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Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers Inc

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Causes: Crime & Law, Half-Way Houses for Offenders & Ex-Offenders, Mental Health, Prison Alternatives, Substance Abuse Dependency, Prevention & Treatment

Mission: Form 990, part i, line 1 and part iii, line 1 - trosa is an innovative, multi-year residential program that enables substance abusers to be productive, recovering individuals by providing comprehensive treatment, work-based vocational training, education, and continuing care.

Programs: Vocational training - this is the cornerstone of trosa's treatment program. Trosa residents receive vocational training through all phases of the operations, which creates a sense of community and shared responsibility for the individual's and the group's success. Importantly, all residents gain a strong work ethic and a wide variety of marketable job skills (customer service, computer, and phone skills) as well as specific skills depending on the resident's vocational training placement (such as moving, lawn care, warehousing, auto mechanics, sales, construction and catering). In fiscal year end 6/30/15, we had 841 clients who received vocational training for a total of 157,490 vocational days served. Trosa also helped 78 residents receive cdl class a licenses/permits.

substance abuse treatment - trosa provides on-site substance abuse counseling and evidence-based therapies. In fiscal year end 6/30/15, we had 242 residents receive counseling for a total of 2,463 counseling appointments. Trosa also provides group sessions and in f/y/e 6/30/15, 2,183 attendances to group.

food & beverage - in fiscal year end 6/30/15, trosa provided 576,648 meals for an average daily population of 508 individuals. Meals are provided to residents at no cost to the individual.

trosa's substance abuse counseling is provided in a comprehensive, integrated, therapeutic community setting. Supportive services such as medical care, psychiatry, education, clothing, housing, and drivers' license renewal and replacement are available to our residents. In fiscal year end 6/30/15, trosa provided continuing care for 103 graduates of the multi-year residential program and had 150 residents enter the work out phase of the multi-year program. 83 residents participated in ged classes for a total of 2,392 ged classes served and 49 residents took a total of 63 college courses. Trosa also had 10,528 medical appointments for f/y/e 6/30/15.

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Rating: 5

I'm actually a staff member at TROSA so I don't want to misrepresent myself. I moved from California to North Carolina 9 years ago to work here. There is no place on earth like TROSA. While it isn't for everyone and is very strict and rigid, it is a lifesaver for those who really want to change their lives and are willing and able to work hard to obtain a great life for themselves. TROSA is truly one-stop-shopping. We Provide medical, dental and mental health care and treatment. We use a combination of evidence based practices in substance abuse treatment and confrontation and accountability to encourage people to live in the world and become upstanding neighbors, family members and co-workers. While some rehabilitation is practiced, there is an equal amount of habilitation. I've been in this field for many years and am so proud to say I'm part of the staff at TROSA. Sandie Alger