Programs we offer
save our sisters program
For pregnant women and new moms, their pre-schoolers and babies. This day program for women struggling with drug and alcohol use, especially crack, provides lunch, transportation, counseling, family support, parenting education and childcare.
Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
“Open to Recovery” Treatment Readiness Groups - Educational groups for women considering a substance abuse program.
“Changes” Pre-Contemplation/Harm Reduction Groups - For women who want to examine and/or make changes in their substance use, but are not ready to stop using completely.
“Women in Motion” Abstinence-based Groups - For women who seek to obtain or retain recovery.
“Stepping Stones” Abstinence-based Groups - For women who are enrolled in school, vocational programs, or are employed.
Abstinence-based Aftercare Groups - For women who have completed one of the treatment tracks, but need continued support.
Dual and Tri-diagnosis Groups - For women with substance abuse problems in addition to mental health disorders.
Seeking Safety - for trauma survivors
Childern’s Services - Free childcare is available for all clients in substance abuse programs (day and evening). Along with intensive parenting education and support is available to all clients. Child and family therapy. individualized assessments and development treatment planning is available for children.
for women who are depressed, who want help with the emotional effects of abuse or have family relationship problems. Both group and individual sessions offered. Specific groups for African-American women, Latinas and lesbians.
HIV Counseling - Individual and group services for women who are HIV+ and want to get or stay clean and sober. Free acupuncture clinic offered, as well as family support, vocational services, parenting education and childcare.
HIV Prevention, Education and Testing - Education about AIDS and risk reduction in group and individual settings, distribution of condoms and other safe sex materials. Case management services, HIV testing (in collaboration with Haight-Ashbury Clinic) & referrals, community outreach to high-risk women & youth, independent living skills training, health education, housing assistance, job training and employment assistance for foster care youth emancipating or “aging out” of the foster care system.