Admission Criteria

  • Adult women age 18 or older

  • San Mateo County resident

  • Experiences substance use disorders that result in documented social, psychological, physical, and or behavioral problems and that are significant enough to require intensive outpatient treatment but not so severe as to require residential treatment

  • Is either on Medi-Cal or is eligible to be on Medi-Cal

  • Is physically and mentally able to comply with the program rules and regulations and to participate in group and individual therapy

  • Does not have acute intoxication or withdrawal issues

  • Does not exhibit behavior that is dangerous to staff, self, or others



  • Clients who either have children, are homeless, or involved in the criminal justice system are given priority