Volunteers of America, Dakotas - Specialty Program for Women is a 24-hour residential program for pregnant and parenting women, who have substance use disorders, and their children. This program provides a safe, structured, therapeutic, and staff-secured environment.
New Start teaches parenting and child care skills while providing help in education and other areas, such as employment skills, independent living, health, and nutrition, addressing chemical dependency, mental health, and legal problems.
Participants gain insight in the following areas:
In addition to family therapy, daily phone and visiting hours are available to encourage family involvement from the admission process to aftercare planning.