Causes: Human Services
Mission: Grandpa's house, inc. 's not for profit recovery houses are committed to providing safe and effective transitional living through a structured program that emphasizes acountability, sobriety, spirituality, and fundamental living skills. It is designed for people in early recovery from alcohol and drug dependency and related mental disorders.
Programs: Grandpa's house offers basic tools of recovery from chemical dependency and other mental illnesses for those who are ready and willing to start again. It is based on a structrued program and spiritual principals. They provide family/group support systems in which each resident is required to participate in on a daily basis. Residents meeting grandpa's house requirements receive many benefits. The house offers teaching of basic sills for living and personal growth in a supportive, nurturing environment. Some of the issues addressed at grandpa's house include: self centeredness, anger management, and self esteem. A human resource consultant provides job placement training for those needing to obtain work in order to fulfill financial responsibilities. The program focuses on forming the habits of showign respect and sensitivity to others, learning communication skills, following instructions, accepting criticism and/or compliments, disagreeing appropriately, and finding new behavior for conflict resolution. Developing relationships is a natural benefit of the family atmosphere of the house.