PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Intensive Outpatient Assisted Living Housing Program for Women “Anchor of Hope,” is an Intensive Outpatient Sober Living Housing Program at Northeast Ohio Applied Health (NOAH). Our assisted living housing program will provide a safe, supervised, structured environment for women only as they go through their healing process from substance abuse.  In summary, NOAH’s“Anchor of Hope” offers:

    • Eleven bed assisted-living facility in Akron, Ohio located five minutes from downtown Akron. Clients may reside up to 120 days
    • Qualifying clients must be medically stable through alcohol or opiate detoxification, current Medicaid or insurance, and willing to obtain treatment
    • Clients have 24-hour, 7 days a week supervision by qualified staff
    • Group Sessions at NOAH’s OHMAS certified facility in Macedonia, OH
    • Hazelden Curriculum with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Model and 12-Step Education
    • Diagnostic Drug and Mental Health Assessments
    • Individual Case Management linking Clients to Transitional Housing, Education, Medical Support, Clothing and Employment


  1. Qualifying clients must have current Medicaid or insurance.
  2. Qualifying clients must have a substance abuse diagnosis according to the   DSM5
  3. Qualifying clients must be medically stable through alcohol or opiate detoxification.
  4. Qualifying clients must not be taking any prescribed narcotic medications.
  5. Qualifying clients must be willing to come to treatment and work the program
  6. Qualifying clients must be self-referred or referred by an Agency or Court
  7. Simple One-Page Referral Form must be complete and submitted


Program Restrictions:

With our assisted living program, we do not accept sex offenders, needles in the facility for any reason (including medical, i.e. diabetes),  or any narcotic prescriptions.  Our qualifications do require a full assessment to be reviewed by our clinical staff for acceptance and if one is not available, we can complete one.  The review and acceptance process is normally completed in 24 hours or less.

If we are not able to accommodate a client for any reason, we will refer them to another Substance Abuse Agency for assistance.

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