Description:Offers a continuum of community-based services in English and Spanish for adults and youth that includes prevention and intervention services, structured treatment, transitional housing and long-term success. The Neighborhood Recovery Center is visited by an average of 50-75 people a day, and offers assessment and referral and daily 12-step meetings groups. Bilingual outreach teams provide prevention and risk reduction education, and collaborate with the San Mateo County Health Services Mobile Clinic and the AIDS Program to recruit people for HIV/STD/TB testing. First Offenders DUI program involves three months of weekly groups and education classes. Outpatient and Residential Programs offer six- to nine-month intensive bilingual (English/Spanish) outpatient and residential treatment services based on a social model of 12-step recovery. The residential programs accommodate 18 men and 16 women and children. Child care and developmental services are available to the children of women living in Malaika House. Treatment programs incorporate family reunification, parenting and life skills classes, conflict resolution and employment readiness training. Outpatient programs are free. Residential fees are based on income. Transitional Housing provides individuals in recovery with shared, low-cost housing for up to 18 months. Free at Last manages seven transitional houses for men, women and women with children. On-going support services focus on relapse prevention for alumni. Events and activities are regularly scheduled to provide positive socializing for alumni and families.
Public Transit:SAMTRANS stops within 2 blocks.
1796 Bay Road, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 37.4716005 -122.1358683 Human Services
Fees:Vary according to program. Cash, checks, and money orders accepted.
Audience:Substance abusers, persons with HIV, persons involved in the criminal justice system, and family members, people from East Palo Alto, east Menlo Park and North Fair Oaks, Spanish-speaking clients, young adults age 18 or older
How to Apply:Walk in (Monday-Friday, 8-5) or apply by phone.
- San Mateo County