Addiction Resource Guide

Beacon House

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"A 28-day comprehensive in-house treatment program for adult men and women desiring to stop the use of alcohol and/or drugs by providing a customized program which meets the needs of the individual."

Treatment Philosophy:

"It is our commitment to ensure that treatment provided is of the highest quality conducted in an environment that is safe and nurturing, and conducive for the discovery of a new healthy lifestyle."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Patients are seen and evaluated by an MD at admission and referred for psychiatric services as needed."

Family Program:

"Weekly and one Weekend Workshop per month. A total 24 hours of family treatment per 28 day cycle."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"We support 12 Step involvement and require daily participation."

Position on Confrontation:

"We do not use confrontation as a treatment modality."

Additional Characteristics:

"Located in a 1901 Victorian home located in the seaside community of Pacific Grove, California, Beacon House has been providing a safe haven for those in recovery for over 40 years."


    Number of Beds: 17
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 134
    Average Length of Stay 26 days
    Percent of Women 40%
    Percent under 25 12%
    Percent with College Education: 50%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:65%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: No
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has group sessions for:
  • Codependency
  • Grief & Loss
  • Relapse


    Self-pay Cost per Week: Data Not Supplied
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: Dept. of Alcohol & Drug
    Type of License: Residential Treatment Facility
    Accredited by: CARF

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 215-4733
    General Information: (831) 372-2334
    Address: P.O. Box 301
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950