ABOUT SANFORD HOUSE
Sanford House at Cherry Street provides an residential substance abuse treatment facility for adult women. Sanford House, which opened in 2014, also provides outpatient services. Though detoxification is not offered, the facility can provide referrals to local detox organizations as needed.
The organization also operates Sanford House at John Street, a residential facility for men.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at Sanford House begins with a comprehensive medical and personal assessment. Residential programming typically lasts 30-days and includes individual, family, and group therapy, relapse prevention, educational sessions, and recreational activities. Clients will also participate in 12-step meetings, holistic activities like yoga, art therapy, and acupuncture and creative therapies.
Residents will begin the day with a meditation period and have time throughout scheduled programming for personal activities and step-work. Sanford House clients will end the day by sharing what they are grateful for.
Prior to leaving treatment, clients will have a personalized aftercare program that includes sponsorship, meetings, and referrals. Following treatment, women may be directed to Sanford House’s standard or intensive outpatient (IOP) programming.
Sanford House employs licensed professional counselors, certified addictions counselors, licensed social workers, a registered nurse, a doctor, a chef, and a wellness coach.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
No more than 10 clients can reside at Sanford House at one time. The colonial-style house includes oak floors, a library, a living and dining room, and full kitchen. Residents will share rooms and spa-style bathrooms. Clients can enjoy movie nights and nearby parks during their stay. They will have access to fitness options through swimming, weight training, hiking, and rock climbing. Both alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com to date gave perfect five-star ratings for Sanford House’s accommodations.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Two alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com gave Sanford House to date gave positive feedback with both individuals praising staff. “The beds are extremely comfortable, the rooms are spacious, welcoming, and homey,” wrote alum Star. Another alum, Allison, added that the Very small groups and a lot of personal attention” were a positive aspect of the program.
Fourteen reviewers gave Sanford House an average rating of 4.9 out of five stars on the facility’s Facebook page, which they have the ability to manage. Two individuals praised staff. “The staff is amazing and with all of them this place feels like home and just provides you with all The tools you need to change your life and stay strong in recovery!!!” wrote Valerie. 
On Google, positive commentary continued with perfect five-star ratings from six reviewers. “Sanford House delivers a solid treatment program in a beautiful venue,” wrote Judith in a representative review. “The staff is very devoted and everyones care about your treatment experience and recovery.” 
Sanford House accepts most insurance providers including Aetna, BlueCross Blue Shield, Cigna, and United Healhcare. Private pay options are also available.