Kelly House is a therapeutic home for women with substance use disorder who are pregnant or have infants up to six months old. It is a safe, structured home-like environment where the journey of recovery begins.
Kelly House is named in honor of Mary Kelly, a substance abuse professional who has dedicated her life’s work to advocating for people seeking to recover from substance abuse – especially women. Mary is now retired but still remains proactive on behalf of the recovering community.
Kelly House residents participate in treatment specifically designed to meet the unique needs and issues of a mother or pregnant woman in recovery. Individualized treatment at Kelly House includes individual and group counseling (utilizing Evidenced-Based Practice models), substance abuse education, participation in 12- Step Recovery Programs, Parenting Skills and other approaches as determined by individual need.
Case Management Services are offered to each woman to assist her in maximizing her ability to attain self-sufficiency. Clinical staff will assist in linking with community resources as well as prenatal medical care, well- baby check-ups and any other medical care required.
- Be pregnant or have an infant six months old or younger.
- Have a substance use disorder.
- Be 18 years of age or older.
- Be abstinent from drugs and alcohol.
- Possess some form of identification.
- Be willing to comply with house guidelines and, submit to random drug and alcohol screening.
- Be willing to comply with a treatment plan.
- Referrals are accepted from a wide variety of agencies including: Private Providers, Physicians, Department of Social Services, Health Departments, as well as self-referrals.
- Must be Medicaid and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) recipient
Priority admission is given to
- Pregnant IV drug users
- Pregnant women currently using drugs or alcohol
- IV drug users
- All adult women with a substance abuse diagnosis who have custody or are seeking custody of their child or children.
To help individuals and families navigate through life’s challenges by providing effective and efficient substance abuse, mental health and intellectual/developmentally disabled services and supports.