Valley Forge Medical Center & Hospital

General Hospital with Separate Chemical Dependency Rehab Unit



Number of Beds: 86
Detox Available: Yes

Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Annual Admits: 1880
Average Length of Stay 14-28 days
Percent of Women 25%
Percent under age 25 20%
Percent with College Education: 20%
Percent Covered by Public assistance 70%
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 50%

Admissions Procedures:

Night Admission Available: Yes
Weekend Admission available: Yes
Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes



Facility has separate program for:

  • Acute Care
  • Spanish Speaking

Facility has special track for:

  • Relapse

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Depression
  • Family
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Men
  • Professional Renewal/Training
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Women



Self-pay Cost per month: $2450-$3850
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No



Licensed by: Pennsylvania Dept. of Health
Type of License: Hospital/Non-Hospital
Accredited by: JCAHO


Self Description:

“Valley Forge provides comprehensive, multi-level inpatient addiction treatment services for patients with concomitant medical and/or emotional problems.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“Addiction is a chronic, progressive disease. It is treatable; and recovery is a realistic treatment objective for any patient willing to accept care.”

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

“Psychopharmocology and supportive counseling benefit the dual diagnosis population in treatment at Valley Forge.”

Family Program:

“Whenever possible, and with patient consent, family members are allowed to participate in therapy and in education sessions.”

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

“Self-help involvement is key to long term recovery; step work is an integral part of Valley Forge’s addiction program.”

Position on Confrontation:

“Confrontation is helpful but is only one approach in a multitude of treatment methods utilized by Valley Forge staff.”

Additional Characteristics:

“The availablility of 24 hour physician coverage enables Valley Forge Medical Center & Hospital to give medical and psychiatric evaluation and treatment to all patients with complications.”

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 1033 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19403