Women’s Odyssey Organization, Inc.

Long Term Residential Program



Number of Beds: 10
Detox Available: No

Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Annual Admits: 75
Average Length of Stay 6 months
Percent of Women 100%
Percent under 25 30%
Percent with College Education: 60%
Percent Covered by Public Assistance 5%
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 0%

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:

  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Women

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Criminal Justice
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family
  • Financial Management & Responsibility
  • Grief & Loss
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Personal Appearance Enhancement
  • Relapse
  • Resume Writing & Job Application
  • Vocational Skills


Self-pay Cost: $150 per week
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: No
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


Licensed by: State of California
Type of License: Title 9
Accreditation: Dept. of Drug & Alcohol

Self Description:

“A social model residential recovery program in an inviting, homelike atmosphere under full time supervision.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“That the long range goal or recovery is the opportunity to develop a productive, meaningful sober way of life that fulfills potential.”

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

“We are not a medical facility and we refer dual diagnosis applicants to appropriate treatment facilities.”

Family Program:

“Although we have a family interaction program, in which residents’ families may visit and children may spend the night twice a month, we offer no specific counseling to family members.”

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

“Underscoring that all of our programs are based on an elaboration and expansion of the programs of Alcoholics Anonymous, residents are required to attend a minimum of five meetings weekly, and two AA meetings weekly are held at our facility.”

Position on Confrontation:

“Not part of our program.”

Additional Characteristics:

“Our “Living Skills” classes, including relapse prevention, financial management, job-seeking and many others, conducted by experts in their respective fields, are said by our alumnae to be of utmost value upon their return to mainstream communities.”

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 20830 Parthenia Ave.
Canoga Park, CA 91306