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Charlford House Society for Women

Charlford House is a non-profit treatment residence for women aged 19 or over who have undergone detox before arrival. A person can self-refer to this program. The program staff have had personal experience with addiction but have been successfully sober for a long time. All have received formal education and training that equips them to help others.

The centre is in a family-oriented neighbourhood in Burnaby, British Columbia. They provide a 90-day (minimum) treatment program with transitional housing and sober living. They also offer the following;

  • Supportive drug and alcohol-free environment
  • Accommodation
  • Balanced meals
  • Aerobics or yoga twice weekly
  • Group and individual counselling
  • Addiction education
  • Guidance within the 12 Steps-method
  • Motivational guest speakers
  • Resource referrals
  • Recreational activities and socialization
  • Personal development opportunities
  • The Medicine Wheel
  • Drumming circles
  • Smudges
  • Sweats

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PO Box 44077,
Burnaby, BC
V5B 4Y2, Canada

Phone number:
Administration: (604) 420-6601


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Pacifica Treatment Centre Society

Pacifica offers a continuum of rehabilitation programs and services that promote enhanced quality of life, well-being, and healing on a cognitive, physical, emotional, spiritual, and practical level.

The aim is to improve self-esteem, repair relationships with self and others, and set goals to build a solid foundation for sustainable change. To achieve this, the Primary Treatment Program is a stay of anywhere from 35-84+ days and utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • cognitive behavioural therapy,
  • psychoeducational programming,
  • experiential learning,
  • meditation,
  • group therapy,
  • self-soothing and grounding techniques, and
  • spiritual development.

A person can self-refer, but an in-person assessment is required. Also, an alcohol and drug counsellor or an addiction doctor must fill out a referral package to be placed on the waitlist for the facility.

The full program is a 24-month period that includes Pre-Engagement, Orientation, in-residence Primary Treatment, Integrative Wellness, Resiliency & Trauma, Continuing Care, and Alumni Services.

This Programs Coordinates


1755 E 11th Ave,
Vancouver, BC
V5N 1Y9

Phone number:
(604) 872-5517


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Turning Point Recovery Program

It is an abstinence-based recovery model with principles based on the 12 steps. The program length is 90 – 120 days, and clients must be abstinent for a minimum of 48  – 72 hours before in-take

It is a supportive environment to facilitate the individual’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual recovery. Residents participate in individual and group counselling and provide:

    • life skills education that includes fiscal management;
    • employment and education readiness skills and referrals;
    • stress and coping techniques;
    • conflict resolution and anger management;
    • relapse prevention; and
    • discharge, transition and aftercare planning.

Participation in 12-Step or other support groups in the community is mandatory to further their recovery and develop an aftercare support network. The centre offers peer mentoring and alumni support.

They are one of only five facilities licensed under the BC Community Care Assisted Living Act.

Turning Point was the first provider in BC to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

This Programs Coordinates


7000 Minoru Blvd Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5

Phone number:
Men’s: (604) 303-6844
Momen’s: (604)284-5354


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Union Gospel Mission(UGM)

Gateway Pre-Recovery Program

A temporary stabilization program is available to people seeking recovery, addiction treatment, or second-stage support. Participants must have a transition plan and not be using substances. They must not require a medical detox or be on opioid replacement therapies.

The maximum estimated waitlist time for admission to their recovery program must be two weeks or less. Gateway point staff or Supervisor of Outreach can grant exceptions. 

Recovery programs UGM

They also have a 6 to 12-month live-in program for men and women at different locations. It is a 12-step-based program with trauma-informed counselling, one-on-one counselling and other activities.

Second Stage Recovery

A “Second Stage Recovery” is offered after graduating from UGM’s Recovery Program. You’re encouraged to remain at UGM, where you’ll receive compassionate, deliberate attention that guides you toward your next steps. 

This Programs Coordinates


601 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
V6A 1J7

Phone number:
(604) 253-3323



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Ozanam Recovery House is a 19-bed transition home in Kelowna, BC, for adult men struggling with addictions, mental health issues, or both. The recovery program is a combination of biopsychosocial, twelve-step and faith-based programming.

Residents must engage in daily recovery programming during their initial three-month stay at Ozanam House. After this period, the support staff will assist them in accessing community support as they work to achieve their goals, ultimately preparing for their return to the community. The stay at Ozanam Recovery House can extend to two years, depending on individual needs and progress.

  • male 25 and up,
  • biopsychosocial,
  • faith-based,
  • 12-step,
  • physical activity.

A person can self-refer.  It is a six-month-plus program. Completing a medical detox or withdrawal management before entering the program is mandatory.

This Programs Coordinates


PO Box 22114,
Capri Post Office,
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 9N9

Phone number:
(250) 762-4673


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InnerVisions Recovery Society

The InnerVisions is a program of total abstinence from all mood-altering substances. Our program encompasses a 12-step model, along with the bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach. The program emphasizes structure like employment/education, family re-connection, community involvement, etc. It is a 60 to 90-day program.

Private beds are available at a rate of $ 250.00 CDN per day.
Payment plans are available – Only Certified Cheques or VISA are accepted. Fraser Health and government-funded beds may be available for those who qualify.

  • Abstinence from substance abuse
  • Improved physical and psychological health
  • Improved family and social interaction
  • Reduced involvement with the criminal justice system
  • Increased use of community outpatient resources

  • Introduction and use of the Twelve-Step Model
  • Development of relapse prevention
  • Healthy lifestyle free from alcohol and drugs
  • Formulation of employment and educational goals
  • Creation of a support network to guarantee a successful recovery.


  • Group therapy
  • Fellowship Meetings such as AA or NA
  • Conflict resolution course

This Programs Coordinates


1937 Prairie Ave
Port Coquitlam, BC,
V3B 1V5

Phone number:
Men’s: 1-877-939-1420
Women’s: 1-866-466-4215


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Path To Freedom

Path to Freedom is a 90-day treatment program for men 19 and older. It focuses on daily activities centred around recovery and acquiring the skills to maintain sobriety. Extended care is also an option. Providing aftercare support is their primary goal.

Path To Freedom provides second-stage housing and an aftercare program, enabling men to reintegrate into society and their communities. In the second-stage home, residents maintain the program’s structure while having the opportunity to resume employment or pursue education as they work on rebuilding their lives.

  • Clients are required to attend daily classes from Monday to Thursday: 9 am – 11 am and 1 pm – 3 pm and Friday: 9 am – 11 am.
  • In addition, assignments and personal journals are maintained in the evenings and on weekends. Clients attend a local AA meeting in the evening, completing 90 meetings in 90 days.
  • They cover more than 30 subjects in the program group.

This Programs Coordinates


19030 56th Ave Fraser,
Surrey, BC,
V3S 4N7

Phone number:

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