Addiction Resource Guide

Colonial House, Inc.

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Our program is therapeutically structured to allow the client both a full treatment schedule and ample time to practice the newly acquired skills that will aid in making the transitions back into society."

Treatment Philosophy:

"The primary responsibility of Colonial House is to provide a transitional, supportive and therapeutic environment in a home-like setting for any chemical dependent person who needs and wants help in learning to live without chemicals, and who want to return to normal community living."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"We provide access to psychiatric care and assistance in developing coping skills to manage psychiatric symptoms in recovery for clients presenting mild to moderate non-psychotic psychiatric symptoms."

Family Program:

"Colonial House provides an 8 hour workshop for all families and family counseling for families and significant others."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Colonial House provides daily access to 12 Step meetings, education on utilizing the 12 Steps as a program of recovery, and the opportunity to establish and utilize a sponsor and support group while still in treatment."

Position on Confrontation:

"Here at Colonial House, we believe in confronting the addiction not the person."

Additional Characteristics:

"Colonial House provides the chemically dependent person with enough time in a structured environment to develop coping skills and a level of comfort with being in recovery. We also provide assistance with relocation to a recovery house in the area as an option to clients completing treatment."


    Number of Beds: 45
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits: 1
    Total Adult Admits: 178
    Average Length of Stay 54 days
    Percent of Women 23%
    Percent under 25 28%
    Percent with College Education: 30%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:41%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Facility has group sessions for:
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Criminal Justice
  • Crystal Meth
  • Family
  • Grief & Loss
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Men
  • Methadone
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Relapse
  • Women
  • Young Adult (Ages 18-25)


    Self-pay Cost: $4300 for 30 day program/$10,900 for 90 day program
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Data Not Supplied
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: No
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: DNS


    Licensed by: Pennsylvania Dept. of Health
    Type of License: In-patient Drug-Free Non-Hospital
    Accredited by: None

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 767-9702
    General Information: (800) 767-9702
    Address: 1300 Woodberry Rd.