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Combat Addiction

In San Francisco, our no-fee programs provide the tools needed to overcome alcohol and drug dependence.

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Every day in America, over 6,500 people are hospitalized for substance abuse. That's 6,500 families disrupted by the effects of addiction.

We give kids their parents back.

For over 100 years, our Adult Rehabilitation Centers have offered spiritual, emotional and social assistance to those who have lost the ability to cope with their addictions and provide for themselves. The Salvation Army's no-fee program in San Francisco provides housing, food, counseling, community and work therapy, as we work to combat the root causes and symptoms of prolonged alcohol and drug dependence.

Each year, we help equip nearly 150,000 people across the United States to overcome alcohol and drug dependence. Here in San Francisco, we focus on the following to help men and women combat addiction and prepare to reenter their communities whole and healthy again.

Combat Addiction
Through holistic work-therapy, group and individual counseling sessions, spiritual direction and life skills development, residents learn to abandon substance reliance.

Build Work and Social Skills
The physical and spiritual components of the program equip residents to provide for themselves and others as they set and maintain sustainable employment goals.

Regain Health and Stability
By developing a personal relationship with God as provided by Jesus Christ, many residents learn to depend on God for relief -- rather than turning to drugs or alcohol.

Restore Families
Many who have been rehabilitated are reunited with their families and are able to resume healthy daily routines. Kids get their parents back. People get their lives back.