ABOUT AWAKENING RANCH (RESCUE MISSION MINISTRY)- ADELANTO, CA
Awakening Ranch (Rescue Mission Ministry), located in Adelanto, Calif., is described on the facility’s Facebook page as a non-profit rescue mission ministry. The facility offers housing for homeless individuals, food and clothing for those in need, and a rehabilitation program.
The facility director/co-founder describes himself as a former addict who uses his life experiences to help others going through similar circumstances that he was once in. The facility is a Christian-based ministry.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
There is currently no detailed information provided by the facility regarding its treatment program. The director of the facility describes himself as a former addict and states on the facility’s Facebook page that he uses his experiences to help others who are dealing with addiction. The director states that the facility offers physical, emotional, and spiritual growth for participants of the program.
The director also states on the facility’s Facebook page that the rehabilitation program offered at the facility has helped him to become a “productive citizen, a better son, father, uncle, and friend.” Christianity appears to be the basis of the treatment program.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff. However, one alum who resided at the facility nine years ago indicated that the facility staff were not experienced nor well-trained.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. It appears residents of the facility participate in building sheds that are sold to help fund the organization. One alum who resided at the facility nine years ago gave the facility three out of five stars for accommodations & amenities and meals & nutrition.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing there has been one alum polled by Best-rehabs.com. The alum indicated that he participated in treatment at the facility nine years ago. He gave the facility four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, three stars for accommodations & amenities, and three stars for meals & nutrition.
The alum strongly agreed when asked if the facility strictly offered a faith-based program and if the treatment plan was affordable and/or payment plans, scholarships, or financial assistance were made available. He was neutral regarding whether the facility was clean and well maintained; whether family and loved ones were able to participate in treatment through facility programming; and whether or not there were many counseling options to choose from depending on the client’s preference.
The alum wrote that a strength of the facility was, “Faith…miles and miles from civilization it was easy to disconnect from the world and focus on myself.” He felt that a weakness of the facility was, “Faith…miles and miles from civilization it was easy to disconnect from the world and focus on myself.” He also added, “I enjoyed the farm animals I was in charge of and the dog training stuff we did..it was free to stay there and they want you to stay a year..I did and I’m still clean with no want for drugs but it wasn’t the facility it was the change I wanted they provided the means to an end but it was me who did it.”
On the facility’s Facebook page, which it can manage, there is an overall rating of five out of five stars based on eight total reviews. However, none of the reviewers left any comments with their ratings. There are no other third party reviews available at the time of this writing.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its costs. However, one alum who participated in the facility’s program nine years ago indicated that there was no cost associated with his stay there.