Addiction Resource Guide

Jellema House - Pathfinder Resources

Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"The Jellema House program is a 12 Step individualized treatment program for men who have chemical dependency problems."

Treatment Philosophy:

"We believe that people with addiction problems have developed impaired relationships with their spouse, other family members, society, God and themselves. The Jellema House's holistic approach with treatment equips every client with the tools, support and inspiration needed to turn their lives around and become more productive members of society."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"Dual diagnosis services are provided by qualified clinical personnel in all treatment modalities."

Family Program:

"Family programming is available to all clients and families and is seen as essential to the fabric of recovery."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"12 Step involvement is essential to long term sobriety, part of all of our residential continuing care planning."

Position on Confrontation:

"Behaviors counter-productive to sobriety are addressed in a team context, careful to ensure the dignity and respect of the person served."

Additional Characteristics:

"Solution focused therapy model. Client focused treatment teams."


  • Number of Beds: 30
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 262
    Average Length of Stay 51 days
    Percent of Women 0%
    Percent under age 25 12%
    Percent with College Education: 5%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 23%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 30%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Facility has separate program for:
  • Criminal Justice
  • Men
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Sexual Addictions

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Deaf
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family
  • Grief & Loss
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nicotine Cessation
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Vocational Skills


    Self-pay Cost per day: Call for cost
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: State of Michigan
    Type of License: Substance Abuse Program License
    Accredited by: CARF

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (616) 222-5180
    General Information: (616) 242-6400
    Address: 523 Lyon SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503