A group home for alcohol & other drug dependent persons

  • We as a holistic community providing medium term (3-6 Months) accommodation for recovering alcohol and other drug dependent persons.
  • The home is supervised by a live in Coordinator and staffed by volunteer ex clients Alcohol and Other Drug counselors.
  • Niagara Lodge caters solely for men aged 21 to 39 years. All admissions to this home are direct from detoxification treatment centres or with a clean urine sample on attendance.
  • Self-referrals having completed detoxification and then short term or long term rehabilitation programs are most welcome.
  • Niagara Lodge is a totally abstinence based program, Anti depressant medications included, with the freedom of a halfway house and the structure and programs of a rehabilitation centre which is twelve Step based.

Clients wishing to be assessed need to:

  • Be motivated to change their lifestyle.
  • Remain alcohol, drug and gamble free while living in the home.
  • Be active within the house sharing duties.
  • Implement a savings program for when they move out.

The house is designed to help you with the following:

  • Set Immediate, Short Term & Long Term goals.
  • Set personal objectives – Contracted weekly.
  • Acquire Living Skills through in-house and community based programs.
  • If required provide and implement dietary programs.
  • Tailored exercise programs.
  • Attend appropriate external counselling services, if identified.
  • Prepare for re-entry into the workforce or attend a skilled based vocational course.
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