The Charlford House program offers the following:

  • Supportive drug and alcohol-free environment
  • Accommodation
  • Balanced meals 
  • Aerobics or yoga twice weekly with a certified instructor 
  • Group and individual counselling 
  • Addiction education 
  • Guidance and direction within the context of the 12 Steps 
  • Motivational guest speakers 
  • Written exercises
  • Contracting of responsibilities 
  • Resource referrals 
  • Recreational activities and socialization 
  • Personal development opportunities

Admission Criteria

To join the Charlford House program, you must:

  • Earnestly desire freedom from substance abuse and its consequences 
  • Be an adult woman 19 years of age or older 
  • Be willing to participate in a telephone interview
    (Monday to Friday)
  • Join a wait listing following the interview 
  • Agree to a screening interview before being accepted into 
    the program
  • Consider all funding sources 
  • Undergo detoxification
  • Agree to a minimum commitment of 90 days 
  • Commit yourself to participating in the 12 Step Program
  • Be psychologically, physically, and socially ready to participate in a structured recovery program 
  • Determine your length of stay (this is open, according 
    to your needs)