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Residential Treatment Program for Women & Women with Children

The Residential Treatment Program provides an intensive substance abuse treatment programs, six to nine months in duration, with group sessions 5-days a week, individual counseling, 12-step meetings, and life skills education classes. To graduate clients must meet program goals, rebuild family relationships, secure stable housing, and be employed and financially stable. An education class, called the 130, covers various health and wellness topics such as harm reduction, HIV/AIDS, and mental health issues. The class is offered in partnership with the San Mateo County Mental Health department.

Program Population

Women who have been previously incarcerated; women with substance abuse issues; women with children.

Program Capacity

7 women in the Malaika House with children under 6; 9 women in the Nia House.

Program Funding Source

State and county, private donations.

Start Date Year
Curriculum Published

Free At Last
1796 Bay Road
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
United States