House of Hope, Salt Lake City, Utah

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857 East 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84102

Overview of House of Hope

House of Hope is a private, non-profit organization that offers treatment services to adult women for substance abuse disorders and co-occurring behavioral health issues. The center offers residential, outpatient, and day treatment programs to clients. The mission at House of Hope is to help rebuild lives and strengthen families of individuals suffering from addiction by helping them reclaim their lives through different treatment approaches.
The core set of values that the center adheres to are:

  • Accountability of services provided
  • Collaboration among clients, families, and community partnerships
  • Compassion towards the clients
  • Integrity in actions
  • Respect for everyone
  • Safety of the clients and families

House of Hope also offers therapeutic childcare services to children of clients undergoing treatment at the center. The Children’s program includes hands-on parent coaching, parent and child counseling, and parent skill education to help strengthen family ties. House of Hope also has an Outreach and Aftercare program that helps alumni of the center by providing them a safe place where they can continue their journey of recovery and continue to grow as a healthier and happier individual who can positively contribute towards society. Women are empowered to realize their true potential in a sober life free from addiction.

Housing and Food at House of Hope

House of Hope is situated in Salt Lake City and comprises of different buildings that make up various units and programs of the center. The residential facility has lodging facilities for women and their children. Large rooms are offered which usually 2 clients share along with their children. Each room has beds for adult clients and cribs/cots for their children. Rooms contain all other basic amenities such as desks, chairs, side tables, and closets for residents. Bathrooms are located at different locations in the building which all patients share. Residents are required to take part in the cleaning and maintenance of the facility. Residents are categorized in teams with each team assigned certain chores which they have to complete. There is a common room where residents can relax in their free time and watch TV. Food is served in the cafeteria where clients and children eat together. The meals are brought in through an outside food service three times a day. Each day, residents walk from their living areas to the treatment center and take part in various therapies and activities. They return back in the evening to the residential area where they have dinner and avail their free time before retiring to bed for the night.

Treatment Options

The different treatment options available at House of Hope are:

  • Residential Treatment
  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Hope Center for Children
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
  • Outreach & Aftercare

The following substances’ abuse is treated at House of Hope:

  • Alcohol
  • Opiates
  • Vicodin
  • Oxycontin
  • Klonopin
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Benzodiazepines

Therapies at House of Hope

House of Hope offers the following therapies to its clients:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Behavioral Enhancement
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Parenting Groups
  • Relationships Groups
  • Stress Management
  • Women’s Issues Groups
  • Conflict Resolution Group
  • Healthy Life Skills Group

Payment Options at The House of Hope

House of Hope provides a number of individualized treatment services to women for substance abuse and mental health disorders. Children of patients are also offered childcare facilities with therapeutic activities and counseling. The cost of residential treatment for 30 days is $3,600 which can be paid out-of-pocket by clients who can afford it. For those who cannot afford the cost of treatment, House of Hope raises funds and collects donations to help indigent clients and families. The center collaborates with various organizations and generous supporters who help fund the treatments of many clients at the facility.

Licenses and Accreditations

The House of Hope has the following accreditations and licenses:
Licensed by the State of Utah

House of Hope Advantages

House of Hope has been providing hope and healing to women for more than 70 years now. It offers residential and outpatient treatment services to adult women suffering from alcoholism, chemical dependency issues, and co-occurring behavioral health disorders. Children of women are also offered counseling and support through the Children’s program at the facility. This program provides troubled women with an opportunity to seek help while still having their kids around them which is not possible in other residential programs that only serve adults. The trained and compassionate staff treats all clients with respect without any judgment of their past experiences. This boosts the client’s self-esteem and they are motivated to continue in their journey towards lasting recovery. The Alumni and Aftercare program helps clients further in strengthening their drive to remain sober and prevent relapse.

Staff at House of Hope

Lisa Heaton, LCSW
Executive Director

Lisa Heaton received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Southern Utah University and the University of Utah respectively. She is a Licensed Therapist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She had over a decade of experience working in children’s mental health industry before becoming a part of the House of Hope.

Lori Weaver, ASUDC
Director of Operations

Lori Weaver has a graduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Phoenix. She is a Licensed Advanced Substance Use Disorder Counselor (ASUDC) with over 22 years of experience working in the criminal justice field. Before joining House of Hope, she worked as a case manager, treatment coordinator, and director at various treatment centers. Her areas of expertise include working with women suffering from addiction and behavioral health disorders.

Rourk N. Baird, CMHC
Clinical Director

Rourk has a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and is a Certified Mental Health Counselor. He has experience of working as an RA and a therapist at New Life Center. He has been a member of the staff at House of Hope for over 10 years now where he leads and supervises the various treatment programs in outpatient and residential settings.

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