Addiction Resource Guide

Renaissance Project, Inc.

Therapeutic Community

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Structured behavior modification self-help treatment facility."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Expectation that the clients are the primary architect of their treatment under the supervision of the clinician."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"Primarily referred to psychiatric social worker and Agency Psychiatrist and Medical Director for Clinical Management."

Family Program:

"Family and significant others are integrated into the clinical process as thoroughly as possible on an encouraged voluntary basis."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"All clients are actively exposed to 12 Step involvement."

Position on Confrontation:

"Used when deemed appropriate to a specific clinical issue."

Additional Characteristics:

"24 hour hot line, backup of 9 outpatient clinics throughout Westchester County."


  • Number of Beds: 115
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits: 50
    Total Adult Admits: 350
    Average Length of Stay 12-14 months
    Percent of Women 25%
    Percent under age 25 20%
    Percent with College Education: 15%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 85%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 67%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Facility has special track for:
  • Criminal Justice

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Adolescents (Ages 12-18)
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Crystal Meth
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Men
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Vocational Skills
  • Women
  • Young Adults (Ages 18-25)


    Self-pay Cost per month: Sliding Scale: $0-$1000
    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: NYS Office of Alcohol & Substance Abuse Services
    Type of License: Residential treatment & outpatient medically supervised ambulatory treatment
    Accredited by: None

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (914) 345-1312
    General Information: (914) 345-1312
    Address: 250 Clearbrook Rd.
    Elmsford, NY 10523