Women with Children Residential Treatment offers substance use treatment services for women and children living together in a licensed treatment facility. The services include counseling, parenting education, health education, skills training, and case management services. There are two types of Substance Use Residential Treatment for Women with Children: intensive residential treatment and supportive residential treatment.
What Are the Benefits of Women with Children Residential Treatment?
- Women can bring their children to treatment where they can stay together.
- Women and children stay in a safe place where they can learn and grow.
- Program offers gender-specific services, including parenting education and support services.
Who is Eligible for Women with Children Residential Treatment?
Women who meet the following criteria:
- Texas residents 18 years of age and older;
- Diagnosed with a substance use disorder and:
- In the third trimester of their pregnancy;
- Have dependent children who can attend treatment; or
- Have children in custody of the state, who will be released to their mother’s care while attending treatment; and
- Eligibility for state financial support is based on income, expenses, and other resources. In some cases, a person may be required to pay a portion of the services cost.
How Do I Get Women with Children Residential Treatment?
Women with Children Residential Treatment can be accessed by contacting the substance use treatment program directly, your local Outreach, Screening, Assessment, Referral (OSAR) Service, or your Local Mental or Behavioral Health Authority.