Provide Addiction Treatment


SHAWL – Support for Harbor Area Women’s Lives, is a six-month residential recovery program for 13 homeless, addicted women. SHAWL provides comprehensive services and treatment in a warm and supportive atmosphere for women who are attempting to end their addiction, live a life free from violence and become self sufficient.

SHAWL’s highly structured primary program consists of intensive case management and individual counseling with wrap-around supportive services. We offer the following:

  • Individual counseling and case management with a Certified Drug & Alcohol Counselor
  • Chemical Dependency Awareness Group
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Process/Feelings Group
  • Stress Management
  • “Seeking Safety” Group dealing with PTSD
  • Tips to Parenting
  • “Stop the Chaos” Group
  • Grief and Loss Group
  • Self-Esteem Building Groups
  • Life Skills Groups
  • Recovery Support Group
  • Health Group
  • Meditation and Exercise
  • 12 Step Meetings
  • Celebrate Recovery
  • Yoga
  • Community Activities and Service
  • Outside Recreation and Fun Activities

Additionally, based on availability, we hold special workshops throughout the year that focus on hope, healing and recovery.