OBrien Halfway House

OBrien Halfway House

(225) 344-6345

1220 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA - 70802

OÂ’Brien House is a halfway house established in 1971 for adult recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. It is named for Paul S. \"Pat\" OÂ’Brien who spent 53 years of his life working with alcoholics and educating the public to the disease of alcoholism. OÂ’Brien House is dedicated to helping individuals turn their lives around to become healthy contributing members of the community.

The mission of OÂ’Brien House is to help recovering alcoholics and drug addicts develop or restore strength, hope, and stability to their lives so they may return to the community as productive citizens.

OÂ’Brien House is a six month program. We provide support services for clients as they transition from inpatient treatment into independent living. It is our belief that intermediate care services increase the effectiveness of treatment programs for substance abuse and that the percentages of individuals remaining in recovery is increased by living in a structured and protected environment during the first six months of recovery.

In-Residence Services:

Housing and Meals
Involvement in AA and other 12 Step Programs
Personal and Group Counseling
Medical Treatment by arrangement with other facilities
Employment/ Career Counseling
In- House tutoring in basic English and Math skills
Preparation for GED classes
Parenting Classes
Smoking Cessation

How we are funded?

Capital Area United Way
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals-Office for Addictive Disorders, Capital Area Human Services District
State and Federal Grants, HUD and Emergency Shelter Grants
Local Foundations
Fees from working clients
Private and Corporate Gifts


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