at any time. You will have access to a client phone for personal and business calls. Calls are limited to certain times, and you will establish your approved calling list during the development of your Individual Treatment Plan. This will be reviewed throughout your treatment period.
Staff will take phone messages for you BUT for your confidentiality, we will neither confirm nor deny if you are at Progress House.
Yes, smoking is permitted (for clients over the age of 21) during scheduled break times only and at designated areas. There will be absolutely no smoking inside the facility. For your safety, each room is equipped with a smoke/fire detector.
Staff cannot and will not purchase cigarettes for clients.
You may not buy cigarettes for or give cigarettes to other clients.
Progress House does not permit vaping, chewing or any other form of tobacco use.
Yes. All visits must be arranged with and approved by your Counselor and/or Program Manager once the initial Blackout period is over. We reserve the right to refuse visitors if we believe the visits will put your care/recovery, or that of other residents, at risk. You will establish your approved visitors list during the development of your Individual Treatment Plan, and it will be reviewed throughout your stay.
Your visitors are reminded that the visits will take place within a treatment facility; therefore, any visitors who are under the influence or the effects of alcohol or other drugs will be asked to leave the premises. This is for the health, welfare and safety of all staff and clients.
Yes, the address will be provided to you on admission.
Progress House is a very individualized program and client discharge will also be considered on an individual basis. However, you may be discharged for intentional damage, use of alcohol and other drugs, theft, assault/sexual assault or behavior that endangers other clients and/or staff.
Yes, unless you have been excused by your primary counselor.
Yes, a baseline alcohol/drug test may be completed on admission and we reserve the right to do random alcohol/drug testing at any time throughout your program. Many clients utilize the results of the drug screens to meet the requirements of the court, CPS etc.
Clients are permitted to attend outside support meetings at various times and special events and functions throughout the year. Individual passes are permitted for clients after they enter Phase II.
Discharge planning begins upon admission to Progress House, and those plans will be included in each clients Individualized Treatment Plan. Clients from outside the area will be referred to support programs and organizations in the community they choose to reside in after treatment. You will participate in the development of your plan to assist you in your transition back to your home community.