Women's Recovery Association - Perinatal Residential Services in San Mateo, CA

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Hillside House
San Mateo CA 94401

Women's Recovery Association - Perinatal Residential Services Philosophy

Hillside House is WRA’s residential program for expectant women and mothers in treatment with their young children (up to age 10), which has an additional focus of increasing parenting skills and providing a safe, stable and healing environment for children while their mothers participate in treatment.

Areas of Specialization

  • 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.

  • 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.

Facility Highlights

Education on Pregnancy Issues

Parenting Classes


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Women's Recovery Association is a regional treatment provider of California, offering a range of treatment programs for young women, typically ages 18 to 24, struggling with chemical dependency, mental health concerns, and co-occurring disorders. Located in San Mateo, Calif., the organization's Perinatal Residential Services offers residential treatment for pregnant women and new mothers struggling with chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders.


Upon admission, clients may undergo an initial assessment to help clinicians determine an individualized treatment plan. Women and children, if applicable, may also participate in an initial medical evaluation To treat its clients, Perinatal Residential Services utilizes evidence-based treatment approaches that are tailored to issues relevant pregnant women and new mothers.

During residential treatment, clients adhere to a structured schedule of programming in a therapeutic community model of recovery. Residents participate in group, individual, and family counseling sessions. Through counseling sessions, clinicians address issues that may contribute to addictive behavior, especially among young woman, such as trauma, abuse, and low self-esteem.

Residents also attend educational workshops to help promote sustained recovery, such as emotional regulation, forming healthy relationships, developing community support, and relapse prevention techniques. Clients may also be introduced to the principles and practices of 12-Step. Residents with co-occurring disorders may also participate in issue-specific counseling sessions, participate in psychiatric evaluations, and receive ongoing medication management.

As a facility designed to treat pregnant woman and new mothers, Perinatal Residential Services provides a range of services designed to ensure the health of the mother and child. Residents attend classes on parenting, pregnancy, postpartum depression, and other topics relevant to the residents. During sessions, the facility may provide childcare services.

Upon discharge, clinicians may help collaborate with the residents to create a comprehensive discharge plan. The plan could involve referrals to sober, supportive housing, medical care, outpatient-based programs, vocational training, and continuing education. Women's Recovery Association operates a range of outpatient-based programs and services in the San Mateo area.


Perinatal Residential Services' clinical team includes physicians, nurses, license professional counselors, case managers, social workers, behavioral health technicians, and behavioral health technicians.


There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings.


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HealthRIGHT 360 accepts most insurance policies and Medicaid. Clients are treated regardless of their ability to pay.

Published on December 2017

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