The program consists of a 12-week residential component, Rent (fee for service) is paid fortnightly in advance and is affordable under Centrelink benefits.
Treatment at Glebe House is holistic in nature including yoga, Pilates, ceramics, budgeting, cooking, and living skills. Leisure and social activities also form part of the program.
You will be required to participate in psycho-educational and life-skills groups, as well as individual case-management sessions to support your individual case plan. Psychological counselling is also provided to help you address underlying issues.
The program provides an immersive experience in the 12-Step way of life. While at Glebe House you will attend two meetings per day of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA) or Gamblers Anonymous (GA). You will also be required to begin a working relationship with a sponsor and encouraged to join a ‘home group’.
While in program residents are responsible for all the cooking and cleaning in the house. Household chores are allocated on a roster basis with weekly shopping a part of the program. Glebe House will be your home and you are encouraged to maintain the clean, homely environment that gives the place its unique atmosphere. You will also learn the skills needed for independent living and managing ‘life on life’s terms.