PROGRAM GOALS & COMPONENTS
Each woman who graduates from Anderson House obtains a clear understanding
of her personal liabilities, strengths and values and tools necessary
to become a drug-free, contributing member of the community.
During their stay at Anderson House, residents:
- Work closely with a dedicated counselor to develop and progress through
an individualized treatment plan.
- Participate in individual, group and family counseling with certified professionals.
- Obtain a full-time job within 35 days and begin paying toward their transportation
and maintenance fees.
- Find an Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or a Narcotics Anonymous (NA) sponsor,
call her daily and see her on a regular basis.
- Attend AA and NA meetings and build a network of recovering women in the
- Participate in life skills education classes that teach personal financial
skills, parenting, interpersonal communications, nutritional meal planning
and preparation, health and wellness, healthy relationship skills, and
- Develop a budget and begin paying off legal and childcare obligations.
- Access necessary medical and dental care and resolve outstanding legal issues.
During their treatment at Anderson House, residents progress through a
three-phase program based on The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.
1. During the Foundation Phase, residents:
- Develop an increased awareness of their addictive disease and create a
basic foundation in the Twelve Step recovery model and other evidence-based
- Establish a therapeutic relationship with their counselors and become familiar
with the rules and routines of Anderson House.
- Form connections with the recovering community.
2. During the Self-Discovery Phase, residents:
- Begin to explore the underlying barriers to recovery, ineffective behavior
patterns, and the negative consequences they have had on their lives.
- Begin to explore and gain an understanding of their own personal values,
morals, and beliefs.
- Develop healthier relationships and more effective coping skills.
3. During the Transition Phase, residents:
- Put their new-found skills into practical use during weekends spent in
the community where they will live.
- Develop and practice implementing a plan for self-sufficient, sober living
within the community of choice including plans for housing, relapse prevention,
and establishing and strengthening support networks.
For more information,
contact us at
(908) 534 -5818
ext.209. Office hours are 9 AM to 5 PM, but we will get back to you as
soon as possible no matter when you call, so please leave a message.