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WestCare Nevada

323 North Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89101
WestCare Nevada provides residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment for chemically dependent pregnant and parenting women seeking care. Through WestCare Nevada’s Healthy Families program, women receive treatment through a gender-responsive therapeutic community model, providing a supportive community environment for mothers and their children.

Facility Highlights

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Self-Help Groups


  • Family Program

    Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.
  • Holistic Therapy

    Facilities that offer “holistic therapy” see and treat patients in the context of their entire lives and health status. They treat the “whole person,” not just the addiction.

Facility Settings

  • Average Location/Amenities

Meet the Staff

  • Maurice Lee
    Maurice LeeChief Operations Officer (COO)
    Maurice Lee is responsible for daily operations, supervision and organizational management of WestCare Foundation. Prior to his appointment as COO, Mr. Lee was the Senior Vice President of the Western Region (California, Nevada, Arizona, Wyoming, Oregon, Washington, and Guam). He has 23 years of experience providing substance abuse treatment services, which includes 15 years directing, planning, implementing, operating, and monitoring budgets, contracts, and personnel in substance abuse treatment programs within the criminal justice system.
  • Richard Jimenez
    Richard JimenezSenior Vice President
    Mr. Jimenez' career has been dedicated to providing treatment and rehabilitation services to variety of high risk populations. He has over 20 years of experience in administrative, clinical, and substance abuse treatment positions with nationally known corporations including WestCare, Walden House, and Center Point. His administrative duties have included oversight of contracts with County, State and Federal funding sources; hiring personnel, monitoring expenditures, reviewing quarterly budget transfer requests, monthly invoicing, compliance with all agency policies and procedures, and monitoring line item budgets for multiple projects.

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The WestCare Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that provides health care in multiple states across the country. Through facilities in Las Vegas and surrounding areas, WestCare Nevada helps individuals struggling with substance abuse through multiple services, including residential treatment, outpatient care, and sober living.

The applicable centers are part of the 27 (11.9%) of the facilities in the state to provide medically-monitored detox and of the 116 (51.1%) Nevada centers to offer programming to individuals with co-occurring disorders. Through its various facilities, the organization offers programs for men, women, veterans, adolescents, and individuals involved in the criminal justice system.


WestCare programs are evidence-based and utilize a client-centered approach. The Las Vegas Community Triage Center and Reno Community Triage Center (CTC) provide medically-monitored detox services to adult men, women and veterans. Once their withdrawal symptoms are managed, clients receive a discharge plan, which may include services at the organization’s other facilities.

Two Community Involvement Centers – Las Vegas and Pahrump – provide intake and assessment, an intensive outpatient program (IOP), and standard outpatient program (OP). Treatment is gender-specific and utilizes the evidence-based MATRIX Model. Group counseling focuses on changing negative behavior patterns, teaching effective coping and decision-making skills, and building a supportive network.

For those who require more structure and intensive programming, the organization runs multiple residential facilities that provide gender-specific treatment for men, women, pregnant and postpartum women, and veterans. Inpatient treatment is founded in 12-step principles and includes individual counseling, group counseling, relapse prevention, and education. Specialized sessions address topics such as trauma and parenting skills.

The organization offers dedicated programs for adolescents, which is a feature of only 47 (20.7%) Nevada treatment facilities. These include a 24/7 crisis hotline, emergency shelter and detox services, prevention services, street outreach, residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment, and transitional living.


According to the facility’s website, treatment teams are comprised of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, and case managers who work under the supervision of a medical director. In Nevada, 97.5 percent of all substance abuse treatment centers have continuing education requirements for staff. The 10 individuals polled by Rehabs.com to date on the matter awarded high praise to facility staff.

Staff Level of Experience and Training: 4.1/5


The organization’s website provides few details regarding its residential facilities, but the 11 individuals polled by Rehabs.com on the specific aspect of the facility indicated that the facilities were well-maintained.

Facility's Cleanliness and Upkeep: 4/5


The eight alumni polled by Rehabs.com at the time of the writing provided mainly positive feedback. Many shared particular praise for the staff, notably the counselors. An anonymous reviewer reported that the facility's greatest strength was its “Great Counselor’s,” and added, “They make you feel welcome and not like you are a disgrace to the outside world and that your life does mean something.”

Other high ratings included the center’s affordability. “Good for someone with limited resources and needs to get help,” another alum wrote, emphasizing the facility’s straightforward, no-frills approach. Overall, alumni indicated they would recommend the facility, though reported a lack of holistic offerings and offered mixed opinions regarding the amount of family participation.

Likelihood to Recommend the Facility: 4.1/5
Amount of Family Participation: 2.9/5
Holistic Offerings: 1.9/5

On Google at the time of this writing, 19 users generated a 3.4 out of five-star average rating for WestCare as a whole.[1] Reviews were highly varied, some praising the staff, some criticizing it. Detox services also received both negative and positive feedback; however, the outpatient program was consistently highlighted as a facility pro.


The three loved ones polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing offered more varied feedback. D.T. reported that there is “not enough councceling” and added, “They tried, but don’t seem like staff was qualified enough.”

Another anonymous loved one wrote: “Clean facility, staff firm but fair, organized,” but also noted, “visitors need more access.” Still, this individual gave four- out of five-star ratings for holistic offerings, counseling options, and whether or not the program was worth the cost.

The third loved one provided the most critical review, offering two stars for counseling options and treatment of co-occurring disorders.


To date, the sole staff member polled by Rehabs.com provided lukewarm ratings of two stars for the center's holistic offerings and three stars for the counseling options available, but high ratings of four stars for admissions & discharge procedures and five stars for treatment of co-occurring disorders.

On Indeed, where the entire WesCare organization has 3.9 out of five stars from 78 current and former employees to date, four Las Vegas-based staff members shared positive experiences.[2] The facility's environment was described as "supportive" and "accommodating." One anonymous reviewer did note, "The hardest part of the job is making sure that patient safety is not compromised."


The center currently provides no information on its website regarding costs; however, the eight individuals polled in the category gave above-average ratings for the center's cost.

Affordability: 3.8/5

[1] GoogleReviews

[2] https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Westcare/reviews

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