Doorway Recovery Program Admissions

Crystal Hernandez
Social Services Manager
713-921-7520 Ext. 203
chernandez@opendoorhouston.org

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Admissions to Doorway Recovery Program

Admissions Process – This is a 6-9 month residential program for men only

  • Walk-ins only. Phone call not required but recommended before coming to the Mission (713-921-7520 ext.203). No one is accepted over the phone. In person interviews are required of everyone.
  • Interview with a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Arrival time between 6 AM – 10 AM Monday-Wednesday only
  • No Admissions at other days and times.
  • The Mission provides clothing and hygiene products. Client is to bring his only medications for a minimum of 30 days.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Male at least 18 years of age
  • History of substance abuse
  • Passing the intake assessment interview upon arrival
  • Desire, willingness and attitude conducive to change
  • Tobacco-free, this is a non-smoking campus.No smoking paraphernalia of any kind including matches or lighters.
  • Ability to prove identity with a valid photo ID.
  • Physically able to do on campus job assignments
  • Minimum 30 day supply of ODM acceptable prescribed medications
  • Requirements are subject to change at any time

Ineligible Applicants

  • Active (untreated) communicable disease
  • Unable to perform self-care

  • Active felony warrants

  • High-risk psychiatric medications, and opioid maintenance

  • Serious untreated psychiatric diagnosis

  • Severe cognitive deficits/dementia

  • Recent evidence of uncontrolled violent behavior

  • Fugitive

  • Registered sex offender

  • Individuals previously restricted by Open Door Mission

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