Transitional Living for Women in Recovery
Self-Pay Program – Insurance Not Accepted

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the recommended length of stay?

Research shows that the amount of time an individual is engaged with treatment is the single best predictor of long-term success and sobriety. We highly recommend that clients commit to 60 to 90 days, however shorter stays of 30-45 days can also be appropriate depending on the circumstances. The actual length of stay will depend on many factors and can be as long as necessary to get our clients to a place in which they feel confident in their ability to live independently, including extended residence up to and beyond one year. Our client’s task, whether staying for 30 days, 45 days, 90 days or longer, is to fully engage in all aspects of their treatment as much as possible which is the other most important predictor of positive treatment outcome.

Can residents attend school or have a job?

Yes. Clients work closely with the team and Case Manager to determine the appropriate level of offsite independence. Structured outside activities are an important way to build skills and confidence and are encouraged at the appropriate time.

Transportation, how do clients get around?

We provide local transportation for all therapeutic appointments and reasonable local activities including trips to pharmacy, grocery store, gym, and other requested locations. Public Transportation is also available including Boston/Leominster Train line.

How will residents connect with Outpatient Services to support their recovery?

The Case Manager will work closely with clients to arrange needed outpatient services and whenever possible will work with your insurance provider to cover these services.

Can residents have guests?

All Residents will work with the Case Manager and treatment team to determine when guests are appropriate. Case Manager will assist with arranging visits with family and friends. All guests are required to stay in common areas and overnight guests are not allowed.

How will I know my loved one is maintaining sobriety?

For the safety of all our guests, we provide frequent, random drug testing.

What self-help groups are available to support recovery?

We provide supervision and transportation to local AA & NA meetings, SMART Recovery, AWOL, IOP. The Treatment Team, along with the Case Manager, will assess each client’s specific preferences and needs and will facilitate accessing and scheduling the prescribed self help options.

What kind of support is available at Safe Landing?

We have a very small census at Safe Landing (4 women maximum) which naturally promotes a high degree of Individualized treatment from our team. Our program provides 24/7 support on-site and each resident receives weekly one to one support from our highly qualified team including our Case Manager/Licensed Social Worker, Registered Nurse and Director of Addiction Counseling as required by their individual needs.

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Healing from Within

  • Intimate Home & Family Setting
  • Weekly Family/Client Support Update Calls from Executive Director
  • Transportation to Treatment Related Appointments & Meetings
  • Customized Eating and Shopping for Every Client
  • Customized Treatment Groups Offered Dependent on the Population.
  • Community Involvement
  • Health Club Membership & Evaluation Available During Stay.
  • Required Number of Structured Hours Outside the Program Monitored by Case Manager