Alpha 12 Step Recovery – Jericho House

Alpha 12 Step Recovery – Jericho House


Alpha 12 Step Recovery – Jericho House, located in Bucyrus, Ohio, offers a residential recovery home for women struggling with substance abuse and other addictions or out of control behavior. Jericho House is a service of the Alpha 12 Step Recovery Program, a faith-based non-profit organization that helps individuals and loved ones of those suffering from addiction.


The facility’s treatment program closely follows the 12-Steps and takes a “Spiritual Model Intervention” approach to treatment, as they describe it on their website. The overall vision of the facility is to reintegrate clients recovery from addiction into a new life that focuses on honesty and stability through faith in Jesus Christ.

The goal of the 12-Step program is to teach effective techniques of problem solving and conflict resolution, provide education on out-of-control behaviors (including any type of addiction), and teach methods to overcome the unwanted behaviors. The facility goes one step further in offering Christian discipleship to target physical, social, and spiritual aspects of a client’s addiction as they work through the 12 steps.

Facilitated and guided conversations during 12 step meetings provide clients with constructive criticism to help build character and establish personal accountability. Jericho House provides a protected place for women to participate in supportive healing as they recover from their addiction. Young mothers are welcome in the home and it appears from pictures of cribs at the residence that children may also stay there with their mothers.


The treatment team includes several individuals with the title of “Chaplain Facilitator Mentor” but the facility’s website does not give a description of what this role entails or the credentials of these individuals. There are also volunteer staff who are involved in the treatment program but their credentials are not provided either.


There is limited information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. Pictures on the facility’s website shows a comfortable home with shared bedrooms as well as a room with a baby crib, changing table, and rocking chair. The interior of the home appears to be updated, the bathroom is shared with three sinks available, and there is an in-home washer and dryer.


At the time of this writing there has been one friend or family member polled by The anonymous loved one had mixed opinions of the facility but did give four out of five stars each for treatment effectiveness, accommodations & amenities, and meals & nutrition. The loved one went on to give mostly neutral to negative ratings for other metrics regarding the facility. She strongly disagreed when asked if the facility was adequately equipped and staffed to treat co-occurring mental health problems in addition to substance use disorders and if the facility staff were experienced and well-trained. She was neutral on whether or not family and loved ones were able to participate in treatment through facility programming.

The loved one felt that a strength of the facility was its good foundation in God. She felt that the facility could improve upon the fact that staff are not on-site 24 hours per day. Overall, she strongly agreed when asked if she would recommend this facility to a friend or loved one who was considering rehab. She wrote, “It’s a nice faith based facility. It’s new and they’re trying to work the kinks out.”

At the time of this writing, there are no alumni reviews or additional third party reviews available regarding Jericho House.


There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its costs. The facility’s website does advertise that it receives private donations as well as donations from various charitable organizations but does not indicate if there is a cost to clients. A loved one polled by at the time of this writing was neutral when asked if the treatment plan was affordable and/or payment plans, scholarships, or financial assistance were made available but strongly agreed that the treatment and services offered at the facility were worth the cost.

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  • Good foundation in God. No on-site staff 24 hrs a day It's a nice faith based facility. It's new and they're trying to work the kinks out.