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1) Is there a cost to enter the program?
There is no initial cost; however; after 30 days, our residents are required to obtain employment and pay a portion of their income toward their treatment.
2) Does your program require or accept insurance for admission?
We do not bill nor require insurance for admission or accept applicants with insurance (referrals will be offered).
3) Are residents allowed to work?
Our residents must obtain full-time employment that adheres to our 6:00 pm campus wide curfew daily.
4) Can applicants come to your program for detoxification along with treatment?
We do not do detoxification and require that all applicants be medically stable before entering the program.
5) Can residents be prescribed Methadone or Suboxone?
We are an abstinence based program which does not allow replacement therapy (Methadone/Suboxone)
6) Does your Program provide shelter for people without substance abuse issues?
We are not a shelter, although we provide emergency shelter on the coldest nights of the year and are committed to helping those in need find suitable shelter.
7) How long is the treatment process at The Extension?
Our program is long-term and comprehensive, the average stay is 9-12 months
8) Are residents allowed to smoke?
We allow smoking in designated areas outside.
9) How can incarcerated people contact your agency? And does The Extension do phone interviews?
We do not accept collect calls from correctional facilities however loved ones can do the pre-screen via telephone and arrange for their family member to interview upon their release.