Hedgerow House

Hedgerow House is a chemical dependence community residence program located in a beautifully renovated two-story home that dates back to the turn of the century. It is situated on a wooded, two-acre lot located in Ballston Spa, NY. Hedgerow House is designed to treat 16 men and women in recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction. The program provides 24-hour supervision in a community-based setting that is conducive to sobriety. By providing continued residential support services beyond the scope of detoxification and rehabilitation services, the Hedgerow House staff works closely with each resident to facilitate a successful, alcohol and substance-free transition back into the community.

Services at Hedgerow House are provided by dedicated, trained professional staff who create a safe and supportive environment that facilitates a maximum opportunity for recovery. Staff is available 24-hours a day, seven day a week. Hedgerow House is licensed by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS).

Services provided:

  • Group counseling,
  • Resident- run house groups
  • One-to-one counseling with program staff
  • In-house and community Self -help (including AA and NA) meetings
  • Structured day program
  • Vocational training and/or active job search
  • Social/recreational activities
  • Regular outpatient counseling and linkage with medical treatment where indicated

Residents must be at least 18 years of age, have a primary diagnosis of alcohol or substance dependence, and express a sincere desire to maintain his/her sobriety. Motivation plays a key role in the treatment of alcoholism and drug abuse, and is therefore a major criterion for admission. We encourage any individual who feels in need of our services and expresses an appropriate willingness, to consider our program at Hedgerow House.

Program fees are charged on the basis of program cost and a client’s ability to pay. Sources of payment include wages, unemployment insurance, pension, private insurance, private pay, SSI/SSA or Home Relief. Program staff will assist all clients to pursue avenues of financial support and clients are expected to meet program cost whenever possible.

The program will consider self-referrals as well as referrals from all appropriate agencies, family members and employers. Persons are accepted on a voluntary basis, must be clean and sober at the time of referral and admission, actively involved in an inpatient or intensive outpatient program, and express a desire to maintain sobriety.

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