About Home of Grace for Women
Situated along the National Wildlife Sandhill Crane Refuge, Home of Grace for Women offers gender-specific treatment in a secluded and serene setting. The faith-based rehab believes that true recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is dependent upon establishing a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Only then can women begin heal and transform into the individuals God intended them to be. This process takes place over three months and is achieved through classroom work, individual and group counseling, work therapy and community living.
Client & Family Support Groups
Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.
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.
- Evening Chapel Service
- Women's Choir
- Educational Curriculum
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ABOUT HOME OF GRACE FOR WOMEN
Home of Grace for Women, located in Gautier, Miss., offers a faith-based residential treatment to women seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. It is one of 51 private, non-profit facilities in Mississippi. The organization also has a residential treatment facility for men located in Vancleave, Miss. Detox is not available.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The facility’s treatment program follows spiritual principles rooted in Christianity. This facility is one of the 42 (47.2 percent) of facilities in the state that has specialized programs just for women. To be admitted, clients must download and read the facility’s campus packet, complete an application, and schedule an intake appointment. Most clients remain in treatment for three months. According to the facility website, 73 percent of residents who enroll complete the program.
The treatment process at House of Grace is faith-based, and clients are involved in Bible study and related courses. This includes worship services every week, individual and group devotionals, and individual reflection assignments. Attendance is mandatory and an integral part of the treatment process.
Clients also have access to counseling services. Individual and group counseling are included in the process, and focus on helping clients understand the key factors of their addiction. Clients will learn coping, relapse, and sober living skills.
Clients are also enrolled in a GED program if applicable. By completing a GED program, clients are better able to find lasting and fulfilling work outside of the facility. The facility also provides work training and experience through a work-study program. There are only 33 (37.1 percent) of facilities in the state that offer job training. Home of Grace for Women offers unique programming including a women’s dance team.
The treatment staff includes counselors, spiritual leaders, and educational staff certified in sober skills training and academics for the GED program. Clients also work with skilled trade personnel to complete work training programs as they progress through the program. However, three alumni polled by Rehabs.com all rated the facility with five out of five stars when asked about staff experience and support.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The women’s facility of Home of Grace is nestled against the National Wildlife Sandhill Crane Refuge, and is designed to help residents connect to nature. The facility is equipped with a dining hall, cottages, classrooms, private counseling area, quiet group counseling areas, a craft room, and group conversation areas. The facility also has living facilities that include bedrooms and laundry facilities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing there have been three alumni polled by Rehabs.com about their experience at Home of Grace. All three former clients indicated that they would strongly recommend treatment at Home of Grace to others. Two of the alumni gave favorable ratings, while one gave mostly negative ratings.
For instance, for holistic offerings, one alum gave five stars while the other gave one star. For family participation and involvement, the facility received two five-star ratings and one three-star rating.
One reviewer felt that a strength of the facility was that it was “spirit based,” but said she felt that the facility could improve upon how rigid it was. Another alum added, “This program saved my life & I've been sober 7 yrs. IT WAS WORTH IT A THOUSAND TIMES OVER!!!”
On Google, Home of Grace earned an average of 4.5 out of five stars from 13 reviews to date. Alumni wrote about the “welcoming” staff members and the ways that treatment saved their lives. Kipsey wrote in a representative review: “when I entered the home of Grace my life was a living mess. When I was accepted I knew that my life would never be the same. If it were not for the home of Grace I am most positive that I would be dead.”
On Facebook, where the facility can manage its page, Home of Grace has an average rating of 4.8 out of five stars from 406 reviews. Reviewers provided positive feedback about the faith-based focus and the kind staff members.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
At the time of this writing there has been one friend or family member of a client polled by Rehabs.com. The reviewer gave the facility poor ratings, but had some positive feedback about Home of Grace, such as about its cleanliness and staff.
The anonymous loved one gave the facility one out of five stars for connectivity, available counseling options, and the level of staff experience. They strongly disagreed that the facility is adequately equipped and staffed to treat co-occurring mental health problems. They indicated that a strength of the facility was the spiritual component of treatment, but wrote “they are very pricey” when asked about weaknesses. “They are very nice and open if you have any problems they are more than willing to sit down and help,” the reviewer wrote.
WHAT STAFF SAY
At the time of this writing, there was one former staff member polled by Rehabs.com. This reviewer gave Home of Grace excellent marks across several different metrics and indicated that they would recommend the facility to a friend or loved one considering rehab.
They gave a five out of five star rating when asked to rate the experience and treatment credentials of the addiction treatment team. They gave a five-star rating when asked if facility leadership is able to inspire loyalty and a sense of community among patients. When asked about the strengths of the facility, S.D. wrote, “Clients have said that they have attended many secular rehabs before H.O.G. and they say it took God to make the difference.” However, they wrote that “favoritism” was a weakness.
The cost of the three-month treatment program at the facility is $3,000, and is due at the time of admission. The facility does not accept insurance and does not offer payment plans or sliding options. Clients are encouraged to contact the facility directly for additional information regarding the cost of treatment.
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TammyHome of Grace saved my life
AnonymousGreat program. A solid 13 weeks. Only problem is they dont practice what they preach. Jesus is very forgiving. My son broke a rule that they admitted he had just a small involvement in. He did 11 weeks of solid work there. Instead of finding a more suitable punishment they threw him out with 2 weeks left. Not very Christian in my book.
CassidyFaith based? I my brother's fiancee, worked hard to raise money for the program. She met with a lady and she said this wasn't the place for her? They turn down girls with adiction at a rehab? After the girl workdd so hard to raise money from family and churchs, aND friends. This place gets donations from the community and businesses plus $2500 from clients. Please tell everyone you know how godly this place really is. Turning away people wanting help is just appalling! I will make sure that I take every step in showing the public how this place is ran!
S. C.CLIENTS HAVE SAID THAT THEY HAVE ATTENDED MANY SECULAR REHABS BEFORE H.O.G. AND THEY SAY IT TOOK GOD TO MAKE THE DIFFERENCE.
AnonymousThey are very spiritual. They are pricey. They are very nice and open if you have any problems they are more than willing to sit down and help.
AnonymousSpirit based very rigid. This facility stressed the importance of having a higher power that is God and to explore and depend on the Strength found in Him.
JanetI later went to work at this facility & have seen the positive results in numerous lives. This program saved my life and I've been sover 7 years. It was worth it a thousand times over!
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