Q: How much does the Titus 2 Partnership, Inc. Women’s Recovery Program cost?
The Women's Recovery Program costs $500 per month (Maximum of $2500 total) for those who meet admission criteria and are accepted into the program. If one pays the program fee in full upon admission, the fee is discounted 20% to $2000. After the first five months, as students move toward readiness for employment, they will be assisted in finding employment and will continue in case management under continued residency, paying $300 per month (or $75 per week) until they are ready for independence. Other program costs to students include postage stamps, medications, and other incidental expenses that may arise. Health expenses, like dental visits, mental health appointments, etc. must be covered by family or student. Request for scholarship assistance requires submission of a financial disclosure form, also.
Q: How long is the Titus 2 Partnership, Inc. Women’s Recovery Program?
The women who are accepted into the Women's Recovery Program generally expect to stay a minimum of six months in the program to complete all work of their treatment plan. Beyond completion of the basic discipleship program, students are encouraged to obtain employment and continue in transitional residence arrangement at Titus 2 or elsewhere with case management and accountability for 6 months or longer.
Q: What are the requirements for entering into the Women's Recovery Program?
In order to be accepted into the program a woman must be able to meet the following requirements:
- Must have a self-acknowledged active addiction, be exiting jail with addiction unaddressed, or have a history of substance abuse or other life-limiting disorder needing to be addressed.
- Must have a valid drivers’ license, state photo I.D. OR a certified birth certificate, social security card, and funds to secure I.D.
- Must not have extensive medical or legal appointments pending or require frequent regularly scheduled mental health, medical or legal appointments. Applicant must be able and ready to focus attention on recovery work immediately and without extensive distractions.
- Must not have court dates pending in which a jail sentence is likely or that require out of town travel.
- Must be physically able to engage in moderately strenuous physical work. Cannot be on SSI/SSDI or applied for SSI/SSDI. The program operates on a work-ordered schedule and fosters return to self-sufficiency and independence.
- If on medication, the client may be required to submit medical and mental health records.
- Must bring a minimum of 30 days of all approved medications and have plan to pay for refills.
- Must be ready to commit to 6 months minimum in the program.
- Must be prepared to engage in rigorous course of study in principles and practices of the Christian faith.
Q. Are phone calls, mail, and visitation allowed?
Students admitted to the program will have no phone calls or visits during the early phase of recovery. Students may correspond by letter with approved family members immediately upon case manager approval. Incoming and outgoing mail and packages will be monitored. After required probationary period students will be allowed weekly phone call- no more than 2 calls to approved family members for 15 minutes each- and may begin having family visitations on the specified visitation Sunday afternoons from 1-4 pm. Only 3 guests may visit on a visitation Sunday and no pets are allowed. As soon as cleared and approved by case manager, off site visits will be allowed.
Q. What is the tobacco policy?
The program is smoke free, including vaped nicotine and patches. Patches and gum may be approved for short term use during smoking cessation plan.
Q. What do I need to bring?
Due to limited space, all items brought in at admission (clothing, shoes, snacks, etc.) must fit inside the space provided- a single door width closet, a small chest of drawers, and a bedside table. We cannot store out of season clothing and other items. Nothing is stored under the bed or other furniture. Other items to bring are:
- Identification documents: Picture ID or Driver’s License or certified birth certificate and Social Security Card.
- Personal Items: Ibuprofen , tylenol, or vitamins (all must be new, sealed bottles)
- Classroom Supplies: Bible, pen, highlighters (no permanent markers), money for stamps.
- Clothing: Women are required to wear women’s clothing. Modest/casual clothing is appropriate for most activities. Bring casual/dressy clothing for church services. Bring appropriate clothing and shoes for recreation and work..Length of shorts or dresses should be no more than three inches above the knee or below extended fingertips. No tiny-strap or low-cut shirts. Shirt straps must be at least two inches wide. No heels over 2” high. Leggings and yoga pants are not acceptable. One-piece swimsuits or modest two piece suits are allowed.
- Optional Items: Snacks that will fit into a shoe-box sized container. Portable CD player (no radio) with earphones, Christian DVD’s or CD’s (no burned CD’s), hair dryer, if desired.
Q. Are there any prohibited items?
- Drugs, alcohol, non-approved medication.
- Any OTC medication or vitamin items with broken seals.
- No herbal sleep aids including melatonin, dyphenhydrmine, etc. or stimulants.
- Anything containing alcohol: mouthwash, cologne, etc.
- Acetone based nail polish remover or aerosol hairspray.
- Pocket knife or any item that could be considered a weapon.
- Cell phone, camera, computer, ipod, radio, musical instrument, hotplate, toaster, etc.
- Non-approved or secular books, videos, magazines and/or music, or burned C.D.’s.
- Jewelry (no facial or body jewelry allowed). Limited number of earrings accepted. No valuables that might be lost.
- No cross-gender clothing or items with references to alcohol, gambling, tobacco or profanity.
- No smokeless tobacco or vapor smokes.
- No energy drinks, diet aids or supplements, or herbal tea that is not approved for use.
- No personal vehicles or pets.
Staff strives to limit students’ contact with negative influences. Therefore, staff reserves the right to make discretionary decisions concerning particular clothing, hair style or color, etc. It is imperative that prohibited items are not brought on campus as they are harmful to the individual who brings them, as well as to others in the program. Violators are subject to dismissal.
Q. When can my family visit?
Visitation is on specified Sunday afternoons from 1-4pm for students who have met the evaluation period and is reserved for approved, immediate FAMILY ONLY: Spouse, parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters & children. Boyfriends/fiances/ex-husbands are not considered immediate family and are not allowed contact with students by mail, phone, or personal visit. No more than 3 visitors will be approved for any visit. Guidelines are established for visitors and must be followed. No pets may visit.
Q: How do I or someone I know apply for the Women's Recovery Program?
If you or someone you know would like to apply for the Titus 2 Partnership, Inc.’s Women's Recovery Program the candidate must complete an application, available by request to the program phone number. Fax the application to 1 (888) 297-2964 or mail it to the address at the top of the application or scan and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. If applicant meets basic requirements, then an additional phone interview or face-to-face (in person or by Facetime or Skype) will be scheduled by a case manager. Upon approval by the case manager, the prospective student must arrive by the day and time specified or lose the reserved bed. Those coming from incarceration must come directly from the facility to the Titus 2 residence.