InterCommunity’s residential programs provide a variety of treatment and temporary housing environments for those in recovery from substance use.
Medically managed, safe, and comfortable detoxification from opiates and/or alcoholMore Information
If you have been using alcohol or opiates (heroin, oxycodone or similar drugs) and have been feeling physically sick because of using, then Detoxification should be your should be your first step toward Recovery. Detoxification will help you safely get through the often painful effects of withdrawal (DTs, or other physical symptoms).
InterCommunity’s Detoxification Center is a 35-bed medically monitored detoxification program for adults. Admission decisions and skilled nursing interventions are provided by Registered Nurses. Each client is assigned to a counselor and they receive individual and/or group counseling daily. AA and NA meetings are offered on site five (5) evenings a week. Referrals for continuing treatment are encouraged and arranged prior to discharge. The goal is to safely detox clients from alcohol and/or drugs and to provide education and motivation for referral.
The Detoxification Center is open for admission 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, depending on bed availability. The Detox Center is located on CT Transit bus lines 50, 52, 54 and is easily accessible from major highways. Clients may be referred from any provider, social service agency or by self. The Detox Center is handicap accessible.
The length of stay is individualized, with a maximum of five (5) days. The Detoxification Center’s average length of stay is 3 days. Clients whose medical and/or psychiatric problems cannot be managed at this level will be referred to the higher level of care. The Detoxification Center is licensed for Medical Triage where prospective clients can be assessed and observed.
InterCommunity’s Detoxification Center has been recently designated Platinum status in Optum’s Achievements in Clinical Excellence (ACE) program! A facility measured in the ACE program is assigned to one of five tiers, based on how well it performs against five effectiveness (or quality) and two efficiency (or cost)measures.
Platinum is the highest standard a facility can meet. And among other things, it means that facility has one of the lowest re-admission rates as compared to other facilities within the same region.
A 14 to 28 day residential program which provides basic education of substance abuse, the disease concept, recovery, and twelve step programs and assists clients in establishing a recovery program along with a commitment to ongoing recovery.More Information
If you have been using drugs or alcohol and using has affected your relationships with family or friends, or if you have had problem at work (up to and including losing your job), or if you have been in legal trouble because of using, then Intensive Residential Treatment may be for you.
Any individual may refer him or herself to the Intensive Residential Program. Family members, friends, employer and other service providers may also refer. In the case of professional referrals, we request that the client’s permission be obtained to release all relevant treatment and background information to the Intensive Residential Program. Initial evaluation is done by the Assistant Program Director or his/her designee. An appropriate plan for treatment and rehabilitation is developed. The client’s active participation in assessment and planning process is fundamental. Initial and ongoing medical and psychiatric assessments are conducted for all clients. Our linkages and specific collaboration with community providers assist to insure these needs are met, especially for those unable to pay for services. Referrals are accepted 7 days a week and intake staff is available 24 hours a day.
A 90 day residential program which focuses on vocational rehabilitation, education, job readiness and employment opportunities, housing, entitlement/benefits and medical follow-ups.More Information
Any individual may refer him or herself to the Intermediate Residential Program. Family members, friends, employer and other service providers may also refer. In the case of professional referrals, we request that the client’s permission be obtained to release all relevant treatment and background information to the Intermediate Residential Program. Initial evaluation is done by the Intake Coordinator or his/her designee. An appropriate plan for treatment and rehabilitation is developed. The client’s active participation in assessment and planning process is fundamental. Initial and ongoing medical and psychiatric assessments are conducted for all clients. Our linkages and specific collaboration with community providers assist to insure these needs are met, especially for those unable to pay for services. Referrals are accepted 7 days a week and intake staff is available 24 hours a day.
Coventry House is a 10-bed residential program for substance-abusing pregnant and post-partum women which allows mothers to bring up to two existing children into the treatment facility to avoid disruption of the family unit. Empowerment, self-esteem, abstinence and independence are addressed. The typical length of stay is four to six months.More Information
Coventry House is a long term (4-6 months) residential substance abuse treatment facility which provides high quality substance abuse services for pregnant and parenting women. Coventry House provides gender responsive, trauma informed care to all clients. The capacity of Coventry House is for 10 women and 12 children. Mother is allowed to bring up to two children (4 years old and younger) with her to the program.
The program at Coventry House is designed to assist each resident to cope with the changes brought on by their alcohol and/or drug abuse. It also addresses specific cultural and ethnic factors affecting substance abuse which is enhanced by the bilingual/bi-cultural staff. Coventry House serves clients from the State of Connecticut. The majority of the clients are already insured through Medicaid LIA, Husky or Title XIX, but insurance is not requirement for admission to the Coventry House. Clients are assisted while in the program in obtaining insurance and appropriate entitlements.
Mother must be 18 years or older to be engaged in treatment in Coventry House.
There is no ethnicity requirement. Coventry House serves culturally and ethnically diverse population. Coventry House accepts clients receiving Methadone or Suboxone treatment.
Coventry House provides variety of clinical and case management services including daily clinical groups, individual sessions with the counselors, psychiatric care, parenting services, assistance with housing, employment, legal issues.
Coventry House Clients who complete the Coventry House program achieve tools to maintain long term sobriety, improve parenting skills, develop sense of self-worth, resolve legal issues and improve relationships with significant others. They have been sober for 4-6 months and are able to recognize the benefits of sobriety. Their physical and mental health improves and they have knowledge on how to manage good health. They have good understanding of their emotional, psychological and spiritual needs that require ongoing attention. They have gotten into a habit of utilizing sober support available in the community. Most clients are discharged to their own apartments, and some of them decide to go back to their families. All clients leave the program with solid aftercare plan designed to prevent relapse and improve the quality of life. All graduates are invited to attend Alumni night organized by Coventry House twice a year. All former clients are welcome to utilize Coventry House support regardless of the status of their discharge.
A 6 month residential program which provides therapy, fosters communication and develops employment skills in order to better connect our clients to the larger system of support that exists within the 12 step fellowships.More Information
Clayton House is a six-month maximum duration, intermediate-residential, substance abuse treatment facility. It serves 15 adult men and women primarily from the central Connecticut region. Residents may be dually-diagnosed provided the psychiatric component of their condition does not prevent them from safely participating in the therapeutic program or hold employment.
The program requires residents to obtain full-time employment during the daytime while participating in an evening therapeutic program. The evening program consists of Relapse Prevention Group, Group Therapy, Education Group, Men’s and Women’s Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Loss and Grief, Spirituality Group, individual counseling sessions, and twelve-step meetings, as well as weekly after-care group session for alumni. All groups run for average duration of one and a half hours. Individual sessions are scheduled on a weekly basis. These sessions are typically one hour.
A system is employed which positively reinforces recovery attitudes and behaviors. As residents demonstrate changes toward healthy choices and lifestyle, they receive increases in weekend pass time and independence from the weekday evening program to attend twelve-step meetings, which they select for themselves.
Recovery House accommodates people who need Recovery-friendly housing while waiting for other treatment beds to become available.More Information
nterCommunity Recovery House I and Recovery House II are both short term transitional living facilities that can accommodate both males and females with substance and co-occurring disabilities. The resident being referred to the recovery house must be waitlisted for another level of care or sober housing. Recovery house is also methadone and suboxone friendly.
The Recovery House offers a safe a structured living facility that allots for the client to attend IOP, Vocational services, JDSA services, senior services, the option to attend AA and NA meetings as well as gender groups and life skills trainings.
InterCommunity Recovery Houses’ goal is to provide a supportive and sober transitional living environment for individuals seeking a positive sense of direction toward their recovery.