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Recovery Programs:


RESIDENTIAL RECOVERY SUPPORT PROGRAM
Steps House offers a residential recovery program for men over 18 years old with substance abuse and/or chemical dependency issues. This community-based, group living situation is designed to break the cycle of homelessness. It also provides a strict, disciplined environment that is a highly structured course on recovery from addiction, life skills, discipline and responsibility. Our goal is to carry the message to those suffering from addiction that they can change their lives if they have the willingness to do what it takes to be clean, sober and independent. Our programs are based on a 3 phase process that each client must progress through in order to achieve financial independence, sobriety, legal freedom, discipline and responsibility.

Phase 1: Intake Phase-Client must learn basic responsibilities, 1st 2nd Steps of AA/NA, full time employment, sponsorship in the AA/NA fellowship and basic stabilization emotionally, physically and financially. 1 to 2 months

Phase 2: Client must continue basic responsibilities, 3rd, 4th, 5th Steps of AA/NA, maintaining full time employment, sponsorship in the AA/NA fellowship and Relapse Prevention Planning. Client must exhibit willingness to accept higher levels of responsibility, financial liability and accountability. 2 to 6 months

Phase 3: Client must continue advanced responsibilities, Steps 6 through 12 of AA/NA, maintaining full time employment, sponsorship in the AA/NA fellowship and mentoring to level 1 and 2 clients. Client must exhibit sobriety and independence to accept highest levels of responsibility, financial liability and accountability. Transition to independent living. 6 month to 3+ years

Steps House also offers extended stay housing for those who wish to remain with us after their commitment expires. Since 1991, hundreds of men have gone on to lead sober, healthy, and productive lives as a result of this program.

Admission Criteria: Must be 18 or older, able to work full-time and/or assume financial responsibility, free of alcohol and all mood altering substances, cognitively functional in group type environment, must possess high level of willingness, be in good physical health and mental health and must be screened by staff in order to be placed on waiting list. Call 865.573.7152 for more details or for a screening appointment.


SERVICES:
  • Case Management/Follow-up
  • Morning Meditation Meetings
  • Weekly House Meetings
  • Evening Wrap-Up Meetings
  • Mentorship
  • Job Readiness/Job Placement
  • 12-Step Meetings
  • Drug Screening/Breathalyzers
  • Yearly Retreat/Outings/Special Events
  • Comfortable Homes
  • Community Support
  • Close to Bus Lines
  • Respectable Success Rates
  • Community Resources
  • Recovering Community Support



VETERANS SERVICES PROGRAM
Our GPDO (Grant Per Diem Only) Homeless Program is licensed by the State of Tennessee, Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities as a supportive living facility. This program is a collaborative effort between Steps House and the Department of Veteran's Affairs and is designed to help end the cycle of homelessnes among our nations Veterans. Steps utilizes a multitude of services within the VA as well as community based services in order to provide a holistic, comprehensive approach to addressing each veteran's problems. Medical issues, PTSD, psychological issues, ewmployment issues and family of origin issues are addressed with our Veterans. This program is based on a 3 phase process that each client must progress through in order to achieve financial independence, sobriety, legal freedom, discipline and responsibility.

· Phase 1: Intake Phase-Client must learn basic responsibilities,  full time employment, possible participation  in the AA/NA fellowship and basic stabilization emotionally, physically and financially. 1 to 2 months

· Phase 2: Client must continue basic responsibilities, maintaining full time employment, possible continued participation in the AA/NA fellowship and Relapse Prevention Planning. Client must exhibit willingness to accept higher levels of responsibility, financial liability and accountability. 2 to 6 months

· Phase 3: Client must continue advanced responsibilities,  maintaining full time employment, possible continued participation in the AA/NA fellowship and mentoring to level 1 and 2 clients. Client must exhibit sobriety and independence to accept highest levels of responsibility, financial liability and accountability. Transition to independent living. 6 month to 3+ years

    Steps House also offers extended stay housing for those who wish to remain with us after their commitment expires. Since 1991, hundreds of men have gone on to lead sober, healthy, and productive lives as a result of this program.

  Admission Criteria: Must be 18 or older, able to work full-time and/or assume financial responsibility, free of alcohol and all mood altering substances, cognitively functional in group type environment, must possess high level of willingness, be in good physical health and mental health and must be screened by staff in order to be placed on waiting list.  Client must meet Veterans Administration criteria as well as Steps House Veterans criteria to qualify for our Homeless Veterans Program. Call 865.609.2829 for more details or for an appointment.   


SERVICES:
  • Bio-Psycho-Social Assessment/Goal Planning
  • Case Management/Follow-up
  • VA Medical Services
  • Access to VA SATP (Substance Abuse Treatment Program)
  • Morning Meditation Meetings
  • Weekly House Meetings
  • Evening Wrap-Up Meetings
  • Mentorship
  • Job Readiness
  • Counseling Services
  • 12-Step Meetings
  • Drug Screening/Breathalyzers
  • Yearly Retreat/Outings/Special Events
  • Comfortable Homes
  • Community Support
  • Close to Bus Lines
  • Supervised Programs
  • Respectable Success Rates
  • Community Resources
  • Recovering Community Support


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