Avery House/Halfway House for Women & Children

Long Term Residential Program



Number of Beds: 20 (women & children)
Detox Available: No


Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Annual Admits: 19 adults/15 children
Average Length of Stay 7 1/2 months
Percent of Women 100%
Percent under age 25 .01%
Percent with College Education: 0%
Percent Covered by Public assistance 10%
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 15%

Admissions Procedures:

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



Facility has separate program for:

  • Women

Facility has special track for:

  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Heroin Addiction

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Codependency
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse



Self-pay Cost per month: 1st month free (Fed.funded)/$150 after
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: N/A
Medicare Coverage accepted: N/A
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: N/A
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: N/A



Licensed by: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Administration
Type of License: Halfway House
Accredited by: Data Not Supplied


Self Description:

“Halfway House for addicted women and their children.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“Avery House has been designed to meet the unique needs of recovering women and their children in a structured, supportive and sober environment.”

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

“Psychiatrist on staff.”

Family Program:

“Family counseling is provided for individuals significant to client’s recovery.”

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

“Attend 12 Step meetings daily.”

Position on Confrontation:

“Confrontation techniques are utilized when appropriate.”

Additional Characteristics:

“Relapse prevention, parenting classes, life skills and budgeting groups, health groups, therapeutic recreation. Clients must obtain full-time employment or part-time if going to school.”

Contact Information:

General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 14705 Avery Rd.
Rockville, MD 20853