SAFE AND AFFECTIONATE COMMUNITY
Having a supportive therapeutic recovery community for substance use disorder is important to help adults and their families win against the challenges in their lives. We provide a warm, safe, and affectionate environment that will let them know there is hope to improve their situation. Our highly-trained staff will guide them to get back on track with their lives and reach their goals through a process of therapeutic interventions.
POSITIVE IMAGES INC. II – PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The butterfly is symbolic of our rebirth as we change and grow in our recovery.
Positive Images II is designed specifically to meet the needs of homeless women with substance use disorder. The program is a family-style residence serving women with children or pregnant women.
Positive Images II Supportive Housing Program is a 32-unit apartment building that provides housing and a supportive environment to homeless women and their children who are working on developing or improving the skills necessary to live independently.
The following services are provided onsite:
Substance Use Treatment: Our mental health services clinical staff offer individual, family, and group counseling on a daily basis. The overall treatment focus is to assist residents in achieving and/or maintaining abstinence and to enhance their coping skills. The program includes Anger Management Workshops, Dual- diagnosis Groups, and Play Therapy for children.
Employment: The Skill Trade Program teaches residents how to perform simple plumbing and repair tasks. Women have the opportunity to participate in an apprentice program.
Staff assist residents with resume writing, job skills, interview skills, and referrals to MRS. Independent Living Program
The Independent Living Coordinator assists women in creating a safe and nurturing environment, and provide training for financial and time management skills
Nutritional Program: This program addresses meal planning, shopping, and provide snacks for our children’s program. The cook provides instruction on food preparation. All residents participate in preparation of a family style meal on Sundays. Residents learn how to feed their families with limited funds and enjoy the company of others.
Health Program: Women learn how to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Weekly individual appointments with a medical doctor are offered. Instruction is provided on diabetes. And an exercise program is available.
Empowerment Group: Women and their children develop healthy coping skills and receive assistance in resolving daily life challenges.
Child Care Program: We offer child care while the resident attends therapeutic treatment or other support services.
Transportation Services: Transportation assistance may be provided to participants who qualify for this service.