visiting hours and areas
Safe and Sober Housing programs that allow overnight passes shall have polices and procedures to address overnight passes that include:
Pass is approved on an individual basis.
A standardized form is in place for client to request a pass.
There is a staff member designated to review and approve passes for each facility.
Safe and Sober Housing programs shall not bill the Department for services when the client is absent from the facility for longer than twenty-four (24) hours. The Safe and Sober Housing program may bill the client directly if necessary to hold the client’s place in the program.
Items client may bring with them to the Safe and Sober Housing program
Searches (if conducted)
Drug Testing (if conducted)
Establish written program rules and consequences that address:
client behavior (designed to protect their health, safety and welfare)
scheduled house activities
compliance with house rules and consequences for violating program rules
causes for discipline/discharge from the program
Smoking/Non Smoking areas