The Caring Together Program, founded in 1990 helps women, their children and loved ones overcome substance abuse and start a new life without drugs and alcohol. The program utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to treat substance use and mental health disorders along with other issues that may have caused or resulted from substance use. Services available are trauma informed substance use and psychiatric disorder treatment including medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, individual and group sessions focused on substance use education, relapse prevention, anger management, parenting, grief and loss, coping with trauma, life skills training and support for family reunification. Referrals to other services for family member are available.
To participate in the Caring Together Program, women must be 18 years or older. The program is part of the Department of Psychiatry and Drexel Medicine and is located at 4700 Wissahickon Avenue (Wissahickon and Route 1/Roosevelt Boulevard). Please call 215-967-2130 if you or your loved ones are interested. https://drexelmedicine.org/patient-services/the-caring-together-program/
Philly LIFTS (Linking Infants and Families to Services) is a program that provides direct support to parents and children affected by NAS (infant with opioids in their system). Info here https://www.phila.gov/2021-02-20-city-programs-help-families-affected-by-neonatal-abstinence-syndrome-nas/ or call (215) 776-4406
The MOMobile Rapid Engagement program (MRE) provides support to pregnant and parenting people (with a babies 0-3 years old) who are either using substances or in early recovery. Advocates can help clients access any urgent needs (e.g. food, benefits, clothing and baby items), facilitate referrals to physical and behavioral health services, home visiting programs and/or other social service programs. Please call the MRE hotline number (215-972-0700) for additional information or to make a referral. Provider and self-referrals welcome. maternitycarecoalition.org