ABOUT STEPPINGSTONE INCORPORATED - FALL RIVER WOMEN'S THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY
Based in Fall River, Mass., Steppingstone Incorporated - Fall River Women's Therapeutic Community provides residential treatment to adult women and women with infants seeking treatment for substance abuse. It is one of the 186 (53 percent) of treatment facilities in the state that offer programs specifically for women. It is also one of Massachusetts’ 114 (32.5 percent) of facilities that offer a treatment program for women with new children. Detoxification services are not provided - all clients must be medically and psychologically stable upon admission.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Clients of Fall River Women's Therapeutic Community must be Massachusetts residents in order to be eligible for treatment. The program lasts from three to 12 months, making it one of the 91 (25.9 percent) long-term treatment facilities in the state. The treatment program is based on the 12-Steps and encourages peer-to-peer accountability and support.
Treatment includes individual, group, and family therapy, as well as addiction and nutrition education, employment training, and job placement assistance. This makes the center one of only 103 (29.3 percent) of facilities in Massachusetts, that offer employment-related services.
Clients also attend 12-step meetings, become involved in community recovery activities, and participate in workshops designed to strengthen their life, coping, and parenting skills. Pregnant women, women with infants, and clients seeking solutions for homelessness receive comprehensive case management. The facility can also provide 24-hour crisis intervention and offers special services to clients living with AIDS/HIV, brain injuries, or homelessness.
Discharge and aftercare services are provided and can include help obtaining medical care, finding safe and sober housing, or securing other forms of necessary assistance.
The facility is staffed by a team that includes counselors and specialists.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Set on a tree-lined residential street, the three-story house has 28 beds and provides clients with a home-like environment for recovery.
Rehabs.com has not yet received any reviews from this facility’s alumni, staff members, or loved ones. On Google, the center has one five-star review, one four-star review, and one two-star review. In the only written commentary, C.K. wrote: "I alive today because of Stepping Stone."
The facility receives funding through several methods, including the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services and other local agencies.
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