Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the various phases of the program?

Phase one is called “Primary Care.” It is the entry point into the program and generally takes 12 – 18 months to meet the requirements for “graduation” as discussed below. Following graduation, if circumstances warrant, the person may be considered for the next program phase called “After Care.” Persons are considered for After Care if they have not been able to find affordable housing, continue to seek employment, have health issues, etcetera, etcetera.

2. What are the requirements for admission to the program?

An applicant must (i) display a sincere desire to seek a life free of dependency on addictive substances, (ii) agree to abide by the group living house rules that govern personal conduct and responsibilities while a resident, (iii) agree to fully participate in all program elements and activities and (iv) submit to the authority of staff members.

3. What does it cost to participate in the program?

Re-Entry will not deny entry into the program because an applicant lacks financial resources. Most women who are admitted are needy and moneyless. An Entrance Fee of $200 is requested but waived if it cannot be paid. An applicant’s family and friends may be invited to make a voluntary tax-deductible contribution to further the overall mission and ministry of Re-Entry. In order to provide the Program Components enumerated under Program tab, Re-Entry incurs expenditures for care providers, vendors, utilities, housing, transportation, food, etc.

4. What are the requirements for “graduation?”

Ministry Executive Director, in collaboration with staff and professional care providers, will make a determination as to when a person is “graduation ready.” That moment arrives when the Result enumerated above under the Program tab have been met.

5. How do I get started in the program?

Contact Queen Mims, Executive Director, by phone at 203 368-4018.

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