Grace House Substance Abuse Case Study

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Grace house was founded in January of 1985, through a community-based movement treating women dealing issue including substance abuse. Grace House has been serving for 29 years, and has treated more than two thousand women and still continue to treat women at both locations in New Orleans, Louisiana. Those two location are at1401 Delachaise Street, New Orleans, LA 70115 and 1160 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. In October of 2006 the boards of Bridge House (treatment facility for men) and Grace House agreed to merge key elements of the programs. Grace House offers long term residential substance abuse treatment designed to meet the needs of women. The recommended length of stay in the program is three months to a year. Each client’s length of stay and treatment…show more content…
Vocational rehabilitation increases treatment participation and continuation. Employment leads to improved self-esteem, hope, and relationships. Grace House offers after care meetings and continual support after individuals have graduate from their treatment program. These weekly group meetings provide support to former clients and give them an opportunity to share their experiences, strengths, and hopes with individuals who have similar problems. Grace House is takes multiple forms of donation which includes, cash, clothing, goods, furniture, toys, food, and vehicles. 22% comes from contributions from foundations/trusts, individuals, and corporations. 27% comes from thrift store sales. 31% of the funding comes from the government. 17% is from Bridge House/Grace House Car Lot and 3% from other sources. Grace House has been serving women in New Orleans for over 25 years. There are licensed social workers and counselors onboard to help treat every woman that enter their

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