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First Choice Program

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1The First Choice program is a voluntary, long-term residential treatment program uniquely designed for chemically dependent women and their children. Participants receive a wide range of services for up to 12 months, including a private room with bath, transportation, off-site day care, group therapy, 12-step meetings (Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous), substance abuse counseling, experiential learning activities, life skills, parental training, family counseling, money management, and individual counseling.

Program Requirements

  • Adult female with a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency.
  • Referred by Tarrant Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse 817-332-6329.
  • Must be the permanent legal guardian of the children ranging in age from infant to 10 years of age.
  • Must be willing to submit to a treatment plan and comply with all program requirements

First Choice currently has facilities to accommodate 13 women with one to two children each.

For more information please contact:
Esther Ontiveros - Treatment Services Manager
Program Manager
LCDC Counselor


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