Bridges Professional Treatment Services Inc. - Promise House in Sacramento, CA

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2727 P Street
Sacramento CA 95816

Bridges Professional Treatment Services Inc. - Promise House Philosophy

Located in downtown Sacramento, the Promise House provides women with a safe and nurturing environment to recover from drug and/or alcohol addiction. The residential rehab offers intensive education in substance abuse and relapse prevention, as well as therapy designed to address the core issues surrounding addiction including anger management, grief and loss, personal trauma and victim awareness. Clients learn to restructure their lives, feel confident in their abilities and utilize the coping techniques necessary to stay sober for life.

Areas of Specialization

  • Residential Treatment
    Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.

  • Individual Therapy
    This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.

Facility Highlights

Individual Counseling

Relapse Prevention

Parenting Component

Meet the Staff

Ken Knutson


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"I had a vision that the treatment process and recovery could be fun and enjoyable and lead to a lifetime of happiness. My vision included treatment programs where clients and staff would respect each other. This comes from the understanding that everyone has strengths and weaknesses and that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. We are all equal in God's world regardless of whether we've been clean for a day or a lifetime." 360 Guide

Review by Contributors


Promise House is a long-term residential treatment center for women struggling with a substance use disorder. The downtown Sacramento, Calif. rehab center is among the 15 percent of treatment facilities in California licensed by the state to provide residential detox services. Promise House is operated by Bridges Professional Treatment Services, which also provides residential treatment for men, outpatient programming, and DUI education.


Admission to Promise House in Sacramento begins with an initial assessment by phone call. Women enrolled in opioid medication-assisted treatment programs may be accepted, and both screenings and medication management are provided for dually diagnosed psychiatric conditions. Clients can expect to participate in residential treatment for a minimum of 30 days and up to four months.

The facility strives to meet a set of national standards known as culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS), and treatment is tailored to each client, according to the Bridges Professional Treatment Services website.

Evidence-based therapeutic methods, a disease model approach, and 12-step concepts provide a common foundation for programming. According to a federal directory of facilities, Promise House practices cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma-related counseling through individual and group sessions.

Programming also provides substance abuse education, life skills and anger management training, and parenting education. Residents participate in random drug screenings and are encouraged to work or attend school while in the later stages of treatment.


At the time of this writing, there is no information available from Bridges regarding Promise House staff credentials.


The 28-bed Promise House facility is located in a comfortably furnished home in a residential Sacramento neighborhood, close to public transportation. The average residential capacity in California treatment facilities is 30.

REVIEWS has not yet received any reviews from this facility’s alumni, affiliated friends or family members, or staff. While just one review specific to Promise House is available on (a maximum five-star rating from an alum of early days in the program), elsewhere feedback for Bridges Professional Treatment Services was also predominantly favorable.[1]

Two alumni reviews on Google for the parent organization represented Bridges employees as “compassionate,” and “true to clients.” Another, referencing an outpatient program, reported inadequately trained counselors.[2] Two former staffers gave positive impressions of the Bridges agency, with four- and five-star reviews on Indeed.[3]


There is currently no information provided on the Bridges Professional Treatment Services website or otherwise regarding Promise House costs. According to the federal directory of facilities, the agency accepts government funding and self-pay.

[2] GoogleReviews

Published on January 2019

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