A Review of A Safe Haven Foundation in Illinois

A Safe Haven Foundation (ASHF) offers care for those in crisis and transition. Necessary tools are offered to those in need in order to rebuild their lives. ASHF helps families and individuals change their lives so they can become active, responsible and healthy people so eventually they can participate in a responsible way in their community.

A Safe Haven Foundation offers housing, education, and training which supports and empowers people as they change their lives. For those that have been homeless, those that abuse alcohol or drugs, or those individuals that find themselves in crisis, ASHF is there for those individuals who want to change their lives in a dramatic way.

A Safe Haven is an evidence-based recovery home model and is one of the largest, highly experienced innovative providers of recovery management and supportive housing in America. This organization delivers ‘Housing as Healthcare’ to a much wider spectrum of people and they address a wide-array of issues while providing long-term solutions for their clients. This is done so that their clients can eventually lead fulfilling lives in the future.

Safe Haven Foundation in Illinois is committed to ensuring a successful recovery for every client so they provide individualized, comprehensive continuum care. Their case manager’s design individualized treatment plans in accordance with the 6 dimension criteria that are outlined by the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

ASHF offers unique supportive housing and a recovery environment for men, women, and women with children, non-violent ex-offenders, individual with HIV/AIDS and Veterans who are committed to improving their lives. Some of their programs include;

  1. Sober Shelter
  2. Transitional Housing
  3. Affordable Housing
  4. Clothing and Meals
  5. Treatment
  6. Counseling
  7. Case Management
  8. Education
  9. Life Skills
  10. Family Reunification
  11. Parenting Skills
  12. Physical, Mental and Emotional Healthcare
  13. Pre-Employment Training
  14. Industry Training
  15. Employment Internships
  16. Sustained Employment

Once a planned treatment for substance abuse and addiction is agreed upon, they provide their clients residential rehabilitation services and their clients move from one level of care to another based on the assessed needs. Sober and transitional residences evolve into affordable housing opportunities for their clients as long term recovery is sustained. They assist their clients through every step on the long journey to a full recovery.

Patients who receive continuing care after detoxification have better outcomes in terms of sustained abstinence according to research. Continued treatment services are essential for a full recovery that takes a minimum of 2 to 3 years. Their clients get the time they need to recover.

This wonderful organization gives people the time, resources, and personalized attention that they need and that’s necessary to make the transition back into society, reunite with their family, maintain jobs, and most of all to lead fulfilling lives.